24 October 2013
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc today announces six month results for the period ended 31 August 2013.
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* Highlighted items comprise amortisation of intangible assets, acquisition related costs, relocation costs and, in the prior year, Bloomsbury India set up costs.
Commenting on the results, Nigel Newton, Chief Executive, said:
"The Group has made a good start to the year. In line with the Company's growth strategy, Bloomsbury has made significant progress in developing the Academic & Professional division, most notably with the acquisition of Hart Publishing. Our Adult division enjoyed a very good interim result, reflecting an impressive new book programme including And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini and The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon, as well as a flourishing cookery list.
We start the second half with a strong programme including MasterChef: The Finalists and The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert."
For further information, please contact:
|Daniel de Belder/Guy Scarborough, Pelham Bell Pottinger||+44 (0) 20 7861 3232|
|Nigel Newton, Chief Executive, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc||+44 (0) 20 7494 6015|
Note: Adjusted results in the following statement exclude highlighted items.
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