Riverdeep Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary


Riverdeep Group has acquired 3 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Riverdeep Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2001, when it acquired The Learning Company for $60M. Riverdeep Group has acquired in 1 US state. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity1
    • M&A Buy Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Riverdeep Group plc


Riverdeep is a publisher of educational and productivity software for both children and adults. All the products are produced and distributed in CD-ROM format and sales are primarily in the US. It publishes one of the largest catalogues of digital education and productivity brands - many of which are leading titles in their categories.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $60M $60M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
The Learning Company 2001-09-06 60M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hiawatha, Iowa · www.thelearningco.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 1 (100%) 60M (100%) - -
Total 1 $60M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 60M - -
  Iowa 1 60M - -
Total 1 $60M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $60M
Largest The Learning Company
$60M (2001-09-06)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (100%)

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