Mudita Venture Partners has made an unspecified investment in the hybrid publisher Amplify Publishing Group. Launched in 2003, Amplify publishes about 300 titles annually.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Effective immediately, Rowman & Littlefield will produce, distribute, sell, and market books from Brookings Institute Press, while Brookings will continue to oversee acquisitions and editorial review of BIP's titles.
Through the deal, the U.K.-based literary and talent agency Curtis Brown, which reps such authors as Nigella Lawson and Jojo Moyes and such estates as those of Ian Fleming and A.A. Milne, will continue to operate under its existing structure and management team.
The University of Georgia Press has acquired NewSouth Books, the independent trade publisher based in Montgomery, Ala.