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Quercus Appoints new Executive Director

Quercus Publishing Plc, the award-winning independent publisher in the digital, trade, contract, paperback and children’s sectors, is pleased to announce the appointment to the board of directors of Jane Harris as Executive Director, Group Sales & Marketing, with effect from 3rd January 2013. Jane has been Sales and Trade Marketing Director of Walker Books for […]

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October 23, 2012

Quercus Launches new North American Business

… and announces sales and distribution partnership with Random House Quercus, the UK-based trade publisher of fiction, nonfiction and children’s books, including the MacLehose Press, Jo Fletcher Books and Heron Books imprints, announced today that it is establishing a New York office in preparation for the launch of its North American publishing programme in Fall […]

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October 11, 2012

Unaudited Interim Results for the six months ended 30 June 2012

Transition to Digital Publishing Continues Quercus Publishing Plc (“Quercus”, the “Group” or the “Company”), the award-winning independent publisher in the digital, trade, contract, paperback and children’s sectors, presents its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2012. Overview Turnover GBP9.24m (2011: GBP11.96m) Pre-tax profit GBP0.6m (2011: GBP3.4m) Full Year dividend approved at the […]

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September 28, 2012

Quercus Publishing Plc Results for the year ended 31 December 2011

Quercus Publishing Plc (“Quercus” or the “Company”) the PLUS Quoted publishing company (symbol: QUPP on PLUS), today announces its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2011. Commenting on the results David Potter, Chairman of Quercus said: “In 2011 we benefited from our efforts to broaden the revenue stream and invest the Larsson legacy […]

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May 29, 2012

Statement regarding PLUS Markets Group PLC

The Directors of the Company note the announcement made by PLUS Markets Group plc on 14 May 2012 regarding the orderly closure of the PLUS-quoted market over a period of up to six months. The Directors have been considering for some time whether the Company’s listing should be moved from Plus to either AIM or […]

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May 21, 2012

Quercus Christmas trading update

Quercus Publishing Plc, the award-winning independent publisher in the digital, trade, contract, paperback and children’s sectors, today announces its Christmas trading update. In keeping with the strategy of expanding the depth and breadth of our fiction, non-fiction and children’s offerings, while maintaining the momentum of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy, we are pleased to report that […]

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January 30, 2012

Dorothy Koomson: 2 New Novels!

Quercus Publishing is delighted to announce the acquisition of two new novels by internationally bestselling author Dorothy Koomson. Dorothy Koomson is a worldwide bestseller and combined sales of her novels in the UK exceed one million copies. She has written seven books, all of which have been UK and international top ten bestsellers. Her sixth […]

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November 2, 2011

Quercus Publising: investment research note

The remarkable success of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy has propelled Quercus to a prominent position within the publishing sector in an unusually short time frame. Management has seized the opportunity, and the cash flow, to build up both its trade list and contract publishing to the extent that the current-year dip in revenues should be […]

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September 28, 2011

Quercus announce interim results

UNAUDITED INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 JUNE 2011 Continued margin improvement and profit growth Quercus Publishing Plc (“Quercus”, the “Group” or the “Company”), the award-winning independent publisher in the digital, trade, contract, paperback and children’s sectors, is pleased to present its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2011. Financial […]

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September 28, 2011

Jenny Heller joins Quercus

HarperCollins publishing director Jenny Heller is moving to Quercus, where she will help to grow the publisher’s non-fiction business. Heller will begin her role, again as publishing director, on 10th October, and will “contribute significantly to the next phase of growth as the company moves to being a significant medium-sized publisher”. Mark Smith, Quercus c.e.o., […]

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September 7, 2011

Quercus Restructures Board

QUERCUS RESTRUCTURES BOARD AND APPOINTS NEW FINANCE DIRECTOR Quercus Publishing Plc, the award-winning independent publisher in the digital, trade, contract, paperback and children’s sectors, is delighted to announce that Paul Lenton will be joining the Board as Finance Director on 30 August 2011. Paul Lenton is a Chartered Accountant who qualified with Price Waterhouse before […]

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August 30, 2011

Quercus Publishing joins iBookstore

Quercus Publishing Plc, the listed print and digital books publisher, has today (Tuesday) announced that its ebooks are now available in the UK, France and Germany on the iBookstore. iBookstore is included in the free iBooks app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.co.uk Quercus titles on the iBookstore include the preeminent publishing […]

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July 12, 2011