December 14, 2017

Name Change: Reed Elsevier is Now RELX Group

From Reuters:

Anglo Dutch publisher Reed Elsevier plans to rename itself RELX and simplify its structure into one unit to make it more transparent for investors in the latest stage of its transformation.

logoEurope’s largest media group has evolved in recent years, putting a greater focus on its fast-growing risk and events units and sending its shares up more than 150 percent since 2012.

On Thursday it reported 2014 results broadly in line with forecasts, predicted further growth for 2015 and announced plans for a 500 million pound ($777 million) share buyback.

Direct to RELX Group Web Site

Note: Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV are now RELX Group

See Also: If you’re interested in how Elsevier/RELX Group did financially (by market segment) in 2014, this press release has details. Numbers begin on page 24.

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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