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Bertelsmann Buys 100% of Random House Mondadori

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Bertelsmann’s Random House will now own 100 percent of the shares in Random House Mondadori, its trade book publisher in Spain and Latin America.

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Random House and Penguin in Talks over Potential Merger

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Pearson and Bertelsmann are in talks over a potential merger of Random House and Penguin, giving them a combined 25% market share in the US and UK.

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Latest Publishing News from Brazil: Santillana, Bertelsmann Make Big Moves

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This week’s issue of PublishNewsBrazil finds three publishers among the global elite, while tracking big investments in Brazil by Santillana and Bertelsmann.

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Booquo Launches €9.99 Subscription E-book Club in Spain

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Backed by Bertelsmann and Planeta, Spain’s Booquo has begun offering all you can read for €9.99 a month from a curated catalog of 300 mostly backlist titles.

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Rethinking Book Club Biz, Bertelsmann Disbands “Direct Group”

After scaling back its book club business over the last three years, Bertelsmann is disbanding its Direct Group as a stand-alone division as of June 30th.

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Random House, Others Begin Supplying German Kindle Content

By Siobhan O’Leary As Amazon publicly seeks PR experts to market the Kindle program in Germany, speculation is on the rise that a dedicated German […]

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Bertelsmann Expose Stirs Controversy in Germany

By Siobhan O’Leary A book published last week by Campus Verlag is causing quite a fuss at Bertelsmann headquarters in Gütersloh. Bertelsmannrepublik Deutschland is a […]

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Bertelsmann and Holtzbrinck Team for E-book Distribution in Germany

By Siobhan O’Leary German media giants Bertelsmann and Holtzbrinck are teaming up to create an online direct to consumer e-book distribution platform focused on German-language […]

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Bertelsmann Exits Portugal

By Siobhan O’Leary Bertelsmann’s Direct Group is exiting the Portuguese market and has sold club business Circulo de Leitores, along with the 54 branches of […]

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Bertelsmann’s 09 Net Loss: First in Three Decades

By Siobhan O’Leary For the first time in three decades, Bertelsmann has posted a net loss — this according to the 2009 fiscal year results […]

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