Troll Buys Book Fair Operation From Crowley Distributing
- Troll in Book Fair Buy. // Publishers Weekly;10/4/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 40, p17
Reports the decision of Troll Communications company to acquire Creative Book Fairs company. Background of the companies; Comments from the executives of the companies.
- Troll takes book fair operation West by adding Missouri unit. // Book Publishing Report;09/27/99, Vol. 24 Issue 38, p6
Reports on Troll Communications' acquisition of Creative Book Fairs from Cowley Distributing Inc. Financial problems that Troll had faced in the past; Successful turnaround of Troll; Number of book industry events organized by Creative Book Fairs annually.
- Scholastic Completes Acquisition Of Troll's Book Club Business. // Educational Marketer;7/14/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 20, p8
Reports that New York-based Scholastic Corp. has completed its acquisition of bankrupt Troll Communications LLC's book club operations, making it the undisputed leader of the multi-million dollar K-123 book club and fair business. Terms of the strategic acquisition; Benefit of the acquisition...
- Torstar stays the course after Troll sale. Lorinc, John // Quill & Quire;Apr99, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p9
Reports the sale of Troll Communications, the children's book club business of Torstar, to a Chicago investment firm Willis Stein & Partners in Canada. Reason behind the sale; Amount of the acquisition; Market performance of Troll.
- Investment Group to Acquire Troll. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/1/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 9, p12
Reports that the Torstar company has signed a definitive agreement to sell its troubled Troll Communications Inc. to Willis Stein & Partners LP. Details on the acquisition deal; Value of the deal; Significance of the sale on the company.
- Harlequin acquires Troll for $140 million. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;7/7/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 27, p14
Reports that Torstar Corp., through Harlequin's Children's Supplementary Educational Publishing division, has signed a agreement to acquire Troll Communication. Troll's annual revenues; Background on Troll.
- HARLEQUIN ACQUIRES TROLL. Toller, Carol // Quill & Quire;Aug97, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p17
Reports on Harlequin Enterprises Ltd.'s acquisition of Troll Communications Inc., a publisher and distributor of children's books. Expected increase in sales of Harlequin's Children's Supplementary Educational Publishing Division (CSEP) as a result of the purchase; Other publishing companies...
- Schecter resigns from Troll. // Publishers Weekly;8/18/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 34, p11
Reports the resignation of Jarret Schecter from Troll Communications. Expectation that he would serve as company chairman; Speculation about successor; Sale of stake in the company to Harlequin's parent company, Torstar.
- Troll shakes up executive ranks. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/17/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 11, p11
Reports on the reorganization and personnel changes taking place at Troll Communications in the spring of 1997. The resignations of Geoff Hannell and David Green; The hiring of Nikki Basilone; Other changes in the organization.