Hoping ‘it helps Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial increase its presence in the Catalan-language market,’ the company buys the 34-year-old La Campana.
The list of more than 2,000 nonfiction titles from F+W Media now is part of Penguin Publishing Group, as MIT Press touts jumps in 2018 impact factors.
The international bookstore chain adds seven stores run directly by Kinokuniya after the company merges with its US gift and stationery subsidiary chain.
A list of successful bidders on F+W Media community properties goes to bankruptcy court for approval in a hearing. Highest bid: $2.9 million for crafts.
Penguin Random House is acquiring the book publishing assets of F+W Media, which include the Writer’s Digest catalog. Communities to be auctioned separately June 13.
Elliott will pay some US$476 million for Barnes & Noble, having last year bought the UK’s main chain Waterstones. James Daunt is to run both companies.
Stressing that Sourcebooks will retain its independence, Penguin Random House’s 45-percent stake in the American publisher may mean new international reach.
One of Spain’s most prominent independent houses, Ediciones Salamandra brings some 500 authors to Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial.
China’s Thinkingdom Media Group’s Kane Press has bought Boyds Mills Press with Kane’s Leying Jiang to head the company under the name Boyds Mills & Kane.
Anticipating a combined pro forma cash revenue of US$3,157 million, the new entity will take McGraw-Hill’s name, the deal expected to close by early 2020.