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  • Istithmar either owns or has stakes in companies including Standard Chartered Bank, Gulf Stream Asset Management and EMPG, the publishing house that owns Harcourt Education.

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  • He also rather bizarrely waded into the media with a claim that the huge EMPG publishing company headed by Barry O'Callaghan was in trouble and Irish investors had lost their shirts.

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  • Group (EMPG), the heavily indebted e-learning company led by Cork businessman Barry O'Callaghan, is undertaking a major - Articles related to Are Kids Tethered to "Too Much" Technology?

  • The requests included acceptance of $9,052 of federal funding from an Emergency Management Performance Grant and another $5,834 of EMPG funding to be used in 2010.

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  • Education Media & Publishing Group (EMPG), controlled by Barry O'Callaghan, faces a major restructuring of its USD7 billion-plus debt.

  • Mr O'Callaghan formed EMPG through the $5bn (e3. 4bn) merger of his e-learning firm Riverdeep in 2006 with - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Enterprise Ireland, which is not a shareholder in the firm, committed the cash to EMPG in September of 2008 in a bid to lure the firm's research and development (R&D) facility here where 200 people are currently employed. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Barry O'Callaghan, the company's chief executive, says that half of all the content in US classrooms comes from EMPG, including textbooks, whiteboards and teachers 'aids.

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  • He says that EMPG has been caught up in the global downturn as much as anyone else.

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  • He says this will include EMPG reducing its debt levels by about 70% and bringing fresh capital into the business.

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