Is the Sale of Simon & Schuster Heating Up?

Paramount executives have made no secret of their intention to sell Simon & Schuster following the failed sale to Penguin Random House. A new story published by Reuters confirms that Paramount is working with a financial advisor and looking to sell the publisher for between $2.0 billion and $2.5 billion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Is the Sale of Simon & Schuster Heating Up?

Paramount executives have made no secret of their intention to sell Simon & Schuster following the failed sale to Penguin Random House. A new story published by Reuters confirms that Paramount is working with a financial advisor and looking to sell the publisher for between $2.0 billion and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Sale to KKR Officially Completed

Simon & Schuster has officially been sold to KKR a few months after the deal was announced and after a long journey that began in 2020. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-01 16:40:37 UTC ]
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How Simon & Schuster’s Sale to KKR Could Affect the Company

Simon & Schuster may not have been merged with Penguin Random House, but that doesn’t mean KKR’s acquisition of it is without cons. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-18 10:33:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster is Up for Sale Again

Months after a federal court ruling blocked the Penguin Random House deal, the publisher Simon & Schuster is once again up for sale. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-02-14 17:17:54 UTC ]
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Paramount scraps $2.2bn sale of Simon & Schuster publishing to Penguin

Penguin owner Bertelsmann will not appeal US judge’s ruling that merger would be illegal because it would hit authors’ payPenguin Random House, the world’s largest book publisher, and rival Simon & Schuster have scrapped a $2.2bn deal to merge, Penguin’s owner said in a statement on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-21 22:41:38 UTC ]
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Digital Sales Buoy Simon & Schuster

First quarter sales rose 4% at Simon & Schuster over last year's first period, led by gains in digital audio and e-books, but the outlook for rest of 2020 is uncertain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Is Up for Sale

The publisher of Stephen King, Judy Blume and Hillary Clinton doesn’t fit with the plans of its parent, ViacomCBS, which has placed a big bet on digital video. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-04 20:20:26 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster’s Woodward Book on Trump Racks Up Rights Sales Ahead of Its Release

Days before it goes on sale, Bob Woodward's new book from Simon & Schuster tops retail listings, buoyed by an op-ed from inside an embattled Trump White House, and making robust foreign rights sales. The post Simon & Schuster’s Woodward Book on Trump Racks Up Rights Sales Ahead of Its... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales, Earnings Up at Simon & Schuster

Revenue at the Big Five house increased 2% in the third quarter, rising to $203 million. Bestselling adult titles in the quarter included 'The Survivor' by Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills, and this year's Pulitzer Prize-winner for fiction, Anthony Doerr's 'All the Light We Cannot See.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales Down, Profits Up at Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster posted an 8.6% increase in operating income in the second period of 2015 over the same period in 2014 while revenue fell 5.6%, to $199 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster UK Reorganizes Sales

Simon & Schuster UK has announced a new sales structure, bringing together the adult and children's teams while creating two divisions organized by channels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach a deal on internet book sales

Amazon just found a way to put further pressure on Hachette in its ongoing pricing war: strike a deal with another publisher. The online retailer has forged a new agreement with Simon & Schuster that will keep the book giant's digital and physical... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Second Quarter Sales Rise 12%

S&S reported a 12% rise in revenue in the second quarter of 2014, credited the growth to such print bestsellers as Hillary Clinton's 'Hard Choices' and Stephen King's 'Mr. Mercedes.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster To Acquire the Netherlands’ VBK

'Our shared goal is to expand the audience for our authors and their books,' says S&S CEO Jonathan Karp in announcing the VBK acquisition. The post Simon & Schuster To Acquire the Netherlands’ VBK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-06 21:39:31 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Acquires Dutch Publisher Veen Bosch & Keuning

S&S has acquired VBK, the largest Dutch book publishing house, and its subsidiaries and sister companies. The move marks the first major instance of a promised international expansion at S&S since its acquisition by private equity firm KKR last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirchandani Leads Simon & Schuster UK’s Summit Books

Revived in the States earlier this year, Simon & Schuster's imprint Summit Books is being introduced in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. The post Mirchandani Leads Simon & Schuster UK’s Summit Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-17 22:51:28 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Turns 100

Simon & Schuster appears to be thriving as it turns 100, a book restorer reveals the surprising secrets of her work, and more news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-04-11 13:56:20 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Turns 100 With a New Owner and a Sense of Optimism

The milestone comes after a particularly turbulent period, when the publisher was put up for sale and bought by a private equity firm. Since then, investments have boosted morale and helped it grow. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-04-10 15:26:51 UTC ]
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Meta ‘discussed buying publisher Simon & Schuster to train AI’

Audio shared with the New York Times appears to record executives discussing purchase of the US books giant to feed into its large language modelsStaff at technology company Meta discussed buying publishing house Simon & Schuster last year in order to procure books to train the company’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-09 15:36:14 UTC ]
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