Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (/ˈhtən/;[9] HMH) is an American publisher of textbooks, instructional technology materials, assessments, and reference works. The company is based in the Boston Financial District.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company
Founded1832; 191 years ago (1832)
(as Ticknor and Allen)
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationBoston, Massachusetts, United States[1]
DistributionSelf-distributed (US)[2]
Raincoast Books (Canada trade)[3]
Nelson (Canada textbooks)[4]
Melia Publishing Services (UK)[5]
Hachette Client Services (Latin America, South America, Asia and Europe)[6]
Peribo (Australia)[7]
Key peopleJack Lynch
(President & CEO)[8]
Publication typesBooks, software
ImprintsGraphia, Sandpiper, HMH Books for Young Readers, John Joseph Adams Books
RevenueIncrease $1.41 billion (2017)
Owner(s)Veritas Capital
No. of employees4,000+
Official websitewww.hmhco.com

It was formerly known as Houghton Mifflin Company, but it changed its name following the 2007 acquisition of Harcourt Publishing.[10] Prior to March 2010, it was a subsidiary of Education Media and Publishing Group Limited, an Irish-owned holding company registered in the Cayman Islands and formerly known as Riverdeep. In 2022, it was acquired by Veritas Capital, a New York-based private-equity firm.