CorporateInvestorsLegalSeptember 29, 2017

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory completes divestment of certain U.K. publishing assets

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory announces that it has today completed the divestment of certain U.K. information and publishing assets as originally announced on July 28, 2017.

The divestment is part of the division’s plan to further sharpen its focus on markets where it sees the best opportunities for long-term growth. Legal & Regulatory will continue to serve its U.K. customers for legal & regulatory software and international legal information. Wolters Kluwer will retain a well-established position in the country, delivering medical information solutions to U.K. healthcare providers, software to U.K. tax advisors, and risk & reporting solutions to the U.K.-based financial services industry.

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, governance, risk & compliance, and legal & regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

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