|Founded||1749; a privately owned company.
In possession of the family de Gruyter since 1897
|Shareholders||Descendants of Walter de Gruyter|
|CEO||Dr. Sven Fund|
Walter de Gruyter Inc. (Boston branch);
|Subject areas||General Reference Works, Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Library and Information Science, History, Art, Music, Literary Studies, Mathematics, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Law, Linguistics & Communication, Theology, Judaism, Religion, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Design|
Five independent advisors from economics and academia