15.12.2009 - Springer sold to private equity firms EQT and GIC
From Infotoday.com: Springer Science+Business Media is to be sold to EQT, a Swedish private equity (PE) firm, and GIC, a PE fund backed by the government of Singapore. The deal is expected to close by late January or early February 2010. The German company is the world's second-largest scientific, technical, and medical publisher after Reed Elsevier and was formed in 2003 by the merger of Kluwer Academic Publishers and Bertelsmann Springer.....................................Full Article: Source
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