New home for E-book Distribution: Zeilenwert takes Libreka
MVB sold outsourced e-book business entirely on Thuringia Service | Long-term prospects for employees in the Rhine-Main are
With effect from 9.1.2015 the Zeilenwert GmbH acquires from the Thuringian Rudolstadt Libreka GmbH, in the above, the e-book distribution of MVBMarketing and Publishing Services of the book trade GmbH was spun off. The purchase agreement signed on 07.31.2015, the two partners, the purchase price was not disclosed. the brand Libreka including the associated technology and all employees of the new GmbH row value continue as a separate business unit and opens for a new location in Frankfurt am Main. The Libreka customers benefit in addition to the seamless continuation of the existing offers of possible additional services from the product range of rows value around the e-book, such as the production of e-books or Enhanced Media e-books, sending digital reading and review copies or the disposal from the fourth quarter 2015 sales of digital audio content.
„Over the past three months we have discussed with the row value team extensively under what conditions we can best develop the e-book distribution for our customers in the long term. Together we have come to the conclusion that a complete sale of Libreka is the best option because the colleagues of Zeilenwert can bundle all their innovation and investment potential on the topic of e-books. Since we are in the MVB will focus according to industry order in the future even more on the subject of metadata management and new services, we would have the e-book distribution can not pay adequate attention permanently, „said MVB-Geschäftsführer Ronald Schild, adding: „It was particularly important to us in the negotiations that as many will find our dedicated employees, a new professional home.“
„In a very inclusive process we have with the MVB can lay a solid foundation for the growth of our company in the e-book distribution,“ explains Thorsten Schreiber, who leads the business of Zeilenwert together with Sebastian Lübcke. „We are especially pleased about the confidence placed in us almost the entire Libreka team through the change to the new GmbH. In consultation with our colleagues, we have more concrete our original plans in recent weeks, so we can offer a private location in Frankfurt a professional perspective them already shortly. From there, we will expand the offer for the Libreka customers consistently. „