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announced 4/28/2005 via PR Newswire

Scholastic Children's Book Publishing, will acquire Chicken House Publishing Ltd.

synopsis: Scholastic Inc., the global children's publishing and media company, announced today that it is acquiring UK-based Chicken House Publishing Ltd., whose founder Barry Cunningham's list includes the current bestseller Dragon Rider with 900,000 books in print in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer parent:Scholastic Inc.
buyer: Scholastic Children's Book Publishing
Scholastic is the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and is the largest operator of school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs in the United States.
target: Chicken House Publishing Ltd.
Chicken House Publishing Ltd. is a plucky independent children’s book publishing company with an enthusiasm for developing new writers, artists and ideas. Our books have found world-wide popularity with children, parents, teachers and librarians everywhere.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/5/2007 via Company Press Release

International Greetings plc, acquired Pinwheel Limited

synopsis: International Greetings PLC has acquired the business and assets of Pinwheel Ltd. Pinwheel was acquired from the administrators by the Group’s subsidiary, Alligator Books Limited, for an initial consideration of £417,000 and a maximum total consideration of up to £460,000.
buyer: International Greetings plc
International Greetings PLC is a leading designer and manufacturer of private label wrapping paper, greetings products and film and television character based licensed stationery. It produces gift wrapping paper, accessories, Christmas crackers, greetings cards and other stationery products.
target: Pinwheel Limited
Pinwheel Ltd owns the book publishing rights for the Pinwheel, Andromeda and Gullane Children’s Book brands, which sell into the UK and US markets.
price ($mm)
$0.62
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closed 3/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

Octopus Publishing Group, acquired Wise Walrus

synopsis: Hachette Group company Octopus Publishing has acquired children's non-fiction publisher Ticktock, which produces books for the international co-edition market and has around 700 titles in print, under the imprint Wise Walrus.
buyer parent:Lagardère SCA
buyer: Octopus Publishing Group
Octopus Publishing Group is a leading publisher of illustrated books. Octopus is comprised of nine imprints, and as a group have extensive experience of working with high profile authors, trusted partners and associations to produce exciting, market leading books.
target: Wise Walrus
Ticktock Entertainment Ltd. one of the few independent publishers of children’s books in the UK. Ticktock offers a range of titles under the imprint, Wise Walrus.
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closed 2/15/2012 via Publishers Weekly

Wicks Group of Companies, acquired Bendon Publishing

synopsis: New York private equity firm The Wicks Group has purchased a majority share in Bendon Publishing, a leading purveyor of coloring, activity, and other mass market book formats. The deal marks the end of Kappa Investment Group’s 40% position in Bendon, held since 2007.
buyer: Wicks Group of Companies
The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C. is a New York-based private equity firm that invests in middle-market companies operating in selected segments of the information, education, and media industries.
target: Bendon Publishing
Bendon Publishing International Inc. was founded in 2001. Since its inception, Bendon has become one of the fastest growing children’s book publishers in the nation. Bendon has maintained early success in part to our simple philosophy of listening to the customer and providing them what they want.
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closed 11/9/2011 via PR Newswire

RLJ Equity Partners, acquired Media Source, Inc.

synopsis: RLJ Equity Partners has acquired Media Source, Inc., the parent company of three businesses that promote and sell children's books and a variety of services and products geared toward the library industry, including book collection development, magazine subscriptions, book reviews, websites, webinars, and conferences.
buyer parent:The RLJ Companies
buyer: RLJ Equity Partners
RLJ Equity Partners is a middle-market private equity firm focused on generating long-term capital appreciation by investing in profitable and growing businesses led by strong management teams.
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Media Source, Inc.
Media Source, Inc. is a publisher and distributor of content about children's books. Media Source, with headquarters just outside Columbus, Ohio, is the parent company of Junior Library Guild, The Horn Book Inc., School Library Journal, Library Journal, and Library Hotline.
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closed 1/22/2007 via BNC Analysis

Entertainment Rights plc, acquired Where's Wally

synopsis: Entertainment Rights Plc ("ER") the UK's leading global media group specialising in the ownership of children's and family programming, characters and brands announces today the acquisition of worldwide publishing phenomenon, Where's Wally?
buyer: Entertainment Rights plc
Entertainment Rights Plc is one of the UK's leading specialist media companies. Together with its US-based wholly owned subsidiary Classic Media Holdings, Inc., the Group is a leading global force in children's and family content.
target: Where's Wally
First published in 1987, Where's Wally? is one of the most recognisable children's characters in the world. Where's Wally? has strong heritage around the world and is most popular in key territories including Europe, Japan and the US where he is known as Where's Waldo?
price ($mm)
$4.94
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closed 6/27/2007 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Make it About Me!

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc. a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, today announced the acquisition of Make it About Me!, a publishing company that produces customized children’s books including My Adventure on Sesame Street and My Amazing Alphabet Adventures.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc.(SFLY:$700.50)
Shutterfly, Inc. provides Internet-based social expression and personal publishing services that enable consumers to share, print, and preserve photos. The company offers products and services for consumers to upload, edit, organize, find, share, create, print, and preserve their digital photos.
target: Make it About Me!
Make it About Me! is a publishing company that produces customized children’s books including My Adventure on Sesame Street and My Amazing Alphabet Adventures. These new adventure books enable children to “star” in their own stories by integrating the child’s picture into the book’s illustrations.
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closed 2/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Bonnier AB, acquired Bloomsbury Verlag GmbH

synopsis: Bloomsbury Publishing, a leading independent publishing house, announced the sale of its German subsidiary Bloomsbury Verlag GmbH to a subsidiary of Bonnier AB and a strategic publishing partnership in Germany with Piper Verlag, a company in the Bonnier AB Group.
buyer: Bonnier AB
Bonnier AB, a multi-channel media company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in publishing, broadcasting, business press, and entertainment businesses. It publishes fiction and children's books, business newspapers, daily news papers, evening and morning papers, and news magazines.
target parent: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
target: Bloomsbury Verlag GmbH
Bloomsbury Verlag GmbH is a consumer book publisher. The company is based in Berlin, Germany.
price ($mm)
$5.84
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announced 12/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

Graficar, will acquire Znanje D.D.

synopsis: Croatian privately-held concern Agrokor said it has agreed to sell its stake in local publishing company, Znanje, to Graficar, a Croatian printing company.
buyer: Graficar
Graficar, based in Ludbreg, Croatia, is a printing company.
target parent: Agrokor d.d.
target: Znanje D.D.
Based in Croatia, Znanje D.D. publishes and sells books.
price ($mm)
$12*
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announced 8/29/2008 via Yahoo, Inc.

Sandvik AS, will purchase direct-to-home continuities business from Scholastic Inc.

synopsis: Scholastic Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement with Sandvik AS to purchase its U.S. direct-to-home continuities business.
buyer: Sandvik AS
Sandvik AS is a Norway-based, family-owned company whose primary line of business is operating consumer-direct, age-appropriate children’s book clubs, using email and the Internet to reach their target audience of parents with children up to age seven.
seller: Scholastic Inc.(SCHL:$2,148.80)
Scholastic is a global children’s publishing and media company in both education and entertainment. Scholastic’s 78 year reputation for quality, learning and fun is based on a long-term relationship with teachers, parents and children, and its unique ability to understand what kids want and need.
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closed 4/10/2007 via BusinessWire

Bertelsmann AG, purchased 50% Stake in Bookspan Partnership from Time Inc.

synopsis: DirectGroup Bertelsmann, the global direct-to-consumer division of Bertelsmann AG, has purchased from Time Inc. its 50 percent share of Bookspan, which was established in 2000 as a partnership between the two companies. Bookspan owns and operates 40 book clubs in the United States.
buyer: Bertelsmann AG
Bertelsmann produces, serves and markets media. Our content is contributed by RTL Group, Random House, Gruner + Jahr, and BMG, the umbrella of Sony BMG Music Entertainment and BMG Music Publishing. Also media companies Arvato and Direct Group.
seller parent: Time Warner, Inc.
seller: Time Inc.
Time Inc. is one of the largest content companies in the world. With a portfolio of 22 U.S. magazines and 26 U.S. Web sites, including some of the world's most popular, powerful and trusted brands, it is the largest magazine publisher in the U.S., and a leading publisher in the U.K. and Mexico.
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closed 1/3/2007 via

Profile Books Ltd., acquired Serpent's Tail

synopsis: Pete Ayrton, publisher of Serpent’s Tail, and Andrew Franklin, publisher of Profile Books, today announced that they are to join forces with the acquisition by Profile Books Ltd of Serpent’s Tail. This brings together two of the most distinctive, highly regarded and fiercely independent small publishers in London.
buyer: Profile Books Ltd.
Profile was founded in 1996 to publish stimulating non-fiction. We publish across a wide range of subjects including history, biography, memoir, politics, current affairs, travel and popular science. We also publish all The Economist Books and have done so since we started.
target: Serpent's Tail
Serpent’s Tail is a renowned British independent book publisher of international fiction and non-fiction, owned by Profile Books Ltd. Now twenty years old, Serpent's Tail was founded with a commitment to publishing voices neglected by the mainstream. Serpent’s Tail has a reputation for successfully
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closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

Zondervan Publishing House, acquired The Beginner's Bible

synopsis: The Beginner's Bible®, which has dominated the top 10 bestsellers list in the Christian industry for 20 years, has been acquired from Mission City Press by leading Christian children's publisher Zonderkidz, a division of Zondervan. The Beginner's Bible shares the life and fun of Bible stories in an engaging, entertaining and educational way.
buyer parent:News Corporation
buyer: Zondervan Publishing House
Zondervan is the world's leading Bible publisher and a leading publisher of Christian books. Zondervan offers bestselling study, devotional, reference, text, audio, software and digital Bibles designed to inspire readers at every age and each stage of life.
target parent: Mission City Press, Inc.
target: The Beginner's Bible
Designed specifically for children six years and younger, The Beginner's Bible shares the life and fun of Bible stories in an engaging, entertaining and educational way. Its simple retelling of favorite Bible stories and unique style of artwork made it an instant bestseller.
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closed 10/21/2009 via PR Newswire

Nickelodeon, purchased Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from Mirage Studios

synopsis: Furthering its mission to provide premium content to its audiences, Nickelodeon--part of MTV Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. has acquired the global rights to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from The Mirage Group and 4Kids Entertainment, Inc.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, magazines and feature films.
seller: Mirage Studios
The Mirage Group is a group of companies, including Mirage Studios, Inc., located in Northampton, Massachusetts, that owned and managed the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles property from its creation in 1984 through 2009.
price ($mm)
$64
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closed 4/1/2009 via BusinessWire

Boomerang Media, LLC, acquired Entertainment Rights plc

synopsis: GTCR, one of America’s leading private equity firms, and Boomerang Media, LLC, announced the acquisition of the principal U.K. and U.S. trading subsidiaries of Entertainment Rights, a prominent global media company with an extensive portfolio encompassing some of the world’s most popular entertainment franchises.
buyer parent:GTCR Golder Rauner
buyer: Boomerang Media, LLC
Based in New York, Boomerang Media is a company focused on the ownership and exploitation of entertainment copyrights and related intellectual property across all media.
target: Entertainment Rights plc
Entertainment Rights Plc is one of the UK's leading specialist media companies. Together with its US-based wholly owned subsidiary Classic Media Holdings, Inc., the Group is a leading global force in children's and family content.
price ($mm)
$108
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closed 3/10/2006 via Company Press Release

Panini UK Ltd., purchased Mizz Magazine from IPC Magazines Limited

synopsis: As of Friday 10th March 2006 Mizz will be published by Panini UK. A leading lifestyle magazine for 10-14 year old girls, Mizz will continue to be published on a fortnightly basis. Panini's Mizz team are in place and will maintain Mizz Magazine as the must have magazine of its genre.
buyer: Panini UK Ltd.
The Panini Group, is the world leader in the collectable sticker and trading card market, is the fourth largest publisher in Europe of juvenile titles, and is currently developing a series of initiatives in the multimedia sector, both on and off-line, under the trademark Panini Interactive.
seller parent: Time Warner, Inc.
seller: IPC Magazines Limited
IPC Media is the UK's leading consumer magazine publisher, with an unrivalled portfolio of brands, selling over 350 million copies each year. Our magazines reach over 70% of UK women and 50% of UK men — that's over 28 million UK adults.
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announced 3/25/2014 via Wall Street Journal

Hodder & Stoughton General Publishing, will acquire Quercus

synopsis: Hodder, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hachette UK has made an offer to acquire Quercus. Quercus specializes in commercial fiction, non-fiction and children’s publishing in digital and print formats and incorporates the prestigious MacLehose Press, Jo Fletcher Books and Heron Books imprints.
buyer parent:Lagardère SCA
buyer: Hodder & Stoughton General Publishing
Hodder & Stoughton is a major publisher. They publish a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles and are renowned for passion, quality and delivering bestselling commercial books in many different formats.
target: Quercus
Quercus specializes in commercial fiction, non-fiction and children’s publishing in digital and print formats and incorporates the prestigious MacLehose Press, Jo Fletcher Books and Heron Books imprints.
price($mm)[EV]
$20 [$20]
rev ($mm)
$33
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 9/18/2013 via Publishers Weekly

Start Publishing, acquired Salvo Press

synopsis: Start Publishing, the publishing division of Start Media, has purchased Salvo Press, an independent house specializing in science fiction, fantasy and horror.
buyer parent:Start Media, LLC
buyer: Start Publishing
Start Publishing, LLC is a New York based publishing company that specializes in the publishing and marketing of eBooks. They have amassed roughly 1300 titles in the Start Publishing catalogue.
target: Salvo Press
Salvo Press was founded in 1998 by Scott Schmit, the pen name of thriller author Trevor Scott, author of the popular Jake Adams International Espionage thriller series. Salvo Press currently has about 57 titles.
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closed 4/4/2013 via BusinessWire

HarperCollins Canada Ltd, purchased Non-Fiction Backlist Titles from John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.

synopsis: HarperCollins Canada announced that it has acquired a select number of Wiley Canada’s non-fiction backlist titles. Wiley is a global provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice.
buyer parent:News Corporation
buyer: HarperCollins Canada Ltd
HarperCollinsCanada imprints include HarperCollins Publishers, Harper Perennial, Collins, HarperTrophyCanada HarperWeekend & Patrick Crean Editions. These imprints publish writers from Canada & around the world. HarperCollinsCanada publishes fiction, non-fiction, reference & childrens' books.
seller parent: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
seller: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.
The titles being purchased from global publisher Wiley Canada are such Canadian classics as the bestselling Mother of All series by Ann Douglas, Ken Dryden’s The Game, and one of Sports Illustrated’s best sports books, Hockey Dad, by Bob McKenzie, and several cookbooks by Anne Lindsay.
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announced 12/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dods (Group) PLC, will acquire Biteback Media

synopsis: Dods Group has agreed to purchase Biteback Media. The B2B political information and communication firm will pay £795,000 in cash for Biteback, which publishes monthly magazine Total Politics. Total Politics is a British political magazine described as a "a lifestyle magazine for the political community".
buyer: Dods (Group) PLC(GB:DODS.GB:$24.80)
Dods (Group) PLC is a political information, publishing, events and communications business operating. Dods specializes in services designed for organizations wishing to understand and engage with Parliament, the Civil Service, the wider public sector and the public affairs community.
target parent: Michael Ashcroft
target: Biteback Media
Biteback Media is Britain’s leading publisher of political and current affairs titles. It also publishes espionage, general non fiction, sport and some classic political fiction. Biteback Media publishes monthly magazine Total Politics.
price ($mm)
$1.28
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 4/28/2005 via PR Newswire

Scholastic Children's Book Publishing, will acquire Chicken House Publishing Ltd.

synopsis: Scholastic Inc., the global children's publishing and media company, announced today that it is acquiring UK-based Chicken House Publishing Ltd., whose founder Barry Cunningham's list includes the current bestseller Dragon Rider with 900,000 books in print in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer parent:Scholastic Inc.
buyer: Scholastic Children's Book Publishing
Scholastic is the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and is the largest operator of school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs in the United States.
target: Chicken House Publishing Ltd.
Chicken House Publishing Ltd. is a plucky independent children’s book publishing company with an enthusiasm for developing new writers, artists and ideas. Our books have found world-wide popularity with children, parents, teachers and librarians everywhere.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 4/28/2005 via PR Newswire

Scholastic Children's Book Publishing, will acquire Chicken House Publishing Ltd.

synopsis: Scholastic Inc., the global children's publishing and media company, announced today that it is acquiring UK-based Chicken House Publishing Ltd., whose founder Barry Cunningham's list includes the current bestseller Dragon Rider with 900,000 books in print in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer parent:Scholastic Inc.
buyer: Scholastic Children's Book Publishing
Scholastic is the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and is the largest operator of school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs in the United States.
target: Chicken House Publishing Ltd.
Chicken House Publishing Ltd. is a plucky independent children’s book publishing company with an enthusiasm for developing new writers, artists and ideas. Our books have found world-wide popularity with children, parents, teachers and librarians everywhere.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/28/2005 via PR Newswire

Scholastic Children's Book Publishing, will acquire Chicken House Publishing Ltd.

synopsis: Scholastic Inc., the global children's publishing and media company, announced today that it is acquiring UK-based Chicken House Publishing Ltd., whose founder Barry Cunningham's list includes the current bestseller Dragon Rider with 900,000 books in print in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer parent:Scholastic Inc.
buyer: Scholastic Children's Book Publishing
Scholastic is the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and is the largest operator of school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs in the United States.
target: Chicken House Publishing Ltd.
Chicken House Publishing Ltd. is a plucky independent children’s book publishing company with an enthusiasm for developing new writers, artists and ideas. Our books have found world-wide popularity with children, parents, teachers and librarians everywhere.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2007 via Company Press Release

International Greetings plc, acquired Pinwheel Limited

synopsis: International Greetings PLC has acquired the business and assets of Pinwheel Ltd. Pinwheel was acquired from the administrators by the Group’s subsidiary, Alligator Books Limited, for an initial consideration of £417,000 and a maximum total consideration of up to £460,000.
buyer: International Greetings plc
International Greetings PLC is a leading designer and manufacturer of private label wrapping paper, greetings products and film and television character based licensed stationery. It produces gift wrapping paper, accessories, Christmas crackers, greetings cards and other stationery products.
target: Pinwheel Limited
Pinwheel Ltd owns the book publishing rights for the Pinwheel, Andromeda and Gullane Children’s Book brands, which sell into the UK and US markets.
price ($mm)
$0.62
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

Octopus Publishing Group, acquired Wise Walrus

synopsis: Hachette Group company Octopus Publishing has acquired children's non-fiction publisher Ticktock, which produces books for the international co-edition market and has around 700 titles in print, under the imprint Wise Walrus.
buyer parent:Lagardère SCA
buyer: Octopus Publishing Group
Octopus Publishing Group is a leading publisher of illustrated books. Octopus is comprised of nine imprints, and as a group have extensive experience of working with high profile authors, trusted partners and associations to produce exciting, market leading books.
target: Wise Walrus
Ticktock Entertainment Ltd. one of the few independent publishers of children’s books in the UK. Ticktock offers a range of titles under the imprint, Wise Walrus.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/15/2012 via Publishers Weekly

Wicks Group of Companies, acquired Bendon Publishing

synopsis: New York private equity firm The Wicks Group has purchased a majority share in Bendon Publishing, a leading purveyor of coloring, activity, and other mass market book formats. The deal marks the end of Kappa Investment Group’s 40% position in Bendon, held since 2007.
buyer: Wicks Group of Companies
The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C. is a New York-based private equity firm that invests in middle-market companies operating in selected segments of the information, education, and media industries.
target: Bendon Publishing
Bendon Publishing International Inc. was founded in 2001. Since its inception, Bendon has become one of the fastest growing children’s book publishers in the nation. Bendon has maintained early success in part to our simple philosophy of listening to the customer and providing them what they want.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/9/2011 via PR Newswire

RLJ Equity Partners, acquired Media Source, Inc.

synopsis: RLJ Equity Partners has acquired Media Source, Inc., the parent company of three businesses that promote and sell children's books and a variety of services and products geared toward the library industry, including book collection development, magazine subscriptions, book reviews, websites, webinars, and conferences.
buyer parent:The RLJ Companies
buyer: RLJ Equity Partners
RLJ Equity Partners is a middle-market private equity firm focused on generating long-term capital appreciation by investing in profitable and growing businesses led by strong management teams.
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Media Source, Inc.
Media Source, Inc. is a publisher and distributor of content about children's books. Media Source, with headquarters just outside Columbus, Ohio, is the parent company of Junior Library Guild, The Horn Book Inc., School Library Journal, Library Journal, and Library Hotline.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/22/2007 via BNC Analysis

Entertainment Rights plc, acquired Where's Wally

synopsis: Entertainment Rights Plc ("ER") the UK's leading global media group specialising in the ownership of children's and family programming, characters and brands announces today the acquisition of worldwide publishing phenomenon, Where's Wally?
buyer: Entertainment Rights plc
Entertainment Rights Plc is one of the UK's leading specialist media companies. Together with its US-based wholly owned subsidiary Classic Media Holdings, Inc., the Group is a leading global force in children's and family content.
target: Where's Wally
First published in 1987, Where's Wally? is one of the most recognisable children's characters in the world. Where's Wally? has strong heritage around the world and is most popular in key territories including Europe, Japan and the US where he is known as Where's Waldo?
price ($mm)
$4.94
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closed 6/27/2007 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Make it About Me!

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc. a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, today announced the acquisition of Make it About Me!, a publishing company that produces customized children’s books including My Adventure on Sesame Street and My Amazing Alphabet Adventures.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc.(SFLY:$700.50)
Shutterfly, Inc. provides Internet-based social expression and personal publishing services that enable consumers to share, print, and preserve photos. The company offers products and services for consumers to upload, edit, organize, find, share, create, print, and preserve their digital photos.
target: Make it About Me!
Make it About Me! is a publishing company that produces customized children’s books including My Adventure on Sesame Street and My Amazing Alphabet Adventures. These new adventure books enable children to “star” in their own stories by integrating the child’s picture into the book’s illustrations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 2/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Bonnier AB, acquired Bloomsbury Verlag GmbH

synopsis: Bloomsbury Publishing, a leading independent publishing house, announced the sale of its German subsidiary Bloomsbury Verlag GmbH to a subsidiary of Bonnier AB and a strategic publishing partnership in Germany with Piper Verlag, a company in the Bonnier AB Group.
buyer: Bonnier AB
Bonnier AB, a multi-channel media company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in publishing, broadcasting, business press, and entertainment businesses. It publishes fiction and children's books, business newspapers, daily news papers, evening and morning papers, and news magazines.
target parent: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
target: Bloomsbury Verlag GmbH
Bloomsbury Verlag GmbH is a consumer book publisher. The company is based in Berlin, Germany.
price ($mm)
$5.84
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announced 12/21/2011 via BNC Analysis

Graficar, will acquire Znanje D.D.

synopsis: Croatian privately-held concern Agrokor said it has agreed to sell its stake in local publishing company, Znanje, to Graficar, a Croatian printing company.
buyer: Graficar
Graficar, based in Ludbreg, Croatia, is a printing company.
target parent: Agrokor d.d.
target: Znanje D.D.
Based in Croatia, Znanje D.D. publishes and sells books.
price ($mm)
$12*
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announced 8/29/2008 via Yahoo, Inc.

Sandvik AS, will purchase direct-to-home continuities business from Scholastic Inc.

synopsis: Scholastic Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement with Sandvik AS to purchase its U.S. direct-to-home continuities business.
buyer: Sandvik AS
Sandvik AS is a Norway-based, family-owned company whose primary line of business is operating consumer-direct, age-appropriate children’s book clubs, using email and the Internet to reach their target audience of parents with children up to age seven.
seller: Scholastic Inc.(SCHL:$2,148.80)
Scholastic is a global children’s publishing and media company in both education and entertainment. Scholastic’s 78 year reputation for quality, learning and fun is based on a long-term relationship with teachers, parents and children, and its unique ability to understand what kids want and need.
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closed 4/10/2007 via BusinessWire

Bertelsmann AG, purchased 50% Stake in Bookspan Partnership from Time Inc.

synopsis: DirectGroup Bertelsmann, the global direct-to-consumer division of Bertelsmann AG, has purchased from Time Inc. its 50 percent share of Bookspan, which was established in 2000 as a partnership between the two companies. Bookspan owns and operates 40 book clubs in the United States.
buyer: Bertelsmann AG
Bertelsmann produces, serves and markets media. Our content is contributed by RTL Group, Random House, Gruner + Jahr, and BMG, the umbrella of Sony BMG Music Entertainment and BMG Music Publishing. Also media companies Arvato and Direct Group.
seller parent: Time Warner, Inc.
seller: Time Inc.
Time Inc. is one of the largest content companies in the world. With a portfolio of 22 U.S. magazines and 26 U.S. Web sites, including some of the world's most popular, powerful and trusted brands, it is the largest magazine publisher in the U.S., and a leading publisher in the U.K. and Mexico.
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closed 1/3/2007 via

Profile Books Ltd., acquired Serpent's Tail

synopsis: Pete Ayrton, publisher of Serpent’s Tail, and Andrew Franklin, publisher of Profile Books, today announced that they are to join forces with the acquisition by Profile Books Ltd of Serpent’s Tail. This brings together two of the most distinctive, highly regarded and fiercely independent small publishers in London.
buyer: Profile Books Ltd.
Profile was founded in 1996 to publish stimulating non-fiction. We publish across a wide range of subjects including history, biography, memoir, politics, current affairs, travel and popular science. We also publish all The Economist Books and have done so since we started.
target: Serpent's Tail
Serpent’s Tail is a renowned British independent book publisher of international fiction and non-fiction, owned by Profile Books Ltd. Now twenty years old, Serpent's Tail was founded with a commitment to publishing voices neglected by the mainstream. Serpent’s Tail has a reputation for successfully
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closed 7/11/2011 via PR Newswire

Zondervan Publishing House, acquired The Beginner's Bible

synopsis: The Beginner's Bible®, which has dominated the top 10 bestsellers list in the Christian industry for 20 years, has been acquired from Mission City Press by leading Christian children's publisher Zonderkidz, a division of Zondervan. The Beginner's Bible shares the life and fun of Bible stories in an engaging, entertaining and educational way.
buyer parent:News Corporation
buyer: Zondervan Publishing House
Zondervan is the world's leading Bible publisher and a leading publisher of Christian books. Zondervan offers bestselling study, devotional, reference, text, audio, software and digital Bibles designed to inspire readers at every age and each stage of life.
target parent: Mission City Press, Inc.
target: The Beginner's Bible
Designed specifically for children six years and younger, The Beginner's Bible shares the life and fun of Bible stories in an engaging, entertaining and educational way. Its simple retelling of favorite Bible stories and unique style of artwork made it an instant bestseller.
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closed 10/21/2009 via PR Newswire

Nickelodeon, purchased Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from Mirage Studios

synopsis: Furthering its mission to provide premium content to its audiences, Nickelodeon--part of MTV Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. has acquired the global rights to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from The Mirage Group and 4Kids Entertainment, Inc.
buyer parent:Viacom Inc.
buyer: Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books, magazines and feature films.
seller: Mirage Studios
The Mirage Group is a group of companies, including Mirage Studios, Inc., located in Northampton, Massachusetts, that owned and managed the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles property from its creation in 1984 through 2009.
price ($mm)
$64
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closed 4/1/2009 via BusinessWire

Boomerang Media, LLC, acquired Entertainment Rights plc

synopsis: GTCR, one of America’s leading private equity firms, and Boomerang Media, LLC, announced the acquisition of the principal U.K. and U.S. trading subsidiaries of Entertainment Rights, a prominent global media company with an extensive portfolio encompassing some of the world’s most popular entertainment franchises.
buyer parent:GTCR Golder Rauner
buyer: Boomerang Media, LLC
Based in New York, Boomerang Media is a company focused on the ownership and exploitation of entertainment copyrights and related intellectual property across all media.
target: Entertainment Rights plc
Entertainment Rights Plc is one of the UK's leading specialist media companies. Together with its US-based wholly owned subsidiary Classic Media Holdings, Inc., the Group is a leading global force in children's and family content.
price ($mm)
$108
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closed 3/10/2006 via Company Press Release

Panini UK Ltd., purchased Mizz Magazine from IPC Magazines Limited

synopsis: As of Friday 10th March 2006 Mizz will be published by Panini UK. A leading lifestyle magazine for 10-14 year old girls, Mizz will continue to be published on a fortnightly basis. Panini's Mizz team are in place and will maintain Mizz Magazine as the must have magazine of its genre.
buyer: Panini UK Ltd.
The Panini Group, is the world leader in the collectable sticker and trading card market, is the fourth largest publisher in Europe of juvenile titles, and is currently developing a series of initiatives in the multimedia sector, both on and off-line, under the trademark Panini Interactive.
seller parent: Time Warner, Inc.
seller: IPC Magazines Limited
IPC Media is the UK's leading consumer magazine publisher, with an unrivalled portfolio of brands, selling over 350 million copies each year. Our magazines reach over 70% of UK women and 50% of UK men — that's over 28 million UK adults.
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announced 3/25/2014 via Wall Street Journal

Hodder & Stoughton General Publishing, will acquire Quercus

synopsis: Hodder, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hachette UK has made an offer to acquire Quercus. Quercus specializes in commercial fiction, non-fiction and children’s publishing in digital and print formats and incorporates the prestigious MacLehose Press, Jo Fletcher Books and Heron Books imprints.
buyer parent:Lagardère SCA
buyer: Hodder & Stoughton General Publishing
Hodder & Stoughton is a major publisher. They publish a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles and are renowned for passion, quality and delivering bestselling commercial books in many different formats.
target: Quercus
Quercus specializes in commercial fiction, non-fiction and children’s publishing in digital and print formats and incorporates the prestigious MacLehose Press, Jo Fletcher Books and Heron Books imprints.
price($mm)[EV]
$20 [$20]
rev ($mm)
$33
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 9/18/2013 via Publishers Weekly

Start Publishing, acquired Salvo Press

synopsis: Start Publishing, the publishing division of Start Media, has purchased Salvo Press, an independent house specializing in science fiction, fantasy and horror.
buyer parent:Start Media, LLC
buyer: Start Publishing
Start Publishing, LLC is a New York based publishing company that specializes in the publishing and marketing of eBooks. They have amassed roughly 1300 titles in the Start Publishing catalogue.
target: Salvo Press
Salvo Press was founded in 1998 by Scott Schmit, the pen name of thriller author Trevor Scott, author of the popular Jake Adams International Espionage thriller series. Salvo Press currently has about 57 titles.
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closed 4/4/2013 via BusinessWire

HarperCollins Canada Ltd, purchased Non-Fiction Backlist Titles from John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.

synopsis: HarperCollins Canada announced that it has acquired a select number of Wiley Canada’s non-fiction backlist titles. Wiley is a global provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice.
buyer parent:News Corporation
buyer: HarperCollins Canada Ltd
HarperCollinsCanada imprints include HarperCollins Publishers, Harper Perennial, Collins, HarperTrophyCanada HarperWeekend & Patrick Crean Editions. These imprints publish writers from Canada & around the world. HarperCollinsCanada publishes fiction, non-fiction, reference & childrens' books.
seller parent: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
seller: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.
The titles being purchased from global publisher Wiley Canada are such Canadian classics as the bestselling Mother of All series by Ann Douglas, Ken Dryden’s The Game, and one of Sports Illustrated’s best sports books, Hockey Dad, by Bob McKenzie, and several cookbooks by Anne Lindsay.
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announced 12/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dods (Group) PLC, will acquire Biteback Media

synopsis: Dods Group has agreed to purchase Biteback Media. The B2B political information and communication firm will pay £795,000 in cash for Biteback, which publishes monthly magazine Total Politics. Total Politics is a British political magazine described as a "a lifestyle magazine for the political community".
buyer: Dods (Group) PLC(GB:DODS.GB:$24.80)
Dods (Group) PLC is a political information, publishing, events and communications business operating. Dods specializes in services designed for organizations wishing to understand and engage with Parliament, the Civil Service, the wider public sector and the public affairs community.
target parent: Michael Ashcroft
target: Biteback Media
Biteback Media is Britain’s leading publisher of political and current affairs titles. It also publishes espionage, general non fiction, sport and some classic political fiction. Biteback Media publishes monthly magazine Total Politics.
price ($mm)
$1.28
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
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