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Printing Industry M&A Commentary & Analysis

SPACs and Credit Cards for the 1%—April 2021 M&A Activity

CompoSecure Merges with SPAC, Oliver Acquires Boutwell, and more…

Letterpress, Greeting Cards & Feminism—March 2021 M&A Activity

Paper Source files for bankruptcy, packaging segment is white hot, and more…

So Many Books, So Little Time* —February 2021 M&A Activity

Lake Book Joins Grafica Veneta, Outside Media Integrates, JN White Acquires ECI Screenprint, and more…

As Goes the Industry, so Goes the Trade Associations—January 2021 M&A Activity

Printing United Alliance Sets the Standard, H.I.G. Bags Action, BluEdge Expands, and more…

Bags, Pouches, Trays & Bowls—December 2020 M&A Activity

ProAmpac Brown Bagging It, Alcom Spreads Out, Ebony & The Voice Rise From the Dead, and more…

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Printing Industry M&A Video

Target Report Interview—Conversation with Jim Barker, Former Owner of Richardson Communications Group
Target Report Interview—Conversation with Jim Barker, Former Owner of Richardson Communications Group

Published: December 3, 2020

Rod Bristol talks with Jim Barker, the former owner of Richardson Communications Group, who merged his company with Kingston Printing. Jim talks about selling his business right in the middle of the worst part of the COVID-19 crisis. Watch Video

Warren Werbitt Goes Printer to Printer with DSG | UW's Justin Pallis
Warren Werbitt Goes Printer to Printer with DSG | UW's Justin Pallis

Published: October 14, 2020

In this week's installment of Warren Werbitt’s Printer to Printer video series, he talks to Justin Pallis of Lowell, Mass.’s DSG | UW. In January, DSG started the process of acquiring Universal Wilde, which would essentially double the company’s size. Then COVID hit—just as DSG | UW started building a new facility in the Boston area. Palis talks about how they managed a complex merger in the midst of the crisis. Watch Video

Target Report Interview—The Target Report Annual Recap 2020
Target Report Interview—The Target Report Annual Recap 2020

Published: October 1, 2020

Mark Hahn of Graphic Arts Advisors looks back at M&A activity in 2020 by segment and identifies some long-term trends, which segments have experienced more or less deal activity, the rationale behind acquisition activity, and the impact that the COVID crisis had on this year’s M&A activity. Watch Video

Target Report Interview—Buyers are On The Move and On Track
Target Report Interview—Buyers are On The Move and On Track

Published: August 26, 2020

Rod Bristol talks with Mark Hahn of Graphic Arts Advisors about how M&A activity is not as high as it was pre-COVID, but there is still a steady drumbeat of activity and buyers are not veering off the strategic path they had been on. Watch Video

The Target Report Interview—Donuts Lead the Way in Return to Normalcy
The Target Report Interview—Donuts Lead the Way in Return to Normalcy

Published: July 23, 2020

Rod Bristol talks with Mark Hahn of Graphic Arts Advisors about how buyers are back in the market: after a lull, new transactions are underway. Packaging acquisitions, specifically food packaging, have led the way. Watch Video

Printing Industry M&A News

News about Printing Industry M&A and M&A deals and transactions.

Paper Excellence Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Domtar for $55.50 Per Share in Cash

PPC Flexible Packaging Announces Acquisition of Target Labels and Packaging, LLC.

imPRESSions Worldwide Purchases Central Graphics Inc.

CCS Acquires MPS Business from Maintel Europe Ltd

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Reports First Quarter 2021 Results; Announces Intent to Acquire Americraft Carton, Inc.

Kelly Spicers Acquires California Supply North, Expanding Northern California Packaging Footprint

Deluxe to Acquire First American Payment Systems

Kodak Acquires the Assets of ECRM Incorporated’s CTP Business

Fortis Solutions Group Acquires Total Label USA, LLC

Ironmark Announces Acquisition of Spectrum Printing & Graphics

Esko Successfully Closes Sale of Kongsberg Business To OpenGate Capital

Oliver Inc. Acquires Boutwell Packaging

Mactac Acquires Duramark Products Inc., Formerly Ritrama USA

Ultraflex Europe, Subsidiary of Ultraflex Systems Inc, USA Take Over Well Known UK Graphic Arts Reseller

International Paper Acquires Two Corrugated Packaging Plants in Spain

Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. Merges into Canon U.S.A. Inc.

Quadient Announces the Acquisition of Beanworks, a Leading FinTech in SaaS Accounts Payable Automation Solutions

Change of Ownership at PrintHouseService GmbH

Cedar Graphics, Inc. of Hiawatha Has Acquired Select Business Assets of J & A Printing, Inc.

Mittera Expands West Coast Presence with Acquisition of Creel Printing

Domtar Corporation Completes Sale of Personal Care Business

Grafica Veneta Acquires Stake in Lake Book Manufacturing

The Antares Vision Group Expands its Software Capabilities Through the Acquisition of rFXcel Corporation

Pixelle to Acquire Specialty Papers Business from Appvion

Avery Dennison to Acquire JDC Solutions, Inc.

Strategic Factory Expands Signage Capability with Acquisition of Baltimore's A|A Signs

Idealliance® Members Approve Merger with PRINTING United Alliance

Lectra Enters into a Memorandum of Understanding to Acquire Gerber Technology

Sale of Gallus Group to benpac holding ag Not Completed

Idealliance® Members Approve Merger with PRINTING United Alliance

DNI Corp Acquires Mailer’s Choice to Strengthen Position as Regional Leader in Direct Mail, Transactional Communications and Fulfillment Programming

CNG’s Lindenmeyr Munroe Division to Acquire Maine Shipping and Packaging Supply

PRINTING United Alliance and Idealliance Announce Intent to Merge

Dannelley Acquires Ownership of Magna IV, Diversifies Business

Global Graphics PLC completes acquisition of HYBRID Software Group

Domtar Corporation Announces Sale of Personal Care Business to American Industrial Partners for $920 Million

BR Printers Acquires Appleton, WI Book Printer National Graphic Solutions

International Paper Reaches Agreement to Sell Its Corrugated Packaging Business in Turkey

Avery Dennison Acquires ACPO Ltd.

Ennis Will Acquire Assets of Infoseal

Graphic Dimensions Acquires Certain Assets of Speedflo Business Forms of Lexington, Kentucky

Esko Announces Planned Sale of Kongsberg Business to OpenGate Capital

Heidelberg Sells its Belgian Production Site for Printing Chemicals to DC Druck Chemie GmbH

Fortis Solutions Group Acquires Kala Packaging LLC

Adobe Completes Acquisition of Workfront

Global Graphics PLC: Proposed acquisition of HYBRID Software Group

ProAmpac Acquires Rosenbloom Groupe Inc., Hymopack Ltd. and Dyne-A-Pak

LBS to Acquire Gane Brothers & Lane, Inc.

EverGreene Tag & Label Group Acquires Dixie Labels and Systems

Minuteman Press South Hills Franchise Acquires Greentree Printing and Sign, Relocates to Green Tree, Pa.

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