May 11, 2005

News & Opinion: Berrett-Koehler Offers Direct Public Offering

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 7:13 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

Berrett-Koehler Group is offering individuals a chance to invest in their company. Through their Direct Public Offering, parties can buy shares for $8 a piece with a minimum investment of 100 shares. The company plans to use the money to expand its offering, increase marketing efforts, and pay down debt. Their book Confessions of an Economic Hit Man is doing pretty well right now and a good example of the types of books they do.
[Story from Publishers Weekly]

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.