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Heed the parents

Philip Jones says that both Waterstones and Connect Books don't need rescuing, just nurturing. Read more

Justin Adams leaves Bertrams Group

Justin Adams, managing director of Connect Books (now Bertrams Group, following its purchase by investment company Aurelius in February), is to leave the company.... Read more

Connect Books sold for £6m

Connect Books has been sold to private equity firm Aurelius for just £6m – nearly half of the originally-agreed sale price. Read more

Connect Books 'held for sale' after deadline passes without deal

The Connect Group is "considering with its advisors" what action to take after private equity from Aurelius failed to buy its Books Division by the... Read more

BA hopes Connect Books' uncertainty will be 'brief'

The chief executive of the Booksellers Association (BA), Tim Godfray, has said he hopes Connect Books can find a new buyer quickly to avoid a... Read more

Connect Books' buyer Aurelius backs out of sale

Private equity firm Aurelius has said it is backing out of its agreement to buy Connect Books because it can see “no way of financing... Read more

Adams: 'Aurelius has the firepower to support our plans'

Connect Books m.d. Justin Adams has promised it will be "business as usual" at the distributor as its acquisition by private equity company Aurelius is... Read more

Private equity firm Aurelius buys Connect Books

Private equity firm Aurelius has bought wholesaler and distributor Connect Books from distribution company the Connect Group for £11.6m. Read more

Indies' concerns over Connect Books sale

Independent bookshops have expressed some anxieties over the news that Connect Books is now up for sale, saying it is a valued business partner and maintaining competition is important in... Read more

Connect Books put up for sale

Connect Books has been put up for sale by its parent company. Read more

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