Top 50 largest publishers in the world (P.35) - Les Editions Lefebvre-Sarrut (France): Europe's leading publisher of publications related to legal knowledge and taxation


( Les Editions Lefebvre-Sarrut is a leading European tax and regulatory publisher, initially stemming from a merger between Editions Francis Lefebvre and Editions Législatives in 1999 with a focus on publishing, professional education and database integration. Les Editions Francis Lefebvre was founded in 1930 ad Les Editions Législatives was founded in 1947. Les Editions Législatives publishes loose-leaf-collections and is a leader in social and business law.



Les Editions Lefebvre-Sarrut specializes in tax, law, accountability and social publishing targeted at international corporations, with a focus on professional expertise. The group has offices in France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany and the UK.

The international brands owned by Editions Lefebvre-Sarrut include Sdu Uitgevers in the Netherlands, Lefebvre-El Derecho in Spain, Larcier group in Belgium, Indicator in Belgium, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom and FLMemo in the UK.



The group co-owns the brands Juris in Germany (45%) and Ipsoa Francis Lefebvre in Italy (50%).

ELS also operates in professional training in France, Belgium, Spain and the Netherlands leveraging on the strong brands of its publishing division.



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