September 22, 2014 11:03 PM ET

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Company Overview of Baker & Taylor Corporation

Company Overview

Baker & Taylor Corporation distributes physical and digital books, videos, and music CDs and DVDs to libraries, institutions, and retailers in the United States and internationally. It also offers Axis 360, a digital media library system for circulating digital content; YBP Library Services to serve the needs of libraries and consortia in the support of higher education; books for higher education, including medical reference materials, business books, law or engineering textbooks, or English literature; and Blio, an e-reader software application that works across various platforms and devices, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, and desktop. In addition, the company provides TextStream that pro...

2550 West Tyvola Road

Suite 300

Charlotte, NC 28217

United States

Founded in 1828

Phone:

704-998-3100

Fax:

704-998-3316

Key Executives for Baker & Taylor Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 46
Senior Vice President of Operations
Managing Director of U.K. Operations
Executive Vice President of Merchandising & Digital Media Services and President of Retail Markets
Age: 61
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Baker & Taylor Corporation Key Developments

Baker & Taylor Appoints Amandeep (Aman) Kochar as Head of Software Products and Services Group

Baker & Taylor reported that it has hired Amandeep (Aman) Kochar to lead its newly formed Software Products and Services Group. Kochar comes to Baker & Taylor from McGraw-Hill Education where he was Chief Product Officer and Senior Vice President of Product Development, headquartered in New York City. He brings 11 years of sales, technology, engineering and operations experience in the media, publishing and entertainment industries.

Baker & Taylor Partners with LightSail to Improve K-12 Literacy Technology

Baker & Taylor announced its exclusive partnership with LightSail Education to provide Baker & Taylor's vast portfolio of digital books and robust KnowledgePoint content management solutions to LightSail's groundbreaking K-12 digital literacy platform. The new integrated solution will ensure that LightSail's tablet-based ereading platform offers the widest possible selection of engaging digital books through an integrated delivery and management system, further enhancing its effectiveness as a tool for teachers and administrators to measure individual student progress toward Common Core standards. LightSail's interactive technology embeds assessments into students' reading and provides educators with actionable, real-time data that they can use to monitor and improve student literacy.

Baker & Taylor Corporation Raises $145.38 Million Through Private Placement of Senior Secured Notes

Baker & Taylor Corporation has raised $145.38 million through a private placement of senior secured notes. The notes will carry a coupon rate of 15% and will mature on April 1, 2017. Jefferies Finance LLC acted as sole book-running manager for the placement.

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