TITLE

Pearson becomes nation's largest K-12 electronic materials publisher with Simon & Schuster buy

PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
Electronic Education Report;05/27/98, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on electronic materials publisher Pearson's $3.6 billion acquisition bid for Simon & Schuster's educational publishing properties. Acquisition's aim to transform Pearson into an unrivaled one-stop source for print and electronic learning materials; Value of Simon & Schuster's presence in software, online courseware and satellite television; Terms of the bid.
ACCESSION #
732996

 

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