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Global Legal & Business Publishing 2008-2009

An all new report from Simba Information, the pre-eminent source for facts and figures that define the lucrative professional publishing industry -- Global Legal & Business Publishing 2008-2009.

Focused on the global market, GLBP 2008 uncovers and presents in a no-nonsense fashion the most profitable opportunities and the most formidable challenges facing legal and business information publishers today.

This report is packed with all of the most current statistics and detail you need to build a successful plan for growth this year and beyond. Use GLBP 2008 to uncover the driving forces shaping the strength and direction of the overall market:

  • The size and structure of legal & business publishing worldwide
  • An analysis of market-leading publishers and which countries yield their biggest gains
  • Perspective on which products and services are in greatest demand among customers, and which produce the highest profits
  • Insight into the changing competitive landscape, from the impact of open access initiatives to the growth in emerging markets
  • Insider views of industry mergers & acquisitions
  • And more

This volume is packed with the information you need to help benchmark your success, target your revenue growth, pinpoint investment activity drivers, identify acquisition and partnership opportunities and much more:

  • Revenue broken out by publishing segment and major media
  • Two-year revenue/market share projections through 2010
  • Over 40 charts and graphs
  • 20 company profiles of leading legal & business publishers worldwide

From Simba Information, which as publisher of the industry-leading Professional Publishing Report biweekly newsletter has closely followed the legal and business publishing industries for more than 10 years, Global Legal & Business Publishing 2008-2009 is the source for informed perspective and objective, accurate forecasts in the global market for legal and business information.


  • Methodology
  • Executive Summary
  • Global Legal Publishing Market
    • Introduction
      • Table Global Legal Publishing Market by Media, 2006-2008P ($ in millions)
    • Market Size
      • Table Global Legal Publishing, Media Market Share, 2007
      • Legal Books
      • Legal Online Services/A&I
      • Legal Newsletters/Looseleafs
      • Legal Directories/Databases
      • Other
      • Legal Journals
    • Leading Legal Publishers
      • Thomson Reuters Legal
        • Table Leading Global Legal Publishers, Ranked by 2007 Revenue ($ in millions)
      • Reed Elsevier
      • Wolters Kluwer
      • Bureau of National Affairs
    • Legal Publishing in Europe
      • U.K.
        • Table European Legal Publishing Market Share by Geography, 2007
      • Germany
      • France
      • The Netherlands
    • Current Trends in Legal Publishing
      • Legal Open Access?
      • Give the People What They Want
      • The Incredibly Shrinking Legal World
      • Growth Among Legal Professionals
        • Table Total Number of U.S. Lawyers, 2000-2007
        • Table Total Number of U.S. Paralegals/Legal Assistants, 2002 vs. 2012P (in 000)
    • Acquisitions in the Legal Publishing Market
      • Table Key Merger & Acquisition Activity in the Legal Publishing Market, January 2006 - February 2008
  • Global Business Publishing Market
    • Introduction
      • Table Global Business Publishing Market by Media, 2006-2008P ($ in millions)
    • Market Size
      • Table Global Business Publishing, Media Market Share, 2007
      • Business Books
      • Business Directories/Databases
      • Business Online/A&I Services
      • Business Newsletters/Looseleafs
      • Business Journals
      • Other
    • Leading Business Publishers
      • Table Leading Global Business Publishers, Ranked by 2007 Revenue ($ in millions)
      • Reed Business Information
      • Wolters Kluwer
      • Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting
      • Pearson
      • Springer Science+Business Media
      • McGraw-Hill
      • Harvard Business School Publishing
      • Bureau of National Affairs
      • John Wiley & Sons
      • Oxford University Press
    • Current Trends in Business Publishing
      • CPAs a Busy Bunch
      • Expanding Electronic Content
      • Getting Off the Advertising Roller Coaster
      • Global Expansion
      • Regulatory Complexity Boosts Demand for Tax and Accounting Content
      • The Tax Work-Shift Ripple Effect
    • Acquisitions in the Business Publishing Market
      • Table Key Business Publishing M&A Activity, January 2007-May 2008
  • Company Profiles
    • AICPA
      • Table Key Statistics: AICPA
      • Table Financial Overview: AICPA, Fiscal 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • ALM
      • Table Key Statistics: ALM
      • Table Financial Overview: ALM, 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • The Bureau of National Affairs Inc.
      • Table Key Statistics: The Bureau of National Affairs
      • Table Financial Overview: Bureau of National Affairs, 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • Cambridge University Press
      • Table Key Statistics: Cambridge University Press
      • Table Financial Overview: Cambridge University Press, Fiscal 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • Harvard Business School Publishing
      • Table Key Statistics: Harvard Business School Publishing
      • Table Financial Overview: Harvard Business School Publishing, Fiscal 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • Holtzbrinck
      • Table Key Statistics: Holtzbrinck
      • Table Financial Overview: Holtzbrinck, 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • Informa PLC
      • Table Key Statistics: Informa PLC
      • Table Financial Overview: Informa, 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • The McGraw-Hill Cos. Inc.
      • Table Key Statistics: McGraw-Hill
      • Table Financial Overview: McGraw-Hill, 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • Oxford University Press
      • Table Key Statistics: Oxford University Press
      • Table Financial Overview: Oxford University Press, Fiscal 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • Pearson PLC
      • Table Key Statistics: Pearson PLC
      • Table Financial Overview: Pearson, 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • Reed Elsevier
      • Table Key Statistics: Reed Elsevier
      • Table Financial Overview: Reed Elsevier, 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • Springer Science+Business Media
      • Table Key Statistics: Springer Science+Business Media
      • Table Financial Overview: Springer Science+Business Media, 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • Thomson Reuters
      • Table Key Statistics: Thomson Reuters
      • Table Financial Overview: Thomson Reuters Corp., 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • John Wiley & Sons Inc.
      • Table Key Statistics: John Wiley & Sons Inc.
      • Table Financial Overview: John Wiley & Sons, Fiscal 2007-2009P ($ in 000)
    • Wolters Kluwer
      • Table Key Statistics: Wolters Kluwer
      • Table Financial Overview: Wolters Kluwer, 2006-2008P ($ in 000)

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