Bertoli Mitchell advises the shareholders of I.B.Tauris in sale to Bloomsbury Publishing

London, UK (May 2018)

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Bertoli Mitchell is pleased to announce that it advised the shareholders of I.B.Tauris & Co. Limited in sale to Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

I.B.Tauris has world-renowned lists in Politics and International Relations, with particular emphasis on the Middle East and the Islamic World, and holds distinguished positions in other disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Iradj Bagherzade, Founder and Chairman of I.B.Tauris, commented: “There’s a genuine fit between the Bloomsbury and I.B.Tauris programmes, and a match in publishing cultures.  Bertoli Mitchell’s expertise, drive and patience have been invaluable in achieving this successful outcome.”

Natalina Bertoli, Managing Partner of Bertoli Mitchell, commented: “We have long admired I.B.Tauris as one of the beacons of independent scholarly publishing, and we are delighted to have helped them find such a good partner in Bloomsbury.”

Bertoli Mitchell has concluded 75 transactions in the academic and trade publishing sectors.  I.B.Tauris is the seventh sale to Bloomsbury, including Hart Publishing, Absolute Press and Berg Publishers.