Discovery Education, Inc. Serving 4.5 million educators and over 50 million students, Discovery Education’s providers are available in approximately half of U.S. lecture rooms, 50 p.c of all main schools in the UK, and greater than 50 international locations around the globe.
This transaction represents an extremely exciting alternative for Discovery Education to speed up its progress with Francisco Partners, while additionally sustaining its longstanding partnership with the Discovery Communications family,” Goodwyn said in a prepared statement, adding that the investment will permit Discovery Schooling to additional expand its attain and affect domestically and around the world.
Under the terms of the settlement, Discovery Communications will retain a minority equity interest and license the Discovery Education brand to the business, in keeping with a statement Discovery Education’s current management team, led by president and CEO Bill Goodwyn, will operate the company as a standalone business upon the closing of the transaction, which is anticipated to happen within the first half of 2018.
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