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Hachette to buy Disney's Hyperion book unit

On Friday, Disney and Hachette Book Group, HBG, announced Hachette’s agreement to purchase Disney’s adult trade publishing imprint, Hyperion. Disney Publishing Worldwide, DPW, will retain all of its Disney and Disney-Hyperion branded children’s and young adult book titles, and will publish franchise-based titles from Disney/ABC Television Group upon completion of the transaction.