Adams: 'Aurelius has the firepower to support our plans'

Adams: 'Aurelius has the firepower to support our plans'

Connect Books m.d. Justin Adams has promised it will be "business as usual" at the distributor as its acquisition by private equity company Aurelius is completed, and has said the well-funded buyer's "firepower" can support the business' future plans.

Meanwhile indie bookshops have welcomed news of the buy, and the continuity it promises for the business, which will rebrand back to Bertram Group.

Connect Books was put up for sale in October and its acquisition was announced yesterday (21st December), and is expected to complete early in the New Year. Adams told The Bookseller: "Sale proce...

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