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The Quarto Group (LSE: QRT) is the leading global illustrated book publisher.

Our mission is to make and sell great books that entertain, educate and enrich the lives of adults and children around the world. Quarto sells books across 50 countries and in 39 languages through a variety of traditional and non-traditional channels, while constantly looking for new ways to create and deliver content that people need.

Quarto employs over 400 talented people in the US, UK and Hong Kong. The Group was founded in London in 1976. It is domiciled in the US and listed on the London Stock Exchange.

At the heart of the business is a belief in creative independence that enables Quarto to produce books of an enduring nature that stand the test of time. This results in more than 60% of the Group’s annual turnover being derived from a backlist of over 10,000 titles; providing a high quality revenue stream enabling Quarto to constantly invest in the highest quality of new books. Quarto therefore invests in intellectual property in a manner that no other publisher does.

The Group’s strategy is to grow revenue and margins by leveraging its scale and reach to build a business with sustainable growth in EPS and dividend while reducing its net debt.

2016 FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

154.6

Publishing Revenue ($m)

21.7

Publishing Operating Profit ($m)

54.7

Adjusted Earnings Per Share (c)

15.0

Dividend (c)

Share Price

Share Price

The Quarto Group has been listed on the London Stock Exchange (QRT) since 1986.

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Claire Capeci joins The Quarto Group as Non-Executive Director

17 May 2017

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