TITLE

Lagardere Increases Books Revenue by 20% in 2006 with Hachette Addition

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;Apr2007, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the growth of book revenue by the media company Lagardere SCA in 2006 in Paris, France. Lagardere has recorded an increased income of $2.6 billion compared from the $2.17 billion in 2005. It was shown that the success of the company was brought by its acquisition of Hachette Book Group USA company for $537.5 million. Hachette has a generated revenue of $430 million in 2006 with a total of 620 published books. In addition, the performance of Hachette was also discussed.
ACCESSION #
24829269

 

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