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closed 2/21/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SD3D Printing, acquired 3D Matter

synopsis: SD3D, a leading 3D printing automation company, has completed the acquisition of the New York based software company, 3D Matter. 3D Matter launched the platform in 2015 in order to make it easier to visualize the performance of 3D printed materials based on empirical data derived from mechanical testing over 3000+ authentic 3D printed parts.
buyer: SD3D Printing
SD3D was founded in 2013 to provide a one-stop-shop for 3D printing, scanning and design services in San Diego, CA. Since then, SD3D has grown out of the confines of San Diego and matured into an international brand with the bold mission of enabling fully automated industrial additive manufacturing."
target: 3D Matter
3D Matter develops Optimatter, a web-based platform in which designers, engineers and researchers can optimize their 3D printed parts by ensuring the right materials and processing parameters are chosen for the specific part application.
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closed 3/2/2017 via Company Press Release

X-Rite, Incorporated, acquired ColorCert

synopsis: X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology has acquired the ColorCert® software assets from Nelissen Consulting, a privately held company in Germany. ColorCert software is a real-time color and print quality process control and reporting tool used by consumer packaged goods companies and packaging converters.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: X-Rite, Incorporated
X-Rite is the global leader in color science and technology. The company, which now includes color industry leader Pantone, Inc., develops, manufactures, markets and supports innovative color solutions through measurement systems, software, color standards and services. "
target: ColorCert
ColorCert® delivers process control for monitoring and managing color across a large and diverse supply chain, greatly simplifying color communication all the way from the artwork phase of projects through separation, ink room and pressroom.
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closed 6/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

MSC.Software Corporation, acquired AMendate GmbH

synopsis: AMendate, a German provider of fully automated topology optimization software for additive manufacturing, has been acquired by Hexagon AB, a Sweden-based global technology company. Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division revealed that AMendate will be joining the MSC Software arm of Hexagon.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: MSC.Software Corporation
MSC Software develops simulation software technology that enables engineers to validate and optimize their designs using virtual prototypes. Customers in almost every part of manufacturing use MSC Software products to complement the physical prototype “build and test” process. "
target: AMendate GmbH
AMendate is a German provider of fully automated topology optimization software for additive manufacturing. AMendate is designed to help users save material and weight in their 3D prints while enabling efficient, cost-effective production of complex components using unique algorithms.
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closed 11/16/2017 via BusinessWire

GE Additive, acquired GeonX

synopsis: GE Additive announced that it has acquired GeonX, a high-tech company specializing in virtual manufacturing. GeonX develops and provides its customers best in class scientific and industrial software for the simulation of welding, heat treatment, machining and Additive Manufacturing.
buyer parent: General Electric Company
buyer: GE Additive
GE Additive is part of GE - the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. "
target: GeonX
GeonX is a high-tech company specializing in virtual manufacturing. GeonX develops and provides its customers best in class scientific and industrial software for the simulation of welding, heat treatment, machining and Additive Manufacturing.
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closed 12/6/2011 via Market Wire

HP, acquired Hiflex Software GmbH

synopsis: HP, the world's largest technology company, announced it has acquired Hiflex Software GmbH, a privately held global software solutions provider specializing in web-to-print and management information systems solutions for printing services. Founded in 1991, Hiflex is headquartered in Aachen, Germany.
buyer: HP (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure. "
target: Hiflex Software GmbH
Hiflex Software GmbH is a privately held global software solutions provider specializing in web-to-print and management information systems solutions for printing services. HIFLEX products include HIFLEX MIS, HIFLEX Print Support and its open Web-to-Print System called HIFLEX Webshop.
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announced 4/10/2013 via Reuters

PNI Digital Media, will acquire Quarterhouse Software

synopsis: PNI Digital Media, the leading innovator in online and in-store digital media solutions for retailers, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire privately-held QS Quarterhouse Software, Inc., an Austin, Texas based company that is a leading developer of web-based print on demand software for commercial printers and distributors.
buyer: PNI Digital Media (TSX:PN:$21.97)
The world's retailers rely on the PNI Digital Media Platform to sell personalized products. Their platform includes online, in-store kiosk and mobile software solutions enabling consumers to upload or create their own content for ordering as photo prints, photo books, photo calendars, and more. "
target: Quarterhouse Software
Quarterhouse Software is a leading developer of process management and analysis, ERP and commercial printing software solutions. Quarterhouse develops printing solutions, with a focus on online design, e-commerce, and custom web-to-print installations and products.
price ($mm)
$0.49
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$0
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closed 7/8/2008 via PR Newswire

Manufacturers' News, Inc., acquired IndustryNet.com

synopsis: Manufacturers' News, Inc. has acquired IndustryNet.com and will be merging it with its existing industrial search engine, mniguide.com, to create one of the nation's most comprehensive guides for locating manufacturers and suppliers.
buyer: Manufacturers' News, Inc.
Manufacturers' News, Inc., publisher of manufacturers' directories since 1912, compiles and produces manufacturing guides, statistics and databases for all 50 states. "
target: IndustryNet.com
IndustryNet is one of a growing number of vertical search engines that are gaining popularity. Vertical search engines, like IndustryNet, offer many unique advantages that help buyers save time and money.
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closed 10/1/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Electronics For Imaging, Inc., acquired Online Print Solutions

synopsis: EFI™, a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, announced that it has acquired Online Print Solutions ("OPS"), a leading innovator in the areas of web-to-print, dynamic publishing and cross-media marketing solutions.
buyer: Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFII:$986.62)
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFI) is a worldwide provider of products, technology and services leading the transformation of analog to digital imaging. These products allow users to produce, communicate and share information, and enable businesses to increase profits, productivity, and efficiency."
target: Online Print Solutions
Online Print Solutions is a leader in the areas of web-to-print, dynamic publishing and cross-media solutions. With its broad product portfolio coupled with its advanced technology, it delivers an unmatched total solution to all organizations involved in the adding of value to ink on paper.
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$8.50
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closed 2/21/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SD3D Printing, acquired 3D Matter

synopsis: SD3D, a leading 3D printing automation company, has completed the acquisition of the New York based software company, 3D Matter. 3D Matter launched the platform in 2015 in order to make it easier to visualize the performance of 3D printed materials based on empirical data derived from mechanical testing over 3000+ authentic 3D printed parts.
buyer: SD3D Printing
SD3D was founded in 2013 to provide a one-stop-shop for 3D printing, scanning and design services in San Diego, CA. Since then, SD3D has grown out of the confines of San Diego and matured into an international brand with the bold mission of enabling fully automated industrial additive manufacturing."
target: 3D Matter
3D Matter develops Optimatter, a web-based platform in which designers, engineers and researchers can optimize their 3D printed parts by ensuring the right materials and processing parameters are chosen for the specific part application.
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closed 2/21/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SD3D Printing, acquired 3D Matter

synopsis: SD3D, a leading 3D printing automation company, has completed the acquisition of the New York based software company, 3D Matter. 3D Matter launched the platform in 2015 in order to make it easier to visualize the performance of 3D printed materials based on empirical data derived from mechanical testing over 3000+ authentic 3D printed parts.
buyer: SD3D Printing
SD3D was founded in 2013 to provide a one-stop-shop for 3D printing, scanning and design services in San Diego, CA. Since then, SD3D has grown out of the confines of San Diego and matured into an international brand with the bold mission of enabling fully automated industrial additive manufacturing."
target: 3D Matter
3D Matter develops Optimatter, a web-based platform in which designers, engineers and researchers can optimize their 3D printed parts by ensuring the right materials and processing parameters are chosen for the specific part application.
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closed 1/24/2017 via GlobeNewswire

SD3D Printing, acquired Printelize

synopsis: SD3D, a leading automations technology company specializing in 3D printing solutions, has completed the acquisition of Polish software company, Printelize. Printelize founder and CEO, Tomasz Cichowicz, built the platform in 2015 in order to make it easier to order and offer 3D printing services to both consumers and businesses.
buyer: SD3D Printing
SD3D was founded in 2013 to provide a one-stop-shop for 3D printing, scanning and design services in San Diego, CA. Since then, SD3D has grown out of the confines of San Diego and matured into an international brand with the bold mission of enabling fully automated industrial additive manufacturing."
target: Printelize
Printelize is a global marketplace for 3d printing services and an e-commerce sales platform for 3d printing service suppliers. Printelize Professional is a web-based platform in which companies can offer an auto-quoting solution to their incoming clients and manage the printing workflow.
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closed 1/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Mimeo, Inc, acquired HubCast Inc.

synopsis: Mimeo, the innovator of online managed content distribution and printing, announced the acquisition of the assets of HubCast Inc., a cloud print solutions company. HubCast boasts top-of-the-line printing capabilities with the recent deployment of HP Indigo 10000 presses across its global print network.
buyer: Mimeo, Inc
Mimeo, the innovator of online managed content distribution and printing, has delivered over 140 million documents to 140 countries and operates facilities in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany. Investors include Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Gotham Ventures, Goldman Sachs and Hewlett-Packard."
target: HubCast Inc.
HubCast is about making high-quality commercial-quality print and shipping it anywhere in the world, easily and quickly. The HubCast Cloud Print Solution provides marketers with the ability to order, print, and deliver premium-quality print anywhere around the globe with service as fast as next-day.
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closed 12/5/2011 via PR Newswire

IWCO Direct, Inc., acquired DGI Services, Inc.

synopsis: IWCO Direct, a leading national provider of direct marketing solutions, announced it has purchased a portion of the assets of DGI Services, LLC. DGI Services is a fully integrated direct marketing services provider headquartered in Swedesboro, N.J. with an additional location in Cerritos, Calif.
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: IWCO Direct, Inc.
IWCO Direct is one of the nation's largest providers of direct marketing solutions. IWCO Direct helps its customers acquire, retain and engage customers and members through highly personalized paper-based and digital marketing programs. "
target parent: SV Investment Partners
target: DGI Services, Inc.
DGI Services (DGI) is a fully integrated direct marketing services provider headquartered in Swedesboro, N.J. DGI’s fully integrated direct marketing solutions combine the latest targeting tools with best-in-class online and offline execution.
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closed 4/26/2004 via BusinessWire

Direct Group, Schroder Ventures Group, acquired Direct Group

synopsis: The senior management of Direct Group ("DG"), together with funds advised by private equity firm Schroder Ventures US, announced today that they have acquired DG, a leader in the premium, time-sensitive, volume-mailing segment of the direct mail industry, for a combined consideration of approximately $50 million. DG was acquired from Prinexus, Inc.
buyer: Schroder Ventures Group
buyer: Direct Group
SV Investment Partners, formerly known as Schroder Ventures US, is a New York-based private equity investment firm. The firm specializes in providing financing for buyouts and buildups of business services companies in the U.S. middle market in partnership with management. "
target parent: Prinexus, Inc
target: Direct Group
Direct Group provides a full suite of direct marketing services from prepress, print and personalization through lettershop, commingling and mail to telemarketing, response and fulfillment through long-term partnerships with world-class customers throughout the United States.
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$50
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closed 7/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Coded Systems merged with General Code, LLC,

synopsis: Coded Systems, a company that provides comprehensive codification services through a combination of technology and industry expertise, announced it has merged with General Code, a values-based organization dedicated to delivering a higher standard in codification and enterprise content management solutions.
buyer: General Code, LLC
General Code is a values-based organization dedicated to delivering a higher standard in codification and enterprise content management solutions. More than 3,000 local governments of all types and sizes depend on their experienced codification and legal specialists. "
target: Coded Systems
Coded Systems provides comprehensive codification services through a combination of technology and industry expertise. They also specialize in document publishing online, indexing, printing, records management, republications and more.
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closed 3/12/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Art Gun, LLC, acquired DTG2Go

synopsis: Delta Apparel, Inc., a leading provider of basic and branded apparel, headwear and related accessories, announced that Art Gun, LLC, its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired substantially all of the assets of TeeShirt Ink Inc. d/b/a DTG2Go, a premium provider of digital, direct-to-garment printed products.
buyer parent: Delta Apparel, Inc.
buyer: Art Gun, LLC
Art Gun, LLC is a leader in the direct-to-garment printing and fulfillment marketplace, with one of the most highly-automated factory processes for delivering on-demand, digitally printed apparel of all types as well as other items. "
target: DTG2Go
TeeShirt Ink Inc. d/b/a DTG2Go, is a premium provider of direct to garment (DTG) printing and is emerging as a leader in the custom apparel industry. Their fulfillment center distributes product to major brands and retailers across the world.
price ($mm)
$16
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$20
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announced 2/18/2014 via BusinessWire

VistaPrint N.V., will acquire People & Print Group B.V.

synopsis: Vistaprint N.V., a leading online provider of professional marketing products and services to micro businesses and the home, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire People & Print Group B.V. People & Print Group is comprised of several online printing sites focused primarily on the Dutch and Belgian markets.
buyer: VistaPrint N.V. (CMPR:$2,592.54)
Vistaprint provides more than eleven million micro businesses and consumers annually with affordable, professional options to make an impression. VistaPrint's business model is supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities, and direct marketing expertise. "
target: People & Print Group B.V.
People & Print Group, based in Deventer, the Netherlands, is comprised of several online printing sites focused primarily on the Dutch and Belgian markets, including its most well known site, Drukwerkdeal.nl.
price ($mm)
$28
rev ($mm)
$47
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$4
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8.0x
announced 1/2/2014 via BusinessWire

unitedprint.com SE, will acquire Fotobuch-Pionier Infowerk GmbH

synopsis: Unitedprint.com SE, the worldwide leading company in the field of online printing, will take over the Nuremberg-based Fotobuch-Pionier infowerk GmbH together with its subsidiaries United Shop Services, Softimpress and the Klutzeweit digital print shop. Fotobuch-Pionier Infowerk GmbH is one of the pioneers of digital printing.
buyer: unitedprint.com SE
Unitedprint.com SE belongs to the worldwide leading companies in the field of online printing. The internet printing press offers its customers, amongst other things, flyers, posters, postcards, brochures, visiting cards, letterheads and a host of other items. "
target: Fotobuch-Pionier Infowerk GmbH
Fotobuch-Pionier Infowerk GmbH is one of the pioneers of digital printing and started in 2001 with the production of the first photo books and photo calendars in Europe.
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closed 7/19/2012 via BusinessWire

Johnson & Quin, Inc., purchased American Mailers from ANET Corporation

synopsis: Johnson & Quin, Inc. announced the acquisition of American Mailers, Inc., a division of ANET Corporation. The acquisition considerably expands Johnson & Quin’s high volume capacity and offers American Mailers’ clients access to Johnson & Quin’s full spectrum of direct mail marketing, printing and production capabilities proven to boost response.
buyer: Johnson & Quin, Inc.
Johnson & Quin is a full-service provider of integrated marketing solutions and production services. Johnson & Quin offers the latest in integrated marketing solutions, data services and personalization technologies. "
seller: ANET Corporation
ANET Global Solutions is a technology-driven supply chain fulfillment service company that provides all facets of movement, storage and fulfillment for customers from point of origin to point of consumption.
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closed 1/31/2006 via Company Press Release

Osprey Media Income Fund, acquired 1000 Islands Publishers Ltd.

synopsis: Osprey Media Income Fund announced today that it has purchased the assets of 1000 Islands Publishers Ltd. (“1000 Islands”) located in Gananoque, Ontario.
buyer: Osprey Media Income Fund
Osprey Media Income Fund is one of Canada's leading publishers of daily and non-daily newspapers, magazines and specialty publications. Its publications include 20 daily newspapers and 34 non-daily newspapers together with shopping guides, magazines and other publications. "
target: 1000 Islands Publishers Ltd.
1000 Islands Publishers, Ltd. publishes weekly newspapers. It produces custom printed products, including color brochures and magazine covers, forms for industry, letterheads, and envelopes. The company produces and prints advertising flyers, newspapers, and booklets.
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closed 5/5/2014 via BusinessWire

The Garvey Group, LLC, acquired Troyk Printing Corporation

synopsis: The Garvey Group, LLC, a national team of experts in the packaging, entertainment, outdoor and retail markets, announced the acquisition of Troyk Printing Corporation, a Wisconsin-based printing company for retail markets.
buyer: The Garvey Group, LLC
The Garvey Group is a fully integrated national team of experts in the packaging, entertainment, outdoor and retail markets. Their cutting-edge technologies support printing, inventory management, distribution/fulfillment, prototype development and color print execution. "
target: Troyk Printing Corporation
Troyk Printing Corporation helps retailers navigate their way from from concept to the retail environment. They offer solutions from many different print methods and materials.
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closed 7/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Party City, acquired Print Appeal, Inc.

synopsis: Party City Holdco Inc., the leading vertically integrated party goods company in North America, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Print Appeal, Inc., a leading privately held manufacturer and wholesaler of printed personalized products, based in Dallas.
buyer: Party City (PRTY:$2,302.65)
Party City Holdco Inc. designs, manufactures, contracts for manufacture and distributes party goods, including paper and plastic tableware, metallic and latex balloons, Halloween and other costumes, accessories, novelties, gifts and stationery throughout the world. "
target: Print Appeal, Inc.
Print Appeal, Inc. is a leading privately held manufacturer and wholesaler of printed personalized products, based in Dallas. Print Appeal sells to the wholesale market only, working with professional dealers, distributors and retailers.
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$2.80*
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Web

Vectra Digital, acquired iPartnerMedia, Inc.

synopsis: Vectra Digital, a high-tech, full-service marketing and intelligent web design agency, has acquired iPartnerMedia, Inc. (iPM), a digital marketing firm and public relations agency. iPM delivers web design, SEO, digital marketing, print marketing, and public relations solutions to small and medium sized businesses across North America.
buyer parent: Ignite Partners
buyer: Vectra Digital
Vectra Digital is a high-tech, full-service marketing and intelligent web design agency. Vectra Digital uses Ada, a proprietary artificial intelligence platform created to launch their clients marketing into explosive growth with digital campaigns that are being continually optimized. "
target: iPartnerMedia, Inc.
iPartnerMedia (iPM) is a creative agency that delivers web design, search engine optimization, digital marketing, print marketing, and public relations solutions to small and medium sized businesses across the United States and Canada.
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announced 12/12/2016 via BusinessWire

Cimpress N.V., will acquire National Pen Company

synopsis: Cimpress N.V., the world leader in mass customization, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire National Pen Co. LLC, the leading manufacturer and marketer of custom writing instruments for small and medium businesses. National Pen provides high value promotional products for businesses and professionals in every industry.
buyer: Cimpress N.V. (CMPR:$2,592.54)
Cimpress is the world leader in mass customization. The company empowers people to make an impression through individually meaningful, personalized physical products. Cimpress makes customized print, signage, apparel, gifts, packaging and other products accessible and affordable to everyone. "
target parent: Lincolnshire Management Inc.
target: National Pen Company
Founded in 1966, National Pen is a world class provider of personalized marketing solutions that help businesses promote themselves and increase customer loyalty. They provide high value promotional products for businesses and professionals in every industry at low factory direct pricing.
price ($mm)
$218
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$275
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0.8x
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closed 2/21/2012 via BusinessWire

Archway Marketing Services, acquired Synq Solutions

synopsis: Archway, a leader in marketing logistics and fulfillment services, announced that it has acquired Synq Solutions, Inc. Synq is a privately held provider of marketing fulfillment and print management services with operating facilities in the Atlanta and Las Vegas metropolitan areas.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Archway Marketing Services
Archway is a leading provider of marketing logistics and fulfillment services. Its solutions include fulfillment services, vendor management, digital print, print management, transportation management, consumer promotions, business intelligence and decision support. "
target parent: Nautic Partners, LLC
target: Synq Solutions
Synq Solutions, Inc. provides in-store marketing and campaign execution services for quick service and fast casual restaurants, retail industry, corporations, franchisees, and individual stores. It offers intelligent profiling, digital print production, local store marketing, and more.
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closed 1/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Najafi Companies, acquired Author Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Penguin Random House has sold its Author Solutions division to an affiliate of the Najafi Companies, a private investment firm. Author Solutions, LLC, is the world’s leading supported self-publishing services provider.
buyer: Najafi Companies
Najafi Companies is an International private investment firm based in Phoenix, Arizona, and holdings in consumer, media, technology, industrial, energy and real estate. The firm makes highly-selective investments in companies with strong management teams across a variety of industries. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: Author Solutions, Inc.
Author Solutions, LLC, is the world’s leading supported self-publishing services provider. Author Solutions’ leading self-publishing imprints have helped more than 200,000 authors self-publish, promote and bring to market more than 250,000 new titles.
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closed 2/19/2014 via PR Newswire

Thomson-Shore, Inc., acquired PublishNext

synopsis: Thomson-Shore, Inc. has acquired PublishNext and its subsidiary, Seattle Book Company. Through these acquisitions, Thomson-Shore will now offer an end-to-end platform, including publishing, production, and distribution services that meet the evolving needs of their publishing customers around the world.
buyer: Thomson-Shore, Inc.
Thomson-Shore is a 100 percent employee-owned full service book publishing, production, and distribution company. Their company specializes in fulfilling the needs of book publishers, from an author’s initial Word document to the end reader. "
target: PublishNext
PublishNext provides authors with professional services to make their book stand out in their niche market, quality manufacturing delivered on time, and marketing strategies to move the book beyond their friends and family.
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closed 7/19/2012 via Reuters

Penguin Group, acquired Author Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Penguin books owner Pearson has bought Author Solutions Inc (ASI) from Bertram Capital. Formed in 2007, ASI has enabled 150,000 authors to publish, market and distribute more than 190,000 books in print and electronic formats.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Penguin Group
The Penguin Group is a trade book publisher, the second largest in the world, after Random House. It is owned by Pearson PLC, the global media company who also own Pearson, the world's largest education publishing and technology group and the Financial Times, the business information group. "
target parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC.
target: Author Solutions, Inc.
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), is the world leader in the fastest-growing segment of publishing. Through its self-publishing brands, AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Xlibris, Inkubook, and Wordclay, ASI enables more authors to self publish, promote, and sell their books than any other company in the world.
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$116
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$100
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closed 4/6/2009 via PR Newswire

Author Solutions, Inc., acquired Trafford Publishing

synopsis: Author Solutions, the world leader in indie book publishing - the fastest-growing segment of book publishing, announced the acquisition of the publishing assets of Trafford Publishing of Victoria, British Columbia.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC.
buyer: Author Solutions, Inc.
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), is the world leader in the fastest-growing segment of publishing. Through its self-publishing brands, AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Xlibris, Inkubook, and Wordclay, ASI enables more authors to self publish, promote, and sell their books than any other company in the world. "
target: Trafford Publishing
The first company in the world to offer an "on-demand publishing service," Trafford has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford also was one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books.
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closed 1/8/2009 via PR Newswire

Author Solutions, Inc., acquired Xlibris

synopsis: Author Solutions, Inc., the world leader in the fastest-growing segment of book publishing, announced the acquisition of Xlibris - a pioneering leader in print-on-demand self-publishing services. Kevin Weiss, ASI president and chief executive officer, made the announcement to Xlibris employees.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC.
buyer: Author Solutions, Inc.
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), is the world leader in the fastest-growing segment of publishing. Through its self-publishing brands, AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Xlibris, Inkubook, and Wordclay, ASI enables more authors to self publish, promote, and sell their books than any other company in the world. "
target: Xlibris
Xlibris, a self-publishing brand of Author Solutions, Inc., is one of the leading publishing services providers for authors.
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closed 1/22/2007 via BusinessWire

Bertram Capital Management LLC., acquired AuthorHouse

synopsis: Bertram Capital, a private equity firm based in Palo Alto, California, has purchased Author Solutions, Inc., the holding company for AuthorHouse, from Gazelle Tech Ventures, an Indiana-based venture capital firm, in a transaction announced today by Bryan Smith, president and CEO of AuthorHouse.
buyer: Bertram Capital Management LLC.
Located in San Mateo, CA, Bertram Capital Management is a private equity investment firm with $350 million in capital under management. Bertram Capital is committed to providing meaningful operational and strategic resources to facilitate rapid growth in revenue and profitability. "
target parent: Gazelle TechVentures
target: AuthorHouse
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), is the world leader in the fastest-growing segment of publishing. Through its self-publishing brands, AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Xlibris, Inkubook, and Wordclay, ASI enables more authors to self publish, promote, and sell their books than any other company in the world.
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Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,011.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$414.19
EBIT ($mm)
$322.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6701
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