Parsons books leaner TW

Zeitchik, Steven; Klaussmann, Liza
February 2006
Daily Variety;2/7/2006, Vol. 290 Issue 27, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the acquisition of the Time Warner Book Group by French media giant Lagardere for 537 million dollars in the U.S. Lagardere was elevated from a North American nonentity into a powerful player print publishing due to the deal. The deal marks the exit of the country's largest conglomerate from the mainstream of book business.


Related Articles

  • Lagardère Makes Its Move. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;2/13/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 7, p4 

    The article reports on the acquisition of Time Warner Book Group Inc. (TWBG) by the magazine publisher Lagardère SA. To further expand its book publishing business beyond Europe and to increase its book presence in the U.S., Lagardère has purchased TWBG. The company's purchase is not its...

  • C-Level Visionaries.  // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management;Apr2011, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p27 

    The article offers the brief profiles of several magazines and media professionals who had contributed in the development of magazine industry. It offers information on David Carey, president of Hearst Magazines, which is one of the largest publishing company, after the acquisition of the...

  • Lagardere edits Editis. Stern, Andy // Daily Variety;1/9/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 9, p38 

    Reports on the approval of the European Union to the acquisition of Editis, the publishing unit of Vivendi Universal SA, by Lagardere SA in France. Terms in the acquisition deal; Disclosure on the value.

  • Lagardere picks up live feed. Foreman, Katya // Daily Variety;02/21/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 57, p34 

    Reports the acquisition of Telmondis by Lagardere Media in Paris, France.

  • WHAT HEARST CORP. HAS IN COMMON WITH QUEEN VICTORIA.  // Media Industry Newsletter;8/8/2011, Vol. 64 Issue 31, p5 

    The article reports that Hearst has purchased magazines of Lagardère SCA for 640 million euros to expand the publishing venture of Hearst in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, where its expansion is reference to the Victorian period, the peak period of the British Empire.

  • Deals shake up TV biz in Spain, France. Rolfe, Pamela; Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter Weekend Edition;4/16/2010, Vol. 414 Issue 13, p9 

    The article reports on two business deals related to the television industry including plans of Spain's private television station Telecinco to acquire Prisa Group Inc.'s free channel Cuatro and 22% of satellite TV platform Digital Plus and plans of Lagardere SCA of France to divest its 20%...

  • LAGARDERE MEDIA REVS DOWN 1%. James, Alison // Daily Variety;7/30/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 18, p6 

    Reports on the decline of the revenue of Lagardere Media in France. Impact of the increase in the subscribers to the digital platform Canal Satellite on the company; Performance of the company's magazine publishing business; Plan of the company to sales its stake in the European aircraft maker...

  • SWOT Analysis.  // Lagardere SCA SWOT Analysis;Oct2007, p5 

    A business analysis of Lagardere SCA, a leading media company engaged in publishing news papers, books, and magazines, operating radio and television networks and managing retail chains, is provided, focusing on its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities for improvement and threats to the company....

  • Viv U-Lagardere deal rests in EC's hands. Amdur, Meredith // Daily Variety;7/24/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 14, p6 

    Discusses the status of the deal between Vivendi Universal and Lagardere. Plan of Vivendi to sell its non-U.S. publishing business to the French media group; Dependence of the deal's completion on the decision of the European Commission; Concern on the implications of Lagarde's acquisition of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics