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Bertelsmann Se & Co. Kgaa - Company Profile

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Bertelsmann Se & Co. Kgaa - Overview

Brands
Arvato, Bertelsmann Education Group, Bertelsmann Investment, BMG, BPG, Penguin Random House, RTL
Description
Bertelsmann Se is a public company headquartered in Germany with an estimated 145,000 employees. In the US, the company has a notable market share in at least one industry: Book Publishing, where they account for an estimated 9.9% of total industry revenue and are considered a Disruptor because they display lower to medium market share that’s rising rapidly, but weaker profits compared to some of their peers.
Company Details

Registered Name: Bertelsmann Se & Co. Kgaa

Company Type: Other

Headquarters: Carl-Bertelsmann-Strasse 270 Gutersloh 2M 33311

Employees: 145000

Bertelsmann Se & Co. Kgaa - Operating Industries and Main Competitors

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Bertelsmann Se & Co. Kgaa - Products and Services

  • Book Publishing in the US

  • Of the 5 core revenue-generating products and services in the Book Publishing in the US industry, Bertelsmann Se & Co. Kgaa offers:
    • Children's books
    • Professional, technical and scholarly books
    • Textbooks
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Bertelsmann Se & Co. Kgaa - Analyst Insights

Company seeking to acquire book publisher Simon & Schuster

On November 27, 2020, Bertelsmann announced that it is seeking to acquire book publisher Simon & Schuster from its parent company ViacomCBS which is seeking to sell this company. Simon & Schuster had previously been one of the larger book publishing companies in the United States. While the deal to acquire this company is still in the works, if completed, it will significantly expand Bertelsmann's operations in the United States and the book publishing industry following the company's recent acquisition of Penguin Random House in April 2020.

M&A


In response to volatile demand in the wake of the first COVID-19 surge, the company undertook a comprehensive cost reduction program, aimed at shoring up labor and supply costs.

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Bertelsmann Se & Co. Kgaa - SWOT Analysis

Strengths and weaknesses take into account internal factors, and are based on Bertelsmann Se & Co. Kgaa's performance in comparison to its competitors. Opportunities and Threats focus on external influences, and are based on trends and demand in the Book Publishing in the US industry.
Strengths
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Revenue per Employee: $xx
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