TITLE

McEvoy Group Acquisition Won't Be Part Of Chronicle Books

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;2/14/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that McEvoy Group, the investment group formed by Nion McEvoy to purchase Chronicle Books in 2000, made its second acquisition with the purchase of book producer becker&mayer!. Chronicle Books will distribute the educational books and products from becker&mayer!'s SmartLab Toys division, allowing a small expansion into a new market for Chronicle. Chronicle Books publishes about 400 titles per year, 160 each between adult trade and gift titles and 80 children's titles.
ACCESSION #
16172366

 

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