Frances Lincoln died in February 2001, aged 55, and her husband, John Nicoll, now runs the company. Frances Lincoln publishes over a hundred books each year, with almost a thousand books in print. The company's annual turnover is around £6 million and it employs about 40 people. The company offices are in Kentish Town, Camden, London.
In August 2011, Frances Lincoln Publishers was bought by Quarto Group for £4.5 million.