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  1. 1. 2012Facts and FiguresSpringer Science+Business Media
  2. 2. Facts and Figures | May 2012 | 2Key facts• Leading global scientific publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services• Trusted local-language publisher in Europe – especially in Germany and the Netherlands – primarily for physicians and professionals working in the automotive, transport and healthcare sectors• Consolidated turnover in 2011: EUR 875 million; in 2010: EUR 866 million; in 2009: EUR 859 million• Some 2,000 journals and more than 7,000 new book titles published every year, in 6 main publishing fields: science, technology, medicine, business, transport and architecture• Springer eBook Collection with more than 50,000 titles available on springerlink.com; expected to be over 110,000 (including the Springer Book Archives) by the end of 2012• Largest open access portfolio worldwide, with over 300 open access journals• Approximately 6,200 employees in some 25 countries worldwide
  3. 3. Facts and Figures | May 2012 | 3Leading in scientific publishing markets Scientific publishing by the Springer group • Around 2,000 journals and more than 7,000 new book titles annually, the vast majority of which are scientific • Publishing partnerships with more than 500 scientific societies • Growing presence in emerging markets SpringerLink • One of the leading internet science portals, including more than 5.5 million documents, an eBook Collection with more than 50,000 titles, journal archives digitized back to the first issues in the 1800s and more than 26,000 Protocols and 215 Reference Works Open access activities • Largest Open Access (OA) publisher with more than 300 OA journals, including BioMed Central, the pioneering OA publisher Pharma / Healthcare • Includes portfolio of highly-regarded Adis scientific journals and newsletters in pharmacology and pharmacotherapy German-language content • Leading professional medicine publishers in Germany, including brands such as Springer Medizin, Ärzte Zeitung, Urban & Vogel and bsmo • Leading publishing brands in business and technology such as Springer Gabler and Springer Vieweg
  4. 4. Facts and Figures | May 2012 | 4Revenue from STM content Geographic split of total revenue(2011) by region (2011) 5% 14% Europe Print US 47.2% 52.8% Digital Asia 56% 25% ROW
  5. 5. Facts and Figures | May 2012 | 5SpringerLink usage: 2005 – 2011 Usage up 11% from 2010 to 2011 Full text downloads in millions 250 200 eBooks 150 eBooks: +13% 100 Journals 50 Journals: +10% 0 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
  6. 6. Facts and Figures | May 2012 | 6Content growth on SpringerLink Documents in millions 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  7. 7. Facts and Figures | May 2012 | 7Growing share of open access content Open access articles (SpringerOpen, Springer Open Choice and BioMed Central) as share of total articles in Springer STM journals In percent (%) 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  8. 8. Facts and Figures | May 2012 | 8Connect with Springer! 118 Twitter accounts 39 Facebook pages 23 LinkedIn groups 5 Xing groups 6 YouTube channels 14 blogs 5 Google+ accounts
  9. 9. Facts and Figures | May 2012 | 9Historical overview (selected events)1842: Julius Springer opens book shop in Berlin, and starts publishing soon after1889: Kluwer established in the Netherlands1946: Office in Heidelberg opened1964: Greater international focus and founding of Springer-Verlag New York1978: Founding of Kluwer Academic Publishers (KAP)1999: Bertelsmann acquires the majority of Springer-Verlag , combines it with their Professional Information division, and name it: BertelsmannSpringer2003: The British financial investors Cinven and Candover acquire Kluwer Academic Publishers (KAP) and BertelsmannSpringer2004: Creation of Springer Science+Business Media through merger of BertelsmannSpringer with KAP. The result is the second-largest publisher worldwide in the Science, Technology, Medicine (STM) field2005 – 2008: Acquisitions including Humana Press, Bohn Stafleu van Loghum and BioMed Central2009: EQT and GIC acquire Springer from Cinven and Candover2011: Springer acquires MPS from Wolters Kluwer
  10. 10. Facts and Figures | May 2012 | 10Today Springer is present in some 25 countries worldwideArgentina / Australia / Austria/ Brazil / China / France / Germany / India / Italy / Japan / Malaysia / Mexico / Morocco /The Netherlands / New Zealand / Russia / Singapore / South Africa / South Korea / Spain / Switzerland / Taiwan / Turkey /United Arab Emirates / United Kingdom / USA
  11. 11. Facts and Figures | May 2012 | 11Our publishing brands
  12. 12. Facts and Figures | May 2012 | 12ExecutiveManagement

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