Academic publisher Springer Nature revives IPO plans: Bloomberg

Springer Nature, an academic publisher, is reviving its IPO plans, reported Bloomberg. The listing could take place as early as the first half of 2020. Springer Nature. In May 2018, BC Partners and Holtzbrinck postponed an IPO of Springer Nature, citing unfavorable market conditions. Owned by BC Partners and Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, Springer Nature is the publisher of Nature and Scientific American.