Elliott to buy Barnes & Noble; Daunt will run both chains

In a seismic shift for the book trade, Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Barnes & Noble in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $683m (£537m), including the assumption of debt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 06:45:26 UTC ]
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Elliott Management Agrees to Buy Barnes & Noble, Daunt to Run Both B&N and Waterstones

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Elliott deal for Barnes & Noble goes through, Daunt heads to New York

Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors has completed its $683m (£537m) acquisition of US book giant Barnes & Noble following approval by the majority of shareholders. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones owner buys US chain Barnes & Noble

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Acquisitions: Netflix Buys Millarworld; Barnes & Noble Education Buys Student Brands

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Daunt outlines his strategy for Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble chief executive and Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has said the two-and-a-half month lockdown in the US was "hugely traumatic" and a "body blow" to employees, but that B&N had used the period to bring much needed changes the US chain's estate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James Daunt at FutureBook Live: Barnes & Noble’s ‘Crucifyingly Boring’ Stores

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US trade urges Daunt to be independent in spirit to revive ailing Barnes & Noble

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What Happened to Barnes and Noble and What’s in Store for the Chain

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US press assesses 'literary tastemaker' Daunt's arrival at Barnes & Noble

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