Wheelers exit Lonely Planet as BBC assumes full control

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 16:55 Lonely Planet founders Tony and Maureen Wheeler have ended their ties with Lonely Planet, the guidebook publisher they founded in 1973. BBC Worldwide acquired 75% of the publisher in 2007 for £89m, and has now paid a further £42m for the remaining shares. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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