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Slide #7. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. — CrossKnowledge
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A)
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWaandJWb), a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CrossKnowledge, a learning solutions provider focused on leadership and managerial skills development, for $175 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close on May 1.
John Wiley & Sons is a research and learning company. Co.'s segments are: Research, which provides scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, as well as related content and services, to academic, corporate, and government libraries, learned societies, and individual researchers; Publishing, which acquires, develops and publishes scientific, professional and education books and related content, as well as test preparation services and course workflow tools, to libraries, corporations, students, and researchers; and Solutions, which provides online program management services for higher education institutions and learning, development, and assessment services for businesses.
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