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OverDrive to acquire KKR-owned RBmedia's library business

Jun 24 2020

Moving swiftly after their recent acquisition by private equity firm KKR, OverDrive, the leading digital library platform, announced that it will acquire the library assets of another KKR-owned property, RBmedia, including the RBdigital platform in North America, the U.K, and Australia.

The deal represents a major development in the digital library market. OverDrive is the market leading distributor of digital content in libraries, and RBmedia is a major producer of audiobooks with a catalog of more than 45,000 exclusive titles through its various brands.

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