Transactions

Here is a snapshot of our transaction track record in the last ten years (transactions in the public domain*). Logos shown = the company/business represented by Bertoli Mitchell in each relevant transaction.

 

 

2017
Greenleaf Publishing and GSE Research sold to Taylor & Francis (a subsidiary of Informa)

Greenleaf Publishing and GSE Research sold to Taylor & Francis (a subsidiary of Informa)

2016
Bertoli Mitchell advises Electric Word in the sale of Speechmark Publishing

Bertoli Mitchell advises Electric Word in the sale of Speechmark Publishing

2016
Six Intersentia Academic Law Journals move to SAGE Publishing

Six Intersentia Academic Law Journals move to SAGE Publishing

2016
Kaplan International Holdings acquisition of Osborne Books

Kaplan International Holdings acquisition of Osborne Books

2015
Taylor & Francis acquisition of Radcliffe Healthcare from Electric Word

Taylor & Francis acquisition of Radcliffe Healthcare from Electric Word

2015
SAGE Publications acquisition of Pion

SAGE Publications acquisition of Pion

2015
Pickering & Chatto (Publishers)  sold to Taylor & Francis

Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) sold to Taylor & Francis

2015
Advance Materials sold to CUP

Advance Materials sold to CUP

2015
Rising Stars sold to Hachette

Rising Stars sold to Hachette

2014
Manchester University Press Engineering Journals sold to SAGE Publications

Manchester University Press Engineering Journals sold to SAGE Publications

2014
London Planner sold to Morris Visitor Publications

London Planner sold to Morris Visitor Publications

2014
Vathek Publishing sold to SAGE Publications

Vathek Publishing sold to SAGE Publications

2014
 British Association of American Studies Publishing Partnership with CUP

British Association of American Studies Publishing Partnership with CUP

2014
Acumen Publishing sold to Taylor & Francis

Acumen Publishing sold to Taylor & Francis

2013
 Collection of Intellect Journals sold to Routledge

Collection of Intellect Journals sold to Routledge

2013
Global Risk Regulator sold to the Financial Times

Global Risk Regulator sold to the Financial Times

2013
Hart Publishing sold to Bloomsbury Publishing

Hart Publishing sold to Bloomsbury Publishing

2013
Green Books sold to UIT Cambridge

Green Books sold to UIT Cambridge

2013
Combined Academic Publishers sold to Management

Combined Academic Publishers sold to Management

2013
Piccadilly Press sold to Bonnier Publishing

Piccadilly Press sold to Bonnier Publishing

2013
ICAEW Learning Materials Publishing Partnership

ICAEW Learning Materials Publishing Partnership

2013
Donhead Publishing sold to Taylor & Francis

Donhead Publishing sold to Taylor & Francis

2013
Greengage Press sold to Taylor & Francis

Greengage Press sold to Taylor & Francis

2012
GSE Research acquires Greenleaf Publishing

GSE Research acquires Greenleaf Publishing

2012
Emerald Language and Linguistics Program sold to Brill

Emerald Language and Linguistics Program sold to Brill

2012
Fulton Publishing sold to Field Gibson Media

Fulton Publishing sold to Field Gibson Media

2012
Medical Council on Alcohol sells 50% stake in its Journal to OUP

Medical Council on Alcohol sells 50% stake in its Journal to OUP

2011
Beech Tree Publishing Journals sold to OUP

Beech Tree Publishing Journals sold to OUP

2011
Finance Yorkshire Equity Fund investment in GSE Research

Finance Yorkshire Equity Fund investment in GSE Research

2011
Absolute Press sold to Bloomsbury Publishing

Absolute Press sold to Bloomsbury Publishing

2011
Learning Matters sold to SAGE Publications

Learning Matters sold to SAGE Publications

2011
ICAEW Publishing Partnership with Progressive Digital Media

ICAEW Publishing Partnership with Progressive Digital Media

2011
Britain Magazine sold to The Chelsea Magazine Company

Britain Magazine sold to The Chelsea Magazine Company

2011
Pier Professional sold to Emerald

Pier Professional sold to Emerald

2011
Earthscan sold to Informa

Earthscan sold to Informa

2010
Radcliffe Publishing sold to Electric Word

Radcliffe Publishing sold to Electric Word

2010
Willan Publishing sold to Informa

Willan Publishing sold to Informa

2010
Hodder Education acquisition of RSM Book Publishing

Hodder Education acquisition of RSM Book Publishing

2010
JV between Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and BPP

JV between Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and BPP

2010
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences sold by LSE to ProQuest

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences sold by LSE to ProQuest

2009
The International History Review sold to Taylor & Francis

The International History Review sold to Taylor & Francis

2009
Marshall Cavendish ELT sold to Cengage

Marshall Cavendish ELT sold to Cengage

2009
Publishing Partnership between VisitBritain and Metropolis International Group

Publishing Partnership between VisitBritain and Metropolis International Group

2009
Publishing Partnership between The Archbishops' Council of the Church of England and Hymns Ancient & Modern

Publishing Partnership between The Archbishops' Council of the Church of England and Hymns Ancient & Modern

2009
JV between VisitBritain and Morris Visitor Publications

JV between VisitBritain and Morris Visitor Publications

2008
Berg Publishers sold to Bloomsbury Publishing

Berg Publishers sold to Bloomsbury Publishing

2008
Publishing Partnership between VisitBritain and The Chelsea Magazine Company

Publishing Partnership between VisitBritain and The Chelsea Magazine Company

2008
Pathfinder sold by The History Press  to Crimson Publishing

Pathfinder sold by The History Press to Crimson Publishing

2008
Publishing Partnership between VisitBritain and Heritage House Media

Publishing Partnership between VisitBritain and Heritage House Media

2008
The Good Book Guide sold to The English Book Service

The Good Book Guide sold to The English Book Service

2008
Featherstone Education sold to A&C Black (Publishers)

Featherstone Education sold to A&C Black (Publishers)

2008
 Marshall Cavendish acquisition of Summertown Publishing

Marshall Cavendish acquisition of Summertown Publishing

2008
Elsevier Social Science Serials sold to Emerald Group Publishing

Elsevier Social Science Serials sold to Emerald Group Publishing

2007
Jarrold Contract Publishing sold to Heritage House Media

Jarrold Contract Publishing sold to Heritage House Media

2007
Speechmark Publishing sold to Electric Word

Speechmark Publishing sold to Electric Word

2007
Hudsons sold to Heritage House Media

Hudsons sold to Heritage House Media

2007
Shire Publications sold to Osprey Publishing

Shire Publications sold to Osprey Publishing

2007
Pinwheel sold to International Greetings

Pinwheel sold to International Greetings

2007
Websters International Publishers Wine Portfolio sold to Anova Books Group (now Pavilion)

Websters International Publishers Wine Portfolio sold to Anova Books Group (now Pavilion)

2007
Jarrold & Sons Publishing sold to NPI Media Group

Jarrold & Sons Publishing sold to NPI Media Group

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*Not all transactions we have advised on are publicly announced.

Since 1994 Bertoli Mitchell has arranged over 120 transactions. To view examples of our record in specific sectors please click on the links below:

> Educational, Academic & STM Publishing Transactions

> Trade & Consumer Publishing Transactions

> Business & Professional Publishing Transactions

In addition to arranging transactions from end to end, we regularly provide valuation and strategic advice at certain points in transactions, as well as journal licensing advice – for information on our strategic advisory track record, please see here.