Welbeck unveils global distribution deals

Welbeck unveils global distribution deals

Welbeck has announced a series of deals to distribute its titles in the US, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

From 1st July, Ingram’s Two Rivers Distribution will become the company’s distributor in the US.

Allen & Unwin will take up the role for Australia and New Zealand from 1st May, while a deal with Jonathan Ball Publishers for South Africa will begin on 1st April.

Welbeck Publishing Group was set up following the acquisition of Carlton Books last year by ex-Zaffre chief executive offer Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver, the former c.e.o at Quarto.

Smith, executive director, said: “Marcus and I are both very pleased that we have been able to partner with such esteemed companies around the world who share our vision and commitment for publishing and selling great books.”