Elsevier Signs Strategic Collaboration Agreement with People's Medical Publishing House, China

    Elsevier Signs Strategic Collaboration Agreement with People's Medical
                           Publishing House, China

  PR Newswire

  NEW YORK, June 6, 2013

NEW YORK, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

New milestone in expanding cooperation with the leading Chinese medical

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, today signed a strategic collaboration
agreement with People's Medical Publishing House (PMPH), China. The
announcement expands on Elsevier's current publishing collaboration with the
largest Chinese medical publisher in China.

Elsevier's collaboration with PMPH goes back to the 1990s. Since then PMPH has
translated and published hundreds of Elsevier's book titles in health
sciences. Under the new agreement, Elsevier and PMPH will deepen and expand
their collaboration, not only translating English book titles into Chinese and
vice versa, but now also facilitating international collaboration in authoring
books and developing information products, as well as enabling distribution of
these books and products to health professionals globally.

"It is part of our global strategy to continue to work with Elsevier," said
Mr. Chen Xianyi, Chairman and President of PMPH. "With abundant resources from
China's top medical universities, research institutions and hospitals, PMPH
has great relationships in medical publishing. Our collaboration with Elsevier
will improve our practices in digital publishing and diversification, and
facilitate our process of transiting from a domestic publishing company to an
international publishing group."

"At Elsevier, we are committed to deliver world-class medical content and
user-friendly databases to our customers around the world," said Gerrit Bos,
Managing Director of Elsevier Health Sciences APAC. "Our strategic
collaboration agreement with PMPH is a great step in providing access to top
class medical resources for more clinicians, students and experts in medical
professions in China."

About People's Medical Publishing House

People's Medical Publishing House Co., Ltd (PMPH) is the leading medical
publisher in China. It produces books, journals and e-products including
medical textbooks, clinical references, and patient education books both in
western medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). PMPH publishes 3000
new titles and new editions annually and has prestigious local and
international author teams.

PMPH is headquartered in Beijing and employs more than 1000 people in and
outside China. The company has 10 wholly-owned subsidiaries, including
PMPH-USA, the Radegast Lakeview Hotel and Conference Center in Beijing, the
PMPH Printing House, and the Beijing International Exhibition Company.

About Elsevier Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services. The company works in
partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more
than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell , and close to 20,000 book
titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's
online solutions include ScienceDirect , Scopus , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and
Mosby's Suite , which enhance the productivity of science and health
professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review , which help
research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more
cost-effectively. A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier
employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc
, a world leading provider of professional information solutions. The group
employs more than 30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America.
Reed Elsevier Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed
Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. Their shares are traded on the London,
Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols:
London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and ENL.

Media contact Rose Wang Elsevier, APAC +86-10-8520-8866 r.wang@elsevier.com
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