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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 8/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

FORCAM GmbH, acquired ENisco GmbH & Co. KG i. Ins.

synopsis: FORCAM GmbH, a global provider of a turnkey IIoT platform solution for manufacturing companies, has acquired the specialist for industrial software solutions ENISCO GmbH in Böblingen. ENISCO is a global software company that has supplied customized manufacturing execution system (MES) software solutions for more than 25 years.
buyer: FORCAM GmbH
FORCAM delivers an open and fully flexible IIoT platform solution for intelligent manufacturing. It is rated "best in class" by analysts. The turnkey and freely expandable cloud platform solution is used by large and medium-sized companies, including Airbus, Audi and BMW, "
target parent: Eisenmann SE
target: ENisco GmbH & Co. KG i. Ins.
ENISCO is a global software company with around 50 employees. For more than 25 years, the company has been supplying customized manufacturing execution system (MES) software solutions. The specialty of ENISCO GmbH is the production control system "E-MES".
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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:$61,075.00)
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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closed 7/31/2020 via Company Press Release

CERM, acquired CERM

synopsis: The management of CERM has acquired full independence through a Management Buyout (MBO) from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, the world-wide leading provider of solutions and services for the print media industry. CERM is a global provider of business management and automation software solutions for the narrow web printing industry.
buyer: CERM
CERM is a global provider of business management and automation software solutions for the narrow web printing industry. CERM provides a complete software solution that offers modules for job processing, shipping and invoicing, production scheduling, material management, and more. "
target parent: Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
target: CERM
CERM is a global provider of business management and automation software solutions for the narrow web printing industry. CERM provides a complete software solution that offers modules for job processing, shipping and invoicing, production scheduling, material management, and more.
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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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announced 10/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Hexagon AB, will acquire ESPRIT

synopsis: Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, will acquire ESPRIT, a global leader in high-performance computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software. ESPRIT offers a cloud-enabled, highly adaptable CAM system for creating complex parts.
buyer: Hexagon AB (OM:HEXA B:$4,548.82)
Hexagon is a global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge, and customer workflows into ecosystems that deliver actionable information. "
target: ESPRIT
ESPRIT is a global leader in high-performance computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software. ESPRIT offers a cloud-enabled, highly adaptable CAM system for creating complex parts. Their solution delivers powerful full-spectrum programming for 2-5 axis milling, 2-22 axis turning, wire EDM and more.
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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 8/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Kornit Digital Ltd., acquired Voxel8, Inc.

synopsis: Kornit Digital Ltd., a worldwide market leader in digital textile production technologies, announced the acquisition of all associated assets of Somerville, Massachusetts-based Voxel8. Voxel8 is revolutionizing the footwear and apparel industries by bringing digital design and manufacturing closer to the customer.
buyer: Kornit Digital Ltd. (KRNT:$277.47)
Kornit Digital Ltd. develops, designs, and markets digital printing solutions for the fashion, apparel, and home decor segments of printed textile industry. The company's solutions include digital printing systems, ink and other consumables, associated software, and value added services. "
target: Voxel8, Inc.
Voxel8 is revolutionizing the footwear and apparel industries by bringing digital design and manufacturing closer to the customer. Voxel8’s advanced additive manufacturing technology for textiles allows for digital fabrication of functional features with zonal control of material properties.
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closed 5/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Priority Architectural Graphics, acquired VKK Signmakers, Inc

synopsis: Priority Architectural Graphics, San Francisco’s leader in architectural graphics and signage, has acquired Redwood City based VKK Signmakers, a well-respected designer, manufacturer and installer of high-quality commercial signage for numerous successful Silicon Valley leaders including Intel, eBay, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Stanford University.
buyer: Priority Architectural Graphics
Founded in 1995, Priority Architectural Graphics is San Francisco’s leader in exterior and interior architectural signage and graphics. Priority Architectural Graphics streamlines the design, production and installation process for signage, saving construction companies valuable time and money. "
target: VKK Signmakers, Inc
Founded in 1989, VKK Signmakers has been a well-respected designer, manufacturer and installer of high-quality commercial signage for numerous successful Silicon Valley leaders including Gilead, Intel, eBay, PayPal, Adobe, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Stanford University, among others.
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announced 8/15/2020 via PR Web

MasterGraphics, Inc., will purchase 3D Print Business from D3 Technologies

synopsis: MasterGraphics, one of the Midwest’s leading providers of technology solutions for manufacturing, AEC and civil industries, will acquire the 3D Print Business of D3 Technologies, an Autodesk Platinum-level partner and a valued integrator of Autodesk manufacturing and plant solutions.
buyer: MasterGraphics, Inc.
MasterGraphics has been one of the Midwest’s leading providers of technology solutions for manufacturing, AEC and civil industries for over 65 years. MasterGraphics, helps clients implement design solutions, 3D Printing and 3D Scanning solutions, and wide format printing solutions from Océ and HP. "
seller: D3 Technologies
The acquisition includes the 3D Print Business from D3 Technologies. D3 Technologies is an Autodesk Platinum-level partner and a valued integrator of Autodesk manufacturing and plant solutions.
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closed 8/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Miller Graphics Group, acquired Lito AB

synopsis: Lito, a Swedish digital media company that offers a complete range of solutions designed to streamline and automate the media process, has been acquired by Miller Graphics, a Swedish graphics company focusing on smart, innovative solutions that cover the entire process from design to printed packaging.
buyer parent: O.F. Ahlmark & Co Eftr. A.-B.
buyer: Miller Graphics Group
Sweden-based Miller Graphics Group is one of Europe's market leaders in prepress services and a distributor of quality graphic supplies to the flexo printing industry. The company provides graphic packaging services to Brands, Retailers, and Printers. "
target: Lito AB
Lito is a Swedish digital media company that offers a complete range of solutions designed to streamline and automate the media process. The company's services allow users to manage, customize, automate, publish, and distribute content with modern solutions, without hassle, and with full support.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Boxlight, acquired Robo

synopsis: Boxlight Corporation, a provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, has acquired Robo 3D, a leading 3D printer brand, and MyStemKits, the largest online collection of K-12 STEM curriculum for 3D printing. The acquisition supports Boxlight's expansion of solutions for K-12 classrooms and its focus on STEM education.
buyer: Boxlight (BOXL:$39.70)
Boxlight is a leading provider of technology solutions for the global education market. The company develops, sells, and services its integrated, interactive solution suite of software, classroom technologies, professional development, and support services. "
target: Robo (ASX:RBO:$4.43)
Robo is a leading brand of 3D printers, empowering 3D creation with its growing line of products in hardware, materials, and content. MyStemKits develops K-12 curriculum for standards-driven instruction and 3D-printable manipulatives to create an end-to-end STEM solution.
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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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closed 1/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Smartech Business Systems Australia Pty, purchased Graphics Activities from Quadient SA

synopsis: Quadient, a leader in helping businesses create meaningful customer connections through digital and physical channels, announced the divestment of its Graphics activities in Australia and New Zealand to Smartech Business Systems Australia Pty, a recognized market leader in Business Mailing, Document Finishing Solutions and Business Automation.
buyer: Smartech Business Systems Australia Pty
Smartech Business Systems Australia Pty is a global technology provider, channel partner and recognized market leader in Business Mailing, Document Finishing Solutions and Business Automation. "
seller: Quadient SA (ENXTPA:NEO:$1,270.71)
The acquisition includes the Graphics activities in Australia and New Zealand from Quadient. Their Graphics activities include mail fulfillment, print finishing solutions, large format solutions, and more.
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closed 12/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Atlas Holdings, LLC, acquired LSC Communications

synopsis: Atlas Holdings announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of LSC Communications, Inc., a North American leader in print and digital media solutions. LSC is the largest producer of books in the United States and a leading manufacturer and distributor of magazines, catalogs and office products.
buyer: Atlas Holdings, LLC
Atlas Holdings operates in sectors such as aluminum processing, automotive, building materials, capital equipment, construction services, food manufacturing and distribution, packaging, paper, power generation, printing, pulp, supply chain management and wood products. "
target: LSC Communications (LKSD:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. Its traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world.
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Shamrock Companies, Inc., acquired Cincinnati Print Solutions

synopsis: The Shamrock Companies, Inc., a full-service integrated marketing company, has acquired Cincinnati Print Solutions (CPS), a full-service printing company. CPS is committed to providing unique solutions for their customer’s most challenging projects. They offer print management services for business cards, newsletters, labels, brochures and more.
buyer: The Shamrock Companies, Inc.
The Shamrock Companies, Inc. is a full-service integrated marketing company. The Shamrock Companies provides integrated marketing solutions to help clients build their brands. They offer services for brand strategy, digital marketing, content creation, print & production, wearables and more. "
target: Cincinnati Print Solutions
Cincinnati Print Solutions (CPS) is a full-service printing company. CPS is committed to providing unique solutions for their customer’s most challenging projects. They offer flexible print management services for business cards, newsletters, labels, brochures, digital printing, checks and more.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Carmel Hill Capital Partners, acquired TGI Direct, Inc.

synopsis: Carmel Hill, a private investment vehicle focused on identifying, acquiring, and operating an established business primarily based in the Midwest region, is pleased to announce the acquisition of TGI Direct, Inc., a Michigan-based communications and distribution company servicing enterprise clients in highly regulated industries.
buyer: Carmel Hill Capital Partners
Carmel Hill is a private investment vehicle focused on identifying, acquiring, and operating an established business primarily based in the Midwest region. They look for healthy US-based businesses with $1 - $5 million in annual revenues. "
target: TGI Direct, Inc.
TGI Direct is a communications and fulfillment company dedicated to helping clients administer, control and distribute products and information through both digital and physical channels. TGI services key vertical markets nationwide in healthcare, education and other highly-regulated industries.
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cancelled 7/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Quad/Graphics, cancelled an acquisition of LSC Communications

synopsis: Quad/Graphics Inc. and LSC Communications have agreed to terminate their proposed merger, costing Sussex-based Quad a termination fee of $45 million. Under an agreement announced Oct. 31, 2018, Quad agreed to buy Chicago-based LSC in a $1.4 billion transaction that would have combined the two largest commercial printers in the United States.
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.
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$480 [$1,406]
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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.
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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.
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closed 10/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Phoenix Color, acquired Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc.

synopsis: Phoenix Color Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc., announced that it has completed the acquisition of Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc. from LSC Communications, Inc. Moore-Langen, a sheetfed print communications company, focuses on publishing, marketing, packaging, and plastic products.
buyer parent: ALJ Regional Holdings
buyer: Phoenix Color
Phoenix is a premier full-service, full-color printer with over 30 years of superior print experience. Drawing on a broad spectrum of materials and decorative technologies, Phoenix produces value-added components, heavily-illustrated books, cut and stack labels, and specialty commercial products. "
target parent: LSC Communications
target: Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc.
Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc., a sheetfed print communications company, focuses on publishing, marketing, packaging, and plastic products. Its services include prepress, printing, finishing, and fabrication. The company designs and builds prototype products and produces print-over-foils.
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announced 7/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Leycol Printers will be merged with Diversified Global Graphics Group,

synopsis: Leycol Printers, an independent provider of high-end offset and lithographic printing services, is merging into DG3 (Diversified Global Graphics Group), a Resilience Capital Partners portfolio company and global provider of digital and print marketing document management services and compliance solutions.
buyer parent: Resilience Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Diversified Global Graphics Group
DG3 is a leader in environmental responsibility, providing visual communications solutions in strategic geographic markets including Boston, New York, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney and Manila. "
target: Leycol Printers
Founded in 1978, Leycol Printers is an independent provider of high-end offset and lithographic printing services to numerous clients in the financial and commercial print market.
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LSC Communications, acquired CREEL Printing

synopsis: LSC Communications, a global leader in print and digital media solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of CREEL Printing, a leading privately-owned offset and digital printing company based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
buyer: LSC Communications (LKSD:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world. "
target: CREEL Printing
Creel is an award-winning printer of high-quality magazines, catalogs, inserts, publications, custom books, marketing materials, direct mail, photo gifts and more. They are based in Las Vegas, NV.
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announced 4/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

UT Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Lei Hau'oli Co.,Ltd

synopsis: UT Group Co., Ltd., a Japan-based holding company that specializes in semiconductor related products and provides outsourcing services to electronics manufacturers, is acquiring Lei Hau'oli Co.,Ltd., a company that engages in the design and production business of websites and printed products.
buyer: UT Group Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:2146:$475.30)
UT Group Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based holding company. The Group specializes in semiconductor related products and provides outsourcing services to electronics manufacturers. They are based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Lei Hau'oli Co.,Ltd
Lei Hau'oli Co.,Ltd. engages in the design and production business of websites and printed products. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 5/5/2014 via

Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A., acquired Frontere

synopsis: Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from the publishers of scientific, technical, and medical content to enterprise customers in Life Sciences, announced the acquisition of the assets of French competitor Frontere by wholly-owned subsidiary Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A. (TAAG).
buyer parent: Research Solutions, Inc.
buyer: Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A.
Techniques Appliquees aux Arts Graphiques, S.p.A. offers printing and logistics services, including printed materials used for retail and marketing purposes such as reprints of peer-reviewed journal articles for the life sciences industry, and regulatory sensitive marketing materials. "
target: Frontere
Frontere is a printing company located in France. They create, composite and edit all types of printed and administrative forms.
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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: 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: 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: TSE:7921
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD.
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD.
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., formerly TAKARA PRINTING CO., LTD., is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the production of disclosure related documents.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$171.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.74
EBIT ($mm)
$17.14
Net Income ($mm)
$11.32
Employees
856
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Ticker: BIT:PSF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gruppo Sanfaustino
Gruppo Sanfaustino
Gruppo Sanfaustino, established in 1957 as a traditional printing company, nowadays is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange and specialized in printing services, below the line communication, label & packaging, digital marketing, document management and procurement.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$57.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.45
EBIT ($mm)
$1.03
Net Income ($mm)
$0.81
Employees
112
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Ticker: QUAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics is a leading global printer and media channel integrator that helps marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. They provide a range of print solutions, media solutions and logistics services from multiple locations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,923.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$353.20
EBIT ($mm)
$130.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
20600
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Ticker: CMPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress is the world leader in mass customization. The company empowers people to make an impression through individually meaningful, personalized physical products. Cimpress makes customized print, signage, apparel, gifts, packaging and other products accessible and affordable to everyone.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,481.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$297.54
EBIT ($mm)
$170.35
Net Income ($mm)
$83.36
Employees
12000
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Ticker: TSX:TCL.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental creates marketing products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. The Corporation is the largest printer in Canada and the third-largest in North America.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,071.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$385.96
EBIT ($mm)
$220.76
Net Income ($mm)
$127.27
Employees
8000
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Ticker: EBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc. has primarily engaged in the production and sale of business forms and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$415.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$67.54
EBIT ($mm)
$50.42
Net Income ($mm)
$37.82
Employees
2470
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Ticker: GB:SIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
St. Ives plc
St. Ives plc
St Ives is an international marketing services group. Together, the Group’s growing number of successful, dynamic businesses serve leading brands internationally, with offices in the UK, North America, China and Singapore.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$186.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.83
EBIT ($mm)
$3.47
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1193
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Ticker: KRNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kornit Digital Ltd.
Kornit Digital Ltd.
Kornit Digital Ltd. develops, designs, and markets digital printing solutions for the fashion, apparel, and home decor segments of printed textile industry. The company's solutions include digital printing systems, ink and other consumables, associated software, and value added services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$277.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.35
EBIT ($mm)
$20.80
Net Income ($mm)
$20.54
Employees
672
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