Slaughter and May advised Bloomsbury Publishing Plc on the deal.
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc acquired certain assets of Red Globe Press (RGP), the academic imprint, from Macmillan Education Limited. RGP specialises in high-quality publishing for higher education students globally.
The acquisition of the RGP title list represents another key step in Bloomsbury’s strategic growth strategy, strengthening Bloomsbury’s existing academic publishing, and establishing new areas of academic publishing in Business and Management, Study Skills and Psychology. RGP’s three digital products will be migrated to Bloomsbury’s own platform.
Slauhter and May’s team included Paul Mudie (Picture), Partner, Riva Bhalla, Associate, Duncan Blaikie, Partner, Ioanna Antcheva, Associate, Phil Linnard, Partner, Simon Clark, Associate, Rebecca Cousin, Partner, Duncan Mykura, Associate, Dominic Robertson, Partner, Amy Motherwell, Associate.
Involved fees earner: Ioanna Antcheva – Slaughter and May; Riva Bhalla – Slaughter and May; Duncan Blaikie – Slaughter and May; Simon Clark – Slaughter and May; Rebecca Cousin – Slaughter and May; Phil Linnard – Slaughter and May; Amy Motherwell – Slaughter and May; Paul Mudie – Slaughter and May; Duncan Mykura – Slaughter and May; Dominic Robertson – Slaughter and May;
Law Firms: Slaughter and May;
Clients: Bloomsbury Publishing plc;