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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 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 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:$2,592.54)
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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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 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 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 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 4/11/2019 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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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 1/9/2019 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 12/12/2018 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 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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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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announced 10/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, will acquire LSC Communications

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc., a leading marketing solutions provider, is to acquire LSC Communications, a 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.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a global marketing services provider that helps brand owners market their products, services and content more efficiently and effectively by using its strong print foundation in combination with other media channels. "
target: LSC Communications (LKSD:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$480 [$1,406]
rev ($mm)
$3,886
EBITDA ($mm)
$289
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
4.9x
closed 10/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Hague Print, acquired Venture Business Forms Limited

synopsis: Print management specialist Hague Print has acquired rival print management firm Venture Business Forms. Venture Business Forms is a UK based print management company and engages in pre-press, production and distribution of stationery products. The deal includes Venture’s three sites in Leicester, Ilkeston and Newcastle under Lyme.
buyer: Hague Print
Founded in 1980, Hague Print is a leading UK Print solutions provider and offers one of the most cost-effective custom print solutions available. Hague Printing is also a founder member of the Independent Print Industries Association as well as the International Hologram Manufacturers Association. "
target: Venture Business Forms Limited
Venture Business Forms Ltd has been established for over 40 years. One of the most respected names in the UK's Print Management Industry, they provide printing services including labels, print management, stock products, business stationery products, etc.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Paragon Group UK Limited, acquired St Ives Management Services Limited

synopsis: Paragon Group, an international provider of Customer Communications, Identification and Graphics services, has acquired St Ives Management Services (SIMS) from St Ives plc, an international marketing services group. SIMS is a UK-based company that provides direct mail services, adhoc marketing campaigns and full brand engagement programmes.
buyer: Paragon Group UK Limited
Paragon Group is an international provider of Customer Communications, Identification and Graphics services. Paragon operates 3 divisions that offer direct mail printing, e-ID products, tags and labels, ticket printing, and digital print and design centres. "
target parent: St. Ives plc
target: St Ives Management Services Limited
St Ives Management Services (SIMS) is a UK-based company that provides cutting-edge technology and market-leading services to boost their client's communication strategies. Their products and services include direct mail, adhoc marketing campaigns and full brand engagement programmes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$66
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2018 via BusinessWire

The Vomela Companies, acquired Palmer Printing

synopsis: The Vomela Companies of St. Paul, Minnesota, announced it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Palmer Printing of Chicago, IL. Palmer Printing, a full-service print and multi-channel marketing provider specializing in printing, online storefronts, campaign management, direct mail, and fulfillment.
buyer: The Vomela Companies
The Vomela Companies is a full-service, specialty graphics provider that creates a near-limitless variety of promotional, store décor, event, fleet, commercial, and transportation graphics. The Vomela Companies' skill, creativity, and knowledge of materials bring their brands to life. "
target: Palmer Printing
Palmer Printing, a full-service print and multi-channel marketing provider specializing in printing, online storefronts, campaign management, direct mail, and fulfillment, has operated in the Chicago area for more than 80 years.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Meridian Printing, acquired Barrington Printing

synopsis: Meridian Printing, a Rhode Island based premiere quality printing company, is being joined by Barrington Printing, a family owned and operated full-service commercial printing and mailing company.
buyer: Meridian Printing
Meridian Printing is a Rhode Island based premiere printing company servicing a nationwide high-profile client base in commercial, schools and universities, and the museum and gallery markets. "
target: Barrington Printing
Founded in 1981, Barrington Printing is a family owned and operated full-service commercial printing and mailing company. They specialize in the printing of catalogs, product sheets, brochures, post cards, self-mailers, etc.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2018 via Company Description

ASAP Group, acquired Ouest Routage

synopsis: ASAP Group, a specialist in SaaS services, has acquired Ouest Routage, a company that specializes in direct marketing through photocopying, document preparation, and other office support activities. Ouest Routage helps clients optimize their budget and improve campaigns in direct marketing operations.
buyer: ASAP Group
Based in France, the ASAP Group is a specialist in SaaS services, focusing on supporting and investing in the digital revolution. They work in CRM, ERP, Mobility, and Business Intelligence. "
target: Ouest Routage
Based in France, Ouest Routage helps clients optimize their budget and improve campaigns in direct marketing. They specialize in photocopying, document preparation, and other office support activities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2018 via PR Newswire

Direct Marketing Solutions, acquired Direct Marketing Solutions

synopsis: The management team of Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) have completed a management buyout of the company. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, DMS develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets.
buyer: Direct Marketing Solutions
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets. "
target: Direct Marketing Solutions
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Topside Advisors, acquired Fitch Group

synopsis: The legendary Francis Emory Fitch Company, d/b/a Fitch Group, a Digital Print and graphic Communications company, has been acquired by Topside Advisors, an acquisition vehicle owned by NYC businessman and digital entrepreneur, William Contessa.
buyer: Topside Advisors
Topside Advisors is an acquisition vehicle owned by NYC businessman and digital entrepreneur, William Contessa. Mr. Contessa is a distinguished investment banking professional, venture capitalist, and entrepreneur, with a strong track record spanning over four decades. "
target: Fitch Group
Fitch Group is an established provider of professional printing and binding services, located in NYC. Their roster of satisfied clients includes names like Barclay's Capital, Deutsche Bank, Marc Jacobs, Bessemer Trust, United Hospital Fund, Mount Sinai Hospital, Donna Karen, Macy's and more.
price ($mm)
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Employees
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Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
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2019
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EBITDA ($mm)
$414.19
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6701
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