World Editions Gets a New Owner: Its Former U.S. Director

Christine Swedowsky has acquired the publisher from Libella Publishing Group in a management buyout. The World Editions offices in Amsterdam and London will close, and the publisher will be based solely in New York. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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World Editions Gets a New Owner: Its Former U.S. Director

Christine Swedowsky has acquired the publisher from Libella Publishing Group in a management buyout. The World Editions offices in Amsterdam and London will close, and the publisher will be based solely in New York. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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