TITLE

Acquisitions in first half of 1999 nearly equal the total for all of 1998

PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Electronic Education Report;08/04/99, Vol. 6 Issue 14, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the growth of the computer software industry particularly the electronic education market in the United States in the first half of 1999. Includes Ripplewood Holdings LLC's acquisition of Jostens Learning Co.; Hasbro Inc.'s purchase of Europress; Terms of the merger and acquisition deals.
ACCESSION #
2208550

 

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