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Baker & Taylor

Baker & Taylor Acquisitions Corp., based in Charlotte, NC, is the premier distributor of physical and electronic books, videos, music products and value-added services to libraries and retailers. The Company has leading positions in both the library and education and retail markets, and is the largest provider of consumer direct fulfillment in the media category. Baker & Taylor is also an emerging leader in digital content delivery, thereby offering publishers and customers bundled physical and digital media distribution services. The Company matches about 42,000 publishers with about 38,500 institutional and retail customers, providing publishers with access to a large customer base while offering customers one of the widest in-stock selections of books and media with more than 4 million titles available for order.

Castle Harlan Partners IV, L.P. acquired Baker & Taylor in July 2006 in a transaction valued at $455 million.

Additional Information:

  • Company Name: Baker & Taylor
  • Headquarters Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Year of Initial Investment: 2006