Wiley Acquires zyBooks
Vista Point Advisors is pleased to announce the acquisition of Zyante Inc. (dba zyBooks) by Wiley. Vista Point Advisors acted as the exclusive financial advisor to zyBooks.
zyBooks’ mission is to help college STEM students graduate through the use of the zyBooks platform and its web-native interactive content. Students learn by doing, using materials with minimal text, question sets, animations, interactive tools, and embedded homework. zyBooks are collaboratively authored by talented teams of professors, content developers and software engineers. Since its founding in 2012, adoption has grown to more than 500 universities across the U.S. with more than 500,000 students having taken college courses using one of 39 zyBook titles instead of traditional college textbooks. zyBooks has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and Department of Education. zyBooks was founded in 2012 and is based in Los Gatos, California.
Wiley is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing and instructional materials. The company produces books, journals, and encyclopedias, in print and electronically, as well as online products and services, training materials, and educational materials for undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education students. Wiley helps students, researchers, universities, and corporations achieve their goals in an ever-changing world.
About Vista Point Advisors:
Vista Point Advisors is a boutique investment bank that focuses on advising middle-market companies in the Software, Mobile, and Internet / Digital Media industries. Our strategy is to partner with growing and profitable businesses that are interested in understanding their options in the marketplace. We focus exclusively on sell-side M&A and capital raising transactions. Vista Point Advisors is headquartered in San Francisco, California.