Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster Deal Collapses, Breaking Pattern in Publishing

The deal to acquire Simon & Schuster would have made the buyer, Penguin Random House, even larger, and reduced the number of big publishers in the U.S. to four. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-21 22:50:04 UTC ]
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Nihar Malaviya Officially Named CEO of Penguin Random House

Malaviya, who was named interim head of the global operations of Penguin Random House following the departure of Markus Dohle at the end of 2022, has officially been named CEO of the world's largest trade publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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After Six Turbulent Months, Penguin Random House Profits Increase Slightly

Despite a tumultuous first half of 2023 that included major buyouts and some layoffs, sales at Penguin Random House rose 9.5% in the first six months of 2023 over the comparable period in 2022. Operating earnings increased slightly, by €1 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Paramount Nears Announcement for Simon & Schuster Deal

The deal with KKR, a private equity firm, is said to be valued at roughly $1.62 billion, and could be announced as soon as Monday. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-08-07 03:00:57 UTC ]
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Deal for Simon & Schuster Said to Be Near

The private investment firm KKR, HarperCollins, and Richard Hurowitz of the investment firm Octavian & Company are all said to still be in contention to acquire the country's third largest trade publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The End of an Era at Penguin Random House

Layoffs, buyouts, and reorganizations abound as the largest trade publisher in the U.S. charts a future course. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Layoffs Begin at Penguin Random House as Buyout Departures Come into Focus

Names of some employees who have accepted the publisher's "voluntary separation offer" are beginning to come out—even as a letter from Penguin Random House CEO Nihar Malaviya confirmed that long-rumored layoffs have become a reality. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Several top editors at Penguin Random House accept buyout offers

Some of publishing’s most celebrated and enduring editors are leaving their posts at Penguin Random House after accepting buyout packages Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-07-17 23:33:55 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s New Inklore: ‘Pop-Comics’

The new Random House Worlds 'pop-comics' imprint Inklore is acquiring manga, manhwa, manhua, and more for a 2024 launch. The post Penguin Random House’s New Inklore: ‘Pop-Comics’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-06-30 15:54:25 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Launches Pop-Comics Imprint

Announced June 28, Inklore will publish manga, manhua, manhwa, webcomics adaptations and light novels, with its first project to be released early 2024. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Snyder, ‘warrior-king’ of publishing who presided over rise of Simon & Schuster, dead at 90

Richard Snyder, a visionary and imperious executive at Simon & Schuster who presided over the publisher’s exponential rise during the second half of the 20th century and helped define an era of growing corporate power, has died Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-06-08 01:26:39 UTC ]
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PEN America and Penguin Random House Sue School District Over Book Bans

PEN America and publisher Penguin Random House filed a law suit today against a school district for book bans. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-05-17 16:28:56 UTC ]
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PEN America, Penguin Random House Sue Florida School District Over 'Unconstitutional' Book Bans

PEN officials called the suit a "first-of-its-kind challenge to unlawful censorship," bringing together concerned parents, authors, and a major publisher. "Censorship, in the form of book bans like those enacted by Escambia County, are a direct threat to democracy and our Constitutional rights,"... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House, Sourcebooks Buy Callisto Assets

The largest trade book publisher in the U.S., now the majority owner of Sourcebooks, has funded the publisher's acquisition of the publishing assets of the once high-flying Callisto Media. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Profits Fell 11% at Penguin Random House in 2022

Sales at Penguin Random House rose nearly 5% in 2022, but rising costs resulted in an 11.8% decline in earnings, which dropped to €666 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Announces New Leadership After a Turbulent Period

The country’s largest publisher has had a rocky few months since a deal to buy a rival fell through, and some of its top executives left. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-02-28 21:08:29 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s Nihar Malaviya Announces Reorganization

Penguin Random House interim CEO Nihar Malaviya says that international division chiefs will continue to report to him. The post Penguin Random House’s Nihar Malaviya Announces Reorganization appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-02-28 17:11:50 UTC ]
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Legacy and Impact Lead This Year’s All Ways Black Initiative From Penguin Random House

With recent book bans in the U.S. causing alarm across the country, it's more crucial than ever to show support for literature in its many forms. As books by Black writers continue to be among the most targeted by extremist groups, Black authors, publishers and supporters are working double time... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2023-02-16 17:50:25 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Prepares to Rebuild

Two CEOs have stepped down. A storied executive has retired. And a big legal loss isn't entirely in the rearview. This year, the U.S. book market's biggest publisher is planning some major structural changes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s All Ways Black Collective Battles Book Bans

A community of Black writers and readers, the group is partnering with Little Free Library to bring more free libraries to Black communities across the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Audio Acquires Playaway Products

Penguin Random House Audio has acquired Playaway Products, a producer of physical audio players and tablets preloaded with content. Launched in 2005 and based in Solon, Ohio, the company offers 36,000 titles and works with some 40,000 libraries and institutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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