Wed, 20/04/2011 - 07:22
Editis has sold its Brussels-based educational, scientific and academic publishing subsidiary Groupe De Boeck to Ergon Capital Partners III SA for an undisclosed sum. The sale will enable France’s second largest publisher "in the digital era" to concentrate on its core business of literature, education, reference books...
Mon, 21/06/2010 - 12:22
Editis chief executive Alain Kouck has announced that the company is to sell its ebooks through the French independent booksellers' portal, 1001libraires.com, when it is launched in September.
Asked about his policy on digital book retailing, Kouck said "we should not leave the author-publisher-reader relationship in the hands...
Mon, 09/03/2009 - 13:47
A top level shake-up at Editis, the second largest French publisher, has been announced, just two months after the last one. The company said that the chairman of parent company Planeta José Manuel Lara would take over as chairman of Editis, while Alain Kouck would remain managing director and become vice-chairman. Former c.e.o. Kouck...
Tue, 06/05/2008 - 10:54
The €2bn (£1.57bn) book publishing giant created by the merger of Spain's Planeta and France's Editis will attempt to break into the English--language market once the takeover has been digested.
In a ranking of global publishers, the deal will take the combined group to just outside the top five, competing for sixth position...