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closed 11/9/2012 via Market Wire

Laserwords Private Limited, acquired Tighe Publishing Services

synopsis: SPi Global, a leading globally recognized, full-service BPO provider, through its subsidiary Laserwords, has acquired Tighe Publishing Services, a full-service educational development house in the K-12 educational marketplace positioning Laserwords to take advantage of the rising opportunities in the educational publishing business in the U.S.
buyer parent: Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company
buyer: Laserwords Private Limited
Laserwords is one of the most successful outsourcing partners for global media and publishing companies, with production facilities spread over Chennai-India, Lewiston-Maine, Madison-Wisconsin, and a separate facility offering publishing services in New York City. "
target: Tighe Publishing Services
Tighe Publishing is a full-service developer of instructional materials for the Pre-K through Grade 12 school market. Their experienced and committed staff partners with publishers to create a total publishing solution.
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closed 3/6/2013 via PR Newswire

World Book, acquired Incentive Publications, Inc.

synopsis: World Book, Inc. has acquired Incentive Publications, a leading publisher in educational resources for grades K–12. World Book's acquisition of Incentive Publications will contribute to increasing the body of effective educational products designed to assist teachers in implementing the Common Core State Standards.
buyer parent: Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
buyer: World Book
World Book, Inc., has set the standard for providing accuracy, objectivity, and reliability in research materials for both children and adults. World Book is an industry leader in the production of award-winning encyclopedias, reference sources, and digital products for the home and schools. "
target: Incentive Publications, Inc.
Incentive Publications specializes in educational resources for the middle grades and effective teaching strategies for grades K-12. It offers more than 400 titles that are available from retailers and distributors, nationally and internationally.
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closed 10/25/2005 via Company Press Release

Arc Capital Development, purchased a minority stake in QLD Learning

synopsis: Arc Capital Development announced today that the company has acquired a minority interest in QLD Learning, LLC. As part of the agreement, Kevin Custer, Principal at Arc, will take the interim role of CEO.
buyer: Arc Capital Development
Arc Capital Development is a gathering of some of the education, publishing, and enterprise industries' heavy hitters. Three of their principals have built, founded or been the primary architect of twelve different companies in the last 20 years generating revenues in excess of $500 million. "
target: QLD Learning
QLD Learning provides districts, schools, and teachers with tools to implement an effective, data-driven process for continuous improvement of standards-based teaching and learning.
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closed 3/31/2005 via

Random House, Inc., purchased a minority stake in American Reading Company

synopsis: Random House, the world's biggest publisher of consumer books, said on Wednesday its investment arm has become a significant minority shareholder in Philadelphia-based American Reading Co., but financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann AG
buyer: Random House, Inc.
Random House, Inc., the world's largest English language trade publisher, provides the best in fiction, nonfiction, and children's books. Random House is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world. "
target: American Reading Company
Founded by Jane Hileman and a team of veteran educators, the idea for American Reading Company grew out of the real-world experience of reading success—and failure—in both urban and suburban classrooms. She and her colleagues established American Reading Company for two missions: First, to provide t
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closed 1/5/2005 via BusinessWire

Carson-Dellosa Publishing Co., Inc., acquired Rainbow Bridge Publishing

synopsis: The Cookie Jar Group's educational products business, Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company, a leading publisher of supplemental materials and teaching aids, has acquired specialty publisher Rainbow Bridge Publishing as part of the Group's continuing strategy to expand its educational properties and product catalog.
buyer parent: Toronto Dominion Bank
buyer: Carson-Dellosa Publishing Co., Inc.
Created by teachers for teachers, Carson-Dellosa Publishing's complete product line includes classroom decorations; supplemental books for math, science, social studies, language arts, & early childhood; pocket charts; games; and more for preschool through the eighth grade. "
target: Rainbow Bridge Publishing
Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Rainbow Bridge Publishing targets the preschool-to-8 years of age educational segment and markets its catalog under a number of specialty product lines, which include the best-selling summer workshop series Summer Bridge Activities(TM) and the company's mass market im
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$20
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closed 10/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cheddar, acquired RateMyProfessors.com

synopsis: Streaming news company Cheddar has acquired RateMyProfessors.com, the Viacom-owned site where students go online to rate and review their professors and schools across the U.S. Users have added more than 19 million ratings, 1.7 million professors and over 7,500 schools to RateMyProfessors.com.
buyer: Cheddar
Cheddar is the leading post-cable news, media, and entertainment company. Cheddar broadcasts live on SlingTV, Hulu Live, YouTube TV, Philo, Twitter, Facebook Watch, Pluto, Xumo and more. "
target parent: Viacom Inc.
target: RateMyProfessors.com
RateMyProfessors.com is the largest online destination for professor ratings. Users have added more than 19 million ratings, 1.7 million professors and over 7,500 schools to RateMyProfessors.com.
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announced 1/18/2007 via PR Newswire

mtvU, will acquire RateMyProfessors.com

synopsis: mtvU, MTV's 24-hour college network and a division of Viacom Inc.'s MTV Networks, entered a definitive agreement to acquire RateMyProfessors.com, a rapidly growing online destination with more than 6.6 million user-generated ratings of over 900,000 college professors.
buyer parent: Viacom Inc.
buyer: mtvU
Broadcasting to 750 colleges across the country, with an enrollment of over seven million, mtvU is the largest, most comprehensive television network just for college students. 24/7, mtvU can be seen in the dining areas, fitness centers, student lounges and dorm rooms of campuses throughout the U.S."
target: RateMyProfessors.com
RateMyProfessors.com, America's largest collection of college professor ratings (6,600,000), provides an automated system for quickly researching and rating over 900,000 professors from colleges and universities across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
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closed 10/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Cambium Learning Group merged with Veritas Capital Partners,

synopsis: Cambium Learning Group, Inc., a leading educational technology solutions company committed to helping all students reach their full potential, announced that it has completed its previously announced sale to certain affiliates of Veritas Capital, a leading private equity investment firm.
buyer: Veritas Capital Partners
Veritas Capital is a leading private equity firm that invests in companies that provide critical products and services, primarily technology and technology-enabled solutions, to government and commercial customers worldwide. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Cambium Learning Group (ABCD:$159.46)
Cambium Learning Group, Inc. is an award-winning educational technology solutions leader dedicated to helping all students reach their potential through individualized and differentiated instruction.
price ($mm)[EV]
$686 [$703]
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$161
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$30
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4.5x
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24.4x
announced 8/3/2010 via BusinessWire

Pearson plc, will acquire America's Choice

synopsis: Pearson, the world’s leading education company, signed a letter of agreement to acquire America’s Choice, a leading innovator in research-based strategies to help schools, districts, and states dramatically improve student achievement.
buyer: Pearson plc (LSE:PSON:$5,359.58)
Pearson is an international education and media company with world-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing. "
target: America's Choice
America’s Choice is a leading educational organization offering comprehensive, proven solutions to the complex problems educators face in the era of accountability.
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$80
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announced 1/31/2007 via Company Press Release

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, will acquire Cambium Learning

synopsis: Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a leading private equity investor announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Cambium Learning, Inc., a leading education company that provides intervention solutions for literacy and mathematics. Terms of the purchase from J.H.Whitney & Co. were not disclosed.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target parent: Whitney & Co. LLC
target: Cambium Learning (ABCD:$159.46)
Cambium Learning is an education company that provides research-based, culturally responsive and proven instructional materials, services and technology to help educators raise the achievement level of those pre K through grade 12 students underserved by existing instructional materials.
price ($mm)
$325
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$100
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3.3x
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closed 3/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Snapplify, acquired Onnie Media

synopsis: South African ed-tech startup Snapplify has acquired Onnie Media, a company that operates digital platforms that act as independent online communities for teachers and educational specialists to share their knowledge and resources. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Cape Town, South Africa.
buyer: Snapplify
Snapplify provides a marketplace for digital education content, related educational services and devices, offering e-learning solutions to over 1,400 schools, colleges and universities, and more than 200,000 students. "
target: Onnie Media
Onnie Media (Pty) Ltd operates digital platforms that act as independent online communities for teachers and educational specialists to share their knowledge and resources. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Cape Town, South Africa.
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closed 2/6/2007 via BNC Analysis

Solution Tree, LLC, purchased conference events division from Teachscape

synopsis: Solution Tree, a Bloomington-based educational publishing and services company, recently acquired NSCI, the conference events division of Teachscape.
buyer: Solution Tree, LLC
Solution Tree, LLC operates as an educational publishing and professional development company. Solution Tree resources have helped K–12 teachers and administrators create safe and caring schools and communities. "
seller: Teachscape
Teachscape is a school effectiveness company, providing a range of solutions that drive increasing levels of student achievement by building the knowledge and skills of instructional leaders and teachers.
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closed 7/21/2011 via PR Newswire

XanEdu, acquired Coursepacks.com

synopsis: Superior Capital Partners LLC has acquired the Coursepack business of Huron Valley Publishing as an add-on acquisition to its Ann Arbor, MI based XanEdu Publishing. Huron Valley's Coursepack business has provided custom coursepacks to the Southeast Michigan higher education market for over 30 years.
buyer parent: Superior Capital Partners
buyer: XanEdu
XanEdu Publishing, Inc. is the number-one faculty-preferred provider of course packs and custom textbooks that support learning. It works closely with faculty and distributors to produce timely and relevant course packs with a 100% copyright-compliance guarantee. "
target parent: Huron Valley Publishing Solutions
target: Coursepacks.com
Based in Ann Arbor, Coursepack.com has provided custom coursepacks to the Southeast Michigan higher education market for over 30 years.
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closed 11/9/2012 via Market Wire

Laserwords Private Limited, acquired Tighe Publishing Services

synopsis: SPi Global, a leading globally recognized, full-service BPO provider, through its subsidiary Laserwords, has acquired Tighe Publishing Services, a full-service educational development house in the K-12 educational marketplace positioning Laserwords to take advantage of the rising opportunities in the educational publishing business in the U.S.
buyer parent: Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company
buyer: Laserwords Private Limited
Laserwords is one of the most successful outsourcing partners for global media and publishing companies, with production facilities spread over Chennai-India, Lewiston-Maine, Madison-Wisconsin, and a separate facility offering publishing services in New York City. "
target: Tighe Publishing Services
Tighe Publishing is a full-service developer of instructional materials for the Pre-K through Grade 12 school market. Their experienced and committed staff partners with publishers to create a total publishing solution.
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closed 11/9/2012 via Market Wire

Laserwords Private Limited, acquired Tighe Publishing Services

synopsis: SPi Global, a leading globally recognized, full-service BPO provider, through its subsidiary Laserwords, has acquired Tighe Publishing Services, a full-service educational development house in the K-12 educational marketplace positioning Laserwords to take advantage of the rising opportunities in the educational publishing business in the U.S.
buyer parent: Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company
buyer: Laserwords Private Limited
Laserwords is one of the most successful outsourcing partners for global media and publishing companies, with production facilities spread over Chennai-India, Lewiston-Maine, Madison-Wisconsin, and a separate facility offering publishing services in New York City. "
target: Tighe Publishing Services
Tighe Publishing is a full-service developer of instructional materials for the Pre-K through Grade 12 school market. Their experienced and committed staff partners with publishers to create a total publishing solution.
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closed 11/4/2011 via AP - Associated Press

SPi Global Solutions, acquired Laserwords Private Limited

synopsis: SPi Global, a leading full service BPO provider and the largest Filipino-owned BPO company, has acquired Laserwords Private Limited from India's Murugappa Group. Laserwords is a well-known and successful outsourcing partner for some of the world's leading educational, academic, and professional publishers.
buyer parent: Philippine Long Distance Company
buyer: SPi Global Solutions
SPi Global Solutions is one of the world's largest and most diversified Knowledge Process Outsourcing and Customer Interaction service providers in the industry in terms of clients, geographic presence, and capabilities. "
target parent: Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company
target: Laserwords Private Limited
Laserwords is one of the most successful outsourcing partners for global media and publishing companies, with production facilities spread over Chennai-India, Lewiston-Maine, Madison-Wisconsin, and a separate facility offering publishing services in New York City.
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$21
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announced 10/21/2020 via Company Press Release

DMG Media, will purchase Print Operations from JPIMedia Ltd

synopsis: Dmg Media, a leading multi-channel consumer media company, has reached an agreement to acquire JPI Media’s print operations at Dinnington, Portsmouth and Carn in Northern Ireland. JPIMedia Ltd is one of the largest national, regional and local multimedia organizations in the UK.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: DMG Media
dmg media is a leading multi-channel consumer media company. Part of DMGT (Daily Mail & General Trust), dmg media’s brands deliver brilliant content to millions of loyal customers around the globe, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. "
seller: JPIMedia Ltd
The acquisition includes the print operations of JPI Media in Dinnington, Portsmouth and Carn in Northern Ireland. JPIMedia Ltd is one of the largest national, regional and local multimedia organizations in the UK.
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announced 12/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

SPi Global Solutions, will acquire Scientific Publishing Services

synopsis: SPi Global will acquire Scientific Publishing Services from research and education publisher Springer Nature Group. Scientific Publishing Services is an end-to-end solutions provider for print and digital publishers offering a diversified suite of services to science, technology and medical and social sciences book and journal publishers.
buyer: SPi Global Solutions
SPi Global is a market leading content technology and content solutions enterprise that provides data services and subject matter expertise (SME) to multiple industries such as publishing, finance, healthcare and life sciences, media and retail, research, learning, and corporates. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: Scientific Publishing Services
Scientific Publishing Services is an end-to-end solutions provider for print and digital publishers offering a diversified suite of services to science, technology and medical and humanities and social sciences book and journal publishers, and has evolved to become a full-service offshore partner.
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announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

View Newspaper Group, will acquire Daily News and Stafford Printing

synopsis: View Newspaper Group is pleased to announce the planned acquisition of the Daily News and Stafford Printing, both in Greenville, Mich. Since 1854, Daily News covers news from Montcalm County and Ionia County, Michigan. Stafford Printing offers four-color process printing, and up to 40 full-color tabloid pages in one pass.
buyer: View Newspaper Group
View Newspaper Group serves Michigan residents in Lapeer County, Genesee County and throughout the Thumb Region. Through their newspapers, annual events, donations and sponsorships, they work hard to connect readers to each other and their communities. "
target: Daily News and Stafford Printing
Daily News and Stafford Printing are located in Greenville, Mich. and were owned by the Stafford family. Since 1854, Daily News covers news from Montcalm County and Ionia County, Michigan. Stafford Printing offers four-color process printing, and up to 40 full-color tabloid pages in one pass.
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closed 9/7/2017 via BusinessWire

LSC Communications, acquired Publishers Press

synopsis: LSC Communications announced that it has acquired Publishers Press, a leading family-owned printing and digital solutions provider based in Lebanon Junction, Kentucky from Publishers Printing Company, LLC and certain of its affiliates. Their capabilities include web-offset printing, prepress and distribution services for magazine and retail brands.
buyer: LSC Communications (LKSD:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers. "
target: Publishers Press
Publishers Press’ capabilities include web-offset printing, prepress and distribution services for magazine and retail brands. Publishers Press brings together credible resources, tools and solutions that offer sound solutions to their partner-customers.
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closed 6/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Ingram Content Group, Inc., acquired NBN International

synopsis: Ingram Content Group, a US based service provider to the book publishing industry, has acquired Book Network Int’l Limited (NBN International), an international physical and digital book distributor, based in the UK.
buyer parent: Ingram Industries
buyer: Ingram Content Group, Inc.
Ingram Content Group Inc. got its start in 1964 as a textbook depository and has since grown and transformed into a comprehensive publishing industry services company that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. "
target parent: Rowman & Littlefield
target: NBN International
NBN International is a UK based, publisher-focused distribution company with a winning philosophy of partnership, flexibility and affordability.
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announced 3/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

1010 Printing Group Limited, will acquire Regent Publishing Services

synopsis: 1010 Printing Group announced that it has entered into a share transfer agreement where it has agreed to acquire 75% of the share capital of Regent Publishing Services from Quarto Publishing. Regent Publishing Services specializes in buying print and book production within the highly competitive markets of Southeast Asia.
buyer: 1010 Printing Group Limited (SEHK:1127:$208.02)
1010 Printing provides printing services to international book publishers, trade, professional and educational conglomerates and print media companies. Their printed products comprise mainly of illustrated leisure and lifestyle books, educational text books, learning materials and children’s books. "
target parent: Quarto Group
target: Regent Publishing Services
Regent Publishing Services specializes in buying print and book production within the highly competitive markets of Southeast Asia. Established in 1985, Regent assists hundreds of customers around the world. Regent provides prepress, printing, binding, and shipping services.
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announced 2/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Media Do, will acquire Pubridge

synopsis: Media Do has resolved to acquire a 70.52% stake in Pubridge from Innovation Network Corporation of Japan. Pubridge provides electronic publishing services for Japanese books and magazines. It also offers data storage services for publications and provides distribution support for e-book stores.
buyer: Media Do (TSE:3678:$419.61)
Media Do distributes electronic book content. The Company offers various types of eBook publications including comics, fiction and nonfiction books, photo-books, and magazines. "
target parent: Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
target: Pubridge
Pubridge provides electronic publishing services for Japanese books and magazines. It also offers data storage services for publications and provides distribution support for e-book stores.
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$70*
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$130
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closed 1/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

GD Web Offset, acquired Garnett Dickinson Print

synopsis: Garnett Dickinson, a group of companies that specialize in printing and direct marketing, have been acquired by GD Web Offset, a company that was created to acquire Garnett Dickinson. The company is led by Paul Mursell and Jeremy Spring.
buyer: GD Web Offset
GD Web Offset was created for the purposes of acquiring Garnett Dickinson Print, a direct marketing and printing company. The company is led by Paul Mursell and Jeremy Spring. They are based in the United Kingdom. "
target parent: Wagner Investments
target: Garnett Dickinson Print
Garnett Dickinson Print specializes in the production of high quality magazines, catalogs and brochures, and can accommodate a diverse range of formats and complexities.
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closed 3/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wagner Investments, acquired Garnett Dickinson Print

synopsis: Garnett Dickinson Print was bought by Wagner Investments, a company owned by former Garnett Dickinson CEO Nick Alexander. Garnett Dickinson Print offers printing services for magazines, catalogues, and brochures. It also provides an array of enhanced, enterprise wide multi channel, customer centric marketing solutions through GD Direct Solutions.
buyer: Wagner Investments
Wagner Investments is led by Nick Alexander, former Chief Executive Officer of Garnett Dickinson Group, an award winning print and direct marketing group located in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, UK. "
target: Garnett Dickinson Print
Garnett Dickinson Print specialises in the production of high quality magazines, catalogues, and brochures. Together with GD Direct Solutions, they also provide an array of enhanced, enterprise wide multi channel, customer centric marketing solutions.
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closed 2/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

Ironmark, Inc., acquired United Book Press, Inc.

synopsis: Ironmark announced the acquisition of a $13 million book and journal publisher, United Book Press, Inc. The family-owned UBP serves a customer base of publishers, trade associations, foundations, professional societies, colleges and universities, government agencies, corporations and self-publishers.
buyer: Ironmark, Inc.
Ironmark is dedicated to maintaining and improving the images of their clients through a range of support services, from full-service print production to creative marketing support to web-based/web-enabled technologies. "
target: United Book Press, Inc.
United Book Press, Inc. is a book and journal publisher founded in 1989. The family-owned UBP serves a customer base of publishers, trade associations, foundations, professional societies, colleges and universities, government agencies, corporations and self-publishers.
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$13
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closed 6/8/2015 via GlobeNewswire

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, acquired Courier Corporation

synopsis: RR Donnelley & Sons Company announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Courier Corporation, one of America's major book manufacturers as well as a leader in content management and customization in new and traditional media.
buyer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD:$6,413.40)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. "
target: Courier Corporation (CRRC:$277.53)
Courier Corporation is America’s second largest book manufacturer and a leader in content management and customization in new and traditional media. It also publishes books under three brands offering award-winning content and thousands of titles.
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$265 [$298]
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$278
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$37
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1.1x
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8.2x
cancelled 2/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, cancelled an acquisition of Courier Corporation

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc. and Courier Corporation jointly announced it has canceled a definitive agreement by which Quad/Graphics will acquire Courier, a leading innovator in book manufacturing, publishing and content management. The acquisition accelerates Quad/Graphics’ three-year strategy to transform its book platform.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a leading global printer and media channel integrator that helps marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. They provide a range of print solutions, media solutions and logistics services from multiple locations. "
target: Courier Corporation (CRRC:$277.53)
Courier Corporation is America’s second largest book manufacturer and a leader in content management and customization in new and traditional media. It also publishes books under three brands offering award-winning content and thousands of titles.
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$231
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$283
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$39
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0.9x
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6.7x
closed 11/19/2014 via BusinessWire

Courier Corporation, acquired Digital Page Grafica e Editora

synopsis: Courier Corporation, one of America’s leading innovators in book manufacturing, publishing and content management, announced the completion of its acquisition of a 60% interest in Digital Page Grafica e Editora, a digital printer based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
buyer: Courier Corporation (CRRC:$277.53)
Courier Corporation is America’s second largest book manufacturer and a leader in content management and customization in new and traditional media. It also publishes books under three brands offering award-winning content and thousands of titles. "
target: Digital Page Grafica e Editora
Digital Page Gráfica E Editora Ltda. is a Brazil textbook printer. The company is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Digital Page provides innovative solutions that integrate with greater efficiency, quality and speed in the whole process of printing and finishing.
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closed 5/7/2014 via BNC Analysis

Blurb, Inc., acquired MagCloud

synopsis: Blurb, a self-publishing and marketing platform, acquired MagCloud under a licensing agreement from HP. MagCloud is a web service from Hewlett-Packard that allows users to self-publish and distribute content as a professional-quality print publication or digitally for mobile and online viewing.
buyer: Blurb, Inc.
Blurb® is a self-publishing and marketing platform that unleashes the creative genius inside everyone. Blurb’s platform makes it easy to design, publish, promote, and sell professional-quality printed books and ebooks. "
target parent: HP
target: MagCloud
MagCloud is a web service from Hewlett-Packard that allows users to self-publish and distribute content—for business or personal use—as a professional-quality print publication or digitally for mobile and online viewing.
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closed 5/30/2014 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, acquired Brown Printing Company

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc. and Brown Printing Company jointly announced Quad/Graphics, a leading global printer and media channel integrator, acquired Brown, which serves premier publishers and catalogers with printing, distribution and integrated media solutions.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a leading global printer and media channel integrator that helps marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Brown Printing Company
Brown serves America’s premier publishers and catalogers with premedia, printing, distribution, and integrated media solutions. Brown is a proven industry leader with a client focused culture that offers customized solutions to meet their clients' individual needs.
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$100
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$350
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$25
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closed 1/31/2014 via GlobeNewswire

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, acquired Consolidated Graphics, Inc.

synopsis: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Consolidated Graphics, Inc., a provider of digital and commercial printing, fulfillment services, print management and proprietary Internet-based technology solutions.
buyer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD:$6,413.40)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. "
target: Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (CGX:$1,048.20)
Consolidated Graphics, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is one of North America's leading general commercial printing companies. The company has 70 printing businesses strategically located across 26 states, Toronto, and Prague.
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$601 [$682]
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$1,039
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$118
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announced 7/12/2013 via Company Press Release

Mediaspectrum, Inc., will acquire xentive AG

synopsis: Mediaspectrum, the world’s premier technology for addressing all aspects of multi-channel advertising and content management, announced it is purchasing a 51% stake of xentive, the Business Process Outsourcing provider of Publicitas – the fully owned subsidiary of PubliGroupe, a Swiss-based marketing and media sales services company.
buyer: Mediaspectrum, Inc.
Mediaspectrum is the world’s premier technology for addressing all aspects of multi-channel advertising and content management. Mediaspectrum currently helps some of the world’s leading media companies to increase ad revenues, manage content, streamline processes, and improve customer experience. "
target parent: PubliGroupe S.A.
target: xentive AG
xentive operates as a service provider in the area of media logistics for PubliGroupe companies and media owners, advertisers and their agencies. These groups of customers are offered services in the form of operational and technological processes for handling advertising placements and campaigns.
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closed 11/4/2011 via AP - Associated Press

SPi Global Solutions, acquired Laserwords Private Limited

synopsis: SPi Global, a leading full service BPO provider and the largest Filipino-owned BPO company, has acquired Laserwords Private Limited from India's Murugappa Group. Laserwords is a well-known and successful outsourcing partner for some of the world's leading educational, academic, and professional publishers.
buyer parent: Philippine Long Distance Company
buyer: SPi Global Solutions
SPi Global Solutions is one of the world's largest and most diversified Knowledge Process Outsourcing and Customer Interaction service providers in the industry in terms of clients, geographic presence, and capabilities. "
target parent: Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company
target: Laserwords Private Limited
Laserwords is one of the most successful outsourcing partners for global media and publishing companies, with production facilities spread over Chennai-India, Lewiston-Maine, Madison-Wisconsin, and a separate facility offering publishing services in New York City.
price ($mm)
$21
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closed 5/31/2010 via PR Newswire

Cenveo, Inc., acquired Glyph International

synopsis: Cenveo, Inc. announced that the Company, through its subsidiaries, has entered an agreement to acquire Glyph International from Infomedia 18 Limited. Glyph specializes in full suite content production, from project management through editorial, composition, artwork, and XML creation.
buyer: Cenveo, Inc. (CVO:$1,797.58)
Cenveo is one of North America's leading providers of visual communications with one-stop services from design through fulfillment. The company's broad portfolio of services and products include e-services, envelopes, offset and digital printing, as well as printed office products. "
target parent: Infomedia 18 Limited.
target: Glyph International
Glyph International is a pioneer in the development of innovative solutions for publishers, university presses, government agencies, financial and legal firms, as well as directory publishers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13 [$11]
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closed 7/2/2010 via Market Wire

Quad/Graphics, acquired World Color Press, Inc.

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc. ("Quad/Graphics") is pleased to announce that its acquisition of World Color Press Inc. ("Worldcolor") is complete. The closing follows overwhelming approval by shareholders of both companies as well as final court approval.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a leading printer of catalogs, magazines and other commercial products. Quad/Graphics provides services ranging from front-end design and photography through digital imaging, printing, finishing, and data-driven marketing solutions such as data optimization and analytics. "
target parent: Quebecor Inc.
target: World Color Press, Inc.
Worldcolor has been providing retailers, catalogers, publishers, branded-goods companies and other businesses with comprehensive, high quality marketing solutions that begin with their print programs.
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