Rights to Kari Nars’ Swindling Billions sold in Hungary to HVG Publishers – Money and Happiness in Brasil to Editora Gutenberg

We are thrilled to announce that the Hungarian rights  to Kari Nars’ international bestseller Swindling Billions have been acquired by HVG Publishers. Over 75,000 copies sold – English massmarket paperback to be published in January 2013!

Rights list:

WORLD ENGLISH / Marshall Cavendish
BRAZIL / WORLD PORTUGUESE / Editora Gutenberg Ltda.
CHINA (Simplified) / Law Press China
HUNGARY /HVG Publishers
KOREA / Hanbit Biz
ROMANIA / Hardcover & Paperback

“The book has credentials to entertain.  This seems to have been Nars’s intention… – It [the book] is an ABC on how to be smart when someone offers an easy way to get rich.”
– Valor Econômico

Dr. Kari Nars’ distinguished career in world finance includes senior banking positions in Washington D.C., London, Paris and Helsinki. He and his wife spend their time in Helsinki and Provence.

Rights to Kari Nars’  Money and Happiness has been sold in Brasil to Editora Gutenberg.  Previously rights are sold in Finland to Tammi and to Schildts (Finland-Swedish).

Is money the key to our happiness? Why, in the current climate of wealth and prosperity, do more and more people fall prey to stress, burnout, depression, alcoholism, divorce, or even suicide? Why do millions of children, young people and families feel increasingly bad by the day?

Please ask the Agency for full English text of Swindling Billions and other reading materials in English.

About author

Kari Nars

Dr. Kari Nars has a long and distinguished career in various high banking positions in London, Washington and Paris, and as a director of Finland’s central bank and Ministry of Finance. He has published several books, and was chief editor and main writer of Excellence in Debt Management by Euromoney Books in London.


2009, General Nonfiction

Swindling Billions

Kari Nars

2006, General Nonfiction

Money and Happiness

Kari Nars