Houghton Mifflin Bought Out; Trade Division Future Unknown

December 2006
Book Publishing Report;12/4/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 47, p1
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The article reports plans of a buyout of Houghton Mifflin Co., an educational publishing based in Boston, Massachusetts, by Riverdeep Interactive Learning Ltd., based in Dublin, Ireland. The deal will combine Riverdeep Holdings Ltd. with Houghton Mifflin to create Houghton Mifflin Riverdeep Group. The deal, worth $3.5 billion, will merge the strengths of Mifflin's print educational publishing with Riverdeep's electronic courseware products.


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