Connect Books put up for sale

Connect Books put up for sale

Connect Books has been put up for sale by its parent company with a holding value of £15m.

The group aims to find a buyer and sell the business arm, which includes wholesaler Bertrams, Dawson Books academic library supply arm and e-commerce retailer Wordery, within 12 months.

The decision follows a strategic review of the Connect Group, during which the books arm was determined “no longer core to the group’s future direction”, according to a note in the firm’s financial results for the year ending 31st August 2017, released today (26th October).

“Connect Books remains a leading player in...

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