Hachette Livre buys Editions Kero

Hachette Livre buys Editions Kero

Hachette Livre said today (14th December) that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to buy general literature publisher Editions Kero.

Founded in 2012, Kero releases about 20 titles a year and emphasises marketing, communication and distribution in electronic format, a statement said. The house has a staff of seven, reported sales of about €7m in 2014, and is profitable. No figures on the profits or price of the acquisition were disclosed.

In just three years, Kero has published several bestsellers. The most recent are novels Le Jour où J’ai Appris à Vivre (The Day I Learned ...

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