Effective January 1st, 2017, Thieme will acquire Stuttgart-based publishing house Schattauer Verlag. Schattauer’s owner and CEO Dieter Bergemann as he will retire from the business at age 79. Established in 1949 by Friedrich Karl Schattauer as an academic publisher for medicine and science, Schattauer’s nationally and internationally well-established portfolio today includes 21 journals and 1,200 books, both as print and digital titles.
Georg Thieme Verlag, established 1886 in Leipzig, and Schattauer have much in common. Both focus on medical publishing, both have always been owner-managed, and both have been operating from Stuttgart for decades. When Elfriede Schattau
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