Digital opportunities pave way for mergers and acquisitions, Frankfurt fair hears

Digital opportunities pave way for mergers and acquisitions, Frankfurt fair hears

International publishing companies are looking to acquire businesses with large digital presences and arms "complementary to books" as the industry moves slowly towards digitisation, attendees at Frankfurt's Global 50 CEO Talk heard.

The fair's annual talk was held on 20th October as a hybrid event, hosted by publishing consultant Rüdiger Wischenbart and featuring insights from New York-based investment banker Robin Warner of Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips and Klaus Driever, director of sales at Munich-based Allianz Group. This year's theme was "Consolidation, Consumers and Communities".

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