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  • Management Group to Buy Peter Lang Publishing

    A senior management group has agreed to acquire Switzerland-based international academic publisher Peter Lang Academic Publishing.

  • Four Canadian Publishers Move Distribution to University of Toronto Press

    Douglas & McIntyre, House of Anansi Press/Groundwood Books, Greystone Books, and New Society Publishers will move distribution to the University of Toronto Press beginning in May.

  • B&N Will Separate College from Trade, Nook Units

    In a bit of a surprise move, Barnes & Noble announced today that it plans to separate its college business from its retail trade stores and Nook digital business.

  • Lerner Acquires Egmont USA Titles

    Under the deal, Lerner will fold the Egmont USA titles into different imprints including Carolrhoda Books, Carolrhoda Lab, Darby Creek, and Millbrook Press.

  • Tor Will Do Pathfinder Novels with Paizo

    Tor Books has signed a deal with Paizo Inc. to publish a series of novels based on Paizo's Pathfinder tabletop adventure games.

  • Readerlink Buys B&T Publishing, Warehouse Units

    Readerlink Distribution Services has acquired the Baker & Taylor Publishing Group and Baker & Taylor Marketing Services U.S.

  • FSG, Faber and Faber Cut Ties

    Citing the need to develop a new approach to the U.S. market, the U.K. publisher Faber and Faber Ltd. has ended its affiliation with Farrar, Straus and Giroux that created the U.S.-based Faber and Faber Inc. imprint.

  • BAM Forms Committee to Explore Takeover Bid

    Books-A-Million has created a special committee consisting of two independent directors to review the bid from the Anderson family to acquire all the outstanding shares in the retailer that it does not already own.

  • Donnelley Wins Courier

    The board of directors of R.R. Donnelley and Courier Corp. have approved Donnelley's offer to buy its printing rival in a deal worth $261 million.

  • New Investor for Perseus Books Group

    Centre Lane Partners has taken over the role of general partner of the investment funds that supported Perseus LLC, the parent company of the Perseus Books Group.

  • Rowman & Littlefield Acquires Gooseberry Patch

    Rowman & Littlefield has acquired the assets of Gooseberry Patch, the Columbus, Ohio-based publisher best known for its family-friendly cookbooks.

  • The Andersons Make Bid to Buy Books-A-Million

    The Anderson family, which controls 58% of the stock of Books-A-Million, is offering $2.75 a share to acquire all the shares of the bookstore chain that it does not already own.

  • Donnelley Makes Courier Bid

    After signing a definitive purchase agreement with Quad/Graphics January 16, Courier Corp. confirmed Tuesday it has received an unsolicited takeover proposal from R.R. Donnelley.

  • Quad/Graphics to Buy Courier Corp.

    In a major deal in the printing industry today, Quad/Graphics has reached an agreement to acquire Courier Corp. in a deal the companies valued at $260 million.

  • Macmillan Science and Education, Springer Science+Business to Merge

    The joint venture will create a publishing group of 1.5 billion euros in sales, and 13,000 employees.

  • Hachette Completes Black Dog Buy

    The Hachette Book Group has completed its acquisition of Black Dog & Leventhal, after signing an agreement in late November 2014 to buy the publisher.

  • Kampmann Buys Spencer Hill Press

    Kampmann & Company has acquired Spencer Hill Press. Located in New Hampshire, Spencer Hill was founded in 2010 as a publisher of fiction for young adults and has since added titles in the adult, new adult and middle grade fiction categories.

  • Recorded Books Buys Tantor Media

    In a deal that combines two of the largest independent companies in the spokenword audiobook industry, Recorded Books has acquired Tantor Media.

  • Microcosm Mergers with Elly Blue Publishing

    Microcosm Publishing has taken on the operations of Elly Blue Publishing with company founder Elly Blue named marketing director for the full Microcosm/Elly Blue list.

  • B&N Buys Out Pearson's Nook Stake

    Barnes & Noble has reached an agreement with Pearson to buy out the publisher’s stake in Nook Media for $13.7 million in cash plus 602,927 shares of B&N common stock.

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