Hachette Book Group to acquire the Perseus Books Group

Two years after a planned deal fell through, Hachette Book Group is purchasing the Perseus Books Group, bringing together two of the country's largest publishers. The companies issued separate... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2016-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perseus sale to Hachette Book Group completed

Hachette Book Group (HBG) has completed its acquisition of the Perseus Book Group’s publishing business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein Books

The Hachette Book Group is terminating its Weinstein Books imprint in the US following the accusations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sinead Burke's debut children's book takes shape with Hachette Children's Group

Wren & Rook, an imprint of Hachette Children's Group will publish Sinead Burke's "empowering" non-fiction children's book Break the Mould: How To Take Your Place In The World. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 21:49:23 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow calls Hachette “wildy unprofessional” for acquiring Woody Allen’s book.

Yesterday, Grand Central Publishing, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, announced that they would be publishing Woody Allen’s memoir, Apropos of Nothing, a book we all once thought would never see the light of day, considering his history of sexual misconduct. The news, as we noted yesterday,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-04 11:40:05 UTC ]
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PRH Acquires F+W Book Group Assets At Auction

Penguin Random House has posted the winning bid to acquire the book publishing assets of F+W Media. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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On the Road with the Hachette Book Group

HBG charters a private bus for a 280-mile day trip, taking 26 editors and publishers (plus one reporter) on a sojourn from New York to bookstores in Rhode Island and Connecticut. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Q1 Sales Up at Hachette Book Group

Sales rose 4.1% at HBG in the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 over the same period in 2016. The revenue gain was due to solid sales in HBG's Center Street division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Sees Revenue Up Over 12% in Q3

The 12.9% gain in the quarter at HBG USA excludes results from the Perseus publishing group, which Hachette bought in March. HBG CEO Michael Piestsch said the purchase had a "sizable" and "positive" impact on the house's top line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Reorganizes Sales Staff

Hachette Book Group has announced a restructuring of its sales staff in the wake of its acquisition of Perseus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette to acquire Perseus' publishing arm, finally

Hachette will acquire Perseus' publishing arm, both publishers announced Tuesday. The deal is the culmination of an effort that started and was stopped in 2014 when details proved too complicated. Now things have been simplified by separating Perseus' publishing business from its distribution... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2015: Perseus Book Group

Perseus Book Group was founded in 1996 by venture capitalist Frank Pearl. It is an independent company that represents independent publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Investor for Perseus Book Group

Centre Lane Partners has taken over the role of general partner of the investment funds that supported Perseus LLC, the parent company of the Perseus Books Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Schnittman leaving Hachette Book Group

Evan Schnittman, e.v.p, chief marketing and sales officer at Hachette Book Group (HBG) in the US, is to leave the company. Scnittman joined HBG in 2012, from Bloomsbury UK, where he was m.d., group sales and marketing, print and digital. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group reaches agreement with Amazon

Hachette Book Group (HBG) in the US and Amazon have reached a new multi-year agreement, after months of negotiations and a very public battle. The agreement will give HBG responsibility for setting consumer prices of its ebooks, and the publisher will “benefit from better terms when it delivers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perseus Books Group, 1996-2014

Venture capitalist and book lover Frank Pearl started the Perseus Books Group in 1996. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette to buy Perseus Books

Hachette Book Group, the publisher of J.K. Rowling and James Patterson, is buying the independent publisher Perseus Books Group, according to the industry newsletter Publishers Lunch. The deal is... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2014-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon escalates standoff with publisher Hachette Book Group

If you're hoping to pre-order books by J.K. Rowling, Michael Connelly and other Hachette Book Group authors, you'll have to go somewhere besides Amazon.com. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Lubart Joins Hachette Book Group

Dan Lubart, formerly senior v-p of sales analytics and pricing at HarperCollins, has been named senior v-p, strategy and publishing operations at the Hachette Book Group effective immediately. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Schnittman leaves Bloomsbury for Hachette Book Group

Hachette Book Group has appointed Evan Schnittman to the role of executive vice  president,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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