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McGraw-Hill 'explores education sale'

The Bookseller – 2012-02-01

McGraw-Hill is exploring a possible sale of its $2.5bn-plus education business, according to a...

McGraw-Hill is Apple partner, but still has questions about iBooks

GigaOM – 2012-01-21

In talking with an executive from Apple partner on iBooks McGraw-Hill, it's clear that the company has high hopes but also concerns about maintaining consistently high-quality textbooks that are...

McGraw-Hill Education Ready To Go Solo

Publishers Weekly – 2011-09-16

When McGraw-Hill Education becomes a stand-alone business some time in 2012 it will look toward global expansion and more digital sales for growth, executives stressed in promoting the plan to divide...

McGraw-Hill To Split Into Two Companies: McGraw-Hill Markets and McGraw-Hill Education

Folio Magazine – 2011-09-12

Following the call for a break-up and reorganization of McGraw-Hill Cos. by investors last month, McGraw-Hill announced today that it will split into two separate public companies: McGraw-Hill...

McGraw-Hill to split into two listed companies

Reuters – 2011-09-12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - McGraw-Hill Cos Inc plans to split into two public companies, with one holding its Standard & Poor's ratings and index businesses and the other holding its textbook publishing...

Jana, Ontario teachers buy stake in McGraw-Hill

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-08-02

(08-01) 15:28 PDT New York (AP) -- Activist hedge fund Jana Partners said Monday that it has teamed up with the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board to buy a 5.2 percent, $531 million stake in...

McGraw-Hill Rises Amid Talks With Shareholder Jana Partners

BusinessWeek – 2011-08-02

McGraw-Hill Cos. rose as much as 5.1 percent in late trading after holding talks with hedge fund Jana Partners LLC, which said it bought a stake in the publisher and owner of Standard & Poor’s.

McGraw-Hill to sell broadcast unit

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-06-14

(06-14) 08:14 PDT New York (AP) -- McGraw-Hill Cos., best known for publishing textbooks and other educational materials, said Tuesday that it plans to divest its broadcasting unit as it reviews its...

McGraw-Hill Reports Double-Digit Growth in First Quarter

Folio Magazine – 2011-04-26

McGraw-Hill says revenue grew 7.7 percent to $1. 3 billion while net income jumped 16.2 percent to $120 million in the first quarter of 2011. Revenue in McGraw-Hill's Information & Media segment rose...

McGraw Hill publisher dies

Calcutta News – 2010-03-26

The leader of book publishing firm, McGraw Hill, has died at the age of 92.

Obituary: Harold McGraw, Jr.

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-24

Hardld McGraw, Jr. who worked at McGraw-Hill for over 40 years and served as CEO from 1975 to...

Former McGraw-Hill CEO Dies

Folio Mag – 2010-03-24

Harold W. McGraw Jr., chairman emeritus and former CEO of publishing giant McGraw-Hill, died today. He was 92.

Harold W. McGraw Jr., Publisher, Dies

New York Times – 2010-03-24

Mr. McGraw, who as leader of McGraw-Hill, his family’s publishing business, helped build it into a billion-dollar enterprise, was 92.

McGraw-Hill Extends Publishing Contract with Association

Folio Mag – 2010-03-18

McGraw-Hill Construction has reached an agreement with the Associated General Contractors of America to continue publishing the association’s Constructor magazine, as well as its online membership...

McGraw-Hill renews magazine deal with contractors

AP – 2010-03-17

AP - McGraw-Hill Construction, part of publishing house The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc., said Wednesday it extended its publishing agreement with the Associated General Contractors of America for two...

Financial services, publishing to be focus areas for McGraw-Hill

Business Standard India – 2010-03-15

The McGraw-Hill Companies is looking to ramp up its presence in the Indian financial and publishing space to increase the share of revenue from the country from the present level of 5 per cent, the...

McGraw-Hill Starts Selling Chapters

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-22

McGraw-Hill professional announced this morning that it has begun selling chapters from a...

Crain, ALM, McGraw-Hill Lead Pack Among ABM’s Neal Award Finalists

Folio Mag – 2010-02-02

Trade media association American Business Media Tuesday morning released the finalists for this year’s iteration of its annual Jesse H. Neal awards. Of some 700 entries, 124 have made it to the...

Weak School Market Drops Results at McGraw-Hill Education

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-26

An 18.4% decline in sales in its school group was the main factor in driving down revenue at McGraw-Hill Education in 2009, parent company the McGraw-Hill Cos. reported this morning. Total revenue...

Wiley to Publish Book Critical of McGraw-Hill’s S&P Division

Bloomberg – 2009-03-03

March 3 (Bloomberg) -- John Wiley & Sons Inc. will publish the book on the financial crisis that the author said was spurned by McGraw-Hill Cos. because of a dispute over passages critical of its...

Wiley to Publish Book Canceled by McGraw-Hill

Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-03

Last month, McGraw-Hill cancelled the publication of Bailout Nation: How Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy, a book critical of Standard & Poor’s, which is a division of...

McGraw-Hill Won’t Publish Ritholtz Book Critical of S&P Unit

Bloomberg – 2009-02-12

Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- McGraw-Hill Cos. won’t be publishing a book on the financial crisis that the author says addresses the role of one of its units in the recent market turmoil.

McGraw-Hill Cancels Book Critical of S&P

Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-11

McGraw-Hill has cancelled the publication of a book it was set to publish next month—a book critical of Standard & Poor’s, which is a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. Mary Skafidas, v-p of...

After Layoffs, McGraw-Hill Media Division Profits Up 45 Percent

Folio Mag – 2009-01-27

For BusinessWeek publisher McGraw-Hill, cost containment was a major priority in 2008 and will be into 2009, president and CEO Harold McGraw III said in year-end financial statement released today....

Weak School Sales Drop Results at McGraw-Hill Education

Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-27

School group sales fell 5.4% at McGraw-Hill Education, leading to a 2.5% decline in revenue for all of MHE. Profits, hurt by a larger restructuring charge tied to eliminating 455 positions, fell...

Online Image Management System Offers Faster Downloading for Playboy, McGraw-Hill

Folio Mag – 2009-01-21

A professional online image management system founded in 2002 has recently launched a new version of its product, focused on giving publishers large group access to photo collections from anywhere,...

More Cuts at McGraw-Hill Education

Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-07

McGraw-Hill Education eliminated 215 positions in the fourth quarter and cut 455 jobs for all of 2008.

BusinessWeek Publisher McGraw-Hill Cos. Cuts 375

Mediaweek – 2009-01-06

The McGraw-Hill Cos., publisher of BusinessWeek , announced today that it lopped off another 375 positions in the fourth quarter of 2008 to contain costs in the down economic environment.

McGraw-Hill Cut 375 Jobs in Fourth Quarter

Folio Mag – 2009-01-06

In another cost-cutting effort, BusinessWeek publisher the McGraw-Hill Company today said it eliminated 375 positions company-wide during the fourth quarter. Seventy of those came from its...

McGraw-Hill to Launch Workplace Sustainability Magazine

Folio Mag – 2008-12-02

In a time when print launches are increasingly considered taboo, McGraw-Hill today will officially unveil HQ, a new quarterly magazine covering building design and workplace effectiveness.

McGraw-Hill Profit Down 14%

New York Times – 2008-10-28

The textbook publisher and owner of Standard & Poor’s cited lower demand for debt ratings and school textbooks and projected fourth-quarter earnings below analysts’ forecasts.

McGraw-Hill Education Gets New President

Publishers Wekly – 2008-08-19

Peter Davis has been named to succeed Henry Hirschberg as president of McGraw-Hill Education.

McGraw-Hill Second Quarter Earnings Fall 23 Pct

New York Times – 2008-07-30

McGraw-Hill, a textbook publisher and bond rating company, said that second quarter earnings dropped 23 percent, as revenue at its bond rating business declined.

Cengage Learning among bidders for McGraw-Hill Education

The Bookseller – 2012-08-03

Cengage Learning is among the companies that have put in initial bids for McGraw-Hill...

Apollo to buy McGraw-Hill education unit for $2.5 billion

Reuters – 2012-11-26

(Reuters) - McGraw-Hill Companies Inc said it will sell its educational publishing unit to Apollo Global Management LLC for $2.5 billion.

McGraw-Hill sells off education unit for $2.5B

GigaOM – 2012-11-26

Publishing giant McGraw-Hill has announced that it will sell its education division to private equity firm Apollo Global Management for $2.5 billion. The news comes months after the publishing...

McGraw-Hill Education Sold for $2.5 Billion to Investor

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-29

McGraw-Hill has signed an agreement to sell its education business, McGraw-Hill Education, to investment firm Apollo Global Management for $2.5 billion.

McGraw-Hill reveals the SmartBook: an 'adaptive' e-book for students

Engadget – 2013-01-08

McGraw-Hill is taking on the one-size-fits-all approach to textbooks with its freshly unveiled SmartBook: an e-book that is claimed to adapt to student's learning patterns. Aimed at college students,...

McGraw-Hill’s new adaptive ebooks aim to adjust to students’ learning needs

GigaOM – 2013-01-08

At the Consumer Electronics Show on Tuesday, McGraw-Hill Education unveiled its SmartBook, an adaptive e-book that tailors the reading experience to each students' pace and mastery level. It guides...

Publisher McGraw-Hill opens Boston research and development lab – 2013-06-04

Textbook giant McGraw-Hill Education is opening a research-and-development lab in Boston to advance into digital publishing and educational software.    

Penton Buys Aviation Week from McGraw Hill

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-25


McGraw-Hill and B&T Agree

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-24

McGraw-Hill Professional has reached an agreement with Baker & Taylor to offer its e-books to libraries through B&T’s Axis 360 digital platform.

Inkling Adds Deals With Wolters Kluwer, McGraw-Hill

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-07

Inkling, an online publishing platform, has entered into separate agreements with Wolters Kluwer Health and McGraw-Hill Education to use its digital authoring platform Inkling Habitat.

Global Publishing Leaders 2014: McGraw-Hill Education

Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-27

McGraw-Hill Education provides education and professional products in the United States and internationally.

Executive Changes at McGraw-Hill Education

Publishers Weekly – 2014-11-18

McGraw-Hill Education has restructured its domestic education operations under Peter Cohen, who had been president of its K-12 group.

Japan officials ask McGraw-Hill to 'correct' history textbook

The Bookseller – 2015-01-21

In the latest salvo from an increasingly confident conservative regime in Tokyo bent on revisionism, officials have requested that a US author and his publisher remove historic references to Japan's...

McGraw-Hill Global Education Posts Small 2014 Profit

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-07

McGraw-Hill Global Education had net income of $3.8 million last year compared to a loss of $89.4 million in 2013. Sales rose 4%.

Watt Joins Kortext from McGraw-Hill

The Bookseller – 2015-04-09

McGraw-Hill’s Kevin Watt will join digital textbook platform Kortext as business development director at the end of April. Watt is moving from his position as head of sales for the UK, Ireland,...

Dr. Phil and His Son Jay McGraw Are Set to Produce DailyMailTV

AdWeek – 2015-06-25

Dr. Phil McGraw and his son Jay McGraw, along with their production company Stage 29, are partnering with to create DailyMailTV, a new syndicated television series. The show, announced...

Global Publishing Leaders 2015: McGraw-Hill Education

Publishers Weekly – 2015-06-26

McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC (MHGE) is a learning science company focused on higher education, professional learning and information tools and services in digital, print, and hybrid...

McGraw-Hill Education to Go Public

Publishers Weekly – 2015-09-07

McGraw-Hill Education confirmed Friday that it plans to go public, approximately three years after the private equity firm, the Apollo Group, acquired the educational publishing giant.

McGraw Hill Plans to Shed Family Name After 128 Years

The Wall Street Journal – 2016-02-05

The change to S&P Global Inc. reflects the company’s shift away from its publishing roots.

Global Publishing Leaders 2016: McGraw-Hill Education

Publishers Weekly – 2016-08-26

McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC (MHGE) is a learning science company focused on higher education, professional learning and information markets both in the US and internationally with...

Industry Notes: McGraw-Hill and iFlipd Pilot a Weekly Rental Ebook+Print Textbook Program

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-08-25

In a timely partnership for the school year, international publisher McGraw-Hill and ebook-and-print bundler iFlipd pilot a $15-per-week textbook rental. The post Industry Notes: McGraw-Hill and...

Global Publishing Leaders 2017: McGraw-Hill Education

Publishers Weekly – 2017-08-25

McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC (MHGE) is a learning science company focused on higher education, professional learning and information markets both in the US and internationally with...

Levin departs McGraw-Hill

The Bookseller – 2017-10-18

McGraw-Hill Education c.e.o. David Levin is leaving the company after three years in the role.

McGraw-Hill Opens Ebook, Textbook Rentals with B&N Education, MBS, Chegg

Publishing Perspectives – 2018-02-26

Promising as much as 70-percent savings over 'the costs of traditional bound print textbooks,' McGraw-Hill Education is teaming with Barnes & Noble Education. MBS Textbook Exchange and Chegg on...

Tim McGraw collapses on stage; representative says he will be fine

Los Angeles Times – 2018-03-12

Country music star Tim McGraw collapsed on stage during a performance in Ireland. Rolling Stone magazine reports McGraw collapsed while performing Sunday night in Dublin. McGraw's wife, singer Faith...

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