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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Quad/Graphics, acquired Apple Tree Group

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc., a global marketing services provider, has acquired Apple Tree Group, a strategic and creative agency specializing in point-of-sale advertising innovation for some of the world’s best-known brands. Apple Tree, which is based in Mexico City, serves clients 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: Apple Tree Group
Apple Tree Group is a strategic and creative agency specializing in point-of-sale advertising innovation for some of the world’s best-known brands. Apple Tree, which is based in Mexico City, serves clients around the world.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Gozoop, acquired Stratton Communications

synopsis: The Gozoop Group, an independent marketing company in India, has acquired Stratton Communications, a marketing agency in India that specializes in brand building, communications, and digital marketing. Stratton helps businesses to expand by connecting them to the right target group. They offer services for PR, social media, events, and more.
buyer: Gozoop
Gozoop is an independent marketing company in India that offers professional consultation and management services across multiple areas of online marketing. Gozoop specializes in crafting integrated solutions designed to helps brands and businesses win in the new world. "
target: Stratton Communications
Stratton Communications is a marketing agency in India that specializes in brand building, communications, and digital marketing. Stratton helps businesses to expand in various ways by connecting them to the right target group. They offer services for PR, social media, events, and more.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Allied Global Marketing, acquired Honey+Buzz

synopsis: Allied Global Marketing, a full-service integrated marketing agency, has acquired Honey+Buzz, a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, SEO and more.
buyer: Allied Global Marketing
Allied Global Marketing is a full-service integrated marketing agency. Allied creates campaigns that drive conversion for some of the world’s biggest brands in film, TV, sports, gaming, live entertainment, cultural institutions, hospitality, and consumer brands. "
target: Honey+Buzz
Honey+Buzz is a creative agency in Ireland specializing in live, virtual and digital brand experiences. Honey+Buzz creates remarkable experiences that get people talking about their clients’ brands. They offer services for live and digital events, social media, influencer partnerships, SEO and more.
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closed 3/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Frank PR, acquired Frank PR

synopsis: Frank, a creative agency that helps brands lead, drive and own conversations, has completed a management buyout from Enero Group, taking back 100% ownership of the UK PR firm. The deal sees Frank co-founder and chairman Graham Goodkind and MD Alex Grier acquire the remaining 75% held by Enero.
buyer: Frank PR
The management buyout was led by Frank co-founder and chairman Graham Goodkind and MD Alex Grier. "
target parent: Enero Group Limited
target: Frank PR
Frank is a creative agency that helps brands lead, drive and own conversations. They specialize in consumer PR, social media and online PR, events, experiential, content marketing, brand communication, and more.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

inurface media LTD, acquired EventsTag and We Are Interact

synopsis: Inurace, an end-to-end digital signage solutions provider that has worked with some of the best-known retail brands, has acquired We Are Interact and EventsTag. We Are Interact brings with it a specially developed software platform and experience of a number of large-scale events. EventsTag specializes in creating event content for brands.
buyer: inurface media LTD
inurface Media, launched in 2012, is an end-to-end digital signage solutions provider who has worked with New Look, Boots and Dr. Martens, among others. inurface media work in close collaboration with some of the world’s biggest brands to capture and retain audience attention. "
target parent: Mercia Asset Management PLC
target: EventsTag and We Are Interact
Based in the UK, EventsTag specializes in creating topical, entertaining and engaging event content for brands and integrating it with social media platforms for maximum reach. We Are Interact are disrupting the attractions industry by building a platform of digital interactions for physical spaces.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Wire Media Limited merged with John Doe,

synopsis: Wire has merged with John Doe, a UK-based creative agency. Wire is a creative marketing and PR agency in the UK. Wire helps their clients to achieve their business goals, improve brand awareness, and drive exceptional engagement. They offer PR, experiential, digital marketing, and design services.
buyer: John Doe
John Doe is a UK-based creative agency. John Doe builds brands recognised for who they are and why they matter. They help brands to communicate their reason for being across channels and across the country. Their services include PR, advertising, digital, content, and experiential. "
target: Wire Media Limited
Wire is a creative marketing and PR agency in the UK. Wire helps their clients to achieve their business goals, improve brand awareness, and drive exceptional engagement. They offer PR, experiential, digital marketing, and design services.
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announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

One Experience, will acquire Livestory

synopsis: One Experience, a private venue broker, approved the acquisition of the company Livestory, a communications company with over 20 years of experience that specializes in phygital, or physical and digital, communication.
buyer: One Experience (ENXTPA:MLOEX:$1.06)
One Experience, based in France, is a company that specializes in offering customers private venues where they can hold meetings, business conferences, parties, team building exercises, and the like. Each of the venues that One Experience offers is personalized for its guests. "
target parent: Manifestory
target: Livestory
Livestory, based in France, has spent over 20 years working in communications for all sorts of different clients. Specializing in phygital communications, the Livestory team has spent more than half their lives working with customers, who are treated like family.
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closed 12/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sid Lee, acquired Denizen

synopsis: Sid Lee, a creative agency based in Canada, has acquired Denizen, a social media creative agency that aims to make the social web a better place for brands and users. Denizen creates social campaign that helps their clients to expand their brand's social presence. Their services include creative development, production, experiential and more.
buyer parent: Hakuhodo DY Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Sid Lee
Sid Lee is a leading creative agency based in Canada. Sid Lee creates transformative consumer experiences for brands across all contact points. They offer offer commercial creativity services in the fields of branding, digital and social marketing, advertising, experiential, and more. "
target: Denizen
Denizen is a social media creative agency that aims to make the social web a better place for brands and users. Denizen creates social campaign that helps their clients to expand their brand's social presence. Their services include creative development, production, experiential and more.
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closed 11/18/2020 via PR Newswire

A.P. Keaton, acquired PASK Productions

synopsis: A.P. Keaton, an award-winning full-service marketing agency, has acquired PASK Productions, a diversified marketing agency. PASK Productions specializes in planning and managing large and small experiential projects. The agency focuses on brand enhancement utilizing conceptual design, media tactics, event marketing and production management.
buyer: A.P. Keaton
A.P. Keaton is a New York-based full-service boutique marketing agency that works with top brands in a variety of categories, including alcoholic beverages, hospitality, lifestyle, cannabis and more. Their clients include Diageo, Pernod-Ricard, Bacardi, Moet Hennessy, AB InBev, Rolex and many more. "
target: PASK Productions
PASK Productions is a diversified marketing agency. PASK Productions specializes in planning and managing large and small experiential projects. The agency focuses on brand enhancement utilizing conceptual design, media tactics, event marketing and production management.
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closed 11/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afry Group, acquired Lexter

synopsis: Lexter is acquired by Efterklang - part of the AFRY Group. Lexter is a Stockholm-based internationally leading and award-winning agency in sound architecture, audio branding, sound content and conceptual sound design. Lexter will its name to Efterklang, part of AFRY.
buyer: Afry Group (OM:AF B:$2,215.45)
AFRY is an international engineering, design and advisory company. They support their clients to progress in sustainability and digitalisation. They are 17,000 devoted experts within the fields of infrastructure, industry and energy. "
target: Lexter
Lexter is a Stockholm-based internationally leading and award-winning agency in sound architecture, audio branding, sound content and conceptual sound design. They design innovative sound experiences and environments for public and digital spaces.
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closed 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Groundswell Experiential, acquired Pro-Ject

synopsis: Groundswell Experiential, an experiential marketing company, has acquired Pro-Ject Innovations, Inc., an experiential marketing, sponsorship consulting, and proprietary events company. Pro-Ject builds unforgettable experiences that connects audiences to brands. Their events enable brands to increase their sales and awareness.
buyer: Groundswell Experiential
Groundswell Experiential is an experiential marketing company. Groundswell Experiential generates waves of influence by crafting authentic and shareable brand experiences. They design experiences that drive participation and build meaningful connections between brands and consumers. "
target: Pro-Ject
Pro-Ject is an experiential marketing, sponsorship consulting, and proprietary events company. Pro-Ject builds unforgettable experiences that connects audiences to brands. Their experiential and proprietary events enable brands to get in front of their end-users to increase sales and awareness.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Muzlab, acquired Market Music

synopsis: Russian music streaming service for business Muzlab has acquired Belarus-born Market Music, which offers audio marketing and digital signage systems. The acquisition gives Moscow-based Muzlab ownership of Market Music’s suite of complementary products, over 8,000 new retail outlets, and technologies.
buyer: Muzlab
Based in Moscow, Muzlab is an audio streaming service for businesses. They create playlists - automatically, independently or using music editors. For example, the service team programs music streams that control customer behavior to help to increase the average bill. "
target: Market Music
Belarus-born Market Music offers audio marketing and digital signage systems. Market Music was initially founded in Minsk, Belarus, in 2012, and currently works in 4 countries: Russia (where it moved headquarters to in 2013), Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
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$4.00
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closed 7/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Influence Marketing, acquired Fervent Events

synopsis: Canada-based Influence Marketing has acquired Fervent Events Inc. Headquartered in Toronto, Fervent Events is an experiential marketing agency that creates non-traditional marketing campaigns that engage target markets directly. This acquisition provides increased depth and breadth of marketing services available to clients from both agencies.
buyer: Influence Marketing
Canada-based Influence Marketing creates immersive brand experiences in-field, amplifies them on-line, and drives purchase in-store. Influence Marketing helps clients engage consumers through innovative campaigns strategically designed to influence purchase decisions. "
target: Fervent Events
Fervent Events is a Canadian experiential marketing agency that creates, develops, and executes non-traditional marketing campaigns that engage target markets directly. The company specializes in creating live brand experiences hinged on face-to-face interactions and out of the box approaches.
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closed 5/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

Grand Marketing Solutions, acquired Barton Event Management

synopsis: Grand Marketing Solutions (GMS) has acquired Barton Event Management, a full-service resource for event management, marketing, and onsite logistics execution with a unique specialty in faith-based and religious events. GMS officials said the acquisition adds virtual event strategy to the company's portfolio.
buyer: Grand Marketing Solutions
Grand Marketing Solutions (GMS) is a full-service Marketing Agency in the local, national, and global markets. GMS' services include Strategics, Social Media, Email Marketing, Forecast Marketing, Web Development, Consulting, Research, and Branding. "
target: Barton Event Management
Barton Event Management (BEM) is a full-service resource for event management, marketing, and onsite logistics execution with a unique specialty in faith-based and religious events. BEM is devoted to growing its clients' events with marketing, sales, and publicity tactics that generate revenue.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Enigma Communication, acquired Born & Raised

synopsis: Enigma Communication, one of Australia’s largest independent agencies, has acquired Born & Raised, an Australian brand and design agency. Born & Raised creates and celebrates brands, extracting their potential to make them matter more to their audiences. The agency offers services for brand identity, content production, experiential, and more.
buyer: Enigma Communication
Enigma Communication is a full service creative and media agency in Australia. Enigma provides creative ideas that help put their client's business ahead of the crowd. Their four areas of specialty include advertising, media, public relations, and branding. "
target: Born & Raised
Born & Raised is an Australian brand and design agency. Born & Raised creates and celebrates brands, extracting their potential to make them matter more to their audiences. The agency offers services for brand identity, brand architecture, content planning and production, experiential, and more.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Stadiumred Group, acquired Creative Riff

synopsis: Stadiumred Group, a global marketing and communications holding company, has acquired Creative Riff, an experiential marketing agency focusing on elevating strategic concepts through events, digital, social, PR, partnerships, and media. Creative Riff collaborates with brands to strategically choreograph and artfully build unique experiences.
buyer: Stadiumred Group
Stadiumred Group is a global marketing and communications holding company. Stadiumred Group offers a unique approach to marketing and building companies. The group operates companies in marketing verticals ranging from branding, creative, digital advertising, experiential marketing, and beyond. "
target: Creative Riff
Creative Riff is an experiential marketing agency focusing on elevating strategic concepts through events, digital, social, PR, partnerships, and media. Creative Riff collaborates with brands to strategically choreograph and artfully build unique experiences that yield tangible results.
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closed 1/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Tapaus, acquired Eventyr AB

synopsis: The Nordics’ largest event marketing agency TAPAUS Ltd. strengthens its capabilities – particularly in employee events ­­– by acquiring Stockholm-based event agency Eventyr Ltd. Founded in 1995, Eventyr is a widely awarded event marketing agency made up of 32 event professionals.
buyer: Tapaus
Based in Finland, Tapaus is an event agency that creates a platform for the business and customers. They create a common ground where people can truly connect, build trust, and get people excited with real encounters. "
target: Eventyr AB
Eventyr Ltd is Sweden’s leading event agency. Founded in 1995, Eventyr is a widely awarded event marketing agency made up of 32 event professionals. Eventyr’s Managing Director Sofi Franzén was named Sweden’s CEO of the Year in 2018.
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closed 12/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Havas, acquired Shobiz

synopsis: Havas Group, one of the world’s largest global communications groups, has acquired Shobiz, a multidisciplinary experiential communications agency in India. Shobiz delivers engaging and memorable experiential brand solutions that impact their clients businesses.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Havas (ENXTPA:HAV:$2,703.63)
Based in France, Havas is one of the world’s largest global communications groups. Havas has a fully integrated model through its Havas Villages around the world. In these Villages, creative, media and healthcare & wellness teams work together, ensuring agility and seamless experiences for clients. "
target: Shobiz
Shobiz is a multidisciplinary experiential communications agency in India. Shobiz delivers engaging and memorable experiential brand solutions that impact their clients businesses. The agency’s strengths include strategic planning, creative, graphic design, audience acquisition, and more.
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closed 11/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Acceleration Community of Companies, acquired MKG and Pink Sparrow

synopsis: Acceleration Community of Companies (ACC) has acquired award-winning national creative agency MKG and Pink Sparrow, a leading national design and fabrication shop specializing in experiential environments.
buyer: Acceleration Community of Companies
Composed of acquired marketing, media and communications agencies and complemented by an advisory service, Acceleration Community of Companies (ACC) was created to guide and advise clients to move quickly and more efficiently with their branding, marketing and media decisions. "
target: MKG and Pink Sparrow
MKG is an award-winning creative agency specializing in brand experiences. Pink Sparrow is a design and fabrication shop specializing in experiential environments. They both have offices in New York City and Los Angeles.
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announced 10/1/2019 via PR Newswire

Blume Media Group Inc., will acquire Agency ETA

synopsis: Blume Media Group Inc., a leader in content creation, live streaming and digital media, will acquire Agency ETA, a full service advertising and marketing agency. Agency ETA creates high-quality, award-winning campaigns that produce measurable results for their clients.
buyer: Blume Media Group Inc.
Blume is a leader in content creation, live streaming and digital media. Blume helps content creators, sports leagues, concert promoters, broadcasters, OTTs, and distributors to create, engage, transform, localize, and distribute content to audiences around the world. "
target: Agency ETA
Agency ETA is a full service advertising and marketing agency. Agency ETA creates high-quality, award-winning campaigns that produce measurable results for their clients. Agency ETA has expertise in brand development, social media, public relations, event marketing, and more.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Quad/Graphics, acquired Apple Tree Group

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc., a global marketing services provider, has acquired Apple Tree Group, a strategic and creative agency specializing in point-of-sale advertising innovation for some of the world’s best-known brands. Apple Tree, which is based in Mexico City, serves clients 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: Apple Tree Group
Apple Tree Group is a strategic and creative agency specializing in point-of-sale advertising innovation for some of the world’s best-known brands. Apple Tree, which is based in Mexico City, serves clients around the world.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Quad/Graphics, acquired Apple Tree Group

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc., a global marketing services provider, has acquired Apple Tree Group, a strategic and creative agency specializing in point-of-sale advertising innovation for some of the world’s best-known brands. Apple Tree, which is based in Mexico City, serves clients 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: Apple Tree Group
Apple Tree Group is a strategic and creative agency specializing in point-of-sale advertising innovation for some of the world’s best-known brands. Apple Tree, which is based in Mexico City, serves clients around the world.
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announced 11/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, will acquire Periscope

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc., a leading marketing solutions provider, announced that it is redefining the future of integrated marketing with its planned acquisition of Periscope, one of the nation’s top five independent creative agencies by annual revenue.
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: Periscope
Periscope is one of the largest independent creative agencies in the nation and offers a full spectrum of marketing services to a wide range of acclaimed brands, including Cox Communications, Intuit, Kelley Blue Book, Krispy Kreme, Petco, Red Robin, Target, UnitedHealth Group, Walgreens and more.
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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:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$480 [$1,406]
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$3,886
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$289
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4.9x
closed 8/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics Europe, acquired Peppermint Warszawa

synopsis: Quad/Graphics Europe, the Poland-based subsidiary of Quad/Graphics, Inc., has acquired Peppermint Warszawa, a strategic and creative agency specializing in creating and implementing print and digital campaigns.
buyer parent: Quad/Graphics
buyer: Quad/Graphics Europe
Quad/Graphics Europe is the Poland-based subsidiary of Quad/Graphics, Inc., 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: Peppermint Warszawa
Peppermint Warszawa is a strategic and creative agency specializing in creating and implementing print and digital campaigns. The company, headquartered in Warsaw, has performed work for renowned brands such as Sodexo, Segro, BZ WBK, Ciech, Bonduelle, Nestle, NESCAFE, and Allegro.
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closed 3/21/2018 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, acquired Rise Interactive

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, a leading marketing solutions provider, announced that it has increased its equity position in Rise Interactive, acquiring a majority ownership stake in the award-winning digital marketing agency specializing in media, analytics and customer experience.
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: Rise Interactive
Rise Interactive is a digital marketing agency specializing in media, analytics and customer experience. The agency’s proprietary Interactive Investment Management® approach uniquely helps clients see, shape and act on opportunities across the entire digital landscape.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, acquired Ivie & Associates Inc.

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc., a leading marketing solutions provider, announced it has acquired Ivie & Associates, a premier marketing services provider. Ivie provides a full array of marketing solutions including creative and production services, sourcing, procurement, media services, public relations and project management.
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: Ivie & Associates Inc.
Ivie provides a full array of marketing solutions including creative and production services, studio services, sourcing, procurement, staff enhancement, media services, public relations, digital, technology solutions and project management for many leading brands throughout the world.
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closed 7/8/2015 via BusinessWire

BlueSoho, acquired Disruptive Retail Thinking

synopsis: BlueSoho has acquired Disruptive Retail Thinking, a creative agency, specializing in retail brand strategy, communication, and marketing through consumer-brand engagement, both in-store and online. Disruptive Retail Thinking works with its clients to strategically position and market their brands when and where consumers interact with them.
buyer parent: Quad/Graphics
buyer: BlueSoho
BlueSoho is a marketing and technology firm that helps brands adapt to the needs of their consumer's cross-media and cross-platform. They thrive at the intersection of bleeding-edge technology, arresting creative, and interactive experiences. "
target: Disruptive Retail Thinking
Disruptive Retail Thinking is a creative agency focused on growing brands, from ground-up brand IDs to brand communications to brand marketing. They do it by unearthing unique insights that seed strategies that sprout disruptive ideas.
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cancelled 2/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, cancelled an acquisition of Courier Corporation

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc. and Courier Corporation jointly announced it has canceled a definitive agreement by which Quad/Graphics will acquire Courier, a leading innovator in book manufacturing, publishing and content management. The acquisition accelerates Quad/Graphics’ three-year strategy to transform its book platform.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
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. "
target: Courier Corporation (CRRC:$277.53)
Courier Corporation is America’s second largest book manufacturer and a leader in content management and customization in new and traditional media. It also publishes books under three brands offering award-winning content and thousands of titles.
price ($mm)
$231
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$283
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$39
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6.7x
closed 5/30/2014 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, acquired Brown Printing Company

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc. and Brown Printing Company jointly announced Quad/Graphics, a leading global printer and media channel integrator, acquired Brown, which serves premier publishers and catalogers with printing, distribution and integrated media solutions.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a leading global printer and media channel integrator that helps marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Brown Printing Company
Brown serves America’s premier publishers and catalogers with premedia, printing, distribution, and integrated media solutions. Brown is a proven industry leader with a client focused culture that offers customized solutions to meet their clients' individual needs.
price ($mm)
$100
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$350
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$25
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closed 2/5/2014 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, acquired UniGraphic

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc., a leading global printer and media channel integrator, announced it has acquired UniGraphic, Inc., one of the largest commercial printers in the Boston metro area.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a global provider of print and related multichannel solutions for consumer magazines, special interest publications, catalogs, retail inserts/circulars, direct mail, books, directories, and commercial and specialty products, including in-store signage. "
target: UniGraphic
UniGraphic, Inc. provides digital and commercial printing, and mailing services in New England. The company also provides retouching, prepress, bindery, digital proofing, and large format printing services.
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closed 1/16/2013 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, acquired Vertis, Inc.

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Vertis Holdings, Inc. Vertis is a results-driven marketing communications company that delivers inventive advertising, direct marketing and interactive solutions to prominent brands across North America.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a global provider of print and related multichannel solutions for consumer magazines, special interest publications, catalogs, retail inserts/circulars, direct mail, books, directories, and commercial and specialty products, including in-store signage. "
target: Vertis, Inc.
Vertis is a results-driven marketing communications company that delivers inventive advertising, direct marketing and interactive solutions to prominent brands across North America.
price ($mm)
$267
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$1,100
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$60
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closed 2/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, acquired Williamson Printing Corporation

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc., a global provider of print and related multichannel solutions, announced it has purchased Dallas-based Williamson Printing Corporation, a full-service commercial and specialty products printer specializing in short- to medium-run catalogs, case-bound books, direct mail and other promotional products.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a global provider of print and related multichannel solutions for consumer magazines, special interest publications, catalogs, retail inserts/circulars, direct mail, books, directories, and commercial and specialty products, including in-store signage. "
target: Williamson Printing Corporation
Williamson Printing Corporation is a full-service commercial printing, binding, distribution and project-management company comprised of five operating divisions: Williamson Printing, Williamson Express, Williamson International; Fulfillment Center and Printing Resource Management.
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closed 11/4/2010 via Market Wire

Quad/Graphics, acquired HGI Company

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc., the second largest provider of print, digital and related services in North America, announced it has purchased HGI Company, an award-winning, full-service, multi-faceted commercial and specialty products printer, building on the strategic partnership the two companies established earlier this year.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a leading printer of catalogs, magazines and other commercial products. Quad/Graphics provides services ranging from front-end design and photography through digital imaging, printing, finishing, and data-driven marketing solutions such as data optimization and analytics. "
target: HGI Company
HGI Company is a full-service multi-faceted commercial printing, grand format, binding and distribution corporation comprised of four operating divisions -- Hi-Liter Graphics, Plus Digital Print, Inland Graphics and Tempt.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$45
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/2/2010 via Market Wire

Quad/Graphics, acquired World Color Press, Inc.

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc. ("Quad/Graphics") is pleased to announce that its acquisition of World Color Press Inc. ("Worldcolor") is complete. The closing follows overwhelming approval by shareholders of both companies as well as final court approval.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a leading printer of catalogs, magazines and other commercial products. Quad/Graphics provides services ranging from front-end design and photography through digital imaging, printing, finishing, and data-driven marketing solutions such as data optimization and analytics. "
target parent: Quebecor Inc.
target: World Color Press, Inc.
Worldcolor has been providing retailers, catalogers, publishers, branded-goods companies and other businesses with comprehensive, high quality marketing solutions that begin with their print programs.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/18/2006 via PR Newswire

Quad/Graphics, acquired Craftsman Press West

synopsis: Quad/Graphics announces it has purchased Craftsman Press West, a privately held commercial printer in Reno, Nev. The acquisition immediately expands Quad/Graphics' geographic capabilities to the West Coast, giving it a competitive position in every region of the country.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a leading printer of catalogs, magazines and other commercial products. Quad/Graphics provides services ranging from front-end design and photography through digital imaging, printing, finishing, and data-driven marketing solutions such as data optimization and analytics. "
target: Craftsman Press West
Reno, Nev.-based Craftsman Press West is a web offset commercial printer specializing in regionally distributed magazines, catalogs and retail inserts.
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closed 1/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

DNI Corp, acquired Mailer's Choice, Inc.

synopsis: DNI Corp, a leading mail fulfillment and transactional communications solutions company, has acquired Mailer’s Choice, the oldest and largest privately held direct mail and fulfillment business in Middle Tennessee.
buyer: DNI Corp
DNI Corp is a leading mail fulfillment and transactional communications solutions company based in Nashville, TN. They offer services in direct mail, statements, bills, letters, transactional communications, electronic bill presentment, output communications, direct mail, and presort. "
target: Mailer's Choice, Inc.
Since 1979, Mailer's Choice, Inc. has provided Marketing Support Services including Direct Mail Production, Digital Printing, Transactional Documents and Kit Assembly for Fulfillment of product and literature for a variety of industries nationwide.
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closed 11/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

bakergoodchild, acquired Send DM

synopsis: bakergoodchild, a leading UK Mailing House based in central Birmingham, has acquired Walsall-based direct mail, print and fulfilment company Send DM. Send DM offers direct mail services for companies and marketing departments who are looking for flawless execution of data driven mailed marketing campaigns.
buyer: bakergoodchild
bakergoodchild is a leading UK Mailing House based in central Birmingham. They are experts in the fields of direct mail, print and postage. "
target: Send DM
Send DM offers direct mail services for companies and marketing departments who are looking for flawless execution of data driven mailed marketing campaigns.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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 - $5 million in annual revenues. "
target: TGI Direct, Inc.
TGI Direct is a communications and fulfillment company dedicated to helping clients administer, control and distribute products and information through both digital and physical channels. TGI services key vertical markets nationwide in healthcare, education and other highly-regulated industries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/16/2020 via BusinessWire

HH Global, will acquire InnerWorkings, Inc.

synopsis: HH Global is to acquire InnerWorkings, a company that engineers marketing for leading brands across a wide range of industries. They dive deep into clients’ brand strategies to deliver solutions that leverage their global expertise, certified supplier base, proven methods, and proprietary technology.
buyer: HH Global
Founded in 1991, HH Global is a global outsourced marketing execution provider. They develop innovative solutions that drive down the cost of their clients’ physical marketing procurement and content development, while improving quality, sustainability, and speed to market. "
target: InnerWorkings, Inc. (INWK:$1,151.98)
InnerWorkings, Inc. engineers marketing for leading brands across a wide range of industries. They dive deep into clients’ brand strategies to deliver solutions that leverage their global expertise, certified supplier base, proven methods, and proprietary technology.
price ($mm)[EV]
$159 [$323]
rev ($mm)
$1,152
EBITDA ($mm)
$52
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
6.2x
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
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 12/18/2017 via PR Newswire

ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc., acquired IWCO Direct, Inc.

synopsis: ModusLink Global Solutions has completed its acquisition of IWCO Direct, a leading provider of data-driven direct marketing solutions. IWCO Direct's full range of services includes strategy, creative and production for multichannel marketing campaigns, along with one of the industry's most sophisticated postal logistics programs for direct mail.
buyer: ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. (NasdaqGS:MLNK:$417.82)
ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. is a leading global provider of digital and physical supply chain solutions. The Company helps its clients drive growth, lower costs and improve profitability, while simultaneously enhancing the customer experience. "
target: IWCO Direct, Inc.
IWCO Direct is a leading provider of data-driven direct marketing solutions that help clients drive response across all marketing channels to create new and more loyal customers. Their services include strategy, creative, and production for multichannel marketing campaigns.
price ($mm)
$476
rev ($mm)
$471
EBITDA ($mm)
$82
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
5.8x
closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

OSG Billing Services, acquired Diamond Communication Solutions

synopsis: OSG Billing Services (OSG), a leading provider of outsourced billing and statement services and customer communication management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Diamond Communication Solutions, a full-service provider of data-driven customer communications, headquartered in Carol Stream, Ill.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: OSG Billing Services
OSG is a leading innovator in multichannel communication solutions. For 25 years, they’ve used the most cutting-edge technology to help their clients communicate with their customers – efficiently and securely. "
target: Diamond Communication Solutions
Diamond Communication Solutions is a full-service provider of data-driven customer communications, headquartered in Carol Stream, Ill. Diamond is a national leader in developing and delivering critical communications in both print and electronic formats.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2017 via PR Newswire

HH Global, purchased PostNL Print Management from PostNL

synopsis: HH Global has announced the acquisition of PostNL Print Management (PPM), the print management arm of the Dutch postal and logistic solutions provider, PostNL. PPM provides printing services that include Printing-On-Demand, Direct Mail or Transaction Mail. They can print documents for their clients at any time of day and can deliver them digitally.
buyer: HH Global
Based in the UK, HH Global Ltd is a leading, independent marketing execution partner to prominent brands. The company offers innovative and tailored solutions for the outsourced procurement of all types of printed marketing materials, packaging, and creative production services. "
seller: PostNL (ENXTAM:PNL:$4,026.14)
Based in the Netherlands, PostNL is a mail, parcel and e-commerce corporation. Their Print Management arm provides printing services that include Printing-On-Demand, Direct Mail or Transaction Mail. They can print documents for their clients at any time of day and can deliver them digitally.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$216.15)
DATA is a leading provider of business communication solutions, bringing value and collaboration to marketing and operation teams across North America. They help marketers and agencies unify and execute communications campaigns across multiple channels. "
target: BOLDER Graphics
BOLDER Graphics is a leading western Canadian marketing communications business, tracing its roots back more than 40 years. Its core capabilities are in large-format digital printing, offering point of sale signage, corporate packaging, outdoor signage and vehicle graphics.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3.12 [$3.91]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Mail Boxes Etc. Worldwide (MBE), will acquire AlphaGraphics

synopsis: Mail Boxes Etc. Worldwide (MBE) announced its acquisition of AlphaGraphics, Inc., a company who provides a wide range of products and services for design, digital and offset printing , one-to-one marketing, digital archiving, mailing and more.
buyer: Mail Boxes Etc. Worldwide (MBE)
Mail Boxes Etc. Worldwide (MBE) is one of the world’s largest retail systems of franchised shipping, printing, logistics and postal related business service centers. "
target parent: Western Capital Resources, Inc.
target: AlphaGraphics
AlphaGraphics provides a wide range of products and services for design, digital and offset printing , one-to-one marketing, digital archiving, mailing and more. Their mission is to work with people to plan, produce and manage their marketing and visual communications.
price ($mm)[EV]
$62 [$60]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: KOSE:A030000
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide, Inc.
Cheil Worldwide Inc. is a marketing solutions company that offers advertising, public relations, shopper marketing, sports marketing, digital marketing, etc. It was established in 1973 with headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,750.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$196.43
EBIT ($mm)
$170.64
Net Income ($mm)
$116.35
Employees
1274
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Ticker: DLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,790.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$296.61
EBIT ($mm)
$224.47
Net Income ($mm)
$8.81
Employees
6123
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Ticker: MDCA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MDC Partners, Inc.
MDC Partners, Inc.
MDC Partners is one of the fastest-growing and most influential marketing and communications networks in the world. Their agency partners leverage technology, data analytics, insights, and strategic consulting solutions to drive measurable results and optimize return on marketing investment.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,252.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$135.16
EBIT ($mm)
$98.26
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5647
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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: 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: INWK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc. engineers marketing for leading brands across a wide range of industries. They dive deep into clients’ brand strategies to deliver solutions that leverage their global expertise, certified supplier base, proven methods, and proprietary technology.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,151.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.13
EBIT ($mm)
$31.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: 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: DLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,790.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$296.61
EBIT ($mm)
$224.47
Net Income ($mm)
$8.81
Employees
6123
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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: 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: 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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$159.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
547
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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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