Ukraine Developments and Brill’s Response

Everyone at Brill is deeply shocked and worried by the war in Ukraine. Please read our full statement.

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April 26, 2022

PowerPoint presentation Analyst & Press meeting 25 April available

Yesterday the Analyst & Press meeting took place in digital form. The PowerPoint presentation of that meeting is now available for downloading.

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April 19, 2022

Brill Strengthens Position in Biology and Open Access with Acquisition of Wageningen Academic Publishers

(published today before stock market opening at 8.45 PM)

Brill, the leading international academic publisher in the Humanities, Social Sciences, International Law, and Biology announces today that it has reached agreement with the shareholders of Wageningen Academic Publishers B.V. (WAP) to acquire all shares in the business. WAP is a cutting-edge, international academic publisher in the fields of Animal Science, Food and Health Science, Agriculture, Environment and Agribusiness. It publishes scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, many of which in Open Access. The total revenue of WAP amounted to approx. EUR 1m in 2021.

Download the press release here:

April 14, 2022

Brill reports a good start to 2022

(published today after stock market close at 5.45 PM)

Brill’s Q1 revenues are in line with management expectations across all product lines. Driven by sales of the Brill Book Archive, eBook revenues continue to show strong growth. Print book revenue is stable compared to Q1 2021. Our journal revenue shows signs of recovery, with better renewal rates than during Q1 2021.
Sales of our online primary sources are slightly ahead of last year’s Q1.

Download the trading update Q1 2022 here: