Bloomsbury Publishing plc

Company summary

Bloomsbury plc, is an LSE listed company and a leading independent publisher with four specialist divisions including Bloomsbury Academic and Professional.

Company news

Bloomsbury Publishing Embraces e-reading and Online Learning to Their Avail

16 January 2013 - ​Bloomsbury Publishing is issuing its Interim Management Statement in respect of the period 1 September 2012 to date. more →

Bloomsbury Reports Lower Interim Profits on Falling Harry Potter Sales

25 October 2012 - Bloomsbury's shares fall on disappointing interims as the magic of Harry Potter fades but digital sales grow strongly and Academic & Professional now represent 28% of sales. more →

Bloomsbury enters Indian market

25 September 2012 - Bloomsbury has announced the formation of Bloomsbury India. more →

Bloomsbury Publishing buys Applied Visual Arts Publishing

11 July 2012 - Bloomsbury Publishing plc purchased Applied Visual Arts Publishing ("AVA"), creative publishers for the applied digital arts for a total consideration of CHF 2.56m (approximately £1.73m). The consideration will be paid in cash from existing cash balances in three equal annual instalments, commencing on the date of completion. more →


Equity Strategies successfully advises on $342m nutrition and health acquisition

25 January 2016 - ​Equity Strategies is pleased to announce its lead role in the acquisition of INVE Aquaculture Holding B.V.

Animal Health | Benchmark Holdings plc

Equity Strategies advises on £11m strategic acquisition in aquaculture genetics and tilapia breeding

27 October 2015 - Equity Strategies advises Benchmark Holdings plc on the acquisition of two key players in the tilapia breeding and genetics sector.

Education | Benchmark

Equity Strategies originates £3.2m acquisition of leading veterinary CPD & training provider

19 March 2015 - Equity Strategies originates acquisition of leading veterinary CPD and training provider, Improve International on behalf of Benchmark Holdings plc.

Animal Health | Benchmark Holdings plc

Equity Strategies advises on £41m deals in aquaculture breeding and genetics

02 March 2015 - Equity Strategies advised Benchmark Holdings plc on two strategic acquisitions in aquaculture breeding and genetics valued at £41m.

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Our expertise

Deal origination - acquisitions - We help quoted companies and private equity houses source acquisitions in the UK and overseas.

Deal origination - disposals - We help owners of companies wishing to dispose of their business.

IPO advice - We provide strategic, financial and valuation advice to companies considering an IPO.

Valuation - We undertake valuations for ESOP transactions, employee share schemes and for a wide range of fiscal, legal and commercial purposes.

Our sectors

Our corporate finance skills can be employed in a wide range of sectors. We have a particular strength in animal health, education, outsourcing, IT, data analytics and financial publishing.

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