Like Compass Display Group

closed 3/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Edison Lithograph & Printing Corp, acquired Compass Display Group

synopsis: Edison Litho & Printing Corp. announced that it has acquired Compass Display Group, a company that delivers both temporary and permanent point of sale materials and displays with award winning results. A leader in the point-of-sale display industry, Compass Display Group will become a new business unit of Edison Litho & Printing Corp.
buyer: Edison Lithograph & Printing Corp
Edison Litho & Printing Corp has provided large format and high volume printing for many of the world's biggest brands and retailers for over 55 years and has served North America's largest companies in a wide range of industries, including: Retail, Product Manufacturing, Entertainment and more. "
target: Compass Display Group
Compass Display Group is a company that delivers both temporary and permanent point of sale materials and displays with award winning results. Compass has delivered thousands of successful temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent programs throughout their 15 year history.
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closed 10/2/2019 via Company Press Release

TC Transcontinental, acquired Holland & Crosby

synopsis: TC Transcontinental announced the acquisition of Holland & Crosby Limited, an Ontario-based manufacturing company specialized in in-store marketing product printing, including advertising display and signage, for North American retailers.
buyer: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,325.88)
TC Transcontinental is a Canadian leader in flexible packaging and Canada’s largest printer. They are also a Canadian leader in its specialty media segments. Their mission has been to create products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. "
target: Holland & Crosby
Founded in 1932, Holland & Crosby Limited specializes in a wide range of visual marketing solutions from design to manufacturing, including distribution, installation and storage.
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announced 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Teckwah, will acquire Profoto Digital Service

synopsis: Teckwah Industrial Corporation, a leading provider of customised supply chain management services in Singapore, will acquire Profoto Digital Service (PDS), a digital graphics print provider in Singapore. PDS provides large format printing and project management solutions that brings creative ideas to life.
buyer: Teckwah (SGX:561:$121.96)
Teckwah is a leading provider of customised supply chain management services in Singapore. Their supply chain management solutions include packaging printing and logistics solutions. Teckwah can customise their offerings to suit their client's needs regardless of the industry they are in. "
target: Profoto Digital Service
Profoto is a digital graphics print provider in Singapore. Profoto provides large format printing and project management solutions that brings creative ideas to life. Profoto is a one stop solution that pushes the boundaries of retail both locally and regionally.
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$8.85*
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closed 4/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Identity Group, acquired Allen Screen Printing, Inc.

synopsis: Ancor Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Identity Group Holdings Corporation has completed the acquisition of Allen Screen Printing, Inc. Based in Scarborough, Maine, Allen's range of capabilities include traditional screen-printing of point-of-purchase (POP) signs/displays, flat-bed digital printing on substrates, and more.
buyer parent: Merit Capital Partners
buyer: Identity Group
Identity Group manufactures custom identity products engineered to communicate a brand, message, location, or creative theme, and is best known for manufacturing and marketing customized interior signs. "
target: Allen Screen Printing, Inc.
Allen Screen Printing, Inc. has a broad range of capabilities that include traditional screen-printing of point-of-purchase (POP) signs/displays, flat-bed digital printing on substrates, dimensional signage fabrication, inventory management and order fulfillment.
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closed 4/14/2014 via PR Web

Britten, Inc., acquired Jarob

synopsis: Britten, the leader in grand format banners, signs and displays, has completed the acquisition of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based JAROB, Inc., a printer and provider of retail signage and displays.
buyer: 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. "
target: Jarob
Jarob is a full service retail design and implementation company. They design, engineer, manufacture and install interior graphics, signage, decor, specialty fixtures and displays to an array of retail and commercial verticals.
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closed 1/13/2020 via GlobeNewswire

TC Transcontinental, acquired Artisan Complete

synopsis: TC Transcontinental has announced the acquisition of Artisan Complete Limited, a company specialized in the creation of engaging retail environments, point-of-purchase displays and large format printing.
buyer: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,325.88)
TC Transcontinental is a Canadian leader in flexible packaging and Canada’s largest printer. They are also a Canadian leader in its specialty media segments. Their mission has been to create products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. "
target: Artisan Complete
Artisan Complete Limited is a company specialized in the creation of engaging retail environments, point-of-purchase displays and large format printing. Located in Markham, Ontario, Artisan Complete employs 187 people and is known as one of North America’s most awarded in-store marketing companies.
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announced 5/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Trend Offset Printing, will purchase retail offset printing facilities from LSC Communications

synopsis: Trend Offset Printing, a commercial printing company, has agreed to acquire LSC Communications' retail offset printing facilities. LSC is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. Newspaper inserts, which are traditionally used by retailers to advertise promotional offers, are the main product produced on LSC’s retail offset assets.
buyer: Trend Offset Printing
Trend Offset Printing is a full-service commercial printing company, with revenue in excess of $300 million annually and growing. Trend has facilities in California, Texas and Florida producing a wide range of products in the publishing, retail, and direct mail industries. "
seller: LSC Communications (LKSD:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. They serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers. LSC’s retail offset assets produce Newspaper inserts, which are traditionally used by retailers to advertise promotional offers.
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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 3/17/2011 via Company Description

Bungee Banner, Inc., acquired Storeimage Programs, Inc.

synopsis: Bungee Banner has acquired the intellectual property of Storeimage of Brantford, Ontario. Storeimage has become North America’s Leading retail solutions provider.
buyer: Bungee Banner, Inc.
Bungee Banner is a leader in digital printing and carpentry in the Ottawa/Gatineau area. Since 2001, their team of professionals has gained high-tech proficiency in digital imaging enabling them to design new manufacturing methods which are now patented in Canada and the United States. "
target: Storeimage Programs, Inc.
Storeimage Programs, Inc. provides retail solutions in North America. It offers strategic design, project management, single source production, and logistics and warehousing management services.
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closed 1/12/2007 via BNC Analysis

Metavante Corporation, acquired Valutec Card Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Metavante Corporation, the financial technology subsidiary of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation announced the acquisition Valutec Card Solutions, Inc., of Franklin, Tenn. The company will continue to operate under the Valutec name, and will become a Metavante company.
buyer parent: Marshall & Ilsley Corporation
buyer: Metavante Corporation (MV:$0.00)
Metavante Corporation provides banking and payment technologies to financial services firms and businesses. Its products and services include account processing for deposit, loan, and trust systems, image based and conventional check processing, and electronic funds transfer. "
target: Valutec Card Solutions, Inc.
Valutec Card Solutions, Inc. provides turnkey gift and loyalty card services. It provides its services to small and mid-market, as well as general and specialty retail, restaurant, spa/beauty salon, and hospitality merchants.
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$41
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closed 4/1/2018 via Company Press Release

GMO Pepabo, Inc., acquired Canvath

synopsis: GMO Pepabo has acquired Cavanth, a Japanese company that provides custom merchandise for artists and online shops. Canvath lets users create custom goods such as smartphone accessories, mugs, t-shirts from uploaded designs, illustrations and photographs.
buyer parent: GMO Internet Group
buyer: GMO Pepabo, Inc. (JASDAQ:3633:$64.31)
GMO Pepabo, Inc. was established in 2003 as a web hosting service company. Since its foundation the company has focused on consumer-targeted Internet services. "
target parent: Basic, Inc.
target: Canvath
Canvath is a Japanese company that provides custom merchandise for artists and online shops. Canvath lets users upload an image that can be printed on a variety of products, such as smartphone cases, t-shirts, cushions, mugs, and more.
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closed 3/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Edison Lithograph & Printing Corp, acquired Compass Display Group

synopsis: Edison Litho & Printing Corp. announced that it has acquired Compass Display Group, a company that delivers both temporary and permanent point of sale materials and displays with award winning results. A leader in the point-of-sale display industry, Compass Display Group will become a new business unit of Edison Litho & Printing Corp.
buyer: Edison Lithograph & Printing Corp
Edison Litho & Printing Corp has provided large format and high volume printing for many of the world's biggest brands and retailers for over 55 years and has served North America's largest companies in a wide range of industries, including: Retail, Product Manufacturing, Entertainment and more. "
target: Compass Display Group
Compass Display Group is a company that delivers both temporary and permanent point of sale materials and displays with award winning results. Compass has delivered thousands of successful temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent programs throughout their 15 year history.
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closed 3/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Edison Lithograph & Printing Corp, acquired Compass Display Group

synopsis: Edison Litho & Printing Corp. announced that it has acquired Compass Display Group, a company that delivers both temporary and permanent point of sale materials and displays with award winning results. A leader in the point-of-sale display industry, Compass Display Group will become a new business unit of Edison Litho & Printing Corp.
buyer: Edison Lithograph & Printing Corp
Edison Litho & Printing Corp has provided large format and high volume printing for many of the world's biggest brands and retailers for over 55 years and has served North America's largest companies in a wide range of industries, including: Retail, Product Manufacturing, Entertainment and more. "
target: Compass Display Group
Compass Display Group is a company that delivers both temporary and permanent point of sale materials and displays with award winning results. Compass has delivered thousands of successful temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent programs throughout their 15 year history.
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closed 3/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Edison Lithograph & Printing Corp, acquired Compass Display Group

synopsis: Edison Litho & Printing Corp. announced that it has acquired Compass Display Group, a company that delivers both temporary and permanent point of sale materials and displays with award winning results. A leader in the point-of-sale display industry, Compass Display Group will become a new business unit of Edison Litho & Printing Corp.
buyer: Edison Lithograph & Printing Corp
Edison Litho & Printing Corp has provided large format and high volume printing for many of the world's biggest brands and retailers for over 55 years and has served North America's largest companies in a wide range of industries, including: Retail, Product Manufacturing, Entertainment and more. "
target: Compass Display Group
Compass Display Group is a company that delivers both temporary and permanent point of sale materials and displays with award winning results. Compass has delivered thousands of successful temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent programs throughout their 15 year history.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Thysse, acquired Sign Edge

synopsis: Thysse, a company specializing in visual communication, has acquired Sign Edge. A premier graphics and wrap company in Middleton, WI, Sign Edge, founded in 1994 has helped small businesses bolster their brand.
buyer: Thysse
Thysse is a third-generation, innovative company in Oregon, WI, specializing in visual communication. They offer services in direct mail, catalogs, fleet vehicles, apparel, signage, store fronts, printing and more. "
target: Sign Edge
Sign Edge is a Middleton-based specialty graphics firm. A premier graphics and wrap company in Middleton, WI, Sign Edge, founded in 1994 has helped small businesses bolster their brand.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Signs.com, acquired Ferrari Color

synopsis: Signs.com, a leader in the online signage industry, has acquired Ferrari Color, a provider of large-format digital-imaging solutions. Ferrari Color offers large format printing, trade show and in-store graphics as well as digital laser prints using the latest printing technology and a variety of materials.
buyer: Signs.com
Signs.com is a leader in the online signage industry. Signs.com specializes in providing custom signage solutions through an advanced e-commerce platform. Signs.com allows users to design, customize and order high quality banners, yard signs, decals, magnets and all other types of signage. "
target: Ferrari Color
Founded in 1978, Ferrari Color is a provider of large-format digital-imaging solutions. Ferrari Color offers large format printing, trade show and in-store graphics as well as digital laser prints using the latest printing technology and a variety of materials.
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closed 1/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Takeform, acquired PrintLeader

synopsis: Takeform, an experiential graphics and wayfinding firm based in Medina, has acquired Buffalo-based PrintLeader. PrintLeader is a full-service, large-format digital printing and installation company. Takeform and PrintLeader had collaborated on projects for national accounts over the past year, paving the way for a uniting of the firms.
buyer: Takeform
Takeform is an experiential graphics and wayfinding firm. Takeform helping people find their way through labyrinth spaces is important, of course. Symbols, Shared experience and Belonging these are part of the vocabulary of architects and designers. "
target: PrintLeader
PrintLeader goal is to exceed the customer’s expectations by providing the highest quality and service levels possible at each and every opportunity. The company principles in delivering products and services are to do so with integrity, honesty and ethics.
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closed 11/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Lynx Equity Limited, acquired Integrity Signs

synopsis: Lynx Equity Limited, a diversified private equity firm announced the acquisition of Calgary, Alberta’s Integrity Signs. Integrity Signs started as a vinyl sign shop, and has grown to become one of Calgary’s leading full service sign manufacturing and installation facilities. They provide sign installation and solutions of any size.
buyer: Lynx Equity Limited
Lynx Equity is a Toronto-based diversified private equity firm focused on acquiring small and medium-sized businesses from owners looking to retire. They have a proven track record in identifying and building value in a diversified portfolio of companies based primarily in Ontario, Canada. "
target: Integrity Signs
Integrity Signs has stood the test of time in the signage industry. Beginning as a small vinyl shop, the company has continued to invest in technology and has grown into a full service sign manufacturing and installation facility, catering to both big and small needs.
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closed 8/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Tukaiz, acquired Dr. Graphx

synopsis: Tukaiz, a leading technology and marketing services company, announced the acquisition of Dr. Graphx, an environmental graphic solutions firm specializing in design, production and installation.
buyer: Tukaiz
Tukaiz is a results-driven technology and marketing services company based in Franklin Park, IL. The infrastructure of Tukaiz includes services comprised of creative and advertising, software development, print production, inventory management and fulfillment and distribution services. "
target: Dr. Graphx
Dr. Graphx is an environmental graphic solutions firm specializing in design, production and installation. They produce wall and window graphics, environmental graphic elements, and many more specialty items to enhance brands and support their message.
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closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Arcapita Inc., acquired MC Sign Company

synopsis: Arcapita, the global investment firm headed by Bahrain’s Atif A Abdulmalik, announced that it had acquired a controlling interest in MC Sign Company, one of the main US signage and lighting services companies.
buyer: Arcapita Inc.
Arcapita is a global Shari’ah compliant alternative investment manager, with offices in Bahrain, Atlanta, London and Singapore. Arcapita’s principal lines of business are private equity and real estate. "
target parent: Caltius Equity Partners
target: MC Sign Company
Founded in 1953, MC Sign is an Ohio-based company that provides signage solutions for companies in the retail, banking, hospitality, quick service restaurant and petroleum segments in the US and Canada and boasts in excess of 275 clients.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Web

Lettering Express, acquired Vinyl Vikings

synopsis: Lettering Express, industry leaders in printing and signage for 30 years, has announced the acquisition of Vinyl Vikings, a vehicle wrap specialist. Vinyl Vikings is one of the fastest growing Vehicle Wrap and Graphics Companies in the Oklahoma City Metro area. They are locally owned and operated, founded in 2015 by Tyler Hartgrove and Scott Hill.
buyer: Lettering Express
Founded in 1988, Lettering Express- Oklahoma’s leading business creative corporation, has provided businesses with all of their printing needs through offering graphic design services ranging from vehicle wraps and banners to promotional products and apparel. "
target: Vinyl Vikings
Vinyl Vikings is one of the fastest growing Vehicle Wrap and Graphics Companies in the Oklahoma City Metro area. They are locally owned and operated, founded in 2015 by Tyler Hartgrove and Scott Hill. They have over 20 years combined experience in Graphic Design, Marketing and Vinyl Installation.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Web

Lettering Express, acquired Monster Graphics

synopsis: Lettering Express, industry leaders in printing and signage for 30 years, has announced the acquisition of Monster Graphics, a vehicle wrap specialist. Monster Graphics is the premier vehicle graphics company in Edmond, OK. They specialize in custom designed wraps & personalized graphics for businesses.
buyer: Lettering Express
Founded in 1988, Lettering Express- Oklahoma’s leading business creative corporation, has provided businesses with all of their printing needs through offering graphic design services ranging from vehicle wraps and banners to promotional products and apparel. "
target: Monster Graphics
Monster Graphics is the premier vehicle graphics company in Edmond. They specialize in custom designed wraps & personalized graphics for businesses as well as all their vehicle restyling needs.
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closed 11/10/2017 via BusinessWire

DATA Communications Management Corp., acquired BOLDER Graphics

synopsis: DATA Communications Management Corp. announced it has acquired privately-held BOLDER Graphics, a leading western Canadian marketing communications business. Their core capabilities are in large-format digital printing, offering point of sale signage, corporate packaging, outdoor signage and vehicle graphics.
buyer: DATA Communications Management Corp. (TSX:DCM:$216.15)
DATA is a leading provider of business communication solutions, bringing value and collaboration to marketing and operation teams across North America. They help marketers and agencies unify and execute communications campaigns across multiple channels. "
target: BOLDER Graphics
BOLDER Graphics is a leading western Canadian marketing communications business, tracing its roots back more than 40 years. Its core capabilities are in large-format digital printing, offering point of sale signage, corporate packaging, outdoor signage and vehicle graphics.
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closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

PFI Group, acquired Lofthus Signs & Engraving Ltd

synopsis: Manchester based PFI Group announced that they have acquired Lofthus Signs in Aberdeen. Lofthus Signs, founded in 1951, operates as the largest signage company in the North of Scotland. Lofthus takes a brand identity and solves the complex implementation challenges by managing and streamlining the process.
buyer: PFI Group
The PFI Group provides a truly one-stop solution for all their customer’s signage and print requirements. Their group capabilities extend to bespoke fabrication, large format print, design, installation, in-house finishing (inc a paint-shop), warehousing and fulfilment. "
target: Lofthus Signs & Engraving Ltd
Lofthus Signs helps businesses stand out from their competitors, from signs and graphics, to digitally printed wallpaper and engraving. Lofthus takes a brand identity and solves the complex implementation challenges by managing and streamlining the process.
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announced 6/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Egyptians' Media Company, will acquire Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group

synopsis: The Egyptian Media Company, owned by Egyptian businessman Ahmed Abou Hashima, has signed a new acquisition contract to acquire 51% of Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group ("PMKG"), according to a statement issued by the company. PMKG is leading the market in printing and outdoor field advertising in Egypt.
buyer: Egyptians' Media Company
Egyptians' Media company is an media company owned by Abu Hashima. Abu Hashima is the Managing Director and Vice Chairman of FE Steel and serves as the CEO of the Cairo-based Egyptian Steel Group, which he co-founded in 2010. "
target: Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group
Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group is leading the market in printing and outdoor field advertising in Egypt. By focusing on more than the Cairo governate, PMKG has become the number one print house in Egypt.
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closed 5/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Wasserstein & Co., LP, acquired Moss, Inc.

synopsis: Wasserstein & Co., LP has acquired Moss Inc., the leading global provider of highly engineered, three-dimensional fabric structures and customized environmental branding solutions. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues, including tradeshows, corporate and entertainment events.
buyer: Wasserstein & Co., LP
Wasserstein & Co. is an independent private equity/investment firm that was founded January 2001 when the merchant banking group of Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc., a global investment banking firm, spun out to become an independent firm upon the acquisition of Wasserstein Perella by Dresdner Bank. "
target parent: Century Park Capital Partners
target: Moss, Inc.
Moss Inc. is a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, sports, and retail interior industries. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

5M Print A/S merged with LogoPaint,

synopsis: LogoPaint and 5m Print have merged in a deal that sees the companies combine to become one of the largest branding and signage companies in Europe and the World’s leading 3D signage company. 5m Print specializes in large format printing such as floor advertising, exhibition carpets and advertising mats and a large selection of banners.
buyer: LogoPaint
LogoPaint A/S is the world’s largest supplier of 3D CamCarpets to sport arenas and sports events worldwide. Founded in 1997, LogoPaint operates in more than 40 countries throughout the world both directly with clients and through associated companies, partners and agencies. "
target: 5M Print A/S
5m Print specializes in large format printing such as floor advertising, exhibition carpets and advertising mats and a large selection of banners for both indoor and outdoor use.
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closed 10/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Benchmark Graphics Ltd merged with Smart Source LLC,

synopsis: Smart Source LLC, one of the fastest growing BPO print management companies, announced a strategic merger with Benchmark Graphics Ltd., a company with over 50 years of expertise in commercial print services and a strong reputation for client relations and customer service.
buyer parent: QuickPivot
buyer: Smart Source LLC
Smart Source is a premier Brand Management BPO and Technology provider. The company takes pride in delivery high quality products, streamlining process and offering best in class technology to a diverse network of clients in industries ranging from healthcare to finance, retail, and manufacturing. "
target: Benchmark Graphics Ltd
Benchmark Graphics, Ltd. produce work that varies from simple 2-color work to billboards, complex point-of-purchase displays, direct mail projects, letter-shop work, packaging and full color assignments with the most elaborate of finishing processes.
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announced 9/30/2015 via Company Press Release

Green Cross Co., Ltd., will acquire Trade Corporation

synopsis: Green Cross Co., Ltd. is a company based in Japan that sells safety equipment, will acquire Trade Corporation. Trade Corporation is a company based in Japan that specializes in the planning and display of advertising materials and signage.
buyer: Green Cross Co., Ltd. (FKSE:7533:$88.07)
Green Cross Co., Ltd. is a company based in Japan that sells safety equipment and products, including products for civil engineering, fire protection and disaster prevention. "
target: Trade Corporation
Trade Corporation is a company based in Japan that specializes in the planning and display of advertising materials and signage.
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closed 9/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Caltius Equity Partners, acquired MC Sign Company

synopsis: Caltius Capital Management, a reliable financial partner, providing junior capital to small and medium sized companies, has acquired MC Sign Company, a company that provides mission critical signage and lighting services to a variety of multi-site industries, including quick serve restaurant, retail, convenience stores, and hospitality.
buyer: Caltius Equity Partners
Caltius Capital Management is a reliable financial partner, providing junior capital to small and medium sized companies throughout North America. Caltius Equity makes equity investments in amounts of $10 to $30 million. "
target parent: Sverica International
target: MC Sign Company
MC Sign is a leading national sign and lighting company, meeting customers’ needs from new sign design and manufacturing, installation, on-demand service as well as lighting upgrades and retrofits.
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closed 8/26/2015 via BusinessWire

Moss, Inc., acquired Marx & Moschner GmbH

synopsis: Moss Inc., a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, and retail interior industries, has acquired Marx & Moschner GmbH, a leading European provider of environmental branding solutions to the retail and exhibit markets. The acquisition provides Moss the ability to cross-sell to international customers.
buyer parent: Century Park Capital Partners
buyer: Moss, Inc.
Moss Inc. is a leading producer of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, sports, and retail interior industries. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues. "
target: Marx & Moschner GmbH
Marx & Moschner, based in Germany, is a leading provider of environmental branding solutions to the retail and exhibit markets. Their products include large scale textile print solutions, illuminated light tubes and cubes, LED light boxes, banner displays, rollups, flags and printed banner ads.
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closed 7/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Identity Group, acquired Alchemy Dimensional Graphics LLC

synopsis: Identity Group Holdings Corporation, best known for manufacturing and marketing customized interior signs, has completed the acquisition of Alchemy Dimensional Graphics, LLC, a wholesale-only supplier to the architectural signage market.
buyer parent: Merit Capital Partners
buyer: Identity Group
Identity Group manufactures custom identity products engineered to communicate a brand, message, location, or creative theme, and is best known for manufacturing and marketing customized interior signs. "
target: Alchemy Dimensional Graphics LLC
Alchemy Dimensional Graphics is a wholesale-only supplier to the architectural signage market. Based in Hillsborough, NC, Alchemy Dimensional Graphics has multiple patented processes used in creating their unique product lines.
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closed 4/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Cimpress N.V., acquired easyflyer SAS

synopsis: Cimpress continues to grow and by acquiring easyflyer.fr, is set to become the largest online print provider in France. Easyflyer has been a major web-to-print player in France since 2009. The company provides business cards, flyers, leaflets, booklets, and banners.
buyer: Cimpress N.V. (CMPR:$2,481.36)
Cimpress N.V. is the world leader in mass customization. For 20 years, the company has focused on developing software and manufacturing capabilities that transform traditional markets in order to make customized products accessible and affordable to everyone. "
target: easyflyer SAS
Easyflyer has been a major web-to-print player in France since 2009. The company provides business cards, flyers, leaflets, booklets, and banners.
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Ticker: MATW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matthews International
Matthews International Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a designer, manufacturer and marketer principally of memorialization products and brand solutions. Memorialization products consist primarily of bronze and granite memorials, caskets and cremation equipment.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,475.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$188.73
EBIT ($mm)
$123.84
Net Income ($mm)
$71.22
Employees
10300
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Ticker: QUAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,923.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$353.20
EBIT ($mm)
$130.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
20600
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Ticker: CMPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress is the world leader in mass customization. The company empowers people to make an impression through individually meaningful, personalized physical products. Cimpress makes customized print, signage, apparel, gifts, packaging and other products accessible and affordable to everyone.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,481.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$297.54
EBIT ($mm)
$170.35
Net Income ($mm)
$83.36
Employees
12000
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Ticker: TSX:TCL.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental creates marketing products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. The Corporation is the largest printer in Canada and the third-largest in North America.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,325.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$366.40
EBIT ($mm)
$207.35
Net Income ($mm)
$127.13
Employees
9000
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Ticker: INWK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc. engineers marketing for leading brands across a wide range of industries. They dive deep into clients’ brand strategies to deliver solutions that leverage their global expertise, certified supplier base, proven methods, and proprietary technology.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,151.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.13
EBIT ($mm)
$31.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: EBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc. has primarily engaged in the production and sale of business forms and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$415.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$67.54
EBIT ($mm)
$50.42
Net Income ($mm)
$37.82
Employees
2470
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Ticker: GB:SIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
St. Ives plc
St. Ives plc
St Ives is an international marketing services group. Together, the Group’s growing number of successful, dynamic businesses serve leading brands internationally, with offices in the UK, North America, China and Singapore.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$196.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.60
EBIT ($mm)
$5.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1397
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