PRH chief Dohle: 'We are much smaller than people think we are'

PRH chief Dohle: 'We are much smaller than people think we are'

Markus Dohle, chief executive of Penguin Random House, has said that he is confident the mega-deal announced with rival publisher Simon & Schuster will pass the regulatory hurdles in the US, and assured agents and authors that PRH would continue to be a good industry citizen. "We are much smaller than people think we are," Dohle told The Bookseller.

PRH owner Bertelsmann announced yesterday (25th November) that it had agreed a deal to buy Simon & Schuster from ViacomCBS for $2.2bn. The arrangement will bring together that country’s largest and third largest trade publishers, with revenues ...

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