Investment Firm Bids to Nominate Directors to B&NE Board

Barnes & Noble Education said it was surprised to learn that Outerbridge Capital, which owns 13.5% of the company, plans to nominate four of its own candidates to run for B&NE's board of directors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Snap Inc. Adds Kelly Coffey to Its Board of Directors

City National Bank CEO Kelly Coffey will join Snap Inc.'s board of directors effective May 18. She has been CEO at City National Bank, a subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Canada, since last February. Prior to that, she served as CEO of J.P. Morgan Private Bank. Coffey joins former Hearst Magazines... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-03-13 14:55:46 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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Scholastic invests in 'diverse' media firm Picturestart

Scholastic has joined firms—including Warner Bros—investing in Picturestart, a new media company releasing entertainment that will “discover and celebrate diverse voices”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tramp Press appoints UK publishing director in bid for growth

Dublin-based independent Tramp Press is creating a UK outpost with the appointment of Laura Waddell to the newly created role of UK publishing director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chinese Investment Firm Takes Stake in Dark Horse

A major investment stake from Chinese media firm Vanguard Visionary Associates will be used to fund publishing projects at Dark Horse in addition to creating a development fund for film projects based on Dark Horse comics properties Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBF Adds Three to Board of Directors

The National Book Foundation has elected Lucia Ferreira, Michael Lynton, and Michelle Weiner to its board of directors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shareholder Sues Tribune Directors, Chairman Over Spurned Gannett Bid

A Tribune Publishing investor sued the media company's directors and Chairman Michael Ferro for spurning an $864 million buyout offer from Gannett and seeking a cash infusion from a billionaire health-care entrepreneur.Tribune's board members are seeking to unfairly entrench themselves by taking... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Desmond's firm in £25m loss after price cuts and digital investment

Northern & Shell puts 2015 losses down to cutting prices of Star and Express titles and significant investment in digital publishingRichard Desmond’s Northern & Shell fell to a £25m loss last year after embarking on costly tabloid price cuts and boosting investment in digital... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Advisory Firm Backs Bid for Books-A-Million

Ahead of a December 8 vote on the proposal by the Anderson family to take Books-A-Million private, an advisory firm recommended that shareholders vote for the offer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campbell, Guenther Named Board Directors at B&N

Barnes & Noble has appointed Ann-Marie Campbell, president, Southern division, The Home Depot; and Paul B. Guenther, former president of PaineWebber Group, Inc., as new independent board directors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. Announces Board of Directors

Ahead of Time Inc.'s impending spin-off later this quarter, Time Warner announced the makeup of the 10-member board that will oversee the publishing giant once it officially goes public on its own. Time Inc. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2014-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Investment Firm Makes Proposal for 51% of B&N

The private investment firm G Asset Management has made a proposal to buy a 51% stake in Barnes & Nobles in a deal valuing the company at $22 per share. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus directors up investment in company

Quercus chief executive Mark Smith (pictured), chairman David Potter and c.f.o. Colin Adams have... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstone's reveals board of directors

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 04/10/2011 - 17:08 Waterstone's has unveiled a new board of directors, including a chairman with business links to Barnes & Noble. Miranda Curtis, believed to be Waterstone's first chairman in at least 20 years, works for digital broadband... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus hires finance director, reshuffles board

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 30/08/2011 - 09:00 Quercus has appointed a new finance director and reshuffled its board of directors. Paul Lenton, a chartered accountant who last worked on establishing a new London operation for US advertising agency Creature London, will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Future appoints former investment banker Wolstenholme as director

Magazine publisher Future, owner of Total Film and Classic Rock, has appointed former media investment banker Manjit Wolstenholme as non-executive director. Continue reading at Media Week

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Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits

A new Chartbeat study found only one-third of publishers see clear evidence of a traffic increase from the fast-loading articles format. The post Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Promotes Michael Sebastian to Esquire.com Site Director, Kate Storey to News Director

A trio of promotions at Hearst moves Michael Sebastian up to site director of Esquire.com, Kate Storey to news director, Ben Boskovich to managing editor of Esquire.com and Megan Friedman to deputy news editor of the newsroom. Sebastian joined Hearst in 2015 from Ad Age as senior news editor at... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Widyaratna to join HarperCollins as Fourth Estate editorial director

Kishani Widyaratna, currently commissioning editor at Picador, is joining HarperCollins as editorial director for Fourth Estate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 20:51:30 UTC ]
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