PRH owner Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2.2bn deal

PRH owner Bertelsmann is to buy Simon & Schuster from ViacomCBS for $2.2bn, it has been announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-25 12:40:42 UTC ]
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PRH owner Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2bn deal

German media firm, already owner of the giant Penguin Random House, says acquisition of another major publisher is ‘approvable’ within monopoly rulesGerman media group Bertelsmann is set to acquire publisher Simon & Schuster for $2.17bn, less than a year after it took control of Penguin... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-25 16:55:32 UTC ]
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PRH owner Bertelsmann to buy Simon & Schuster in $2.2bn deal

PRH owner Bertelsmann is to buy Simon & Schuster from ViacomCBS for $2.2bn, it has been announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-25 12:40:42 UTC ]
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KKR Closes Deal to Buy Simon & Schuster

The process of selling Simon & Schuster has been long and tumultuous, and was waylaid by an earlier antitrust suit. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-31 02:10:51 UTC ]
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Paramount Terminates the PRH-Simon & Schuster Deal

The parent of Simon & Schuster closes the door on an appeal, ending the Bertelsmann/PRH attempt to acquire Simon & Schuster. The post Paramount Terminates the PRH-Simon & Schuster Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-22 18:51:28 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bertelsmann To Buy Simon & Schuster for US$2.175 Billion

Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four. The post Germany’s Bertelsmann To Buy Simon & Schuster for US$2.175 Billion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-25 15:02:49 UTC ]
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Report: Germany’s Bertelsmann Interested in Buying Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS is expected to reactivate the sale process for Simon & Schuster this month, and Bertelsmann's chief says he's interested. The post Report: Germany’s Bertelsmann Interested in Buying Simon & Schuster appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-02 18:34:05 UTC ]
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Acquisition Notes: PRH Buys Out of Print; Germany’s Bertelsmann Buys WhiteCloud

PRH's acquisition will expand the international reach of merchandiser Out of Print. And Bertelsmann Education Group expands with WhiteCloud Analytics. The post Acquisition Notes: PRH Buys Out of Print; Germany’s Bertelsmann Buys WhiteCloud appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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KKR Agrees To Buy Simon & Schuster for $1.62 Billion

The acquisition of Simon & Schuster by KKR, Jonathan Karp says, is enhanced by KKR's interest in company growth and employee equity. The post KKR Agrees To Buy Simon & Schuster for $1.62 Billion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-08-07 21:40:44 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster CEO says there's no need to be 'nervous' about new owner KKR

Paramount announced Monday that it's selling the storied publisher for $1.62 billion, months after a sale to Penguin Random House was blocked by a federal judge. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-08-07 21:27:31 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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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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Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House Deal on the Verge of Collapse

Penguin Random House’s agreement to buy Simon & Schuster is set to fall through. Simon & Schuster’s parent company decided not to extend it after a judge blocked the purchase. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-21 02:56:51 UTC ]
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Court Blocks PRH-Simon & Schuster Acquisition

In the United States, Judge Pan rules against the merger of trade book publishers Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster. The post Court Blocks PRH-Simon & Schuster Acquisition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-01 02:36:58 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s C.E.O. Defends Bid to Buy Simon & Schuster

Madeline McIntosh argued that the publishing industry extends far beyond its biggest players, and that the government has focused on a tiny sliver of deals. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-15 22:30:20 UTC ]
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Justice Dept. Sues Penguin Random House Over Simon & Schuster Deal

The Biden administration’s rejection of the proposed $2.18 billion publishing merger reflects a changing atmosphere in Washington toward consolidation. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-02 21:41:37 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Signs Two-Book Deal With Mike Pence

Days before Republican John Boehner releases his party-pounding book from Macmillan, Trump's vice-president gets a book deal of his own. The post Simon & Schuster Signs Two-Book Deal With Mike Pence appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-08 16:52:35 UTC ]
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Authors fear the worst if Penguin owner takes over Simon & Schuster

Analysis: if Bertelsmann, owner of Penguin Random House, buys US publisher, writers expect smaller deals and less choice for readersUK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeoverJokes circulated online when, in 2013, Penguin and Random House merged: would the new... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-22 23:24:23 UTC ]
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UK watchdog investigates Penguin owner’s Simon & Schuster takeover

CMA says it is considering whether Penguin Random House’s $2bn deal would lessen competitionAuthors fear the worst if Bertelsmann takes over Simon & SchusterThe UK competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Penguin Random House’s $2bn (£1.45bn) takeover of Simon & Schuster,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-22 09:00:30 UTC ]
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