Pearson to sell its 50% stake in FTSE International

Pearson, the publisher of the Financial Times, is to sell its 50% stake in FTSE International to the London Stock Exchange for £450m, as it looks to focus on business news and analysis, and away from data. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2011-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson sells stake in FTSE

Penguin parent company Pearson has sold its 50% stake in FTSE International to the London... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson sells remaining stake in PRH, Fallon to depart

Pearson is selling its remaining 25% stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann, as its c.e.o. John Fallon prepares to retire next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 01:20:40 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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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 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 and Dow Jones sell stakes in Russian newspaper

Pearson and Dow Jones have agreed to sell their stakes in Russian newspaper Vedomosti, before legislation restricting foreign ownership in Russia comes into force in the New Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson and Dow Jones sell stakes in Russian newspaper Vedomosti

Sale marks end of an era for former FT owner as it exits newspaper publishing business after selling its stake to Russian entrepreneur Pearson, which recently agreed to offload the Financial Times, and the publisher of the Wall Street Journal have sold off their stakes in Russian business... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson will not sell PRH stake until 2017

Pearson is to keep its stake in Penguin Random House until at least 2017, its c.e.o. John Fallon has said. The company owns 47% of the publishing company, with the other 53% owned by Bertelsmann. In an interview with Bloomberg TV Fallon said it was “unlikely” that Pearson would exercise its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson sells Economist Group stake for £469m

Existing shareholder Exor increases its holding from 4.7% to 43.4% to become the largest single shareholder in the publishing groupPearson has sold its 50% stake in the Economist Group, publisher of the Economist newspaper, to existing shareholders for £469m in cash.The deal, a fait accompli... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson sells Economist Group stake

Publishing group Pearson says it has agreed to sell its 50% stake in the Economist Group for £469m. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson to sell Economist stake

Publishing company Pearson is to sell its 50% stake in the Economist Group, days after announcing the sale of the Financial Times. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-25 15:11:55 UTC ]
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Pearson Sells Last 25% of PRH to Bertelsmann

U.K.-based publisher Pearson is selling its last shares in Penguin Random House, representing 25% ownership of the company, to Germany's Bertelsmann, which will now have 100% ownership of the company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Monday Wake-Up Call: Fiat Chrysler replaces CEO, WPP in talks to sell China stake

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app.What people are talking about today: On Saturday, Fiat Chrysler... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson to sell Wall Street English for $300m

Pearson has agreed to sell its English language business Wall Street English (WSE) to a group of funds affiliated with Baring Private Equity Asia and CITIC Capital for $300 (£225m). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson's progress boosts FTSE 100

The education publisher continues to rise as investors take heart from its latest trading statement. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson completes sale of 22% stake in PRH to Bertelsmann

Pearson has completed the sale of a 22% stake in Penguin Random House (PRH) to its co-shareholder Bertelsmann. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson sells Global Education to Puxin for £62m

Pearson has completed the sale of language training subsidiary Global Education in a deal worth $80m (£62m). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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