Gannett Buying Belo in $2.2 Billion Deal

Gannett, best known as the newspaper publisher behind USA Today, is making a big bet on TV: It is paying $1.5 billion, and taking on $715 million in debt, to acquire local station owner Belo Corp. If the deal gets regulatory approval, Gannett will nearly double its portfolio of TV stations from 23 to 43. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith to buy Time Inc. for upward of $2.8 billion in deal backed by Koch brothers

Time Inc., the steward of some of the country's most circulated and storied magazine brands, will be sold to the lifestyle-magazine publisher Meredith Corp., the companies announced Sunday. Meredith will pay $18.50 per share in the all-cash deal for a company that counts such titles as Time,... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gannett Buys Cars.com for $1.8 Billion, Splits Publishing

Gannett Co. (GCI) plans to split into two publicly traded companies by spinning off its publishing business, including USA Today, and also said it has agreed to buy full ownership of Cars.com. Gannett will separate the publishing business through a ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Wiley Sales Topped $2 Billion in Fiscal 2022

Wiley overcame a decline in its education publishing segment to post a 7% increase in revenue for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2022 and a 18% increase in operating income. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for June 2, 2022

Today's edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by The Boardwalk Bookshop by Susan Mallery.`The Boardwalk Bookshop by Susan... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s SFF Deals for May 2, 2022

Today’s edition of SFF Daily Deals is sponsored by the audiobook edition of Book of Night by Holly Black. `the audiobook edition of Book of Night by Holly... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Deals: Week of May 2, 2022

Former NFL player Steve Gleason sells a memoir to Knopf, S&S buys a relationship book from a therapist popular on Instagram, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s YA Deals of the Day for April 2, 2022

Today's edition of YA Deals is sponsored by Penguin Random House & Underlined.`Penguin Random House &... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Wiley on Track to Top $2 Billion in Sales in Fiscal 2022

Despite a number of challenges, third quarter revenue at John Wiley rose 7% over the comparable period in fiscal 2021 and the company is poised to have sales exceed $2 billion for the first time in its history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Riot’s Romance Deals for March 2, 2022

Today’s edition of Romance Daily Deals is sponsored by Macmillan eDeals`Macmillan eDeals`https://bookriot.com/giveaways/win-a-kindle-oasis-3`https://bookriot.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/KindleOasisEAC_300x250_OPT.jpg.optimal.jpg` Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s Children’s Book Deals for March 2, 2022

Today’s edition of kids' book deals is sponsored by... Continue reading at Book Riot

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With Another Big Year, HarperCollins Sales Near $2 Billion

Sustained increases in book reading and book buying were the underlying factors in driving up sales by 19% and profits by 42% in HarperCollins's latest fiscal year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins buys three crime novels from McTiernan in seven-figure deal

HarperCollins has bought three standalone crime novels from Irish author Dervla McTiernan in a seven-figure deal, to be published by HarperFiction in the UK, William Morrow in the US and HarperCollins Australia in March 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-05 14:26:31 UTC ]
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Tencent to buy British video game studio Sumo for $1.27 billion

In a busy year for gaming mergers, another deal has just been announced. Tencent is to fully acquire Sumo Group, the UK developer behind LittleBigPlanet 3 and Crackdown 3. The Chinese web giant is offering 513 pence per share for the studio, in which it already owns an 8.75 percent stake,... Continue reading at Engadget

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Clarivate to Buy ProQuest for $5.3 Billion

In a huge deal in the library and information publishing world, London-based Clarivate has agreed to acquire ProQuest, an acquisition expected to be completed later this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH owner Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2bn deal

German media firm, already owner of the giant Penguin Random House, says acquisition of another major publisher is ‘approvable’ within monopoly rulesGerman media group Bertelsmann is set to acquire publisher Simon & Schuster for $2.17bn, less than a year after it took control of Penguin... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Germany’s Bertelsmann To Buy Simon & Schuster for US$2.175 Billion

Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four. The post Germany’s Bertelsmann To Buy Simon & Schuster for US$2.175 Billion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PRH owner Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2.2bn deal

PRH owner Bertelsmann is to buy Simon & Schuster from ViacomCBS for $2.2bn, it has been announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BuzzFeed to buy HuffPost from Verizon in latest digital media deal

As part of the deal, Verizon is acquiring a minority stake in BuzzFeed, which will use the telecom giant’s ad platform to reach more customers. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-11-19 19:16:51 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of November 2, 2020

Harper buys a memoir from Alexander Vindman, a WaPo columnist sells his memoir to S&S, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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