Tagged: Bertelsmann

Paying the price

Last week I was reminded that corporate publishing is a recent experiment. Read more

Separate bidding to continue at S&S and PRH after Bertelsmann deal

Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster imprints will continue to bid competitively against each other once the acquisition of S&S by Bertelsmann has closed, PRH c.e.o. Markus... Read more

PRH revenues rise as Bertelsmann posts record results

Penguin Random House has shown double digit organic growth in the first half of 2021 while parent company Bertelsmann has achieved record results with revenues of... Read more

Bertelsmann buys £430m stake in Afya

Bertelsmann is expanding its footprint in Brazil’s fast-growing education market, buying a major stake in medical company Afya.   Read more

Bertelsmann's $2.2bn deal for S&S cleared by CMA after investigation

The UK's Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann's acquisition of Simon & Schuster after carrying out an investigation. ... Read more

PRH sees double-digit growth in first quarter

Penguin Random House saw double-digit growth in the first quarter of 2021, parent company Bertelsmann has reported. Read more

PRH revenue rise helps Bertelsmann to record profitability

A strong performance from Penguin Random House, including a 4.6% rise in revenues, helped parent company Bertelsmann achieve record operating EBITDA of €3.1bn (£2.7bn) in the... Read more

DoJ steps up scrutiny of PRH deal for S&S

Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann's purchase of Simon & Schuster is facing further scrutiny by the US Department of Justice (DoJ). Read more

Authors Guild calls for DoJ to block Bertelsmann's S&S purchase

The Authors Guild and other writers' groups in the US have written a letter to the Department of Justice to block Bertelsmann's takeover of Simon &... Read more

Audible’s Carsey to lead Storyglass

Audible's Steve Carsey is taking the helm of Storyglass, the podcast company launched by Penguin Random House UK and DK with Bertelsmann stablemates Fremantle and BMG in June last year.... Read more

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