Workman Publishing Completes Sale to Hachette Book Group

September 23, 2021

Cleary Gottlieb represented Workman Publishing (Workman), one of the largest independently owned book publishers in the U.S., in its sale to Hachette Book Group (HBG).

The transaction was announced on August 16, 2021, and closed on September 23, 2021.

Workman becomes HBG’s eighth publishing group, comprising the imprints Workman, Algonquin, Algonquin Young Readers, Artisan, Storey Publishing, and Timber Press. Workman publishes award-winning content across many categories, including cookbooks, parenting/pregnancy guides, gardening, country living, humor, children’s books, gift books, fiction, audio, and a bestselling calendar line.

For more information, please see the press release here.