Mergers & Acquisitions

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Acquires Ebook and Technology Assets from MeeGenius
August 12, 2015 at 6:03 pm

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt made significant strides in its direct-to-consumer strategy yesterday with the acquisition of ebook and technology assets from the ebook subscription service MeeGenius. MeeGenius offers a library of 700 picture books geared toward young readers up to 8 years old. The acquisition increases HMH's digital content for young readers and establishes a direct…

Press Release: HarperCollins Publishers Announces the Formation of HarperCollins Brasil
August 4, 2015 at 2:03 pm

New York, NY (August 3, 2015) – HarperCollins Publishers, a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV), and joint venture partner Ediouro Group today announced the formation of HarperCollins Brasil, which combines the existing operations of Thomas Nelson Brasil and Harlequin Brasil with Ediouro's commercial trade publishing titles and personnel. HarperCollins Brasil will…

Ingram In Rumored Bid to Buy B&T Retail Arm
December 31, 1969 at 7:00 pm

The Ingram Content Group has made a tentative offer to buy the retail wholesaling operation of Baker & Taylor, and the Federal Trade Commission has launched what it is calling a “very preliminary investigation” of the proposed deal, sources told PW.