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John Wiley & Sons acquires Blackwell Publishing

As reported in a WBN Special Bulletin on Monday, John Wiley & Sons has entered into a ‘definitive agreement' to buy Blackwell Publishing, at a cost of £572 million (A$1.35 billion).The acquisition will significantly increase Wiley's share of the global professional publishing market.‘We've just learned about this major acquisition ourselves,'...

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