Springer Science+Business Media acquires Planète Permis SAS

Springer Science+Business Media (Springer) has acquired the French publisher of driving school materials, Planète Permis SAS, based in Gertwiller (Alsace), France. The acquisition complements the existing driving school and road safety publishing activities of Springer.

The founder and owner of the French company, Christophe Schneider, said on his own behalf and that of Planète Permis’ employees, “I am looking forward to continued growth of the company within an international publishing house.”

Peter Lehnert, Springer’s EVP for Professional Transport, said, “This acquisition is a positive signal from within our European publishing units and strengthens the company in the key French market. We welcome Christophe Schneider and his team.”