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Merger & Acquisitions

This section of WhatTheyThink focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions in the printing, publishing, packaging, and related industries. It features commentary & analysis on recent M&A activity, resources on buying and selling, succession planning, and corporate finance.

Articles

Platinum Equity Likes Print—February 2019 M&A Activity

Multi-Color Corporation taken private, McCormick Armstrong joins list of defunct web offset printers, trade-only printers trade hands, and more…


BCC Solidifies Position in Mail Preparation Software—January 2019 M&A Activity

Satori Software acquired by BCC, Diversified Labeling Solutions sells out to Taiwan-based TSC, McClung acquires Commonwealth, Oliver buys DISC, and more…


Consolidation in Commercial Printing Rolls On—December 2018 M&A Activity

Mittera acquires Henry Wurst, H.I.G. Capital invests in print, GSB Digital expands in NYC, Alliance adds another franchise system, and more…


The Waning Fortunes of the Time Inc. Magazines—November 2018 M&A Activity

Meredith sells off iconic American magazine titles, Quad/Graphics acquires Periscope, PE continues love affair with labels, and more…


A Reversal of Fortune: Paper Mills Gain Leverage—October 2018 M&A Activity

New Dragon acquires and opens shuttered paper mill, CJK rolls on in the book segment, Quad takes on LSC Communications, and more…


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News

Ennis Will Acquire Assets of Integrated Print & Graphics of South Elgin, Ill.

Alliance Franchise Brands LLC Bolsters Revenue by $10.1M Through Acquisitions in 2018

Two Long-Standing San Diego Printers Merge, Invest in New Komori Press

Alliance Franchise Brands LLC Bolsters Revenue by $10.1M Through Acquisitions in 2018

John Roberts Purchases Assets of HM Graphics

Quad Shareholders Approve Issuance of Shares in Connection with Its Acquisition of LSC Communications

EP Graphics Acquires McCormick Armstrong

Multi-Color Corporation Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by an Affiliate of Platinum Equity

Graphic Arts Advisors Announces Acquisition of Commonwealth Mailing by McClung Companies

WWP Acquires Two Companies to Expand Manufacturing Capabilities and Global Presence

Reed Exhibitions Closes Acquisition of Mack Brooks Exhibitions

Sandy Alexander Begins 2019 With Acquisition of Signmasters, Inc.

Quad/Graphics Amends Senior Credit Facility to Support Financing for Acquisition Of LSC Communications

Epson and AI Venture Company Cross Compass Forge Capital and Business Ties

Graphic Arts Advisors Announces Acquisition of Commonwealth Mailing by McClung Companies

Oval Partners Makes Strategic Investment in Shamrock Office Solutions

Oval Partners Makes Strategic Investment in Century Business Services

Wyndeham Group Is to Be Rebranded as Walstead

Midland Acquires Consulting and Strategy Firm CohereOne

Antares Vision and ALP.I Sign an Agreement for the Two Companies to Merge

GSB Digital Acquires Aldine Printing

Bringing Craftsmanship and Innovation Together: GSB Digital Acquires Aldine Printing

manroland Goss Group Acquires GWS Printing Systems

Koenig & Bauer and Durst Phototechnik Agree to a 50/50 Joint Venture in Digital Printing

Ammeraal Beltech and Megadyne Group Announce Their New Merged Name: A New Name in Belting Technology

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M&A Videos


    Video preview: Gerber Acquires MCT Digital

    Gerber Acquires MCT Digital

    Published: December 12, 2018

    Scott Schinlever, President and COO of Automation Solutions for Gerber Technology, announces the acquisition of MCT Digital, a company the specializes in automated cutter technology.

     

    Video preview: Sandy Alexander Acquires Wide-Format Capabilities

    Sandy Alexander Acquires Wide-Format Capabilities

    Published: December 5, 2018

    Gary Semon, Wide Plant Manager for Sandy Alexander, shares news of the company's acquisition of Designer's Press and their wide-format technology.

     

    Video preview: Sandy Alexander Purchases Designer's Press

    Sandy Alexander Purchases Designer's Press

    Published: November 19, 2018

    Jason Leonard, Director of Business Development for Sandy Alexander, announces that Designer's Press in Orlando has been purchased by Sandy Alexander, which will re-brand the company and expand their wide-format capabilities.

     

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