Payne Hicks Beach

Payne Hicks Beach

02 February 2022

Bonnier launches start up Footnote Press

Payne Hicks Beach acted for Bonnier Books UK Group Holdings Limited (“Bonnier Books UK”) on its investment of an undisclosed sum in a new start up publisher, Footnote Press, alongside founders Vidisha Biswas and Sujoy Roy. Footnote Press will launch in early 2022 as a publisher of literary fiction and narrative non-fiction, focusing on migration, identity and marginalised knowledge and experience.

The Payne Hicks Beach team included Corporate Senior Associate Isobel Symonds and Corporate Trainee Alice Harley.

Perminder Mann, CEO of Bonnier Books UK said: “I was blown away by Vidisha and Sujoy’s vision for Footnote Press, their dynamic approach and deep expertise. Footnote aligns perfectly with our long-term strategy for growth and will help us to further broaden and diversify our publishing portfolio.”

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