The parent of Simon & Schuster closes the door on an appeal, ending the Bertelsmann/PRH attempt to acquire Simon & Schuster.
Court Blocks PRH-Simon & Schuster Acquisition
In the United States, Judge Pan rules against the merger of trade book publishers Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster.
The PRH-S&S Acquisition Case Goes to Court in the States
The United States’ Department of Justice is suing to block the Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster merger deal struck in late 2020.
At Simon & Schuster, Jonathan Karp Announces Dana Canedy’s Departure
The publisher of the Simon & Schuster imprint, Dana Canedy, is leaving to write her memoir’s sequel, which S&S is to publish in 2024.
Simon & Schuster’s Jonathan Karp: ‘A Country Divided’
Hoping to see more common ground discovered in a polarized age, S&S’ president and CEO Jonathan Karp offers two titles free.
German Publishers’ ‘Freedom of Expression Week’ Is Underway
International citizens are signing the new Charter for the Freedom of Expression created by the German publishers’ association.
Simon & Schuster and Political Books: Mattingly and Mike Pence
Again, Simon & Schuster’s zeal for expanding its strong political books list in nonfiction finds the Big Five house under fire.
Germany’s Bertelsmann To Buy Simon & Schuster for US$2.175 Billion
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.
New Insights Emerge Into Bidders for Simon & Schuster
The chatter is getting louder around the Simon & Schuster sale story, with News Corp arriving as another name associated with the process.
Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins Announce Diversity Roles
Two Big Five US publishing houses independently announce new directorial appointments focused on workplace diversity and inclusion.
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