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style='text-decoration:none;text-underline:none'><img border=0 id="_x0000_i1025" src="http://oup.ctml2.com/edu_oxforduniversitypresslz/Instances/edu_oxforduniversitypresslz/images/International/Trade/OUP%20News.png"></span></a><br> <br> </span><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>Dear Bookseller, </span><span style='font-size:7.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <table class=MsoNormalTable border=0 cellspacing=3 cellpadding=0 style='mso-cellspacing:1.5pt;mso-yfti-tbllook:1184'> <tr style='mso-yfti-irow:0;mso-yfti-firstrow:yes;mso-yfti-lastrow:yes'> <td style='padding:.75pt .75pt .75pt .75pt'></td> </tr> </table> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>We&nbsp;are writing to inform you that Oxford University Press (OUP)&nbsp;has acquired Nelson Thornes from Infinitas Learning, marking an exciting moment for both organizations. </span><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>In the immediate future Nelson Thornes will operate as a stand-alone subsidiary of OUP, maintaining its existing branding, Cheltenham office, organization structure, and current staff.&nbsp; </span><span style='font-size:8.5pt; font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>You will therefore experience few immediate changes, and should continue to liaise separately with each organization as you would have previously. We will ensure that we communicate any future changes to you in a timely and appropriate manner. </span><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Nelson Thornes s wide range of high quality resources complement OUP s existing educational publishing for the UK and international markets, and&nbsp;we look forward to telling you more about this very positive development. </span><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>For&nbsp;more information on this acquisition, please view the press release on our </span><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"'><a href="http://global.oup.com/news-items/current/oupacquiresnelsonthornes;jsessionid=90C1BF64D9D1048AE7402FCF5CCB5764?cc=gb">website </a></span><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'>.<br> <br> If you have any further questions, please get in touch us or&nbsp;with your usual sales contact. <br> </span><span style='font-size:8.5pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'><br> Best wishes,<br> <br> The International Sales Team&nbsp;| Educational and Children's Division | Oxford University Press</span><span style='font-size:7.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"'><br> <b><span style='color:#0070C0'>t: +44 (0) 1865 354 569 <br> e: <a href="mailto:international.bookseller@oup.com">international.bookseller@oup.com</a></span></b><br> <br> <img border=0 id="_x0000_i1026" src="http://oup.ctml2.com/edu_oxforduniversitypresslz/Instances/edu_oxforduniversitypresslz/images/International/Trade/Oxford-University-Press.gif"><br> <br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![if !supportLineBreakNewLine]><br style='mso-special-character:line-break'> <![endif]></span><span style='font-size:7.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p> </div> </body> </html>