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Springer Nature is a research, educational, and professional publisher providing content to communities through a range of platforms, products, and services. The company offers imprints, books, journals, and resources to researchers, students, teachers, and professionals. Its major brands include Springer, Nature Research, Palgrave Macmillan, BioMed Central, Scientific American, Adis, and Apress.

HQHeidelberg, DE
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureB-

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Employees (est.) (May 2021)8,417
Revenue (FY, 2016)€1.6 B(+8%)
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Key People/Management at Springer Nature

Rachel Jacobs

Rachel Jacobs

Chief Legal Counsel Member of the Management Board
Frank Vrancken Peeters

Frank Vrancken Peeters

Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Management Board
Stefan von Holtzbrinck

Stefan von Holtzbrinck

Steven Inchcoombe

Steven Inchcoombe

Chief Publishing and Solutions Officer Member of the Management Board
Ewald Walgenbach

Ewald Walgenbach

Deputy Chairman
Stefan Oschmann

Stefan Oschmann

Board Member
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Springer Nature Office Locations

Springer Nature has offices in Heidelberg, Berlin, Dingolfing, Dornstadt and in 62 other locations
Heidelberg, DE (HQ)
Tiergartenstraße 17
Berlin, DE
Geneststraße 5
Berlin, DE
Heidelberger Pl. 3
Dingolfing, DE
Bischöflich-Geistlicher-Rat-Josef-Zinnbauer-Straße 2
Dornstadt, DE
Lerchenbergstraße 27
Düsseldorf, DE
VDI-Platz 1
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Springer Nature Financials and Metrics

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Springer Nature's latest valuation is reported to be €5.9 b.
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Springer Nature Revenue

Springer Nature's revenue was reported to be €1.62 b in FY, 2016

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Scientific Magazines

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New Books Yearly

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Springer Nature Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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Biomed Central
J. B. Metzler
Macmillan Education
Nature Publishing Group
Palgrave Macmillan
Scientific American

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Springer Nature News and Updates

Global Social Sciences & Humanities Publishing Report 2021 Featuring Cambridge University Press, Cengage Research, EBSCO, Elsevier, Informa, John Wiley & Sons, OUP, ProQuest, SAGE, Springer Nature

DUBLIN, March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Social Sciences & Humanities Publishing 2021-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Academic publishing is a business that is facing strikes of disruption while already navigating longer term transitions. This...

Springer Nature Said to Kick Off 1 Billion-Euro IPO This Month

Springer Nature Said to Kick Off 1 Billion-Euro IPO This Month

SPi Global signs agreement to acquire SPS from Springer Nature Group

SINGAPORE and MANILA, Philippines, Dec. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SPi Global, the market leading content technology and content solutions enterprise that provides data services and subject matter expertise to multiple industries, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement for the acqu…

BC Partners-Backed Springer Nature to Revive IPO Plans

BC Partners-Backed Springer Nature to Revive IPO Plans

UPDATE 2-Weak demand forces Springer Nature to cancel $3.2 bln float at last minute

* Science magazine publisher was due to float in Frankfurt on Wed

Springer Nature Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Springer Nature founded?

    Springer Nature was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Springer Nature key executives?

    Springer Nature's key executives are Rachel Jacobs, Frank Vrancken Peeters and Stefan von Holtzbrinck.

  • How many employees does Springer Nature have?

    Springer Nature has 8,417 employees.

  • What is Springer Nature revenue?

    Latest Springer Nature annual revenue is €1.6 b.

  • What is Springer Nature revenue per employee?

    Latest Springer Nature revenue per employee is €192.5 k.

  • Who are Springer Nature competitors?

    Competitors of Springer Nature include MDPI, Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press.

  • Where is Springer Nature headquarters?

    Springer Nature headquarters is located at Tiergartenstraße 17, Heidelberg.

  • Where are Springer Nature offices?

    Springer Nature has offices in Heidelberg, Berlin, Dingolfing, Dornstadt and in 62 other locations.

  • How many offices does Springer Nature have?

    Springer Nature has 69 offices.