The Orion Publishing Group was acquired by Hachette Livre SA on August 1, 1998

Publishing Company

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, publishing ranked 27 in number of deals in 1998. The largest publishing acquisition in 1998 was IPC - which was acquired by Cinven for $1.3B.

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The Orion Publishing Group Ltd.

Carmelite House 50 Victoria Embankment,
London, EC4Y 0DZ
United Kingdom,
44 20 3122 6444

The Orion Publishing Group Ltd. is a major book publishing company in the UK and was one of the few sizeable remaining independent book publishers. The company published titles in the popular fiction, nonfiction, illustrated, reference, children's and classical book genres. Orion was a well-known brand name in the British publishing trade with established imprints.

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