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The battle for B&N

The fight to acquire US bookseller Barnes & Noble is a battle for the future of the book business, says Philip Jones. ... Read more

Elliott buys US chain Paper Source with Daunt to oversee company

Waterstones and Barnes & Noble owner Elliott Investment Management is buying the assets and operations of US stationery and gift retailer Paper Source, with James... Read more

Waterstones staff launch petition after Elliott's £93m payout

A petition has been launched calling for Waterstones to top-up furloughed booksellers' pay to the minimum wage after recently filed accounts by the chain's owners, Elliott... Read more

Elliott deal for Barnes & Noble goes through, Daunt heads to New York

Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors has completed its $683m (£537m) acquisition of US book giant Barnes & Noble following approval by the majority of shareholders.... Read more

Barnes & Noble says lawsuits 'lack merit' as shareholders file against sale

Shareholders have filed two lawsuits against Barnes & Noble in a legal row over the sale as the book retailer insists the complaints "lack merit". ... Read more

Elliott versus Readerlink; trade weighs up options as B&N shareholders say deal too low

A group of Barnes & Noble investors has warned a $683m (£537m) deal struck with Waterstones owner Elliott Advisors (UK) undervalues the company and urged... Read more

Trade figures welcome Barnes & Noble deal

Trade figures have largely welcomed the news that Waterstones boss James Daunt will become c.e.o. of both Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, after Elliott Advisors (UK)... Read more

Waterstones sale to Elliott completes

The purchase of Waterstones by Elliott Advisors has now completed. Read more

Daunt: 'Website and Hub will be investment priorities' 

Investment in the Waterstones’ website, the Hub and growing its related product range are key priorities for the business under its new ownership, chief executive... Read more

Daunt speaks of Waterstones expansion drive under new owners

Waterstones chief executive James Daunt has shared his hopes that the chain will continue to open fresh stores under its new ownership, as he conducted widespread interviews... Read more

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