BCEC IX acquired Springer Science and Business Media (Springer) in August 2013. Springer is a leading global scientific, technical and medical information service provider. In May 2015, Springer merged with Holzbrinck Publishing Group Science and Education (“HPG”) to form Springer Nature.
Springer Nature has three business lines:
Merger will create a leading publishing group with c. EUR 1.5 billion turnover and 13,000 employees
Funds advised by BC Partners (“BC Partners”), the European private equity firm, together with management have agreed to acquire the leading global STM publisher Springer Science + Business Media (“Springer” or the “Company”), from EQT Partners and the