TITLE

Mattel Looks For Way Out

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Ricardo
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;08/14/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 33, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Mattel Inc. has agreed to sell Learning Company's CyberPatrol software to JSB Software Technologies Plc. Pricing on the deal; Change in Mattel's stocks; Financial performance of Mattel for the second quarter of 2000; Comments from Patrick McGurn of Institutional Shareholder Services.
ACCESSION #
3455991

 

Related Articles

  • Toys for the Learning Company? Salpeter, Judy // Tech & Learning;Feb99, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p60 

    Reports on concerns raised by educators over a proposed merger between Mattell Inc. and the Learning Co. Broadening of the Learning Co.'s reach in the entertainment world.

  • Hyperspace.  // Inter@ctive Week;09/21/98, Vol. 5 Issue 36, p60 

    Presents brief information pertaining to Internet computer network in the United States. Identification of the types of computer software used in workplace in the US; Reference to the release of Independent counsel Kenneth Starr's report; Details on JSB Software Technologies company's...

  • Mattel's $3.8B bid for The Learning Co. is met with resistance by several shareholders lawsuits.  // Electronic Education Report;12/23/98, Vol. 5 Issue 24, p1 

    Reports on The Learning Co. shareholders' opposition to a bid by toy maker Mattel to acquire the educational software publisher. Shareholders' claim that the price was too low; Mattel's sales performance in 1997; Shareholders' filing of four separate lawsuits against the planned acquisition.

  • Mattel Places The Learning Co. On The Market After Less Than A Year Of Operation Within The Toy...  // Electronic Education Report;04/12/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p1 

    Reports that El Segundo, California-based Mattel's decision to sell its troubled Learning Co. unit.

  • Street Toying Aside, TLC Deal Should Fly. Cohen, Judith Radler // Mergers & Acquisitions Report;01/11/99, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p1 

    Reports on the merger of Mattel Inc. and The Learning Co. (TLC) Lawsuits filed by shareholders against TLC; Companies that voted in favor of the merger; Decrease earnings of Mattel in 1998; Price per-share range offered by Mattel.

  • Mattel may Learn Hard Lesson on Learning. Roberts, Ricardo // Mergers & Acquisitions Report;06/26/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 26, p1 

    Focuses on the decision of Mattel Company to sell its Learning Co. Losses sustained by Mattel with its purchase of Learning Co.; Details on the stocks of Mattel.

  • How Mattel Learned The Hard Way.  // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal;May2000, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p29 

    Reports on Mattel Inc.'s sale of its subsidiary, Learning Co. Decline in the company's stock prices; Hiring of Credit Suisse First Boston to find a buyer; Mattel's total investment in Learning Co.

  • Rockett Attack. Robinson, Noah // Entertainment Weekly;04/16/99, Issue 481, p66 

    Reports on the aquistion of the Purple Moon company by Mattel. Effect of the merger on Purple Moon's "Rockett Movado" brand, a series of CD-Rom learning adventure games targets at pre-teen girls; Difficulties encountered by Purple Moon in trying to complete with Mattel to establish "Rocket...

  • Mattel reports 2Q operating losses as TLC continues to grow in revenues.  // Electronic Education Report;08/04/99, Vol. 6 Issue 14, p7 

    Cites the operational losses reported by Mattel Inc. posted in the second quarter of 1999 and the corporate gains contributed by its educational software unit The Learning Co. Amount of losses posted; Details of financial performance.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics