Pan Macmillan, one of the largest general book publishers in the UK, is part of the Macmillan Group, which operates in over 70 countries worldwide. Pan Macmillan's imprints include Macmillan, Pan, Picador, Boxtree, Sidgwick & Jackson, Tor, Macmillan Children's Books, Young Picador and Campbell Books.
Pan Macmillan India
One of the top five publishers in India, Pan Macmillan India is one of the newest and fastest growing publishers in the country today. Set up in 1998, Pan Macmillan India began full scale publishing operations in India in August 2010. Prior to this the company was distributing Pan Macmillan International titles in the Indian subcontinent along with its locally published titles under Picador India.
Some of Pan Macmillan's authors include V.S. Naipaul, Aravind Adiga, Ramachandra Guha, Alan Hollinghurst, Jeffrey Archer, Wilbur Smith, David Baldacci, Alan Sugar, Pankaj Mishra, Patrick French, David Vise, Amitava Kumar, Ken Follett, Robin Cook, Peter James, Nelson Mandela, Colm Toibin, Cormac McCarthy, John Banville, Emma Donoghue, Roberto Bolaño, Kunal Basu and Rupa Bajwa and in its children's list, Julia Donaldson, Meg Cabot, Alyson Nöel, Judy Blume, Eva Ibbotson, Anthony Horowitz, Andrew Lane and Steven Feasey.
Pan Macmillan India has, until recently, been publishing only under the Picador imprint. The company has now added Pan and Macmillan, two new imprints to cover its local commercial fiction and non-fiction publishing.
Pan Macmillan India is also the sales and distribution partner for Walker Books and Frances Lincoln Children's Books in the Indian subcontinent.
About the Macmillan Group
Pan Macmillan is part of the Macmillan Group. Macmillan is known for its high-quality academic and scholarly, educational, fiction and non-fiction and reference publishing. In the UK its divisions include Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education, Macmillan Distribution and the Nature Publishing Group.
Macmillan is a privately-owned company, owned by Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH, a large German-based company. The company acquired a 70.81 per cent stake in Macmillan in April 1995, and purchased the remaining stake in 1999, at which point the Macmillan family formally ended its 156-year-ownership of the publishing house. Holtzbrinck owns around forty companies as well as Macmillan and is headquartered in Stuttgart. Its interests include book, magazine and newspaper publishers, television and radio companies and new media firms.