Balancing the books: Murdoch’s News Corp tables bid for Simon & Schuster

Nov 17, 2020 - City AM

Rupert Murdoch’s media empire is said to have tabled a bid for Simon & Schuster, the publishing giant behind best-selling authors including Stephen King and Dan Brown.

Simon & Schuster was put up for sale by its owner, US media conglomerate Viacom CBS, following a strategic review in March.

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Murdoch’s News Corp has now entered the bidding ...