Pearson Earns £69M in 2014 from Penguin Random Stake

Pearson reported 2014 earnings of £69 million, after taxes, from its 47% stake in Penguin Random House. For the year Pearson reported total revenues of £4.8 billion and operating earnings of £720 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson Earns £69M in 2014 from Penguin Random Stake

Pearson reported 2014 earnings of £69 million, after taxes, from its 47% stake in Penguin Random House. For the year Pearson reported total revenues of £4.8 billion and operating earnings of £720 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson sells 22% stake in Penguin Random House

Shares in the publishing firm rise after it says the sale will raise about $1bn (£776m). Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson to sell 22% stake in Penguin Random House

Pearson has agreed to sell 22% of its stake in Penguin Random House (PRH) to co-shareholder Bertelsmann, valuing the publisher at $3.55bn (£2.76bn). The deal means Bertelsmann will increase its control over the publisher, owning a 75% stake, while Pearson will own the remaining 25%. The deal is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books world alarmed by Pearson's sale of stake in Penguin Random House

Management have moved to reassure staff and writers that selling the 47% holding will not affect business, but authors and agents express uneaseAuthors and staff have reacted cautiously to news that Pearson is to sell its stake in Penguin Random House (PRH), the world’s biggest publisher and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson to Sell Stake in Penguin Random House

Faced with worse-than-expected results in its North American higher education publishing business, Pearson said this morning that it is putting its 47% stake in Penguin Random House up for sale. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson to sell its stake in Penguin Random House

Pearson intends to sell its 47% stake in Penguin Random House and will be issuing an "exit notice" to its joint venture partner Bertelsmann, which holds a majority 53% stake in the group. Bertelsmann has responded by saying it is "open" to increasing its share in the world’s biggest trade... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson Earned £65 Million In Profits from Its PRH Stake in 2019

Pearson’s 25% stake in Penguin Random House earned the company £65 million in operating profit in 2019. Pearson has sold its 25% share of PRH to Bertelsmann in a deal expected to generated net proceeds of $675 million when the transaction closes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann plans to raise stake in Penguin Random House

German media group reiterates plan to increase stake to 70-75% as full-year core profits climb 4.7%Bertelsmann has reported a 4.7% rise in full-year core profit and reiterated its plan to raise its stake in Penguin Random House, the book publisher which helped to drive the earnings increase. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK’s FutureBook Conference 2014: The Penguin Random House Show!

The Bookseller's Futurebook conference found the UK publishing industry focused on issues of marketing, ebook subscriptions and direct sales, among others. The post UK’s FutureBook Conference 2014: The Penguin Random House Show! appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann plans to lift Penguin Random House stake

Bertelsmann SE, Europe's biggest media company, intends to increase its stake in book-publishing venture Penguin Random House as early as next year, according to people familiar with the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2014-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2 top Penguin Random House editors leaving amid ongoing changes at publishing house

Two top editors at Penguin Random House are leaving as the country’s leading trading publisher continues to transform during a period of uncertain revenues and generational change Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2024-05-21 00:54:12 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Dismisses Two of Its Top Publishers

The departures of Reagan Arthur, who led Alfred A. Knopf, and Lisa Lucas, who held the top job at Pantheon and Schocken, came as a surprise to many in the company. Continue reading at The New York Times

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TokyoPop Moves Its Distribution to Penguin Random House

Beginning January 1, Penguin Random House Publisher Services will sell and distribute the entire TokyoPop frontlist and backlist across all sales channels worldwide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Suzanne Herz Returns to Penguin Random House as John Grisham's Publisher

John Grisham's longtime publisher will return after a buyout to oversee the publishing strategy for the John Grisham brand, "which will now live alongside the sales and corporate marketing teams," PRH CRO Jaci Updike wrote in a memo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House to Distribute Wattpad Webtoon

PRH's publisher services division has signed a multi-year sales and distribution agreement with Wattpad Webtoon Book Group as its presence in the world of comics and graphic novel distribution continues to grow. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Acquires Self-Help Publisher Hay House

Hay House, founded by the late Louise Hay and acquired by Penguin Random House, has offices in Australia, India, the States, and UK. The post Penguin Random House Acquires Self-Help Publisher Hay House appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Penguin Random House Acquires Hay House

Penguin Random House has acquired the self-help and health and wellness publisher, which puts out roughly 100 books a year and boasts a 1,500-title backlist. CEO Reid Tracy will continue to lead the house. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Sues the US State of Iowa

Penguin Random House — along with the Iowa State Education Association, authors, students, and educators — is taking Iowa to court for its law against sexual content in books. The post Penguin Random House Sues the US State of Iowa appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-11-30 23:47:44 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House, Authors Sue to Block Iowa Anti-LGBTQ Book Banning Law

Penguin Random House and the Iowa State Education Association, along with four bestselling authors and five plaintiffs from the state of Iowa, have sued the state to block key provisions of its sweeping new law banning books with sexual or LGBTQ+ content in schools. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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