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July 02, 2015 5:31 AM ET

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Company Overview of Verlagsgruppe Georg Von Holtzbrinck GmbH

Company Overview

Verlagsgruppe Georg Von Holtzbrinck GmbH operates as a media company. It offers services in the areas of science and education; fiction and non-fiction products publishing; information and services, which include Internet, news media, and services; consolidation and disposals; and technology solutions to students, teachers, and researchers. The company serves its customers in North America, Germany, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and internationally. Verlagsgruppe Georg Von Holtzbrinck GmbH was formerly known as Deutscher Bücherbund Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung and changed its name to Verlagsgruppe Georg Von Holtzbrinck GmbH in 1971. The company was founded in 1948 and is based...

Gaensheidestrasse 26

Stuttgart,  70184

Germany

Founded in 1948

Phone:

49 711 2150 0

Fax:

49 711 2150 269

Key Executives for Verlagsgruppe Georg Von Holtzbrinck GmbH

Chairman of Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer and Partner
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Executive Board
Member of Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of Macmillan Publishers
Member of Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of Macmillan Science & Education
Age: 50
Head of Group Strategy & M&A and Member of Executive Board
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Verlagsgruppe Georg Von Holtzbrinck GmbH Key Developments

DNAml Pty Limited Files Complaint for Violations of the Sherman Act against Apple, Inc., Hachette Book Group, Inc., HarperCollins Publishers, L.L.C., Verlagsgruppe Georg Von Holtzbrinck GmbH, Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC d/b/a Macmillan, The Penguin Group, a division of Pearson PLC, and Simon & Schuster, Inc

On September 16, 2013, DNAML PTY, Limited, filed a complaint for violations of the Sherman Act against Apple, Inc., Hachette Book Group, Inc., HarperCollins Publishers, L.L.C., Verlagsgruppe Georg Von Holtzbrinck GmbH, Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC d/b/a Macmillan, The Penguin Group, a division of Pearson PLC, and Simon & Schuster, Inc. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants violated Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act by conspiring to raise, fix, and stabilize the prices for electronic books (eBooks). DNAML's lawsuit follows the U.S. Department of Justice's successful prosecution of price-fixing claims against Apple.

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