January 21, 2021

Random House-Penguin Merger Receives Green Light from U.S. Dept. of Justice

From Laura Hazard-Owen at paidContent: Random House parent company Bertelsmann and Penguin parent company Pearson announced Thursday that the Department of Justice has approved the proposed merger between Random House and Penguin “without conditions.” The merger, which remains under review by other antitrust authorities including the European Commission and the Canadian Competition Bureau, would create […]

LM Info Delivery & Wolper Information Services Announce Merger

From a Joint Announcement: LM Information Delivery Group and Wolper Information Services have merged. [Clip] LM is one of Europe’s leading subscription and information services providers and Wolper is a leading provider of subscription and information management services in the U.S. Both LM and Wolper were established in the early to mid-1970s and have significantly […]

Amigos Library Services and Missouri Library Network Corporation Announce Agreement to Explore Merger

From the Announcement: Amigos Library Services, a leading library membership organization based in Dallas, and the Missouri Library Network Corporation (MLNC), a similar St. Louis-based library membership organization, today announced that they have entered into a working agreement to explore merging operations. If the organizations merge, Amigos will be the largest library consortium west of […]