Final bids for Simon & Schuster units due today

May 1998
Electronic Education Report;05/13/98, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that Pearson PLC has the biggest chance in acquiring Viacom Inc.'s Simon & Schuster (S&S) education, reference and professional publishing properties. Reasons why Pearson has been considered as the top candidate to purchase the units; Other companies that are bidding for the properties; Factors that make S&S properties attractive to buyout firms.


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