M&A Deal Summary

Educational Development Acquires Demibooks

On September 16, 2015, Educational Development acquired internet software and services company Demibooks

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Educational Development’s 1st transaction in the Internet Software and Services sector.
  • This is Educational Development’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Educational Development’s 1st transaction in Illinois.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-09-16
Target Demibooks
Sector Internet Software and Services
Buyer(s) Educational Development
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition



Burr Ridge, Illinois, United States
Demibooks, Inc. is a provider of creativity, critical thinking and interactive learning. Demibooks Composer is an app platform that makes it easy to create interactive experiences. Publishers, students and teachers can share interactive books, presentations, games and lessons on our app marketplaces.

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Educational Development

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States


Category Company
Founded 1965
Sector Publishing
Revenue 142M USD (2022)

Educational Development is a publisher of usborne and kane miller books and operates a direct-to-consumer sales division, usborne books & more. Educational Development was founded in 1965 and is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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