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closed 5/10/2011 via PR Newswire

Platinum Group, LLC, acquired Nordquist Sign Company, Inc.

synopsis: Turnaround firm Platinum Group announced that its private equity fund has acquired the assets of Nordquist Sign Company, Inc., which has designed, fabricated and serviced signage for businesses and institutions since 1904.
buyer: Platinum Group, LLC
Founded in the early 1980s, Platinum Group is a turnaround management, consulting and investment firm that helps business owners restore, enhance and realize the value of their businesses.
target: Nordquist Sign Company, Inc.
Nordquist Sign is a designer and fabricator of signage, environment graphics and architectural elements since 1904. The company's designers and project managers team up with clients to transform their designs into quality, three-dimensional identities at a reasonable price.
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closed 11/27/2012 via PE Hub

Lincolnshire Management Inc., acquired National Pen Company

synopsis: Lincolnshire Management has acquired National Pen Company, a global provider of direct mail promotional pens and other products. National Pen was a portfolio company of Berwind Corporation. National Pen, headquartered in San Diego, CA, is a leading direct mail provider of personalized promotional products globally.
buyer: Lincolnshire Management Inc.
Lincolnshire is a middle market private equity firm that manages $1.7 billion and focuses on acquiring business platforms with $50-500 million in revenue that can be meaningfully grown organically and through acquisitions.
target parent: Berwind Corporation
target: National Pen Company
National Pen, headquartered in San Diego, CA, is a leading direct mail provider of personalized promotional products globally. National Pen differentiates itself through its superior mailing capabilities, state-of-the-art decorating, integrated manufacturing and its unique go-to-market strategy.
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closed 1/5/2011 via Company Press Release

Camsing Global, LLC, acquired Corvest Promotional Products, Inc.

synopsis: Camsing Global, LLC announced it will acquire certain assets of Corvest Acquisition, Inc., a top-20 promotional products supplier and parent company of Adva-Lite, Toppers and It’s Greek To Me.
buyer: Camsing Global, LLC
Camsing Global is a multi-dimensional Manufacturer and Supply Chain Management Company for the Promotional Products industry worldwide. With over 3,000 workers globally, we develop, design, manufacture and export a wide range of categories of promotional products.
target: Corvest Promotional Products, Inc.
Corvest is your source for branded items, logo merchandise, eco-friendly promotions, promotional safety products and personalized products for trade shows, corporate gifts, and a wide variety of inexpensive promotions.
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closed 4/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Moss, Inc., acquired Andrés Imaging & Graphics

synopsis: Moss Inc., announces the merger of Andrés Imaging & Graphics with its Moss Retail division. Andrés Imaging has 110,000+ sq. ft. of office and production space in Chicago, Ill. and is recognized as a retail industry leader in wide format direct digital printing and dimensional signage solutions.
buyer parent:Century Park Capital Partners
buyer: Moss, Inc.
Moss is the world’s premier provider of custom trade show display components, tension fabric displays and structures, custom event branding, display hardware and large format printing for exhibit and event producers, retailers, sports events and stadiums.
target: Andrés Imaging & Graphics
Andrés is a national leader in the production of photo/graphics and digital direct signage, merging digital wide format and photographic output with creative signage fabrication. Andrés leads the way in large-format printing and fabrication technology.
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closed 4/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Vomela Specialty Company, purchased the printing division from Bureau of Engraving, Inc.

synopsis: Vomela Specialty Company, a printing company in St. Paul, Minnesota announced it has completed the acquisition of the printing division of the Bureau of Engraving, Inc. of Minneapolis, MN. The acquired printing division will continue to operate under the name “The Bureau” and will function as a division of Vomela Specialty Company.
buyer: Vomela Specialty Company
Vomela is an international, industry-leading print conglomerate with some of the most advanced capabilities around. Vomela specializes in Visual Merchandising, Store Decor, Retail Interior Design, Fleet Graphics, Motorsports and OEM Markets.
seller: Bureau of Engraving, Inc.
The Bureau of Engraving, Inc. is a supplier of commercial, POP, and packaging printing capable of short or long runs utilizing both digital and offset printing.The Bureau offers full color digital and offset sheeted printing as well as a full service prepress and bindery capabilities.
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closed 6/13/2012 via Market Wire

C2 Reprographics, acquired Robins Signs

synopsis: C2, the largest privately owned reprographics firm in Southern California, announced its acquisition of Robins Signs, a sign company serving Southern California since 1910. The values and stability of the 100-year-old company perfectly complement the good old-fashioned service model that C2 was founded upon.
buyer: C2 Reprographics
C2 Reprographics is the largest privately owned reprographics firm in Southern California, with production offices in the Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego and Inland Empire areas and hub stores in Costa Mesa, San Diego, Ontario and downtown Los Angeles.
target: Robins Signs
Robins Signs is a family owned and operated sign company servicing southern California since 1910. Conveniently located near the 57 and 91 freeways. Their longevity and success in the business is due to their commitment to quality and excellent customer service.
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announced 10/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Nogales Investors, will acquire Insync Media

synopsis: Nogales Investors, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, announced an agreement to acquire Insync Media which it will merge with Graphic Press, already owned by Nogales Investors, to form Insync Marketing Solutions.
buyer: Nogales Investors
Nogales Investors Management, LLC is a private equity investment firm based in Los Angeles that manages capital for some of the largest institutional investors in the world.
target: Insync Media
Insync Media is committed to working with its clients to develop marketing, advertising and communications solutions that will build brand awareness, increase customer loyalty, and increase sales.
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closed 7/17/2006 via BusinessWire

Fiserv, Inc., acquired Jerome Group, LLC

synopsis: Fiserv Inc. announced today that it has acquired The Jerome Group LLC, a leading provider of business-critical communications to industries such as financial services, healthcare, telecommunications services and retail. Jerome, headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., will become part of the Personix division of Fiserv Output Solutions.
buyer: Fiserv, Inc.(FISV:$4,482.00)
Fiserv, Inc. provides information management systems and services to the financial and insurance industries. Leading services include transaction processing, outsourcing, business process outsourcing software and systems solutions.
target: Jerome Group, LLC
Jerome provides integrated services, production services and exclusive digital services to offer clients a complete, one-stop source for all of their direct marketing needs.
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$44
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closed 9/8/2011 via Market Wire

Graphix Products, Inc. merged with Kelmscott Communications, Inc.,

synopsis: Kelmscott Communications, Inc. and Graphix Products, Inc. are pleased to announce the merger of their two companies effective immediately. Graphix Products is a family-owned, second generation marketing services company. Its services include: commercial offset and digital printing; brochures, folders, media kits, annual reports; and more.
buyer parent:Consolidated Graphics, Inc.
buyer: Kelmscott Communications, Inc.
Kelmscott Communications LLC offers solutions which combine strategy, creative, web services, data analytics, variable data printing with complex segmentation, offset and flexographic label printing, signage, promotional incentives, assembly, mailing and fulfillment.
target: Graphix Products, Inc.
Graphix Products, located in West Chicago, IL is a family-owned, second generation marketing services company. Its services include: commercial offset and digital printing; brochures, folders, media kits, annual reports; mobile marketing; e-mail marketing; and much more.
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closed 11/8/2010 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired WMSG, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has acquired certain assets and liabilities of WMSG, Inc. (WMSG) to enable a complete solution for variable digital print marketers and other print-on-demand opportunities.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc.(SFLY:$700.50)
Shutterfly, Inc. provides Internet-based social expression and personal publishing services that enable consumers to share, print, and preserve photos. The company offers products and services for consumers to upload, edit, organize, find, share, create, print, and preserve their digital photos.
target: WMSG, Inc.
WMSG is a privately-held, digital direct marketing specialist with strong data management and marketing analytics capabilities located in Dallas, Texas. WMSG has earned a reputation for delivering high-performing direct marketing campaigns for marketing agencies and several Fortune 500 clients.
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closed 6/1/2010 via BusinessWire

INFOCUS Marketing, Inc., acquired Continental Services, Inc

synopsis: INFOCUS announces the acquisition of Continental Services, Inc., a print, mailing services and fulfillment company to trade associations, government organizations, non-profits and small to large businesses across all industries.
buyer: INFOCUS Marketing, Inc.
INFOCUS Marketing is a provider of direct marketing services to trade associations and business organizations. They specialize in creating revenue by providing responsive list management and brokerage services, digital printing, direct mail, fulfillment, list-data and email services.
target: Continental Services, Inc
Continental Services, Inc., located in Manassas, VA, is a print, mailing services and fulfillment company to trade associations, government organizations, non-profits and small to large businesses across all industries since 1990.
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closed 12/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Classic Graphics, acquired Creative Marketing Solutions

synopsis: Creative Marketing Solutions (CMS), one of the most respected names in mailing and fulfillment, has joined Classic Graphics | Imagine! Print Solutions creating one of the largest privately owned mailing and fulfillment facilities in the Carolinas. Creative Marketing Solutions is a leading edge Marketing Services Provider.
buyer parent:Imagine! Print Solutions
buyer: Classic Graphics
Classic Graphics is a privately held, full-service graphic communications company. They are known for exemplary client service, cutting-edge technological capabilities and industry leading graphics expertise and serve national and international corporations.
target: Creative Marketing Solutions
Creative Marketing Solutions is a leading edge Marketing Services Provider. Their core competencies surround direct marketing and fulfillment via the use of digital technologies, personalized urls, and web interfaces.
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$20
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closed 9/18/2013 via BusinessWire

IBS Direct, Inc., acquired Berkshire Printing, Inc.

synopsis: IBS Direct™, a direct response printing solutions and marketing services firm, has purchased selected assets of Berkshire Printing, Inc. Berkshire Printing is a direct mail printer specializing in high quality 4-color single part computer forms, letters and brochures.
buyer: IBS Direct, Inc.
IBS Direct is an industry leader in implementing high-quality direct marketing campaigns with ease. Over the past forty years, IBS Direct has evolved to offer exceptional printing and program management, along with a dedication to provide cutting edge technology solutions.
target: Berkshire Printing, Inc.
Berkshire Printing is a direct mail printer specializing in high quality 4-color single part computer forms, letters and brochures. They are a complete service commercial printing company that guarantees supreme quality and timely deliveries.
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closed 8/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

York Mailing Limited, acquired The Lettershop Group

synopsis: Specialist direct mail and print marketing firm York Mailing announced the acquisition of veteran print communication company The Lettershop Group. The Lettershop Group offers a range of print-based marketing services in the direct mail and retail marketing services sector.
buyer: York Mailing Limited
York Mailing is the U.K.'s market leader in the print and delivery of short lead time, high volume, press finished retail flyers, media inserts and leaflets.
target: The Lettershop Group
The Lettershop Group is one of the leading print marketing and mailing solution providers in Europe, constantly pushing the boundaries of data and production technology. It is one of the most advanced integrated direct communication groups in Europe.
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closed 7/17/2013 via PR Web

Midtown Printing merged with Modern Litho,

synopsis: Midtown Printing, a full-service commercial printing company in St. Louis and Jefferson City-based Modern Litho announced a merger that strategically blends the parallel cultures, vision and service-focused business models of two respected companies. Modern Litho is a premier printer of specialized publications for niche markets.
buyer: Modern Litho
Regarded as a premier printer of specialized publications for niche markets, Modern Litho’s capabilities include high-performance offset print, finishing and distribution of marketing and member communications, advanced variable data print, direct mail, and mailing services.
target: Midtown Printing
Founded in 1965, Midtown is a full-service commercial print and marketing services provider serving St. Louis and the Midwest. With 30 employees, Midtown demonstrates a strong commitment to providing exemplary service and quality while offering innovative print and digital communication solutions.
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closed 6/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Harland Clarke Corp., acquired NCP Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Harland Clarke Corp. has announced that it acquired NCP Solutions. The acquisition was driven by NCP’s recognized technology platform for the creation and fulfillment of physical print and digital statements and other critical transactional documents.
buyer parent:MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Harland Clarke Corp.
Harland Clarke Corp. is a leading provider of integrated payment solutions, marketing services, security solutions, and retail products. It serves clients of all sizes in industries such as financial services, retail, healthcare, insurance, and telecommunications.
target: NCP Solutions, LLC
NCP Solutions offers integrated print, mail and electronic solutions tailored to support the delivery of time-sensitive, transactional documents, legal and compliance notifications, promotional communications and relevant information that educates, informs and elicits response from target audiences.
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closed 1/16/2013 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, acquired Vertis, Inc.

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Vertis Holdings, Inc. Vertis is a results-driven marketing communications company that delivers inventive advertising, direct marketing and interactive solutions to prominent brands across North America.
buyer: Quad/Graphics(QUAD:$4,576.80)
Quad/Graphics is a global provider of print and related multichannel solutions for consumer magazines, special interest publications, catalogs, retail inserts/circulars, direct mail, books, directories, and commercial and specialty products, including in-store signage.
target: Vertis, Inc.
Vertis is a results-driven marketing communications company that delivers inventive advertising, direct marketing and interactive solutions to prominent brands across North America.
price ($mm)
$267
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$60
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closed 7/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Freightways Ltd., acquired Dataprint NZ Limited

synopsis: Freightways Limited has extended its presence in the domestic business mail market with the purchase of the business and assets of Dataprint NZ Limited, with immediate effect. Dataprint provides a variety of outsourced document fulfillment and electronic communication to a portfolio of clients in a variety of industry sectors.
buyer: Freightways Ltd.(FRE:NZC:$326.34)
Freightways is a leading provider of express package services throughout New Zealand, with complementary business servicing the information management and business mail sectors.
target: Dataprint NZ Limited
Dataprint provides a variety of outsourced document fulfillment and electronic communication to a portfolio of clients in a variety of industry sectors. They have developed a strong reputation for high standards of service and quality.
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closed 5/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Typecraft, acquired MarketPlace Direct

synopsis: TCP Printing (Typecraft) and Marketplace Direct are to merge as the consolidation wave in the US commercial printing industry moves beyond smaller family-owned firms looking to capitalise on the analog to digital transition.
buyer: Typecraft
Typecraft specializes in web and commercial sheetfed printing.
target: MarketPlace Direct
MarketPlace Direct has evolved from a traditional mail house into an integrated cross-media marketing company with the resources to deliver brand/message however, whenever, and to whomever.
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closed 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Kirkwood Holdings, acquired Nu Graphics, Etc., Inc.

synopsis: Kirkwood Holdings has acquired Nu Graphics Etc., an advanced digital print solutions company. Nu Graphics Etc. joins renowned commercial printer Kirkwood Printing and direct marketing communications leader Kirkwood Direct in serving a sophisticated domestic and international clientele.
buyer: Kirkwood Holdings
Kirkwood Holdings is a renowned commercial printing and direct marketing communications company. The award-winning Kirkwood offers clients personalized consultations, singular craftsmanship, accountability, and value.
target: Nu Graphics, Etc., Inc.
Nu Graphics Etc. is an advanced digital print solutions company. The company utilizes a unique combination of the latest technology and digital print solutions to help distinguish clients in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
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closed 5/10/2011 via PR Newswire

Platinum Group, LLC, acquired Nordquist Sign Company, Inc.

synopsis: Turnaround firm Platinum Group announced that its private equity fund has acquired the assets of Nordquist Sign Company, Inc., which has designed, fabricated and serviced signage for businesses and institutions since 1904.
buyer: Platinum Group, LLC
Founded in the early 1980s, Platinum Group is a turnaround management, consulting and investment firm that helps business owners restore, enhance and realize the value of their businesses.
target: Nordquist Sign Company, Inc.
Nordquist Sign is a designer and fabricator of signage, environment graphics and architectural elements since 1904. The company's designers and project managers team up with clients to transform their designs into quality, three-dimensional identities at a reasonable price.
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closed 5/10/2011 via PR Newswire

Platinum Group, LLC, acquired Nordquist Sign Company, Inc.

synopsis: Turnaround firm Platinum Group announced that its private equity fund has acquired the assets of Nordquist Sign Company, Inc., which has designed, fabricated and serviced signage for businesses and institutions since 1904.
buyer: Platinum Group, LLC
Founded in the early 1980s, Platinum Group is a turnaround management, consulting and investment firm that helps business owners restore, enhance and realize the value of their businesses.
target: Nordquist Sign Company, Inc.
Nordquist Sign is a designer and fabricator of signage, environment graphics and architectural elements since 1904. The company's designers and project managers team up with clients to transform their designs into quality, three-dimensional identities at a reasonable price.
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announced 5/21/2007 via Company Press Release

Advent International Corporation, will acquire Lloyds TSB Registrars

synopsis: Advent International, one of the world's leading global private equity firms, today signed an agreement with Lloyds TSB plc to acquire its subsidiary Lloyds TSB Registrars for a total consideration of £550 million ($1.1 billion), subject to completion and other adjustments.
buyer: Advent International Corporation
Advent International has one of the world's largest and most experienced private equity teams, with over 100 investment professionals in 15 countries. As an active, hands-on investor, we apply our resources, expertise and experience to help management teams achieve their growth objectives.
target: Lloyds TSB Registrars
Lloyds TSB Registrars is the UK's leading provider of share registration services. We act as Registrar for over 800 companies including around 60% of the FTSE 100, and manage some 24 million shareholder accounts.
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$1,137
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closed 3/29/2007 via PR Newswire

oneShield, Inc., purchased ebis insurance billing application from Mellon Financial Corporation

synopsis: oneShield, Inc., a leading provider of innovative technology driven policy administration, automated business rules and workflow solutions to the property and casualty insurance industry, has acquired the ebis insurance billing application from Mellon Financial Corporation to further expand their Dragon product offering.
buyer: oneShield, Inc.
oneShield is a provider of browser-based solutions to automate the sales and service of insurance and bond products for insurance carriers, major brokers. Our flagship product, oneShield Dragon, is a tools- based, data-driven insurance underwriting, policy administration, rating and workflow engine.
seller: Mellon Financial Corporation
Mellon Financial Corporation is one of the world's leading providers of financial services for institutions, corporations and high net worth individuals, providing asset management, private wealth management, asset servicing, and payment solutions and investor services.
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closed 12/8/2005 via BusinessWire

eLocalAccess, LLC merged with TradeMaven Group LLC,

synopsis: TradeMaven LLC and eLocal today jointly announced they have merged the two firms to form TradeMaven Group LLC (TMG). The merger is one of the most significant in the online trading industry, combining TradeMaven's leading technology for online trading with eLocal's exceptional retail and institutional execution and brokerage services.
buyer: TradeMaven Group LLC
TradeMaven was founded with the mission of providing high-performance and cost-effective trading software for experienced and new traders. TM is used by Futures, Forex & Bond Traders worldwide.
target: eLocalAccess, LLC
eLOCAL was established and registered with the NFA and CFTC in July 2000 culminating in the merger of two large independent local clearing firms at the Chicago Board of Trade.
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closed 3/16/2006 via Company Press Release

TeleCheck Services, Inc., acquired ClearCheck, Inc.

synopsis: TeleCheck Services, Inc., a subsidiary of First Data Corp., today announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of ClearCheck, Inc., a full-service provider of return check management systems for major retailers and supermarkets across the United States. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent:First Data Corporation
buyer: TeleCheck Services, Inc.
TeleCheck, a subsidiary of First Data Corporation, is the world's leading provider of paper and electronic check services helping more than 342,000 retail, financial institution, grocery and other industry clients increase profitability, reduce risk and streamline operations.
target: ClearCheck, Inc.
ClearCheck, Inc., was founded in 1995, is a privately held company, headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina. The company provides receivable management services to major retailers and supermarkets throughout the United States.
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closed 4/11/2006 via

The Hearst Corporation, purchased a minority stake in Fitch, Inc.

synopsis: Hearst Corp. agreed to acquire a 20 percent stake in Fitch Group, the parent of credit-ratings company Fitch Ratings, for $592 million from French financial holding company Fimalac SA. The acquisition also includes Algorithmics, a provider of risk-management services that Fimalac bought in January 2005.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
The Hearst Corporation owns 12 daily newspapers and 14 weekly newspapers, 18 US consumer magazines (such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire), TV and radio stations (through 40%-owned Hearst Argyle Television), and a cartoon and features service (King Features).
target parent: FImalac SA
target: Fitch, Inc.(:$693.00)
Fitch Group, Inc. is the parent company of Fitch Ratings, Fitch Training and Algorithmics. Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with timely and prospective credit opinions.
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closed 9/7/2004 via PR Newswire

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., acquired Brut, LLC

synopsis: The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. announced that it will complete its acquisition of Brut LLC, the owner and operator of the Brut ECN, from SunGard Data Systems Inc. SDS for a total consideration of $190 million in cash.
buyer parent:NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc.(NDAQ:$3,119.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets.
target parent: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
target: Brut, LLC
Brut, LLC owns and operates the Brut ECN, an alternative trading system that offers a low-cost execution utility for the trading community without sacrificing technology, execution quality or customer service. Brut offers its customers participation in the NASDAQ market center for increased liquidi
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closed 9/5/2007 via

International Monetary Systems, Ltd., acquired Kansas Trade Exchange

synopsis: International Monetary Systems, Ltd., a worldwide leader in business-to-business barter services, today announced that it has purchased the assets and client base of Kansas Trade Exchange (KTE), located in Wichita, KS. The transaction will become effective on September 30, 2007.
buyer: International Monetary Systems, Ltd.(ITNM:$0.00)
Founded in 1985, International Monetary Systems (IMS) serves approximately 17,000 customers representing 24,000 cardholders in 47 markets in the U.S. and Canada. The company's proprietary transaction network enables businesses and individuals to trade goods and services throughout North America.
target: Kansas Trade Exchange
Kansas Trade Exchange, Inc., was formed in December of 1994, when Hayes Crenshaw, with 5 years of operating a franchise based barter company, decided that an independent and self contained exchange was the answer to provide the members with the service and ideas that they deserved.
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$0.50
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closed 6/20/2006 via Company Press Release

GL Trade SA, acquired Emos Futures

synopsis: GL TRADE, the global provider of front to back solutions for international financial institutions, has announced the acquisition of EMOS, a key actor in middle office derivatives solutions. EMOS´ solutions and teams integrate the Post Trade Derivatives business line (PTD) managing GL CLEARVISION and UBIX.
buyer: GL Trade SA
GL TRADE S.A. provides software solution primarily to financial intermediaries and brokerage houses to automate the order flow from client through broker, and then onto back office.
target: Emos Futures
Emos Futures is a global market leader in the exchange-traded derivates middle-office software markets with its range of software and services.
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closed 5/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., purchased a minority stake in London Stock Exchange PLC

synopsis: The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. announces that it has acquired 9,790,280 shares in London Stock Exchange plc for a price of 1,218 pence per share. The consideration represents approximately GBP 119.2 million (c. US$ 219.4 million).
buyer parent:NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc.(NDAQ:$3,119.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets.
target: London Stock Exchange PLC(GB:LSE:$814.80)
London Stock Exchange Group is Europe's leading diversified exchange business, incorporating Borsa Italiana and London Stock Exchange. With over 500 member firms and more than 3,000 companies quoted across its markets, the Group operates the largest and most liquid equity marketplace in Europe.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Nordquist Sign Company, Inc.

National Pen Company

Corvest Promotional Products, Inc.

Andrés Imaging & Graphics

Bureau of Engraving, Inc.

Robins Signs

Insync Media

Jerome Group, LLC

Graphix Products, Inc.

WMSG, Inc.

Continental Services, Inc

Creative Marketing Solutions

Berkshire Printing, Inc.

The Lettershop Group

Midtown Printing

NCP Solutions, LLC

Vertis, Inc.

Dataprint NZ Limited

MarketPlace Direct

Nu Graphics, Etc., Inc.

Nordquist Sign Company, Inc.

Nordquist Sign Company, Inc.

Lloyds TSB Registrars

Mellon Financial Corporation

eLocalAccess, LLC

ClearCheck, Inc.

Fitch, Inc.

Brut, LLC

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Camsing Global, LLC
Camsing Global, LLC
Camsing Global is a multi-dimensional Manufacturer and Supply Chain Management Company for the Promotional Products industry worldwide. With over 3,000 workers globally, we develop, design, manufacture and export a wide range of categories of promotional products.
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Britten, Inc.
Britten, Inc.
Britten is North America’s leading creator of grand-scale banners and displays. Customers – including Disney, ESPN, Simon Properties, and tens of thousands of small businesses -- trust Britten’s people, who are a team of creative experts, empowered to do big things.
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Bureau of Engraving, Inc.
The Bureau of Engraving, Inc. is a supplier of commercial, POP, and packaging printing capable of short or long runs utilizing both digital and offset printing.The Bureau offers full color digital and offset sheeted printing as well as a full service prepress and bindery capabilities.
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Ticker: NPACF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NeoPost SA
NeoPost SA
Neopost S.A. offers solutions facilitating incoming and outgoing mail bringing strong added value to its customers. The Group offers solutions for, franking, folding and inserting and, addressing documents, address cleansing and tracking and tracing of letters, parcels and the supply chain.
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2014
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$1,512.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$447.08
EBIT ($mm)
$362.44
Net Income ($mm)
$226.44
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6100
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Insync Media
Insync Media is committed to working with its clients to develop marketing, advertising and communications solutions that will build brand awareness, increase customer loyalty, and increase sales.
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Ticker: XRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xerox Corporation
Xerox Corporation
Xerox Corporation is the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management. Its technology, expertise and services enable workplaces to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively and focus more on what matters most: their real business.
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2013
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$21,435.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,463.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,578.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,159.00
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143100
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Ticker: INWK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc. is a leading global marketing supply chain company servicing corporate clients across a wide range of industries. The company procures, manages and delivers printed materials and promotional products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution.
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2012
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$797.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.44
EBIT ($mm)
$31.00
Net Income ($mm)
$19.10
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Ticker: GB:SIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
St. Ives plc
St. Ives plc
St. Ives provides marketing services, printed products and display solutions to publishing, retail and commercial markets throughout the UK. Its focus is on delivering high quality products to customers who have a need for service, complex solutions and added value services.
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2013
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$537.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$55.19
EBIT ($mm)
$35.00
Net Income ($mm)
$9.46
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3031
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Ticker: GB:MSQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Media Square plc
Media Square plc
Media Square provides marketing and marketing communications services. Its marketing services include point of purchase and production businesses, as well as print management, publishing services, and experiential design and marketing.
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2011
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$45.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.84
EBIT ($mm)
$1.78
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638
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Ticker: DSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Document Security Systems, Inc.
Document Security Systems, Inc.
Document Security Systems, Inc. is a leader in anti-counterfeit, authentication, and mass-serialization technologies, providing security solutions to corporations, governments, and financial institutions.
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2012
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$17.10
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B&D Litho, Inc.
B&D Litho is the largest independent trade-only printing company in the Southwest and Rocky Mountain regions. We do business as B&D Litho at our headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, as B&D Litho California from Ontario, California, and as Skyline Business Forms in Denver, Colorado.
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Baesman Group, Inc.
Baesman Group, Inc.
Baesman Group, Inc. provides commercial printing, finishing, marketing communications, and direct mail services.
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Directmail.com
Directmail.com
Directmail.com helps you outperform your competition by communicating directly to your buyers, donors, voters and members in the language that resonates with them in their preferred communication form, whether that is direct mail, e-mail, Twitter, Web, social media or more.
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GLS Companies, Inc.
GLS Companies, Inc.
GLS Companies is a Single Source Marketing Services Provider. From simple to complex projects, it can work alongside clients to help plan, build, deliver and fulfill a targeted, measured marketing and communications program.
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Hologram Industries SA
Hologram Industries SA
Hologram. Industries is recognized worldwide for its expertise in high-security optical components. They are used to protect banknotes such as the Euro, passports in several countries (France, Egypt, Brazil, etc.) and prestigious brand names such as Cartier, Hennessy, Schneider and Eli Lilly.
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Ticker: OCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onex Corporation
Onex Corporation
Onex is one of North America’s oldest and most successful private equity firms committed to acquiring and building high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. Onex manages investment platforms focused on private equity, real estate and credit securities.
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2012
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$34,000.00
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235000
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Ticker: RTOBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ratos AB
Ratos AB
Ratos is a fully invested private equity company and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Ratos’s business concept is to generate, overtime, the highest possible return through the professional, active and responsible exercise of its ownership role in a number of selected companies.
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2012
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$27,271.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,286.00
EBIT ($mm)
$344.00
Net Income ($mm)
$606.00
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18845
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Ticker: KKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
KKR & CO. L.P. (KKR) is a leading global investment firm with deep roots in private equity, diversified capabilities, and an impressive track record. Through an integrated approach, they work closely with companies and investment partners around the world to deliver flexible capital solutions.
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2013
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$9,659.29
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$691.23
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Ticker: BX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone Group LP
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment and advisory firms. Blackstone seeks to create positive economic impact and long-term value for its investors, the companies they invest in, the companies they advise and the broader global economy.
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2013
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$6,505.20
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$1,171.20
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Ticker: CG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings.
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2013
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$4,441.20
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$1,891.60
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$1,728.00
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$104.10
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Ticker: APO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Global Management, LLC is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit-oriented capital markets and real estate. They focus their investments in areas where they can capitalize upon their integrated platform.
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2013
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$3,647.65
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$562.02
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Ticker: ACAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amercian Capital, Inc
Amercian Capital, Inc
American Capital is the 2nd largest U.S. publicly traded alternative asset manager. American Capital, both directly and through its global asset management business, is an investor in management and employee buyouts, private equity buyouts, and early stage and mature private and public companies.
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2012
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$646.00
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$1,136.00
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Ticker: FIG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fortress Investment Group LLC
Fortress Investment Group LLC
Fortress Investment Group LLC operates as a global investment manager specializing in alternative assets. The company’s alternative investment products include private equity funds, hedge funds and publicly traded alternative investment vehicles.
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2009
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$584.10
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($988.96)
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($999.74)
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897
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Ticker: COWN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc.
Cowen Group, Inc. is a leading diversified financial services firm providing alternative investment management, investment banking, research, and sales and trading services through its business units, Ramius and Cowen and Company.
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2011
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$235.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($117.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($133.23)
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589
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Ticker: MAIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Main Street Capital Partners, LLC
Main Street Capital Partners, LLC
Main Street is a principal investment firm that primarily provides long-term debt and equity capital to middle market companies and lower middle market companies. The company is publicly traded with $800 million of investment capital of which approximately $250 million is available for investment.
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2011
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$66.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$52.80
EBIT ($mm)
$52.80
Net Income ($mm)
$62.97
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22
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Ticker: CVTGF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clairvest Group Inc.
Founded in 1987, Clairvest is a Toronto-based private equity management firm with approximately C$1 billion of equity capital under management. They invest in successful mid-market companies, principally in North America, across a wide array of industries.
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2012
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$44.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.97
EBIT ($mm)
$28.59
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$22.44
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Ticker: HLSE:CPMBV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CapMan Capital Management Oy
CapMan Capital Management Oy
CapMan is one of the leading private equity investors in the Nordic countries and manages Nordic funds with approximately €3.0 billion in total capital. CapMan's operations are divided into two business units, CapMan Private Equity and CapMan Real Estate.
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2013
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$39.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.03
EBIT ($mm)
($1.03)
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$5.80
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Ticker: STIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StarInvest Group, Inc.
StarInvest Group, Inc.
Since 2004 StarInvest Group, Inc had been an active Business Development Company (“BDC”) investing over $3,000,000 in American start-up and micro companies. StarInvest also owns and operates a stock transfer agency through its wholly owned subsidiary My Transfer Agency, LLC .
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2009
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$0.95
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($1.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.29)
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3
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Audax Group
Audax Group
Audax Group, founded in 1999, is a leading investor in lower-middle market companies. With offices in Boston and New York, Audax has over $5 billion in assets under management in its Private Equity, Mezzanine, and Senior Debt businesses.
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21 Centrale Partners
21 Centrale Partners
21 Centrale Partners is a private equity firm specialised in growth LBOs, which invests primarily in International mid-market companies. The company is part of the 21 Group, led by Alessandro Benetton and Gérard Pluvinet, which manages above one Billion Euros of assets.
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