Globe Business sells books division in management buy-out

B2B content company Globe Business Media Group has sold its portfolio of law books to a management-led team for an undisclosed sum. The buyers of the division, Globe Law and Business, are a consortium led by Jim Smith, a publisher who spent a number of years on the board of Lexus Nexus. Sian O’Neill, the m.d. of Globe Law and Business and founder of the list, is also part of the team. All existing staff will transfer to the new company and O’Neill will maintain her role as m.d. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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