01 June 2021
On 23 April 2021, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LSE: BMY), the leading independent publisher, announced that it has signed a sale and purchase agreement for the acquisition of certain assets of Red Globe Press (“RGP”), the academic imprint, from Macmillan Education Limited, a part of Springer Nature Group.
Bloomsbury today announces that pursuant to the terms of the sale and purchase agreement with Macmillan Education Limited, completion has taken place.
The consideration was £3.7 million, of which £1.8 million has been satisfied in cash at completion and up to £1.9 million will be paid post-completion, subject to assignment of certain contracts.
For further information, please contact:
|Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
|Nigel Newton, Chief Executive||[email protected]|
|Penny Scott-Bayfield, Group Finance Director||[email protected]|
|Hudson Sandler||+44 (0) 20 7796 4133|
|Dan de Belder / Rebekah Chapman||[email protected]|
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