The Hindu Business Line  Nov 24  Comment 
With new guidelines on the triple drug therapy, India has three years to reach its goal of elimination of LF by 2020
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 23  Comment 
Lymphatic filariasis (LF), a parasitic disease commonly known as elephantiasis, continues to be a public health problem in parts of India. For several years, preventive chemotherapy in the form of...
Automotive World  Feb 8  Comment 
Scania will start its first field tests of coming battery electric buses in the northern Swedish city of Ă–stersund. Three Scania Citywide LF buses will be in operation from the end of 2017 with an additional three buses added in early 2019....
Forbes  Sep 8  Comment 
Adam Gerchen of legal financing firm Gerchen Keller speaks about the LF market and the business model driving his eponymous firm, including the raising of capital, evaluating risk, law firm capital structures, the trajectory of their market, and...
The Times of India  Apr 11  Comment 
CHMT) (EURONEXT: CHMT) announces the expansion of the Low Free (LF) MDI polyurethane elastomers production capacity at its Latina, Italy facility.
Benzinga  Mar 31  Comment 
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), a developer of educational entertainment for children, agreed in early February to sell itself to Vtech Holdings Ltd (ADR) (OTC: VTKLY) for $1.00 per share. LeapFrog received another offer from L&M...
Reuters  Mar 30  Comment 
* Leapfrog board of directors reaffirms support of merger with vtech; no superior proposals have been made or are pending
Benzinga  Mar 28  Comment 
LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF) announced in early February it received a proposal from VTech Holdings to acquire all of its outstanding stock for $1.00 per share. LeapFrog disclosed in a new regulatory filing it has received a proposal...
Reuters  Mar 25  Comment 
* Co had received proposal from l&m acquisitions inc to acquire all outstanding shares of co through tender offer, second-step merger for $1.10 per share in cash


Headquartered in California, LeapFrog Enterprises (LF) is a leading provider of technology-based learning products and proprietary content.

Business and Financials

The company designs and develops educational products, as well as related interactive software and content, under multiple product platforms, including the LeapFrog, LeapPad, Leapster, and Quantum Leap brands. The company's product lines include (1) learning platforms (affordable hardware devices), (2) educational software-based content (interactive books and cartridges), and (3) stand-alone educational products. The products are sold through national, regional, and specialty retailers in the U.S. and are distributed in over 25 countries worldwide. In addition to home use, LeapFrog also develops instructional materials for classroom use through its SchoolHouse division.

LeapFrog operates in three business segments: (1) U.S. Consumer, (2) International, and (3) Education and Training. In the U.S. Consumer segment, the company markets and sells its products directly to national and regional mass-market and specialty retailers as well as to other retail stores through sales representatives. In the International division, the company sells its products outside the U.S. directly to retailers and through various distribution and strategic arrangements. The Education and Training division is focused on the pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school market in the United States and sells directly to educational institutions, teacher supply stores, and educational product catalogs. In 2006, the U.S. Consumer segment accounted for 70% of the company's net sales. The International segment and SchoolHouse division (the Education and Training segment) accounted for 23% and 7% of net sales, respectively.

LeapFrog's (LF) second-quarter net loss was $20.6 million, or 32 cents per share, compared with a year-earlier loss of $28 million, or 44 cents per share. Sales rose 22% to $68.3 million, boosted by the Tag reading system and gaming systems Leapster2 and Didj


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