Grupo LeYa is a Portuguese multinational book publishing company established in January 2008 as a holding company incorporating some of the biggest Portuguese and Brazilian publishers and two of the largest African publishers. LeYa is the largest general-interest trade book publisher but it also publishes fiction, nonfiction and children’s books, being also one of the most important Portuguese textbook and study book publisher.
Isaias Gomes Teixeira a Board Member, has announced in 2008, that the LeYa's revenue target was circa 90M Euros and that they aimed to publish around 1,000 different books in 2008.
- Texto Editores created in 1977, based in Amadora, Portugal.
- Edições Asa, founded in 1951 and acquired in 2007
- Editorial Caminho, founded in 1975, acquired in 2007 and best known for publishing José Saramago works.
- Dom Quixote, founded in 1965 and acquired from Planeta in 2007.
- Gailivro, founded in 1987 and acquired in 2007.
- Nova Gaia, founded in 1985 and acquired in 2007.
- Oficina do Livro and Casa das Letras, the former publishing company of Diário de Notícias, acquired in 2008.
- Academia do Livro
- Estrela Polar
- Livros d'Hoje
- Lua de Papel
- Ndjira, from Mozambique
- Nzila, from Angola
- Quinta Essência
It was announced in August 2011, that Trilantic Capital Partners $66m purchase of a minority stake in Grupo LeYa in January