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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 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

Waterstones sold to Elliott

Elliott Advisors has bought a majority stake in Waterstones. Read more

Waterstones sale expected to complete this month

The sale of Waterstones to hedge fund Elliott Advisors is likely to close at the end of this month, The Bookseller understands.... Read more

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