iGroup and De Gruyter sign Asian deal

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iGroup will act as De Gruyter’s representative for the sale of online journals, databases and ebooks in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Cambodia.

'In iGroup we are pleased to have found a partner with both the expertise and depth of coverage to drive sales of our growing list of online journals, databases and eBooks in this fast expanding region,' said Paul Osborn, sales director at De Gruyter. 'This agreement marks a further step in our strategy to focus on strengthening our international presence as we significantly increase the range of online content we have to offer.'

'We see strong potential for De Gruyter’s online products in the Asian market and we look forward to working with them to grow the business and raise De Gruyter’s regional profile as a publisher of high-quality online content,' said Susan Ooi, head of product division of iGroup.