Bloomsbury U.S. Business To Grow With Walker Acquisition
- Looking for a Few Good Houses. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;1/17/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 3, p7
Reports on the potential increase of merger and acquisition deals in the U.S. publishing industry in 2005. Acquisition of the Walker Publishing company by the Bloomsbury company; Increase of foreign investments in the country; Factors that could result to more merger and acquisition activity in...
- Bloomsbury Buys Walker Publishing. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;1/3/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 1, p7
Presents information on the acquisition by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC of Walker Publishing Co. in December 2004. Number of books that are annually published by Walker; Benefits of such consolidation; Expansion drive of Bloomsbury.
- NEWS BYTES. // EventDV;May2012, Vol. 2012 Issue 5, p12
The article offers publishing industry news brief as of May 2012. It offers information on the including the acquisition of Fairchild Books by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. It mentions that the Britannica Digital Learning partnered with EBSCO Publishing for license content. It focuses on the launch...
- Name change for Tottel Publishing. // Accountancy Ireland;Oct2009, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p93
The article reports on the acquisition of Law and Tax publishers Tottel Publishing by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC in Ireland. It mentions that the firm will not be part of the same company that publishes the works of JK Rowling, the Encarta World English Dictionary and John Irving. It relates that...
- Bloomsbury expands finance team into US. Waugh, Noelle // Finance Week (Centaur Communications);9/21/2005, p5
Reports on Bloomsbury Publishing PLC's expansion of its finance function into the United States as part of the ongoing integration of the book company, Walker Media. Total amount paid by Bloomsbury for acquiring Walker Media; Bloomsbury's appointment of Chief Financial Officer Peter DeGiglio...
- SMP to distribute U.S. list of U.K.'s Bloomsbury. Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;5/4/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 18, p18
Reports that the London-based publisher, Bloomsbury, is launching a ten-title list of books in the United States in the fall of 1998. Agreement with St. Martin's Press to handle sales; US operations to be run by Alan Wherry, founding director of Bloomsbury.
- Happy authors. Watson, Paul; Langford, Ross // BRW;01/26/98, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p12
Reports on how employee ownership has proven to be an important key to success for British-based publisher, Walker Books. Comments from managing director, David Heatherwick; Founder Sebastian Walker vesting the majority of the company in a trust; How it has encouraged stability and loyalty.
- Kathy Belden. Satterlee, Seth // Publishers Weekly;12/15/2014, Vol. 261 Issue 52, p12
The article presents a personal profile of Kathy Belden, the Executive editor of publishing company Bloomsbury Publishing. Topics include why Belden chose to focus her career on American social and cultural issues, her strategy for acquiring fiction and nonfiction books for publication, and her...
- News Briefs. // Publishers Weekly;9/8/2008, Vol. 255 Issue 36, p4
This section offers news briefs on the publishing industry. The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group has acquired the assets of the supplementary publisher Sundance/ Newbridge from Haights Cross. Sales in Bloomsbury's U.S. division rose 10 percent in the first half of 2008. Author Stephenie...