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May 10, 2021

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt completes divestiture of HMH Books & Media for $349 Million. Learning technology leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt completed its previously announced divestiture of its consumer publishing business, HMH Books & Media, to HarperCollins Publishers, a division of News Corp, a global, diversified media and information services company, for a cash purchase price of $349 million. Net proceeds to HMH were approximately $337 million after transaction fees. [Full Announcement].

August 12, 2015

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt acquires ebook and technology assets from MeeGenius, strengthens at-home digital content offering for early learners. Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has acquired select eBook and technology assets of MeeGenius an eBook subscription service for children aged up to eight years old. The acquisition marks the Company's latest investment in high-quality digital content for parents and young learners and supports its ongoing strategic focus on the direct-to-consumer market. [Full Announcement].