TITLE

Simon & Schuster Not for Sale?

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Ricardo
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;05/29/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 22, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the rumors regarding the possible sale of Viacom's publishing arm, Simon & Schuster. Background on the deal closed by the company with W.H. Smith Group; Estimated purchase price of the company's division; Predicted buyers of the company's division.
ACCESSION #
3226625

 

Related Articles

  • Viacom selling Simon & Schuster.  // Electronic Media;01/19/98, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p110 

    Announces that Viacom has placed most of its Simon and Schuster publishing operations up for sale. Which Simon and Schuster operation has been retained by Viacom; Value of the publishing operations.

  • Speculation mounts about possible sale of Simon & Schuster by parent Viacom.  // Electronic Education Report;1/14/98, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p3 

    Reports on speculations about New York City-based Viacom's possible sale of all or part of Simon & Schuster. Viacom's desire to cut its investment in print and electronic publishing; Simon & Schuster's refusal to comment on the rumors; Lackluster performance of Simon & Schuster's Consumer...

  • Book promotion.  // Crain's New York Business;12/07/98, Vol. 14 Issue 49, p38 

    Reports that Jack Romanos, former president of the consumer group of Simon & Schuster, has been appointed president and chief operating officer of the publishing arm of Viacom Inc.

  • The plot quickens. Furman, Phyllis // Crain's New York Business;9/11/95, Vol. 11 Issue 37, p1 

    Features Jonathan Newcomb, chief executive officer of Viacom Inc.'s acquired firm Simon & Schuster Inc. Controversies that surrounded his appointment by Viacom and his replacement of Simon's chief executive Richard E. Snyder; Initial accomplishments; Challenges that need to be surmounted by...

  • Viacom and Simon & Schuster no longer a perfect fit? Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;1/12/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 2, p11 

    Speculates about Viacom's intentions regarding its ownership of Simon & Schuster. Possible hint from Viacom deputy chairman Tom Dooley in his statement that he believed the time was ripe for consolidation in the publishing industry; Report in the `Wall Street Journal' that Viacom was exploring...

  • Speculation abounds about the future of Simon & Schuster.  // Publishers Weekly;1/26/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 4, p11 

    Reports speculation about possible acquisition candidates for the portion of Simon & Schuster being offered for sale by parent company Viacom as of January 1998. Viacom's intention to retain only the trade group of Simon & Schuster; Possible buyers; Probability of logistical bumps in the...

  • Viacom ship may set sales in '98. Peers, Martin // Variety;01/12/98, Vol. 369 Issue 9, p79 

    Reports on Viacom Inc.'s plans to sell its Simon & Schuster and Blockbuster Video units. Divestiture of the two divisions to focus on broadcasting, cable programming and film production; Response to pressure from investors to shed Simon & Schuster and Blockbuster; Possible strategic moves of...

  • Sales at `new' S&S rise 1%, earnings fall. Elliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/8/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 10, p10 

    Reports on the financial performance of Simon & Schuster Inc.'s consumer publishing operations for 1998. Total earnings; Effects of the divestiture of the publishing group's sister companies; Revenues of the company from its relationship with Viacom Inc.

  • Redstone: Viacom Looking to Improve S&S Profits.  // Publishers Weekly;7/12/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 28, p13 

    Reports that Viacom Inc. is examining a number of options to improve Simon & Schuster Incorporated's earnings. Comments from Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics