NOVEMBER 4, 2021
BY JIM MILLIOT
The makeover of Follett Corp. continues with the announcement that it has sold Baker & Taylor to a private investment company led by Aman Kochar, B&T CEO and president.
The deal includes all of B&T’s related businesses, which include Baker & Taylor Publisher Services, collectionHQ, Baker & Taylor UK, and James Bennett. All B&T top executives are making the transition to the new company as well.
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