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Scientific media company in Netherlands for sale

Scientific media companyfor sale

IT or ICT business for sale

  • Size: tiny
  • Revenue: < 1M EUR
  • Location of the Scientific media company: Netherlands
  • Employees: 20
  • Reason for sale: The owners want to sell the business or part of the business in order to grow the company
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Overview of the Scientific media company in Netherlands for sale

The owners of this Scientific media company are expecting to sell a part of the shares in order to increase the growth of the company. They are looking for an investor to grow their company further. The needed amount of investment is of up to 500k Euro and the funds will be used to sign up more publishers and books, find new agents and grow the presence in the global scientific publishing world. The ideal buyer would be an enterprise that has the necessary funds for the acquisition, that has international sales channel, marketing power and that activates in the market of publishing. The company is owned by 3 shareholders with extensive experience on the market and they are open also to discuss the possibility of making the company a part of a bigger group. After the merger, the current owners will stay within the company to help the new entity in the next development and to ensure the transition will be smooth.

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Profile (strategy) of the Scientific media company in Netherlands for sale

The company for sale is a scientific and technical publisher with the displayed goal to become a leading market player in the publishing and distribution of scientific books such as books written by academics and engineers for professional markets, English language academic publications and professional content in specific areas. It is active in publishing scientific books and journal publications and it has international collaborations with various technical societies for which it provides publishing services. The company also sponsors 15-20 international conferences around the world, this servicing to render opportunity for international promotions.

The core area of publication is in applied science, such as security and privacy, telecommunications, Computer Science, Automation, Circuits and System, etc. The company is growing its portfolio of contents organically and through acquisitions of journals, 2 journals being acquired already and 3 being under various stages of contractual negotiation. The team has increased its efforts in book acquisitions by incorporating freelance publisher, focusing on computer science domain. The company publishes 50 book titles and anticipate to grow this to 70 titles in the coming years and is expecting to grow also its strong portfolio of indexed journals. The company's prestigious book publications are associated with IEEE and European Commission, hence also addressing directly to B2B sector.

The company managed to determine a growing and strong presence in the library market in USA, Europe and Asia, all of this through its channel partners. The sales are both of print and digital contents. Furthermore, by increasing its portfolio of indexed journals there is expected to establish a significant growth in subscription to journals. Finally, the management is also targeting library consortia for licensing the company's database which is a highly profitable segment and recurring in nature. The revenue of the company has a growing trend, 80% of it come from B2B sales and 70% from book sales. Having said that as the company has acquired 2-5 international journals, there is anticipated a larger growth in revenue coming from the journals.

Activities and services of the Scientific media company in Netherlands for sale

The company activates in publishing scientific content such as professional books, research monographs, edited volumes, handbooks and journals with focus on research areas within the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine.

Highlights of the Scientific media company in Netherlands for sale

  • The company activates in publishing scientific and technical content
  • Thecompany has a vast books offering in various fields
  • The owners are open to discuss with interested parties

Information about this Scientific media company in Netherlands

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