John Wiley & Sons to buy Blackwell Publishing |

UPDATE 1-John Wiley & Sons to buy Blackwell Publishing |
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc.
(JWa.N: Quote, Profile, Research) (JWb.N: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Friday it agreed to pay 572 million pounds ($1.08 billion) to acquire privately held Blackwell Publishing
Holdings Ltd., an academic and professional publisher. The deal, which is expected to close early in 2007, will create a publisher of about 1,250 scholarly peer-reviewed journals
in areas ranging from science and technology to medicine and the humanities.
yes, well this is fairly interesting…