Fri, 05/10/2012 - 10:52
Penguin Viking imprint Portfolio has acquired a business ideas book from a games industry guru which argues the inevitable shift towards free digital products can lead to a new era of revenues and profits.
Editorial director Joel Rickett bought world rights from Jon Elek at A P Watt, with The Curve by Nicholas Lovell to be...
Tue, 30/08/2011 - 15:15
Penguin business imprint Portfolio has acquired a title by Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman Jim O'Neill.
World rights to The Growth Map was acquired jointly by Portfolio UK editorial director Joel Rickett and Adrian Zackheim, Portfolio founder and publisher in the US, directly from the author.
The book will...
Fri, 01/07/2011 - 15:29
Luke Johnson has his own version of the favourite tea-towel slogan "Keep Calm and Carry On". In Johnson’s language, the phrase becomes: "I survived all the balls-ups and I’m still plugging away".
The book trade could be forgiven for raising its collective ironic eyebrow, perhaps remembering Johnson...
Thu, 17/03/2011 - 15:57
Luke Johnson, best known in the book trade for his spell owning Borders, and fellow Financial Times journalist Mrs Moneypenny are writing business titles for Penguin's business imprint Portfolio.
Johnson, whose investment house Risk Capital Partners bought Borders UK in 2007 before selling it two years later, is writing Start It...
Wed, 13/10/2010 - 15:44
Penguin Portfolio, the publisher's business imprint new to the UK, is pairing up with international accounting and consulting firm Deloitte.
The imprint will publish As One by Deloitte c.e.o. James Quigley and Mehrdad Baghai in Feburary 2011. Baghai is co-leader of the Deloitte As One project, an internal initiative which...
Mon, 12/04/2010 - 07:02
Penguin is to launch a UK version of US business imprint Portfolio, with Dragons' Den judge James Caan among the authors for the list's début this autumn.
Portfolio Penguin will launch this autumn in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa. In the UK, it will be headed by Joel Rickett, who will continue...