The parent of Simon & Schuster closes the door on an appeal, ending the Bertelsmann/PRH attempt to acquire Simon & Schuster.
In ‘my first statement’ on the ruling blocking the PRH-S&S merger, Markus Dohle says the court order is ‘a very unfortunate part of the political agenda.’
In the United States, Judge Pan rules against the merger of trade book publishers Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster.
Almost 50 years old, DK has had its best year in 2021 and its best half-year in 2022. We talk with co-CEOs Rebecca Smart and Paul Kelly.
The 12th Sharjah Publishers Conference will feature a conversation between PRH worldwide CEO Markus Dohle and IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi.
‘We will always champion the free flow of ideas and the written word,’ Markus Dohle tells his worldwide staff in his earnings memo.
The United States’ Department of Justice is suing to block the Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster merger deal struck in late 2020.
‘Globally, people turned to books’ in 2020, Markus Dohle says, and Penguin Random House parent Bertelsmann reports on a strong year.
Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann will acquire Simon & Schuster. If the sale is approved by regulators, the Big Five will become the the Big Four.
The chatter is getting louder around the Simon & Schuster sale story, with News Corp arriving as another name associated with the process.