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Semantic Web Jobs: Reed Elsevier - Posted October 25, 2012
Reed Elsevier is looking for a Principal Software Engineer in New York, NY. According to the post, "Elsevier is the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Reed Elsevier - Posted June 27, 2012
Reed Elsevier is searching for a Principal Software Engineer in New York, NY. The post states, "Elsevier is the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in Ams... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Wave Hits Legal Publishing, Part 1: Current Cash Cows - Posted April 6, 2010
So far the Creative Destruction series have covered Financial Services, B2B Media and STM Publishing. Today we start on Legal Publishing. The legal services market glo... [semanticweb.com]

NYT Documents the Decline of Variety - Posted March 15, 2010
New York Times' Michael Cieply and Brooks Barnes write about the history and plight of the entertainment business' oldest ... [FishbowlLA]

Confirmed: RBI Will Retain Variety - Posted February 18, 2010
Reed Business Information will retain ownership of Variety, despite recent reports to the contrary. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Confirmed: RBI Will Retain Variety - Posted February 18, 2010
Reed Business Information will retain ownership of Variety, despite recent reports to the contrary. ... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: New York Media's Biggest Business Decisions - Posted December 22, 2009
New York is home to some of the biggest media companies in the country, like Conde Nast, The New York Times Co., ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: New York Media's Biggest Business Decisions - Posted December 22, 2009
New York is home to some of the biggest media companies in the country, like Conde Nast, The New York Times Co., ... [FishbowlNY]

Reed Elsevier And Ian Smith Part Ways - Posted November 11, 2009
In a plot development straight out of the "Mad Men" season finale, Reed Elsevier, the British parent company of Reed Business Information, has lost its CEO after putting... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Reed Elsevier And Ian Smith Part Ways - Posted November 11, 2009
In a plot development straight out of the "Mad Men" season finale, Reed Elsevier, the British parent company of Reed Business Information, has lost its CEO after putting... [FishbowlNY]

Breaking: Reed Elsevier To Sell Part Of U.S. Business - Posted July 30, 2009
In a memo to staffers today, Reed Business Information Global CEO Keith Jones revealed a plan to divest a bulk of the company's U.S. publications. RBI will hold on to Reed Construction Data US... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breaking: Reed Elsevier To Sell Part Of U.S. Business - Posted July 30, 2009
In a memo to staffers today, Reed Business Information Global CEO Keith Jones revealed a plan to divest a bulk of the company's U.S. publications. RBI will hold on to Reed Construction Data US... [FishbowlNY]

Variety Was On The Block, Or Was It? - Posted December 10, 2008
Variety, owned by London's Reed Elsevier, looked to be the target of overall billion-dollar buyout by British firm Bain Capital... [FishbowlLA]

Reed Elsevier Hires Lobbyist - Posted September 11, 2007
Not sure what to make of this story since it may or may not be related to publishing, but to wit: Forbes reports that the U.S. unit of Anglo-Dutch information and publishing company Reed Elsevier hired Barbour Griffith & Rogers LLC to lobby the federal government, according to a disclosure form.... [GalleyCat]

Pearson Cleared by OFT for Harcourt Education Acquisition - Posted August 27, 2007
Pearson's acquisition of Harcourt Education in the UK has escaped a possible referral to the Competition Commission, according to the Bookseller. In a statement put out Friday, the Office of Fair Trading said it had decided, based "on the information currently available to it", not to refer the completed merger to... [GalleyCat]

Reed Hopes For A Quick Dump of Riverdeep Stock - Posted July 30, 2007
Reed Elsevier has signaled its intention to find a buyer for its 11.8 percent stake (valued at approximately $300 million) in Riverdeep, according to the Irish Independent. The stake forms part of Reed Elsevier's recent deal to sell its Harcourt US schools education business to HM Riverdeep, which is headed by... [GalleyCat]

Reed Pondering Acquisition Options - Posted July 27, 2007
After selling off Harcourt Education to Houghton Mifflin Riverdeep - in which it still has an 11.8% shareholder stake - Reed Elsevier said it would take another look at its balance sheet once the two Harcourt disposals complete, according to the Telegraph. One way is to sell ... [GalleyCat]

Reed On Track for Further Growth - Posted July 26, 2007
Reuters reports on Reed Elsevier's adjusted first-half operating profits, which rose 3 percent to 530 million pounds ($1.09 billion) and that it was on track to post adjusted earnings per share growth of at least 10 percent. Reed Chief Executive Crispin Davis said market conditions were "generally favorable" and the... [GalleyCat]

Reed Elsevier, Pearson Shares Fall - Posted July 18, 2007
Marketwatch reports that Reed Elsevier was a top decliner Tuesday, down 2.8% while Pearson shares declined 0.4%. Shares in Reed Elsevier declined as analysts noted that the positions held by both companies in the U.S. educational publishing market mean the deal will be investigated by reg... [GalleyCat]

OFT Confirms Investigation Into Pearson Acquisitions - Posted July 3, 2007
The Bookseller reports this morning that the Office of Fair Trading has confirmed that Pearson has agreed to run Harcourt Education as a separate business until the conclusion of its investigation into the group's purchase of the education unit previously owned by Reed Elsevier. John Fallon ,CEO of Pearson Education Asia,... [GalleyCat]

OFT mulls Pearson's Harcourt buy - Posted June 21, 2007
The Bookseller's Alison Bone reports that the Office of Fair Trading is considering whether Pearson Education's $950 million acquisition of Harcourt Education from Reed Elsevier will result in "a substantial lessening of competition" in the UK's educational publishing market. The deal, unveiled in May, gives Pearson Educatio... [GalleyCat]

Reed Elsevier Quits Arms Exhibitions - Posted June 5, 2007
Publishers Marketplace alluded to this in Sunday night's email but the Times has more on the decision by BEA's parent company to extricate itself from the arms world after a sustained campaign from doctors, healthcare groups, authors and pacifist organizations. Reed Elsevier's biggest arms fair is the ... [GalleyCat]

Publishing Casts Lures to Private Equity - Posted May 21, 2007
The Times of London's "Mediapolis" column looks at the recent spate of acquisitions by private equity of publishing firms and wonders, in the wake of the Thomson-Reuters merger, who's next. "United Business Media's PR Newswire looks especially tasty," they write, "as does Emap Communications. Others include Euromoney,... [GalleyCat]

Reed Trades Harcourt Education Units to Pearson - Posted May 8, 2007
The Independent reports that Pearson has bolstered its US assessment and international text book divisions after purchasing two Harcourt units from Reed Elsevier in a $950m deal. The acquisitions of the Harcourt units, which Reed put up for sale in February, follow a spate of activity in the education publishing market... [GalleyCat]

We Love It When Medical Journals Fight - Posted March 16, 2007
Because spats in that world happen so rarely and so publicly. The Financial Times reports on a simmering dispute between the British Medical Journal and Lancet after the former published a highly critical editorial accusing Reed Elsevier, the publishing group, of "warmongering" through its international arms-fairs division, and calls on authors... [GalleyCat]

Ernst & Young Quits as Riverdeep Auditor - Posted February 23, 2007
Brokerage firm Ernst & Young resigned last week as auditors of Riverdeep, the private equity company that recently bought out Houghton Mifflin (and is rumored to be in the running to buy Reed Elsevier). The move may hamper progress on buyouts and in securing fu... [GalleyCat]

Reed To Sell Harcourt Education Arm - Posted February 16, 2007
Continuing a theme of "anything is for sale," Reed Elsevier, mirroring moves by major Dutch and U.S. rivals, said it would sell its education arm as it focuses on faster-growing markets such as legal, medical and scientific electronic... [GalleyCat]

UK Bookselling Tidbits - Posted January 12, 2007
Just weeks after Waterstone's decided to rebrand its Ottakar's flagship store in Glasgow a few months ago, the shop has been slated for closure. Wolters Kluwer might buy out Reed Elsevier after all, n... [GalleyCat]

Wolters Kluwer sells Nelson Thorne - Posted January 8, 2007
The global publishing group Wolters Kluwer is selling off its educational publishing arm - including UK-based Nelson Thorne, a publisher of education books, CD-ROMs and electronic teaching and learning resources - and expects upwards of 700 million euros for the sale, the Telegraph reports. Investment bank Lehman Brothers has been appointed... [GalleyCat]

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