Merger & Acquisitions Video
Published: January 23, 2020
Al Zollar, Executive Partner at private equity firm Siris and a 34-year veteran of IBM, attended EFI Connect 2020 and took the time to share his thoughts about the event, the industry, and the EFI acquisition overall.
Published: January 22, 2020
WhatTheyThink's print evangelist Warren Werbitt visits Taylor Printing Group in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and talks to CEO Scott Williams about Taylor’s recent acquisition of Halifax’s Bounty Print Limited. The acquisition was a journey for Taylor, and Williams talks about some of the challenges, as well as the reasons for, and the mutual benefits of, the acquisition.
Published: January 15, 2020
WhatTheyThink's print evangelist Warren Werbitt talks about the only thing there is to talk about: the proposed HP-Xerox merger: “Terrible! Terrible! Terrible!” The industry can’t afford to lose another player. And an $11 billion company making a play to take over a $35 billion company? “I just don’t understand it.” Who is the only one who is going to win? Follow the money. How many jobs will be lost? And what about the customers? Warren struggles to make sense of this.
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.
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.
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.
Published: October 16, 2018
Guido Van der Schueren, Chairman of the Board for HYBRID Software, talks about the company and plans of a Global Graphics acquisition.
Published: March 1, 2018
At last week’s NPOA Owners Conference, Paul Reilly, Partner at New Direction Partners, gave an overview of the dominant business valuation methods. Here, Mr. Reilly summarizes what print business owners need to know about business valuation—whether they are planning to sell their business or not.
Published: November 19, 2015
Mark Hahn, Managing Director at Graphic Arts Advisors talks about a notable M&A transaction in the printing and publishing industry in 2015.
Published: July 16, 2015
Mark Hahn Managing Director at Graphic Arts Advisors talks about strategies to increase valuation in a commercial printing company that is looking to sell.
Published: March 3, 2015
Senior Editor Cary Sherburne speaks with Former CGX President Steve Brown about the RR Donnelley acquisition and his current role at Mimeo.
Published: July 14, 2014
Rick Bellamy, CEO of RPI, talks to Eric Vessels about their acquisition of DPI. He talks about the reason for the acquisition and how the integration has been going.
Published: November 4, 2013
David Savage, CEO of Presstek, talks to Cary Sherburne about the year since being acquired by American Industrial Partners Capital Fund.
Published: March 25, 2013
Peter Schaefer, Partner at New Direction Partners, talks to Cary Sherburne about what he's seeing in M&A trends in the industry.
Published: November 28, 2012
Dr. Francis Lamy, EVP and Chief Technology Officer at X-Rite Pantone talks with Cary Sherburne about the consolidation efforts between the two companies since the acquisition.
Published: November 26, 2012
Giovanni Marra, Director of Corporate Marketing at Pantone talks with Cary Sherburne about the status of integrating X-Rite and Pantone together and on being acquired by Danaher.
Published: August 13, 2012
Willie Brennan, Founder of Custom Print Now Solutions talks about the history and growth of the company and how they found an opportunity in cross channel offerings. He also talks about the move to web-to-print and how they were able to triple their growth in a three year period.
Published: July 31, 2012
Cary Sherburne talks to Forrest Leigton, Director of Product Marketing at Canon about their acquisition of Océ and the results of combined R&D efforts.
Published: July 25, 2012
Frank Romano visits the Museum of Printing and discovers original artwork for Linotype typefaces and it launches him into a commentary on the state of typography in the industry today.
Published: October 28, 2011
Cary Sherburne interviews Vice President of Interactive Solutions Val DiGacinto about life after the DG3 Group acquired the Ace Group.
Published: September 26, 2011
CEO Joe Davis provides Cary Sherburne with a recent update on Consolidated Graphics from an executive perspective.
Published: June 6, 2011
Wilde President Ed Marino discusses the merger of Wilde with Universal and the new opportunities from his perspective.
Published: June 3, 2011
CTO/CMO John Sisson reveals to WhatTheyThink that Universal Millennium is acquiring the Wilde Group. Cary Sherburne interviews John for more info.
Published: February 22, 2011
Peter Schaefer a partner of New Direction Partners explains the different types of mergers and acquisition trends, the differences between them and what they mean to printers.
Published: February 14, 2011
In a difficult market companies look to mergers and acquisitions as a strategic option that can help them grow their business. Paul Reilly of New Direction Partners talked to us about the current state of the M&A market. He highlights two growing trends: tuck-Ins and cashless mergers.
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