Like Madden Communications, Inc.

closed 8/1/2019 via BusinessWire

InnerWorkings, Inc., acquired Madden Communications, Inc.

synopsis: InnerWorkings, Inc. has acquired Madden Communications. Over its history, Madden has developed innovative marketing execution offerings, focusing on creative services, sourcing, and logistics. Key contracts InnerWorkings will gain include management of the point of sale collateral and branded merchandise for MillerCoors and Mike’s Hard Lemonade.
buyer: InnerWorkings, Inc. (INWK:$1,114.25)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is the leading global marketing execution firm serving brands across a wide range of industries. InnerWorkings leverages proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network, and deep domain expertise to streamline the production of branded materials and retail experiences. "
target: Madden Communications, Inc.
Madden provides innovative perspectives into the promotional marketing and merchandising supply chain by optimizing brand presence and retail execution for their clients. Madden works with promotionally driven companies across multiple industries, specializing in retail and consumer packaged goods.
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closed 8/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Lion Equity Partners, acquired Vivabox

synopsis: Lion Equity Partners, through its affiliate Lion Equity Holdings II, LLC, announced that it acquired Vivabox USA from Sodexo Pass USA, Inc., an affiliate of Sodexo Group, S.A. Vivabox is a leading provider of products and services to the sample and subscription box industry. They provide multi-branded marketing opportunities for global companies.
buyer: Lion Equity Partners
Lion Equity Partners is a private investment firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in middle-market businesses across multiple industries. Lion Equity specializes in acquiring divisions of larger corporations, and has significant experience in the divestiture process. "
target parent: Sodexo Corporation
target: Vivabox
Vivabox provides targeted multi-branded marketing opportunities for global companies as well as design and fulfillment of enterprise-wide loyalty programs. Vivabox has developed new markets and deepened existing client relationships with program management of existing and emerging loyalty programs.
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closed 11/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Quotient Technology Inc., acquired Shopmium

synopsis: Quotient Technology Inc., a leader in the digital transformation of the multi-billion dollar promotions industry, announced its acquisition of Shopmium, an award winning mobile receipt scanning and cash-back app platform that has saved consumers millions of dollars from companies such as Coca-Cola, SC Johnson, Heineken, and L'Oreal.
buyer: Quotient Technology Inc. (QUOT:$351.35)
Quotient Technology Inc., which recently changed its name from Coupons.com Incorporated, is a leading digital promotion and media platform that connects brands, retailers and consumers. They distribute digital coupons and media through a variety of products. "
target: Shopmium
Shopmium is a mobile couponing and promotion service. They allow customer packaged goods manufacturers to send targeted coupons to mobile users. Their solution includes coupon targeting, broadcasting, geolocalized redemption and payment.
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closed 6/5/2014 via PR Newswire

RAPP, acquired

synopsis: RAPP, a multichannel marketing agency and part of The DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group, announced its acquisition of Haygarth, a United Kingdom-based brand and retail agency specializing in FMCG and retail marketing.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: RAPP
RAPP is the world's leading customer experience agency. RAPP is driven by data, inspired by culture, and enabled by technology. They create real-time, brand-building, problem-solving, useful customer journeys across all channels that are measurable, trackable and accountable. "
target:
Founded in 1984, Haygarth is a best-in-class creative agency specializing in Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and retail marketing. The agency has three main areas of expertise: promotional/retail/channel & shopper; social media/PR & experiential; and digital/CRM & data.
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closed 1/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Advantage Sales and Marketing, acquired FreshSpace Media

synopsis: Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC announced the acquisition of BoxTop Media, LLC dba FreshSpace. FreshSpace is an innovative ad company delivering media impressions and promotions by leveraging packaging space on perishable products.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Advantage Sales and Marketing
Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) is a premier sales and marketing agency, committed to building brand value for its more than 1,200 clients. ASM's customized sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising and marketing services. "
target: FreshSpace Media
FreshSpace Media (formerly BoxTop Media) executes advertising and promotional campaigns that deliver media impressions on high penetration, high velocity, perimeter items. Their networks allow clients to deliver impressions to shoppers In-Store, In-Home and On-Line.
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closed 4/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing

synopsis: Impact Group, a leading sales and marketing agency for companies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it acquired Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing, a sales and marketing agency based in Westmont, IL.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Founded in 1994, Impact Group is a leading sales and marketing agency, providing sales, merchandising and category analytical support to companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. Impact Group represents over 14,000 products. "
target: Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing
Founded in 1950, Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing is a nationally connected sales and marketing company offering headquarter and retail coverage to mass and natural channels in states across the Midwest.
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closed 4/3/2017 via PR Newswire

L.C. Williams & Associates, acquired JSH&A

synopsis: L.C. Williams & Associates (LCWA) has acquired the business of JSH&A, an Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., public relations firm. JSH&A brings food and beverage expertise and a long history of work with major brands and household names. It will complement LCWA's roster of clients in the home and housewares, healthcare, and business-to-business sectors.
buyer: L.C. Williams & Associates
Providing full-service public relations and communications services, LCWA is one of the top 10 independent firms in Chicago. The company is ranked in the top three agencies specializing in home products and in the top 45 agencies working in healthcare and in professional services. "
target: JSH&A
JSH&A was founded in 1989, and became known for its strong marketing expertise, especially for food and beverage clients. Teams at JSH&A have helped leading consumer packaged goods brands drive consumer awareness, engagement and advocacy through traditional and social media programs.
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closed 11/19/2013 via PR Newswire

The Brandon Agency, acquired Benghiat Marketing & Communications

synopsis: The Brandon Agency announced that they have completed the acquisition of Benghiat Marketing & Communication. The Brandon Agency has pioneered integrated marketing solutions that engage the customer along the consumer decision journey in a digital age. Benghiat specializes in packaged goods, B2B, medical device and food industry categories.
buyer: The Brandon Agency
The Brandon Agency is a full-service marketing firm operating on the leading edge of change in the advertising industry. Offering an integrated approach to marketing, advertising, public relations, interactive and social media, the agency administers the "Why We Buy" Consumer Research Panel. "
target: Benghiat Marketing & Communications
Benghiat Marketing & Communications, a Cleveland-based agency founded in 1983, specializes in the consumer packaged goods, business-to-business, medical device and food industry categories.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Perficient, Inc., acquired Sundog

synopsis: Perficient, Inc., the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, announced it has completed the acquisition of Sundog Interactive, Inc., a marketing and technology consulting firm that delivers Salesforce solutions for the world’s leading manufacturers.
buyer: Perficient, Inc. (PRFT:$511.25)
Perficient is a leading digital transformation consulting firm. With information technology, management consulting, and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization, and industry solutions. "
target: Sundog
Sundog specializes in marketing strategy, lead management, mobile and web development, measurement and insights, technology integration and more. Sundog has 20 years in marketing, technology and integration, employs trusted experts, has over 100 certifications in Salesforce, Sitecore and more.
price ($mm)
$14
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closed 8/1/2019 via BusinessWire

InnerWorkings, Inc., acquired Madden Communications, Inc.

synopsis: InnerWorkings, Inc. has acquired Madden Communications. Over its history, Madden has developed innovative marketing execution offerings, focusing on creative services, sourcing, and logistics. Key contracts InnerWorkings will gain include management of the point of sale collateral and branded merchandise for MillerCoors and Mike’s Hard Lemonade.
buyer: InnerWorkings, Inc. (INWK:$1,114.25)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is the leading global marketing execution firm serving brands across a wide range of industries. InnerWorkings leverages proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network, and deep domain expertise to streamline the production of branded materials and retail experiences. "
target: Madden Communications, Inc.
Madden provides innovative perspectives into the promotional marketing and merchandising supply chain by optimizing brand presence and retail execution for their clients. Madden works with promotionally driven companies across multiple industries, specializing in retail and consumer packaged goods.
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closed 8/1/2019 via BusinessWire

InnerWorkings, Inc., acquired Madden Communications, Inc.

synopsis: InnerWorkings, Inc. has acquired Madden Communications. Over its history, Madden has developed innovative marketing execution offerings, focusing on creative services, sourcing, and logistics. Key contracts InnerWorkings will gain include management of the point of sale collateral and branded merchandise for MillerCoors and Mike’s Hard Lemonade.
buyer: InnerWorkings, Inc. (INWK:$1,114.25)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is the leading global marketing execution firm serving brands across a wide range of industries. InnerWorkings leverages proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network, and deep domain expertise to streamline the production of branded materials and retail experiences. "
target: Madden Communications, Inc.
Madden provides innovative perspectives into the promotional marketing and merchandising supply chain by optimizing brand presence and retail execution for their clients. Madden works with promotionally driven companies across multiple industries, specializing in retail and consumer packaged goods.
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closed 10/25/2011 via BusinessWire

InnerWorkings, Inc., acquired Productions Graphics

synopsis: InnerWorkings, Inc., a leading provider of global print management solutions, announced that it acquired Productions Graphics. Productions Graphics is a leading international print management firm with particular strength in Continental Europe. Productions Graphics has offices in countries such as France, Hungary, Germany, Spain and Italy.
buyer: InnerWorkings, Inc. (INWK:$1,114.25)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the US. InnerWorkings creates a competitive bid process to procure, purchase and deliver printed products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution and in individual transactions. "
target: Productions Graphics
Headquartered in Paris, Productions Graphics is a leading international print management firm with particular strength in Continental Europe. Productions Graphics has offices in countries such as France, Hungary, Germany, Spain and Italy.
price ($mm)
$8.89
rev ($mm)
$30
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EV / rev
3.5x
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closed 8/11/2008 via BusinessWire

Innerworkings, acquired Mikam Graphics

synopsis: InnerWorkings, Inc., a leading global provider of managed print and promotional solutions to corporate clients, announced today that it has acquired New York City-based Mikam Graphics, a leading print management firm.
buyer: Innerworkings (INWK:$1,114.25)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the US. InnerWorkings creates a competitive bid process to procure, purchase and deliver printed products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution and in individual transactions. "
target: Mikam Graphics
Founded in 1987, New York City-based Mikam Graphics is a leading print management firm to enterprise clients across a wide range of industries. The firm specializes in the procurement and management of catalog, magazine, direct mail and commercial printing services.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.9x
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closed 5/12/2008 via BusinessWire

Innerworkings, acquired etrinsic

synopsis: nnerWorkings, Inc., a leading provider of managed print and promotional solutions to corporate clients in the United States, announced that it has acquired United Kingdom-based etrinsic, a leading provider of print management and marketing services to many of the UK's most successful organizations.
buyer: Innerworkings (INWK:$1,114.25)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the US. InnerWorkings creates a competitive bid process to procure, purchase and deliver printed products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution and in individual transactions. "
target: etrinsic
etrinsic provides a full spectrum of print management and marketing services to many of the UK's most successful organizations, including Sainsbury's, National Express, LV=, EDF Energy, Halfords, WWF-UK, Kraft Foods and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).
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closed 11/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Innerworkings, acquired Data Flow Media Systems, LP

synopsis: InnerWorkings, Inc. a leading provider of managed print solutions to corporate clients in the United States, has acquired a leading print procurement and service provider, Data Flow Media Systems, LP in suburban Dallas.
buyer: Innerworkings (INWK:$1,114.25)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the US. InnerWorkings creates a competitive bid process to procure, purchase and deliver printed products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution and in individual transactions. "
target: Data Flow Media Systems, LP
Plano, TX-based Data Flow Media Systems, LP is a leading provider of print procurement and management services to the Dallas market. Founded in 1985, DFMS’ broad offerings include printed and promotional products and related procurement, production, warehousing and fulfillment services.
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closed 11/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Innerworkings, acquired Graphic Resource Group, Inc.

synopsis: InnerWorkings, Inc. a leading provider of managed print solutions to corporate clients in the United States, has acquired a leading print procurement and service provider, Graphic Resource Group, Inc. outside of Minneapolis.
buyer: Innerworkings (INWK:$1,114.25)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the US. InnerWorkings creates a competitive bid process to procure, purchase and deliver printed products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution and in individual transactions. "
target: Graphic Resource Group, Inc.
Medina, MN-based Graphic Resource Group, Inc. is a leading provider of print procurement and management services to the Minneapolis market. Founded in 2001, Graphic Resource Group’s broad offerings include printing, large format work and promotional products.
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closed 7/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Innerworkings, acquired Brown+Partners, Inc.

synopsis: InnerWorkings, Inc., a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the United States, announced today that it has acquired privately-held Brown+Partners, Inc., a leading provider of print management services based in suburban Philadelphia.
buyer: Innerworkings (INWK:$1,114.25)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the US. InnerWorkings creates a competitive bid process to procure, purchase and deliver printed products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution and in individual transactions. "
target: Brown+Partners, Inc.
Blue Bell, PA-based Brown+Partners, Inc., a print management company headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, provides direct mail, commercial printing, promotional products and e-commerce solutions.
price ($mm)
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$17
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closed 3/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Innerworkings, acquired Spectrum Printing Systems

synopsis: InnerWorkings, Inc. a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the United States, has acquired Spectrum Printing Systems, a leading provider of print management services based in Irvine, CA.
buyer: Innerworkings (INWK:$1,114.25)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the US. InnerWorkings creates a competitive bid process to procure, purchase and deliver printed products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution and in individual transactions. "
target: Spectrum Printing Systems
Irvine, CA-based Spectrum Printing Systems is a leading provider of print management services. Founded in 1986, the company provides print management services as well as promotional products, apparel and complete warehousing and fulfillment services.
price ($mm)
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$13
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closed 10/11/2006 via BusinessWire

Innerworkings, acquired Applied Graphics, Inc.

synopsis: InnerWorkings, Inc., a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the United States, has acquired privately-held Applied Graphics, Inc., a leading West Coast provider of print management and print-on-demand services.
buyer: Innerworkings (INWK:$1,114.25)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the US. InnerWorkings creates a competitive bid process to procure, purchase and deliver printed products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution and in individual transactions. "
target: Applied Graphics, Inc.
Based in San Rafael, California, Applied Graphics, Inc. delivers outsourced service innovation in the areas of Productivity, Promotion, Printing, Point of Sale, Inventory Control, and Paper and Electronic Bill Presentment.
price ($mm)
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$29
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announced 7/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Graphic Packaging, will acquire Artistic Carton Company

synopsis: Graphic Packaging, a leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage, food service, and other consumer products companies, has agreed to acquire Artistic Carton Company, a diversified producer of folding cartons and coated recycled paperboard.
buyer: Graphic Packaging (GPK:$6,093.40)
Graphic Packaging is committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. The Company is a leading provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage, food service, and other consumer products companies. "
target: Artistic Carton Company
Artistic Carton Company is a diversified producer of folding cartons and coated recycled paperboard. Their primary goal is to assist clients in building Brand Recognition and enhance the value of What’s Inside the Box – their client's product.
price ($mm)
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$63
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closed 7/17/2019 via BusinessWire

AlphaGraphics Austin and San Antonio, acquired Sign Satisfaction

synopsis: AlphaGraphics Austin/San Antonio has completed the acquisition of Sign Satisfaction, a company that has a distinctive competence in putting spectacular full color graphics and images on virtually any surface, including vehicles, windows, interior and exterior walls, floors, ceilings, sidewalks and streets.
buyer: AlphaGraphics Austin and San Antonio
The AlphaGraphics franchises independently owned and operated by Jane Harvey and her A Dog Solutions holding company are among the largest and most successful AlphaGraphics in the nation. "
target: Sign Satisfaction
Sign Satisfaction has distinctive competence in putting spectacular full color graphics and images on virtually any surface, including vehicles, windows, interior and exterior walls, floors, ceilings, sidewalks and streets.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ennis, Inc., acquired The Flesh Company

synopsis: Ennis, Inc., is to acquire all the outstanding stock of The Flesh Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Impressions Direct, Inc. Flesh is a printing company with two locations in St. Louis, Mo. and Parsons, Kan. They specialize in printing business forms, barcode printing, promotional printing and more.
buyer: Ennis, Inc. (EBF:$415.40)
Ennis, Inc. has primarily engaged in the production and sale of business forms and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States. "
target: The Flesh Company
Flesh is a printing company with two locations in St. Louis, Mo. and Parsons, Kan. They specialize in printing business forms, barcode printing, promotional printing and more.
price ($mm)
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$31
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closed 6/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Trevco, acquired Graphics and More

synopsis: Trevco, a leading full-service partner for licensed brands, has acquired Graphics and More, a print-on-demand maker and online seller of hundreds of fun gifts, novelties and accessories. They print on thousands of products including automotive parts, clothing, jewelry, home and office supplies and much more.
buyer: Trevco
Trevco helps over 700+ licensed brands materialize their vision through the manufacturing of consumer products & the creation of digital e-commerce campaigns. "
target: Graphics and More
Graphics and More is a print-on-demand maker and online seller of hundreds of fun gifts, novelties and accessories. They print on thousands of products including automotive parts, clothing, jewelry, home and office supplies and much more. They are based in Rancho Cordova, California.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Printo Document Services Pvt. Ltd, acquired Inkmonk

synopsis: Printo, India's largest print retailer, has acquired Inkmonk, India's first print marketplace. Inkmonk provides online custom printing services to make printing easy for every business. Their products include T-Shirts, mugs, flyers, coasters, promotional pens, labels, visiting cards, bottles, boxes, posters, and more.
buyer: Printo Document Services Pvt. Ltd
Printo is India's largest print retailer. Printo works with bluechips and MNCs to solve their print procurement problems. Printo offers customised printing services for visiting cards, brochures, business cards printing, personalized greeting cards, marketing collaterals, gift products and more. "
target: Inkmonk
Inkmonk is India's first print marketplace. Inkmonk provides online custom printing services to make printing easy for every business. Their products include T-Shirts, mugs, flyers, coasters, promotional pens, labels, visiting cards, bottles, boxes, posters, and more.
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announced 5/16/2019 via PR Web

Cohber Press, Inc. will be merged with Canfield & Tack Inc,

synopsis: Cohber Press will merge with Canfield & Tack Printing, a provider of commercial printing, fulfillment, mailing and distribution services. Cohber is a strategic marketing and graphic communications firm that provides industry leading print solutions. Cohber specializes in producing marketing collateral, direct mail and data driven communications.
buyer: Canfield & Tack Inc
Canfield & Tack is a provider of commercial printing, fulfillment, mailing and distribution services. Canfield & Tack specializes in large volume color printing of marketing collateral, brochures, point-of-purchase displays and specializes in on-demand fulfillment of customized materials. "
target: Cohber Press, Inc.
Cohber is a strategic marketing and graphic communications firm that provides industry leading print solutions. Cohber specializes in producing high end marketing collateral, direct mail and data driven communications with a focus on one-to-one direct marketing execution.
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closed 4/17/2019 via GlobeNewswire

VERB Technology Company, Inc., acquired Sound Concepts

synopsis: VERB Technology Company, Inc., a leader in business-focused interactive video, and the pioneer of Augmented Sales Intelligence software, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Sound Concepts, the leading provider of sales and marketing tools and digital technology solutions in the direct sales and affiliate marketing sector.
buyer: VERB Technology Company, Inc. (VERB:$0.03)
VERB Technology Company, Inc. is rapidly emerging as the market leader in interactive video data collection and analysis applications. VERB provides customer relationship management (CRM), lead generation, and video marketing software applications under the brand name TAGG. "
target: Sound Concepts
Sound Concepts is the leading provider of sales and marketing tools and digital technology solutions in the direct sales and affiliate marketing sector. They work in partnership with many companies to develop tools designed for the company, its distributors and their recruits.
price ($mm)[EV]
$25 [$25]
rev ($mm)
$10
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EV / rev
2.4x
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closed 4/11/2019 via Company Press Release

MSP, acquired David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation

synopsis: MSP, a direct mail production and marketing company, has purchased David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation’s assets, including a lettershop facility in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation offers production management, laser personalization, lettershop capabilities, and on-site warehouse and drop-ship services.
buyer: MSP
MSP is a full-service direct mail marketing company, offering a broad range of services to its clients. These services include printing, mailing, and web-based marketing portals. "
target: David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation
David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation was originally founded in 1949 by Gordon Thompson as the Star Letter Press. It offers production management, laser personalization, lettershop capabilities, on-site warehouse services, and on-site drop-ship services.
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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 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Minuteman Press, acquired Forrest Press, Inc.

synopsis: Minuteman Press, the number one rated business marketing and printing franchise, has acquired Forrest Press, an independent printing business. Forrest Press offers quality full color or simple black and white print products and services. Their products and services include ad copy, banners, booklets, brochures, business cards, and more.
buyer: Minuteman Press
Minuteman Press is the number one rated business marketing and printing franchise. Minuteman Press operates full-service design, print and marketing centers around the world. Their products include apparel, banners, branded food labels, booklets, business cards, brochures, calendars, and more. "
target: Forrest Press, Inc.
Forrest Press is an independent printing business. Forrest Press offers quality full color or simple black and white print products and services. Their products and services include ad copy, banners, booklets, brochures, business cards, Christmas cards, envelops, door knob tags, labels, and more.
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announced 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Drum-Line Inc., will acquire Elliott Calendar Company

synopsis: Drum-Line, a supplier of American-made paper promotional products, will acquire Elliott Calendar Company, one of the oldest manufacturers of promotional products. Elliott Calendar Company specializes in creating calendars that help build brand awareness. The company also offers note pads, scratch pads, and desk pads.
buyer: Drum-Line Inc.
Drum-Line is a supplier of American-made paper promotional products. Drum-Line offers journals, notebooks, calendars and planners. Drum-Line's mission is to provide custom paper promotional products made with quality materials and American craftsmanship to help companies tell a story. "
target: Elliott Calendar Company
Elliott Calendar Company is one of the oldest manufacturers of promotional products. Elliott Calendar Company specializes in creating calendars that help build brand awareness. The company also offers note pads, scratch pads, and desk pads.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Multi-Color Corporation merged with WS Packaging Group,

synopsis: Multi-Color Corporation announced that the anticipated acquisition by WS Packaging, an affiliate of Platinum Equity, is now complete. Multi-Color Corporation, established in 1916, is a leader in global label solutions supporting a number of the world's most prominent brands.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: WS Packaging Group
WS Packaging Group is North America's leading label converter, providing innovative packaging, shopper promotion, and branding initiatives that increase shelf impact, brand consistency, shopper engagement, and packaging line productivity. "
target: Multi-Color Corporation
Multi-Color Corporation, established in 1916, is a leader in global label solutions supporting a number of the world's most prominent brands, including leading producers of home and personal care, wine and spirits, food and beverage, healthcare and specialty consumer products.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,029 [$2,521]
rev ($mm)
$1,738
EBITDA ($mm)
$304
EV / rev
1.5x
EV / EBITDA
8.3x
announced 2/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Salem One, will acquire PostMark, Inc.

synopsis: Salem One Inc., one of the largest print-based corporate communication companies in the Southeast, will acquire Postmark Inc., a full-service direct marketing company also based in Winston-Salem.
buyer: Salem One
Salem One has evolved into one of the largest and fastest growing Packaging, Print, Direct Marketing and Logistics companies in the Southeast. Salem One produces award-winning work and improve business results for leading regional and national corporations and brands. "
target: PostMark, Inc.
PostMark, Inc. is a full service direct marketing company. PostMark has specialized in marketing production and fulfillment solutions, offering a full range of services in support of strategic branding, marketing communications and customer engagement objectives.
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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 1/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Didit, acquired Print Digital Plus

synopsis: Full-service marketing and communications agency, Didit, announces that it has acquired the Ronkonkoma, New York-based marketing agency Print Digital Plus. Print Digital Plus is a marketing agency that provides their clients quality and result oriented campaigns delivered through their choice of channels.
buyer: Didit
Didit is a fully integrated marketing and communications firm. Didit is a privately-held industry pioneer that offers an unparalleled range of marketing, public relations and digital services, from postcard to post-click. "
target: Print Digital Plus
Print Digital Plus is a marketing agency that provides their clients quality and result oriented campaigns delivered through their choice of channels. Print Digital Plus specializes in digital marketing, cross media marketing, and print marketing.
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closed 1/9/2019 via PE Hub

Sign-Zone, LLC, acquired Xarisma

synopsis: Sign-Zone LLC, a Pfingsten portfolio company, has acquired Xarisma Inc, a manufacturer of custom-printed, large format graphic signage and display accessories. Xarisma specializes in high-mix custom fabric production, with products including flags, banners, tents, silicone edge graphics, retractable displays and table covers.
buyer parent: Pfingsten Partners, L.P.
buyer: Sign-Zone, LLC
Sign-Zone, LLC. is a domestic manufacturer of visual communication, event and promotional display merchandise. Sign-Zone offers their products and services to the Promotional Product, Exhibit Display, Sign and Printing industries through their Showdown Displays and Creative Banner Displays brands. "
target: Xarisma
Xarisma serve an array of customer groups, markets and applications by offering world-class printing on a wide range of fabrics, vinyls & rigid PVC substrates, virtually unlimited finishing options, industry leading turnaround times, and thousands of in-stock & ready-to-ship media displays.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Allegra Network, acquired Midwest Banner

synopsis: Allegra Network, a full-service marketing communications provider, has acquired Midwest Banner, a provider of presentation graphics, special event, and promotion for the business community. Their services have expanded over the years to include full color posters, banners, laminating, vehicle graphics, and more.
buyer: Allegra Network
Allegra Network is a full-service marketing communications provider with in-house capabilities including marketing consultation, copywriting and graphic design services. Allegra can also help businesses with search engine optimization, pay-per-click campaigns, and web-to-print solutions. "
target: Midwest Banner
Midwest Banner provides the business community with presentation graphics, special event, and promotion. Their services have expanded over the years to include full color posters, banners, laminating, vehicle graphics, and more.
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closed 12/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Gogoprint Pte Ltd, acquired Prinzio

synopsis: Gogoprint, Asia Pacific's leading online printing and customization platform, has acquired Prinzio, an Indonesian printing startup specialising in commercial printing outsourcing. Prinzio provides printing services for business cards, flyers, stationary, T-shirts, packaging, and more.
buyer: Gogoprint Pte Ltd
Gogoprint is Asia Pacific's leading online printing and customization platform for businesses of all sizes. From business stationery and print marketing to large format printing and promotional items, Gogoprint caters to business needs in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. "
target: Prinzio
Prinzio is an Indonesian printing startup specialising in commercial printing outsourcing. Prinzio offers a one stop printing solution that provides high quality at an affordable price. Prinzio provides printing services for business cards, flyers, stationary, T-shirts, packaging, and more.
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closed 12/11/2018 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Vision Integrated Graphics

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has completed the acquisition of Vision Integrated Graphics Group LLC, a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with over $25 billion of equity capital under management. The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt/credit, lending and biohealth. "
target: Vision Integrated Graphics
Vision is a leading provider of tech-enabled, data-driven marketing solutions focused on customer acquisition and engagement for Fortune 1000 customers. The Company provides personalized, turnkey marketing solutions which generate high returns on investment.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

iPartnerMedia, Inc., acquired Bonita Print Shop

synopsis: iPartnerMedia (iPM), a digital marketing agency that serves small and medium sized businesses across the United States and Canada, has acquired Bonita Print Shop, a printing company serving Southwest Florida. Bonita Print Shop specializes in direct mail campaigns, business printing, brochures, signs, banners, apparel and promotional items.
buyer: 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. "
target: Bonita Print Shop
Bonita Print Shop is a printing company serving Southwest Florida that specializes in direct mail campaigns, business printing such as appeal mailings, newsletters, booklets, brochures, signs, banners, apparel and promotional items.
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Ticker: ENXTPA:HCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HighCo
HighCo
HighCo is a French Marketing Solutions group for mass-market retailers and consumer goods manufacturers. HighCo offers drive to store solutions (SMS notifications, online coupons, email, social media), in-store solutions (coupons & promotions, displays, merchandising), and marketing data solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$174.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.62
EBIT ($mm)
$14.70
Net Income ($mm)
$8.35
Employees
713
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Ticker: TSE:7911
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
With the foundation of its printing technologies, in addition to the three business fields of Information & Networks, Living Environment, and Electronics, Toppan contributes to solutions for social issues by undertaking business in the fields of Personal Service,
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13,066.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,011.90
EBIT ($mm)
$470.30
Net Income ($mm)
$380.15
Employees
51210
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Ticker: RRD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company
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.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$11,143.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,022.60
EBIT ($mm)
$627.80
Net Income ($mm)
$110.60
Employees
68400
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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
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,176.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$421.00
EBIT ($mm)
$190.40
Net Income ($mm)
$84.60
Employees
21100
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Ticker: LKSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LSC Communications
LSC Communications
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 around the world.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3,886.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$289.00
EBIT ($mm)
$146.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24000
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Ticker: TSX:QBR.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor Inc.
Quebecor Inc., a Canadian leader in telecommunications, news media, entertainment and culture, is one of the best-performing integrated communications companies in the industry. Their subsidiaries are engaged in broadcasting, publishing, music retailing, game development, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3,145.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,194.34
EBIT ($mm)
$707.05
Net Income ($mm)
$253.34
Employees
10158
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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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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
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,592.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$264.94
EBIT ($mm)
$127.27
Net Income ($mm)
$43.73
Employees
10800
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Ticker: CVO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cenveo, Inc.
Cenveo, Inc.
Cenveo, Inc., headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, is a leading global provider of print and related resources, offering world-class solutions in the areas of envelopes, custom labels, specialty packaging, commercial print, publisher solutions and business documents.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,797.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$202.72
EBIT ($mm)
$140.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,770.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$381.79
EBIT ($mm)
$283.63
Net Income ($mm)
$167.63
Employees
9000
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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: INWK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc. is a leading global marketing supply chain company servicing corporate clients across a wide range of industries. The company procures, manages and delivers printed materials and promotional products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,114.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.37
EBIT ($mm)
$4.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: PMPLF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PMP Limited
PMP Limited provides commercial printing, digital premedia, letterbox delivery, and magazine distribution services. The company offers printing products and services, such as magazines, catalogues, directories, books, financial documents, corporate documents, government material, and more.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,101.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$76.46
EBIT ($mm)
$32.64
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2159
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Ticker: LSE:DLAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
De La Rue plc
De La Rue plc
De La Rue plc is a British company headquartered in Basingstoke, England that manufactures paper and security printed products including banknotes, passports and tax stamps. It also has a factory on the Team Valley Trading Estate in Gateshead, and other facilities in Loughton and Bathford.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$708.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.90
EBIT ($mm)
$71.92
Net Income ($mm)
$21.34
Employees
0
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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
2015
rev ($mm)
$494.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$65.82
EBIT ($mm)
$50.37
Net Income ($mm)
$7.98
Employees
3000
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Ticker: VLID3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Valid
Valid
Valid's advanced information technology systems, capacity to print high security documents and long-term relationships with clients give it an unparalleled position in the Brazilian market.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$437.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.97
EBIT ($mm)
$61.68
Net Income ($mm)
$39.43
Employees
5000
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