Last week I was reminded that corporate publishing is a recent experiment.
The Society of Authors has said it is "concerned" by the acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House's parent Bertelsmann, warning the move could adversely... Read more
As the industry continues to absorb the Bertelsmann purchase of Simon & Schuster, children's book professionals in the UK have some concerns about the shrinking pool of... Read more
PRH owner Bertelsmann is to buy Simon & Schuster from ViacomCBS for $2.2bn, it has been announced.
Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has said it is “interested” in buying Simon & Schuster.
Global revenues at Penguin Random House fell slightly by 1.4% year on year in a "solid" six months to 30th June despite the impact of Covid-19, while... Read more
Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has reported a first quarter revenue decline of 2.7% in what it said was a “satisfactory” performance given the challenge... Read more
Bertelsmann has formally completed the full acquisition of Penguin Random House, following the sale of Pearson's remaining 25% stake for $675m (£530m). ... Read more
Penguin Random House's parent company Bertelsmann has reported its highest first half for 12 years with €8.6bn group revenues, with PRH’s successful performance attributed to... Read more
Penguin Random House's parent company Bertelsmann has reported its highest first quarter since 2008 with €4.2 billion group revenues, as PRH is singled out for... Read more