About Us

Penguin Random House (PRH), the world’s largest trade book publisher, is dedicated to its mission of nourishing a universal passion for reading by connecting authors and their writing with readers everywhere. The company, which employs more than 10,000 people globally, was formed on 1 July 2013 by Bertelsmann and Pearson, who own 75 per cent and 25 per cent, respectively. With nearly 275 independent imprints and brands across five continents, Penguin Random House comprises adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction print and digital English- and Spanish-language trade book publishing businesses in more than twenty countries worldwide. With over 15,000 new titles, and close to 800 million print, audio and eBooks sold annually, Penguin Random House’s publishing lists include more than sixty Nobel Prize laureates and hundreds of the world’s most widely read authors.