Author Solutions - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview


Author Solutions M&A Summary

Author Solutions has acquired 3 companies of its own.

Author Solutions has acquired in 1 US state. The Company’s most targeted sectors include publishing (100%).

Author Solutions Ownership

Who owns Author Solutions?

Author Solutions is owned by Pearson. It was acquired on July 19, 2012.

Was Author Solutions formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Author Solutions was formerly owned by 1 private investor.

Author Solutions Business Overview

Where is Author Solutions headquartered?

Author Solutions is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.

What sector is Author Solutions in?

Author Solutions is a publishing company.

When was Author Solutions founded?

Author Solutions was founded in 2007.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1

Author Solutions, Inc.

1663 South Liberty Drive Suite 200,
Indianapolis, Indiana 47403
United States,
(812) 339-6000

Author Solutions, is a provider of professional self-publishing services. It has enabled 150,000 authors to publish, market and distribute more than 190,000 books in print and electronic formats and benefits from several powerful growth trends including user-generated content, eBooks and digital publishing and marketing technologies.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Trafford Publishing, Inc. 2009-04-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Bloomington, Indiana ·
Xlibris LLC 2009-01-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Bloomington, Indiana ·
iUniverse LLC 2007-10-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Bloomington, Indiana ·
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Publishing 3 (100%) - - -
Total 3 - - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 - - -
  Indiana 3 - - -
Total 3 - - -

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