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Discovery Communications buys Espresso Education

Channel operator Discovery Communications has acquired Espresso Group Limited, a provider of primary school digital education content in the UK. 

Discovery Education, the company’s education division, will oversee the business and the deal marks Discovery’s first international education-focused acquisition. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“For more than 10 years, Discovery Education has focused on transforming teaching and learning with the highest quality, standards-based digital content, unparalleled teacher training and the largest professional networking and learning community. Espresso Education’s commitment to high standards for content is well matched with Discovery Education’s mission, making this the perfect acquisition as we scale our efforts to positively impact student achievement around the world,” said Bill Goodwyn, CEO of Discovery Education.