Granada Learning to be sold 'in next few months'

<p>ITV chief executive Charles Allen expects the sale of Granada Learning to be concluded in the "next few months". As ITV announced its interim results, he told The Bookseller: "We're right in the midst of the process at the moment."

It is believed that Hachette Livre is not bidding for the educational publishing group, leaving Pearson and Wolters Kluwer as the lead candidates for acquisition.

ITV has reported profits "significantly ahead of last year" following the disposal of its Nottingham Studios and several non-core assets. Its interim statement for the six months to 30th June record...

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