Kensington Outbids Other Trade Houses For Carol Publishing's Assets

April 2000
Book Publishing Report;04/03/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 14, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that Kensington Publishing Corp. has acquired the publishing assets of the bankrupt Carol Publishing Group in the United States. Terms of the deal; Impact of the acquisition on Kensington Publishing's efforts to bolster its trade program; Corporate synergies to be created from the acquisition.


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