2002 Mergers & Acquisitions In The U.S. Consumer Book Industry
- Perseus Purchases Avalon Publishing; Winton Remains as Consultant. // Book Publishing Report;Jan2007, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p10
The article reports on the acquisition of the Avalon Publishing Group Inc. by Perseus Books Group in New York. It is stated that the Perseus president and chief executive officer David Steinberger refused to disclose the purchased price of $30 million in 2006. Chief executive officer Charlie...
- IN THE LOOP…. // Book Publishing Report;12/10/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 49, p6
Reports the business activity of Avalon Publishing Group company in the United States. Purchase of Seal Press company by Avalon; Dismissal of employees at Seal Press; Provisions of the purchasing agreement between Avalon and Seal Press.
- Avalon Finds Good Fit with Perseus. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;1/15/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 3, p7
The article reports on the decision of Charlie Winton, president of Avalon Publishing Group, to sell the publishing company to Perseus Books Group. As discussions with Perseus progressed, Winton became convinced that the company, with its decentralized structure and satellite offices, would be a...
- Avalon to Acquire Seal Press. Kinsella, Bridget // Publishers Weekly;12/10/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 50, p15
Provides information on the acquisition of Seal Press by the Avalon Publishing Group. Number of Seal Press employees affected by the acquisition; Terms of the deal; Benefits of the acquisition for Avalon.
- In the age of mega-mergers, mid-sized perseus succeeding by being different. // Book Publishing Report;10/11/99, Vol. 24 Issue 40, p1
Reports on the corporate growth experienced by United States book company Perseus Books Group. Company's plans of continuing to thrive in an age of mega-mergers by moving nimbly than its much larger competitors; Annual title output of the book business; Details about the `pinpoint marketing'...
- Perseus Book Group forms sales team, will still use HarperCollins. // Book Publishing Report;10/04/99, Vol. 24 Issue 39, p4
Focuses on Perseus Books Group's formation of its own national sales force in the United States. Renewal of its distribution agreement with HarperCollins Publishers; Emphasis on a core group of eight national retail and wholesale customers; Management changes.
- Book sense picks up more publisher support, already claiming results. // Book Publishing Report;10/11/99, Vol. 24 Issue 40, p5
Reports that the American Booksellers Association has signed up book publishers Perseus Books Group and Houghton Mifflin Co. to participate in the Book Sense marketing campaign. Other book publishers that have already signed in or are planning to participate in the marketing campaign; Current...
- Into the bigtime. Nathan, Paul // Publishers Weekly;8/10/1992, Vol. 239 Issue 36, p41
Reports that Seal Press has made its first reprint sale, with Ballantine Books acquiring three mysteries from the Seattle firm. All are by Minnesota author Ellen Hart, including: `Hallowed Murder,' `Vital Lies' and `Stagefright.' Seal's Faith Conlon obtained $18,000 for the trio; Ballantine...
- ONE FOR THE BOOKS. Lyons, Charles // Daily Variety;10/2/2002, Vol. 276 Issue 86, p1
Reports on the merger of New York City literary agencies Ellen Levine Literary Agency and Trident Media Group. Trident's focus on literary representation and the management of intellectual property rights across all media; Ellen Levine's role as a partner and senior officer at Trident Media;...