Japanese Pub Takes Majority Stake in Hachette's Yen Press

Japanese manga publisher Kadokawa has taken a 51% stake in Hachette's manga imprint. Kodakawa plans to turn the imprint into Yen Press LLC, a joint venture between the two publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crunchyroll Takes Majority Stake in Viz Media Europe

The streaming, publishing, and distribution platform offering online global access to anime, manga, and other Asian pop content, has acquired a majority interest in Viz Media Europe Group, a key distributor of manga and anime in Europe. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Livre acquires majority stake in mobile app company Brainbow

Hachette Livre has acquired a majority stake in a London-based mobile app company, Brainbow Ltd, the firm behind the brain-training app Peak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FBF takes majority stake in IPR License

The Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) has taken a majority shareholding in global rights and licensing trading platform, IPR License Ltd. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Williams takes University of Wales Press into second century with ambitious plans

The University of Wales Press, which is gearing up to toast its centenary in 2022, has two titles celebrating the landmark and plans to launch a ‘start-up’ from within its operations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-26 05:37:28 UTC ]
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Hachette undergoes 'major overhaul' of recruitment after staff and author census

Hachette is undergoing a "major overhaul" of its recruitment and outreach practices to improve diversity in the workplace, after publishing the results for its first staff and author censuses. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-25 00:35:55 UTC ]
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Borough Press takes Munnik's 'haunting' The Aerialists

The Borough Press has bought The Aerialists by Katie Munnik, a “haunting” novel based on the true story of teenage girl who fell to her death during the Great Exhibition of 1896. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-22 19:21:41 UTC ]
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Bonnier buys majority stake in Norway's Strawberry Publishing

Bonnier Books has acquired a majority stake in Norwegian publishing group Strawberry Publishing AS. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 01:57:40 UTC ]
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Canelo takes on Headley's Dome Press titles

Canelo is taking on titles currently released by The Dome Press, a publisher set up by agent and bookseller David Headley. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-21 12:03:08 UTC ]
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Fane becomes independent as founder reacquires majority stake

Literary events production company Fane has become independent, after its founder Alex Fane sealed a reaquisition of the 80% majority stake from Original Talent.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 22:09:50 UTC ]
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Hachette’s Northern outposts take root under the leadership of Layfield

Emma Layfield, picture book development director, North, has laid the foundations for Hachette to open five offices in the North of England later this year, aiming to tap into local talent Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-26 11:21:11 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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Carcanet takes on Little Island Press as new imprint

Manchester-based indie Carcanet Press has joined forces with Little Island Press. Little Island becomes a new imprint of Carcanet, which will develop it as its prose arm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 15:17:07 UTC ]
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Informa bosses to take major salary cuts during coronavirus period

At Informa, parent company of Taylor & Francis, top bosses are to take salary cuts "through the current period of uncertainty created by Covid-19", the company has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frances Pinter takes on new role at CEU Press

Publisher Frances Pinter has taken a newly created role as executive chair of the Central European University Press in Budapest, Hungary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cowell, O'Farrell and Mitchell take to stage at Hachette showcase

Simon Cowell, David Mitchell, Jess Phillips, Maggie O’Farrell and poet Hollie McNish were some of the guest authors spotlighted at Hachette UK’s annual showcase, taking editors on a whistlestop tour of its key publishing across divisions for the year ahead.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 00:51:49 UTC ]
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President's Office Takes Over Wayne State U Press, Interim Director Stepping Down

Wayne State University Press remains embroiled in controversy since the firings of three senior employees. The president's office has assumed oversight for the press, and interim director Tara Reeser is stepping down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Manchester presses welcome new Hachette office

Presses outside of the London bubble have welcomed Hachette UK's move to open a new office in Manchester as a step in the right direction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 01:56:32 UTC ]
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PE Firm Acquires Majority Stake in Industry Dive

Charlotte, N.C.-based private equity firm Falfurrias Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Industry Dive, the seven-year-old B2B media company whose online verticals span 19 different sectors including banking, construction, retail and supply chain. Contacted via email, Industry... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-09-05 16:26:03 UTC ]
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Adult Presses Take On Children’s Books

This fall, four indie presses distributed by Consortium Books & Distribution are expanding beyond their well-established adult niches by publishing books for young readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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