Hachette UK buys Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) has been bought by Hachette UK for an undisclosed sum. The indie publisher specialises in social and mental health sciences and will join John Murray Press. JKP has 50 staff split between offices in King’s Cross, London and Philadelphia in the US. The publisher has recorded year-on-year revenue growth since it was founded 30 years ago.