Tagged: Justin Adams

Bertrams: 'We will invest', says new management

Nicholas Goodwin, the incoming chief financial officer of Bertrams Group, has said that under new owners private equity firm Aurelius, there will be investment in... 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

Restrictions on EU workers' rights 'a major concern', says trade

Trade figures have said restrictions on the rights of European Union citizens and their families in the UK could be detrimental to the industry, following further detail from prime... Read more

Industry chiefs call for calm in the wake of ‘Brexit’ vote

Industry leaders are urging a calm approach as the book trade faces a sudden and prolongued period of economic uncertainty following last week’s decision to... Read more

Brexit 'threat to business', say trade figures

As issues crystallised ahead of this week’s referendum on UK membership of the European Union, a majority of senior trade figures The Bookseller spoke to... Read more

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