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:
Spring Nature published it's most recent ESG report which can be found here. We’re proud of the work Springer Nature has done in this area, and it serves as an example of the strength of ESG within the BC portfolio.
One of Europe’s largest Single Asset Acquisition Funds launched to support the continued growth of Springer Nature, a leading global scientific, technical and medical information service provider and education publisher. Fund includes over €1 billion of capital commitments from a range of new and existing institutional investors, as well as BC Partners.
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