The Learning Company buys Mindscape for $150 million in cash and stock

March 1998
Electronic Education Report;3/11/98, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on Cambridge, Massachusetts-based The Learning Co.'s acquisition of the consumer and educational software publisher Mindscape. Details on the acquisition; Best selling titles of Mindscape; Wall Street analysts' comments on the acquisition.


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