Bertelsmann-Penguin Merger Goes Through/Pearson


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With this planned combination, Bertelsmann and Pearson create the best course for new growth for our world-renowned trade-book publishers, to enable them to publish even more effectively across traditional and emerging formats and distribution channels. It will build on our publishing tradition, offering an extraordinary diversity of publishing opportunities for authors, agents, booksellers, and readers, together with unequalled support and resources.”

I don’t know about you other writers/readers out there, but I’m going to be watching this merger closely to see if this will really provide an “extraordinary diversity of publishing opportunities.” Personally, I think it’s an effort to better compete with Amazon. We’ll see…


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