Philip Jones says that both Waterstones and Connect Books don't need rescuing, just nurturing.
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 has been sold to private equity firm Aurelius for just £6m – nearly half of the originally-agreed sale price.
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
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
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
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 has bought wholesaler and distributor Connect Books from distribution company the Connect Group for £11.6m.
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 has been put up for sale by its parent company.