HarperCollins acquires Pavilion Books Company

Posted by Rachel Westall on 21 December 2021

Following HarperCollins announcement on 29th October of its intention to acquire Pavilion Books Company Limited the company can now confirm that the acquisition is now complete.

Imprints Collins & Brown, Pavilion, Portico, Robson, National Trust and Pavilion Children’s have now transferred to HarperCollins. The Batsford and Pitkin imprints have been retained by owner and publisher Polly Powell as B.T. Batsford, which remains a stand-alone privately-owned business. Pavilion’s adult non-fiction publishing joins HQ and Mills & Boon as Pavilion, National Trust publishing joins Collins Learning while the children’s list is now part of Farshore.

HarperCollins and Pavilion Books logos Charlie Redmayne said: "I am delighted that the acquisition of Pavilion Books is now complete and would like to thank Polly Powell and everyone who has helped make it happen. Pavilion is a great addition to our portfolio and presents a fantastic opportunity to develop our illustrated publishing. I'm pleased to welcome the Pavilion team to HarperCollins and excited to see the lists grow and develop in their new home."

For further information, visit: www.pavilionbooks.com

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