Equity Firm Agrees to Buy OverDrive

The private equity firm KKR has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OverDrive in a deal announced on Christmas Eve. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Private Equity Firm Agrees to Buy LSC

The private equity firm Atlas Holdings, with the support of a creditor group, has agreed to acquire LSC Communications in a deal that is expected to close before the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Equity Firm Agrees to Buy B&N

Elliott Advisors, which bought the U.K. bookstore chain Waterstones in April 2018, has signed a definitive agreement to buy Barnes & Noble in a deal valued at about $683 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Boston private equity firm buys stock media company

This story first ran in DC Inno, a sister publication of the Boston Business Journal. Storyblocks, a digital content company in the Washington, D.C. area, has struck a deal to sell to private equity firm Great Hill Partners, more than a decade after the company’s launch as a stock video... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-25 22:32:04 UTC ]
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Equity Firm Buys RBmedia

RBmedia, one of the largest independent publishers and distributors of audiobooks, has been acquired by yet another private equity firm. Monday morning KKR and announced it bought the company from Shamrock Capital. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Private equity firm Aurelius buys Connect Books

Private equity firm Aurelius has bought wholesaler and distributor Connect Books from distribution company the Connect Group for £11.6m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed agrees to buy HuffPost in latest online media merger

Acquisition unites two of the largest players in digital mediaNews comes after both companies made deep cutsBuzzFeed has agreed to buy HuffPost the companies said Thursday, uniting two of the largest players in digital media in the latest example of consolidation in the sector.The acquisition is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-19 18:56:11 UTC ]
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Arlington’s Storyblocks selling to Boston private equity firm

Arlington’s Storyblocks has struck a deal to sell to private equity firm Great Hill Partners, more than a decade after the digital content company’s launch as a stock video platform. The parties did not disclose a purchase price in their announcement Thursday, and a Storyblocks spokesperson... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-25 17:32:16 UTC ]
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Team Whistle buys OTT marketing firm Tiny Horse for $30 million

Digital media company Team Whistle has acquired Tiny Horse, a marketing services firm focused on over-the-top streamers, TV networks, producers and advertisers. The companies didn’t disclose terms of the deal, however, sources told Variety the acquisition was mostly in the form of a stock swap... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-05-22 09:54:48 UTC ]
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Rakuten OverDrive in buyout deal with KKR investment firm

Investment firm KKR has signed a deal to buy digital reading platform OverDrive from Rakuten for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-26 15:47:15 UTC ]
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Report: Private equity firm eyes Tech Data for potential $5 billion acquisition

Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is potentially interested in buying Tampa Bay's largest public company, according to a Tuesday report from Reuters. New York-based Apollo has approached Clearwater-based Tech Data Corp. (NASDAQ: TECD) with an offer to acquire the company for... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-16 01:08:24 UTC ]
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Elliott Management Agrees to Buy Barnes & Noble, Daunt to Run Both B&N and Waterstones

Elliott will pay some US$476 million for Barnes & Noble, having last year bought the UK's main chain Waterstones. James Daunt is to run both companies. The post Elliott Management Agrees to Buy Barnes & Noble, Daunt to Run Both B&N and Waterstones appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 12:22:03 UTC ]
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Reports Say B&N Close to Selling to Private Equity Firm

According to a report in the 'Wall Street Journal,' the private equity firm Elliott Management, which bought U.K. bookstore chain Waterstones in April 2018, is close to acquiring Barnes & Noble. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Salesforce Billionaire Marc Benioff Agrees to Buy Time Magazine

Marc Benioff, the chief executive of Salesforce. He and his wife, Lynne, have agreed to buy Time magazine from Meredith Corporation for $190 million. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Agrees to Buy Rodale, Publisher of Men’s Health

Rodale is a family-owned company that publishes magazines like Prevention and Runner’s World. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N buys writing skills firm for £45m

Barnes & Noble Education has bought writing skills services company Student Brands for $58.5m (£45m). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K.'s Informa Agrees to Buy Aviation Week Publisher Penton for $1.6 Billion

Informa, the U.K.-based business information provider, has agreed to buy Penton Information Services for 1.18 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) to add exhibitions and professional services in the U.S.The company will fund the purchase through new debt and equity, according to a statement Thursday.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Adweek Sold to Canadian Private Equity Firm

Beringer Capital acquires the weekly magazine and web verticals months after their spin-off from Prometheus Global Media. The post Adweek Sold to Canadian Private Equity Firm appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Agrees to Buy Perseus Publishing Business

The Hachette Book Group has signed a binding agreement to acquire the nine publishing imprints of Perseus Books Group and talks are continuing to sell Perseus's distribution division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Solutions Sold to Private Equity Firm

Penguin Random House has sold its Author Solutions division to an affiliate of the Najafi Companies, a private investment firm that at one point owned Bookspan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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