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Printing Industry M&A Commentary & Analysis

The Target Report: Apollo Trades Textbooks for Wallpaper & Pillows—June 2021 M&A Activity

Shutterfly acquires Spoonflower, Cathedral expands, and more…

The Target Report: On Demand Everything—May 2021 M&A Activity

Printful Snags Unicorn Investment, Commercial Printing M&A Picks Up, and more…

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…

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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.

ALPLA Backing Biodegradable Materials

Xaar Acquires Leading Print System Integrator FFEI

Graphic Arts Advisors Announces Acquisition of Shuman Heritage Printing and Spectrum Printing by Mt. Royal Printing

Digital2You/Photo-Imaging Consultants to Join the Alder Color Solutions Team

Quad Divests Its QuadExpress 3PL Logistics Business

Cathedral Corporation Acquires Letter Concepts Inc.

Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation Finalizes Acquisition of BASF’s Global Pigments Business

Kodak Strengthens Commitment to Print, Acquiring Southern Lithoplate Inc. (SLP) Service & Parts Assets

Graphic Arts Advisors Announces the Acquisition of PCI Creative Group by Grossman Marketing Group

Highway 85 Creative Acquires Architectural Impressions; Expands Robust Capabilities

Shutterfly Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Spoonflower, Global Design Marketplace of Custom Fabric, Wallpaper and Home Decor

Ennis, Inc. to Acquire Assets of AmeriPrint Corporation

Deluxe Completes Acquisition of First American Payment Systems

International Paper Completes the Sale of Its Corrugated Packaging Business in Turkey

Böttcher America Corporation Purchases Assets of Pamarco’s Large Roller Division

Acquisition of Badger Group Delivers First-Class Upgrade to Thysse’s Mailing Capabilities

Heeter Acquires Duke Print & Mail Solutions

Graphic Packaging Holding Company to Acquire AR Packaging from CVC Funds for $1.45 Billion in Cash, Creating Premier Global Provider of Sustainable Fiber-Based Consumer Packaging Solutions

Graphic Arts Advisors Announces the Sale of All Service Graphics to Superior Press

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

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