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closed 10/22/2012 via BusinessWire

SGS International, acquired Stevenson Color

synopsis: SGS International, Inc., a global leader in design-to-print graphics services to the consumer products packaging industry, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Southern Graphic Systems, Inc., has acquired Stevenson Color. Stevenson Color is a fully integrated provider of graphics services to branded consumer products companies and retailers.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: SGS International
SGS International is a global leader in the digital imaging industry. SGS offers design-to-print graphic services to the international consumer products packaging industry primarily in North America, Europe and Asia. "
target: Stevenson Color
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Stevenson Color is a fully integrated provider of graphics services to branded consumer products companies and retailers. Founded in 1926, the company has more than 170 employees and is managed by the fourth generation of the founder’s family.
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closed 12/12/2012 via PE Hub

River Associates Investments, LLC, acquired Rose City Printing & Packaging

synopsis: Rose City Printing & Packaging announced that it has completed a recapitalization with River Associates Investments, LLC. River partnered with the management team and former owner of Rose City on the transaction, and will own a controlling interest in the recapitalized Company. Vancouver, Wash.-based Rose City is a folding carton manufacturer.
buyer: River Associates Investments, LLC
River Associates Investments, LLC is a Chattanooga, TN based private equity partner for management teams in change-in-control transactions in lower middle market companies. Target businesses can be privately held, private equity-backed, or divestitures from larger companies. "
target: Rose City Printing & Packaging
Rose City Printing & Packaging is one of the largest and fastest growing independent folding carton manufacturers on the West Coast with facilities in Vancouver, Washington and Gresham, Oregon. The company was founded in 1945 and has been independently owned for its entire existence.
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closed 10/17/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

Onex Corporation, acquired SGS International

synopsis: Onex Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of SGS International, Inc., a global leader in design-to-print graphic services to the consumer products packaging industry, for $813 million.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$1,081.00)
Onex is one of North America’s oldest and most successful private equity firms committed to acquiring and building high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. Onex manages investment platforms focused on private equity, real estate and credit securities. "
target: SGS International
SGS International is a global leader in the digital imaging industry. SGS offers design-to-print graphic services to the international consumer products packaging industry primarily in North America, Europe and Asia.
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closed 3/5/2020 via BusinessWire

LUX Global Label, acquired Labelworx

synopsis: LUX Global Label, the packaging partner of choice for some of the world’s most respected pharmaceutical, over-the-counter and consumer packaged goods companies, has announced the acquisition of Labelworx, a leader in digital label and packaging and partner to some of the world’s most respected brands.
buyer parent: Resilience Capital Partners LLC
buyer: LUX Global Label
LUX Global Label is the packaging partner of choice for some of the world’s most respected pharmaceutical, over-the-counter and consumer packaged goods companies. "
target: Labelworx
Labelworx is a leader in digital label and packaging and partner to some of the world’s most respected brands. They are a pacesetter in digital labeling and known for its expertise in prime-pressure-sensitive, shrink sleeves and flexible packaging.
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closed 4/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Identification Multi Solutions Inc., acquired Bertek Systems Inc.

synopsis: IMS (Identification Multi Solutions Inc.), a leading provider of packaging identification solutions, has acquired Bertek Systems Inc. a specialty labels and printing company with significant digital expertise. Bertek specializes in the production of Pressure Sensitive Labels, and Plastic or Paper Cards for a wide range of industries and markets.
buyer: Identification Multi Solutions Inc.
IMS (Identification Multi Solutions) meets all their clients needs when it comes to labels, barcode scanners, label printers, print and apply label applicators and labelling software. IMS allows their client to optimize their packaging line, and to track all their products precisely. "
target: Bertek Systems Inc.
Bertek Systems is a leader in printing – producing cost effective label and card solutions ranging from unique to fundamental. They specialize in the production of Pressure Sensitive Labels, and Plastic or Paper Cards that meet the needs of a wide range of industries, applications, and markets.
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closed 2/21/2012 via BusinessWire

Archway Marketing Services, acquired Synq Solutions

synopsis: Archway, a leader in marketing logistics and fulfillment services, announced that it has acquired Synq Solutions, Inc. Synq is a privately held provider of marketing fulfillment and print management services with operating facilities in the Atlanta and Las Vegas metropolitan areas.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Archway Marketing Services
Archway is a leading provider of marketing logistics and fulfillment services. Its solutions include fulfillment services, vendor management, digital print, print management, transportation management, consumer promotions, business intelligence and decision support. "
target parent: Nautic Partners, LLC
target: Synq Solutions
Synq Solutions, Inc. provides in-store marketing and campaign execution services for quick service and fast casual restaurants, retail industry, corporations, franchisees, and individual stores. It offers intelligent profiling, digital print production, local store marketing, and more.
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closed 10/22/2012 via BusinessWire

SGS International, acquired Stevenson Color

synopsis: SGS International, Inc., a global leader in design-to-print graphics services to the consumer products packaging industry, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Southern Graphic Systems, Inc., has acquired Stevenson Color. Stevenson Color is a fully integrated provider of graphics services to branded consumer products companies and retailers.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: SGS International
SGS International is a global leader in the digital imaging industry. SGS offers design-to-print graphic services to the international consumer products packaging industry primarily in North America, Europe and Asia. "
target: Stevenson Color
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Stevenson Color is a fully integrated provider of graphics services to branded consumer products companies and retailers. Founded in 1926, the company has more than 170 employees and is managed by the fourth generation of the founder’s family.
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closed 4/27/2020 via PR Newswire

Syndigo LLC, acquired Kwikee

synopsis: Syndigo, a leading SaaS product information and syndication company, announced the acquisition of Kwikee, a management and distribution platform for branded product content, from sgsco. Kwikee's approach to branded product content utilizes their single-source-of-truth technology platform.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Syndigo LLC
Syndigo is a leading SaaS product information and syndication company that enables commerce by supporting the efficient transfer of information in brands, retailers and their customers. The company provides descriptive product and nutritional information, images and other digital media. "
target parent: Onex Corporation
target: Kwikee
Kwikee provides an end-to-end solution for the creation, management and distribution of brand assets and content. Their better, faster, leaner approach to branded product content utilizes their single-source-of-truth technology platform.
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closed 6/2/2016 via PR Web

sgsco, acquired Webb deVlam LLP

synopsis: Sgsco, a global leader in package production and related marketing services, has acquired Webb deVlam, an international strategic brand design and innovation firm. The Webb deVlam studios in London, Chicago and Singapore – plus its sister innovation lab facility, R5, located in Chicago – are included in the acquisition.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: sgsco
Sgsco is a global leader in package production and related marketing services with a strong history as a provider of design-to-print graphic services. Sgsco offers many of the world’s leading CPG, Pharma, Retail and Printing companies a full spectrum of innovative packaging solutions. "
target: Webb deVlam LLP
With offices in London, Singapore and Chicago, Webb deVlam helps build brands with strategy, innovation, design and activation. They work with leading companies across multiple sectors including CPG, Technology and Health Care to create meaningful connections between consumers and iconic brands.
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closed 10/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

SGS International, acquired Multi-Ad Services Inc.

synopsis: Louisville-based SGS International LLC, a package-production and marketing-services firm, is acquiring Peoria, Ill.-based MultiAd Inc., which provides product packaging images and related data to the retail food industry.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: SGS International
SGS International, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a fully integrated marketing services company, with a strong backbone as a global leader in digital imaging and design-to-print graphic services. "
target: Multi-Ad Services Inc.
Multi-Ad Services, Inc. provides advertising and marketing solutions for manufacturers, retailers, and media professionals. Multi-Ad offers Kwikee, which provides manufacturer-approved grocery and CPG images, data and related content.
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closed 8/5/2015 via PR Newswire

SGS International, acquired Traffik

synopsis: SGS International (SGS), a global leader in print production and packaging services, announced the acquisition of Toronto-based marketing services firm, Traffik. Traffik's 90-person team of copywriters, art directors, strategists, client-service professionals and production artists will integrate into the SGS creative engine immediately.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: SGS International
SGS International, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a fully integrated marketing services company, with a strong backbone as a global leader in digital imaging and design-to-print graphic services. "
target: Traffik
Founded in 2005, Traffik is a Toronto-based marketing services agency. Traffik is dedicated to developing complete marketing strategies for their growing roster of exciting clients including Diageo, Scott's, 3M, and Xbox, based on the singular focus that great ideas create solutions to problems.
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closed 10/22/2012 via BusinessWire

SGS International, acquired Stevenson Color

synopsis: SGS International, Inc., a global leader in design-to-print graphics services to the consumer products packaging industry, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Southern Graphic Systems, Inc., has acquired Stevenson Color. Stevenson Color is a fully integrated provider of graphics services to branded consumer products companies and retailers.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: SGS International
SGS International is a global leader in the digital imaging industry. SGS offers design-to-print graphic services to the international consumer products packaging industry primarily in North America, Europe and Asia. "
target: Stevenson Color
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Stevenson Color is a fully integrated provider of graphics services to branded consumer products companies and retailers. Founded in 1926, the company has more than 170 employees and is managed by the fourth generation of the founder’s family.
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closed 10/17/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

Onex Corporation, acquired SGS International

synopsis: Onex Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of SGS International, Inc., a global leader in design-to-print graphic services to the consumer products packaging industry, for $813 million.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$1,081.00)
Onex is one of North America’s oldest and most successful private equity firms committed to acquiring and building high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. Onex manages investment platforms focused on private equity, real estate and credit securities. "
target: SGS International
SGS International is a global leader in the digital imaging industry. SGS offers design-to-print graphic services to the international consumer products packaging industry primarily in North America, Europe and Asia.
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closed 10/22/2012 via BusinessWire

SGS International, acquired Stevenson Color

synopsis: SGS International, Inc., a global leader in design-to-print graphics services to the consumer products packaging industry, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Southern Graphic Systems, Inc., has acquired Stevenson Color. Stevenson Color is a fully integrated provider of graphics services to branded consumer products companies and retailers.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: SGS International
SGS International is a global leader in the digital imaging industry. SGS offers design-to-print graphic services to the international consumer products packaging industry primarily in North America, Europe and Asia. "
target: Stevenson Color
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Stevenson Color is a fully integrated provider of graphics services to branded consumer products companies and retailers. Founded in 1926, the company has more than 170 employees and is managed by the fourth generation of the founder’s family.
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closed 4/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Kreative Group merged with The Stable,

synopsis: The Stable, a leading consumer brand agency known for launching brands such as quip, Ring, and Califia Farms into Target and Amazon, announced that it is merging with Kreative, a Bentonville, Arkansas based sales and marketing firm that helps CPG brands launch and manage their business at Walmart, Sam’s Club & Costco.
buyer: The Stable
The Stable is a consumer brand agency representing world-class clients across all channels of commerce. They excel at creating big, beautiful, audacious creative; and driving sales and executing winning retail programs for their brand partners. "
target: Kreative Group
Kreative is a Bentonville, Arkansas based sales and marketing firm that helps CPG brands launch and manage their business at Walmart, Sam’s Club & Costco.
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closed 4/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Impact Group, acquired Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing

synopsis: Impact Group, a leading sales and marketing agency for companies in the consumer packaged goods industry, announced that it acquired Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing, a sales and marketing agency based in Westmont, IL.
buyer parent: CI Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Impact Group
Founded in 1994, Impact Group is a leading sales and marketing agency, providing sales, merchandising and category analytical support to companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. Impact Group represents over 14,000 products. "
target: Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing
Founded in 1950, Signature Specialty Sales & Marketing is a nationally connected sales and marketing company offering headquarter and retail coverage to mass and natural channels in states across the Midwest.
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closed 4/3/2017 via PR Newswire

L.C. Williams & Associates, acquired JSH&A

synopsis: L.C. Williams & Associates (LCWA) has acquired the business of JSH&A, an Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., public relations firm. JSH&A brings food and beverage expertise and a long history of work with major brands and household names. It will complement LCWA's roster of clients in the home and housewares, healthcare, and business-to-business sectors.
buyer: L.C. Williams & Associates
Providing full-service public relations and communications services, LCWA is one of the top 10 independent firms in Chicago. The company is ranked in the top three agencies specializing in home products and in the top 45 agencies working in healthcare and in professional services. "
target: JSH&A
JSH&A was founded in 1989, and became known for its strong marketing expertise, especially for food and beverage clients. Teams at JSH&A have helped leading consumer packaged goods brands drive consumer awareness, engagement and advocacy through traditional and social media programs.
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closed 11/19/2013 via PR Newswire

The Brandon Agency, acquired Benghiat Marketing & Communications

synopsis: The Brandon Agency announced that they have completed the acquisition of Benghiat Marketing & Communication. The Brandon Agency has pioneered integrated marketing solutions that engage the customer along the consumer decision journey in a digital age. Benghiat specializes in packaged goods, B2B, medical device and food industry categories.
buyer: The Brandon Agency
The Brandon Agency is a full-service marketing firm operating on the leading edge of change in the advertising industry. Offering an integrated approach to marketing, advertising, public relations, interactive and social media, the agency administers the "Why We Buy" Consumer Research Panel. "
target: Benghiat Marketing & Communications
Benghiat Marketing & Communications, a Cleveland-based agency founded in 1983, specializes in the consumer packaged goods, business-to-business, medical device and food industry categories.
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closed 12/12/2012 via PE Hub

River Associates Investments, LLC, acquired Rose City Printing & Packaging

synopsis: Rose City Printing & Packaging announced that it has completed a recapitalization with River Associates Investments, LLC. River partnered with the management team and former owner of Rose City on the transaction, and will own a controlling interest in the recapitalized Company. Vancouver, Wash.-based Rose City is a folding carton manufacturer.
buyer: River Associates Investments, LLC
River Associates Investments, LLC is a Chattanooga, TN based private equity partner for management teams in change-in-control transactions in lower middle market companies. Target businesses can be privately held, private equity-backed, or divestitures from larger companies. "
target: Rose City Printing & Packaging
Rose City Printing & Packaging is one of the largest and fastest growing independent folding carton manufacturers on the West Coast with facilities in Vancouver, Washington and Gresham, Oregon. The company was founded in 1945 and has been independently owned for its entire existence.
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closed 10/17/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

Onex Corporation, acquired SGS International

synopsis: Onex Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of SGS International, Inc., a global leader in design-to-print graphic services to the consumer products packaging industry, for $813 million.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$1,081.00)
Onex is one of North America’s oldest and most successful private equity firms committed to acquiring and building high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. Onex manages investment platforms focused on private equity, real estate and credit securities. "
target: SGS International
SGS International is a global leader in the digital imaging industry. SGS offers design-to-print graphic services to the international consumer products packaging industry primarily in North America, Europe and Asia.
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announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

DKSH Holding Ltd., will acquire Crossmark Australia and New Zealand

synopsis: DKSH has signed an agreement to acquire the field marketing provider Crossmark in Australia and New Zealand. Crossmark is a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods and services industry that delivers smarter solutions to clients for faster growth in an ever-changing world.
buyer: DKSH Holding Ltd. (SWX:DKSH:$11,600.35)
DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services Group with a focus on Asia. They help companies who are looking for a reliable outsourcing partner to grow their business in new or existing markets. They offer services that includes organizing and running the entire value chain for any product. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Crossmark Australia and New Zealand
CROSSMARK is a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods and services industry that delivers smarter solutions to clients for faster growth in an ever-changing world.
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closed 8/1/2019 via BusinessWire

InnerWorkings, Inc., acquired Madden Communications, Inc.

synopsis: InnerWorkings, Inc. has acquired Madden Communications. Over its history, Madden has developed innovative marketing execution offerings, focusing on creative services, sourcing, and logistics. Key contracts InnerWorkings will gain include management of the point of sale collateral and branded merchandise for MillerCoors and Mike’s Hard Lemonade.
buyer: InnerWorkings, Inc. (INWK:$1,151.98)
InnerWorkings, Inc. is the leading global marketing execution firm serving brands across a wide range of industries. InnerWorkings leverages proprietary technology, an extensive supplier network, and deep domain expertise to streamline the production of branded materials and retail experiences. "
target: Madden Communications, Inc.
Madden provides innovative perspectives into the promotional marketing and merchandising supply chain by optimizing brand presence and retail execution for their clients. Madden works with promotionally driven companies across multiple industries, specializing in retail and consumer packaged goods.
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closed 1/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Merkle, Inc., acquired Filter, LLC

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired Seattle-based Filter, a leading experience design and digital marketing company serving Fortune 100 CPG and enterprise technology clients with embedded teams, on-site agencies, and fully outsourced solutions. Filter will join Merkle, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Merkle, Inc.
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. Merkle creates customer experiences that drive improved marketing results and shareholder value. "
target: Filter, LLC
Seattle-based Filter is a leading experience design and digital marketing company serving Fortune 100 CPG and enterprise technology clients with embedded teams, on-site agencies, and fully outsourced solutions.
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announced 11/16/2018 via Company Press Release

Vestar Capital Partners, will acquire Information Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Vestar Capital Partners, a private equity firm, will lead a new investment in Information Resources, Inc., a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights. Jeffrey Ansell, a Vestar Senior Advisor, will serve as Chairman of IRI. New Mountain and other existing investors are retaining a meaningful investment in IRI.
buyer: Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners (VCP) is a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. VCP collaborates with management teams and private owners to build long- term enterprise value, with a focus on Consumer, Healthcare, and Business Services & Industrial Products."
target parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
target: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG companies, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses.
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announced 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

Mi9 Retail, will acquire MyWebGrocer, Inc.

synopsis: Mi9 Retail, a leading provider of end-to-end software solutions for retailers, wholesalers, and brands, announced that it has signed a contract to acquire MyWebGrocer, a leading software and digital media company to the grocery and Consumer Packaged Goods industries.
buyer parent: Respida Capital
buyer: Mi9 Retail
Mi9 Retail is the fastest growing provider of enterprise software for retailers, wholesalers, and brands. Mi9 enables leading retailers to automate and optimize their entire Plan-to-Sell™ process, from planning to executing, influencing, and selling merchandise in-store, online, and on any device. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: MyWebGrocer, Inc.
MyWebGrocer is a leading software and digital media company connecting Retailers, Manufacturers and Consumers through its suite of modular products and services. The company’s offerings span the entire digital shopper journey, from inspiration, through intent and purchase.
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closed 8/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Advantage Solutions, acquired Beekeeper Marketing

synopsis: Advantage Solutions, a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution, announced it has acquired Beekeeper Marketing, a national sales agency focused on the e-commerce. Beekeeper represents consumer packaged goods companies in the online channel, helping them reach their sale potential.
buyer: Advantage Solutions
Advantage is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Their customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising, business intelligence, and a suite of marketing services. "
target: Beekeeper Marketing
Beekeeper represents over 100 natural/organic/specialty consumer packaged goods companies in the online channel, helping them reach their sales potential on Amazon by developing and executing sales, marketing, and supply chain strategies.
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closed 6/20/2018 via PR Newswire

SnackNation, acquired EdgiLife

synopsis: SnackNation, the leading nationwide tech-enabled snack marketplace, announced the acquisition of EdgiLife and its brand Love With Food, a consumer insights and data analytics company with a snack subscription services. EdgiLife is a platform that enables emerging brands to tap into customer intelligence.
buyer: SnackNation
SnackNation is a tech-enabled snack marketplace that serves today's most innovative, best-tasting, and emerging CPG brands to high value consumers at their most engaged moments. SnackNation exists to inspire more conscious food decisions. "
target: EdgiLife
EdgiLife connects companies with the most influential and insightful health and wellness consumers in the world. Their platform helps companies create a connection with their customers by helping companies understand the 'why' behind the 'what' of consumer choices throughout their product lifecycle.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BusinessWire

Professional Datasolutions, Inc., acquired Excentus Corporation

synopsis: Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI), a provider of enterprise software solutions, has acquired Excentus, a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, national brands and convenience retail segments. Excentus' SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Professional Datasolutions, Inc.
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. (PDI) helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Customers trust PDI to optimize their operations whether they are a single site, dealer or a franchise operator. "
target: Excentus Corporation
Excentus is a leading provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, grocery, national brands and convenience retail segments. Their SaaS loyalty platform uses data and analytics to help customers manage consumer relationships and find new ways to increase engagement.
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announced 11/14/2017 via BusinessWire

Daymon Worldwide, Inc. will be merged with Advantage Solutions,

synopsis: Advantage Solutions and Daymon Worldwide are merging, resulting in the most comprehensive suite of brand-centric and retailer-centric services. Daymon is a global leader in building successful brands and delivering high-impact experiential consumer marketing. Advantage provides customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions.
buyer: Advantage Solutions
Advantage is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Their customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions include headquarter sales, retail merchandising, business intelligence, and a suite of marketing services. "
target: Daymon Worldwide, Inc.
Daymon provides global retail strategies and services that make the cash register ring. The company is a global leader in building successful brands, and delivering high-impact experiential consumer marketing and in-store services.
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closed 9/25/2017 via PR Newswire

Marketing Management, Inc., acquired Aisle 9 Retail, Inc.

synopsis: Aisle 9 Retail, Inc., a sales and marketing agency for emerging consumer package goods (CPG) in the grocery retail channel, announces the sale of its assets to Marketing Management, Inc. Aisle 9 specializes in helping brand owners prepare and sell emerging CPG brands into the complicated world of the grocery channel.
buyer: Marketing Management, Inc.
MMI is a Trusted Resource for Success. MMI is a comprehensive provider of brokerage services to the CPG and retail trade. These services include sales management, store-level retail merchandising, brand development, media advertising and social media solutions for its retail and CPG customers. "
target: Aisle 9 Retail, Inc.
Aisle 9 specializes in helping brand owners prepare and sell emerging CPG brands into the complicated world of the grocery channel. Aisle 9 provides emerging CPG clients critical bandwidth needed to expand their product sales into key retailers and distributors.
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closed 8/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Lion Equity Partners, acquired Vivabox

synopsis: Lion Equity Partners, through its affiliate Lion Equity Holdings II, LLC, announced that it acquired Vivabox USA from Sodexo Pass USA, Inc., an affiliate of Sodexo Group, S.A. Vivabox is a leading provider of products and services to the sample and subscription box industry. They provide multi-branded marketing opportunities for global companies.
buyer: Lion Equity Partners
Lion Equity Partners is a private investment firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in middle-market businesses across multiple industries. Lion Equity specializes in acquiring divisions of larger corporations, and has significant experience in the divestiture process. "
target parent: Sodexo Corporation
target: Vivabox
Vivabox provides targeted multi-branded marketing opportunities for global companies as well as design and fulfillment of enterprise-wide loyalty programs. Vivabox has developed new markets and deepened existing client relationships with program management of existing and emerging loyalty programs.
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closed 4/28/2017 via PR Newswire

Stagwell Group, acquired Scout Marketing

synopsis: The Stagwell Group, an investment firm specializing in investments in the marketing services sector, announced it has acquired Scout Marketing. Scout Marketing is a full-service ad agency focused on healthcare and consumer marketing. They work across various brand categories to deliver brave thinking that creates value for their clients'​ brands.
buyer: Stagwell Group
The Stagwell Group LLC is a registered investment advisory company formed by Mark Penn who serves as the Managing Partner of Stagwell Media LLC, a private equity fund. "
target: Scout Marketing
Scout Marketing is a full-service ad agency focused on healthcare and consumer marketing with offices in Atlanta, Chicago and San Diego. Scout's mantra is "Be Brave."​ They work across various brand categories to deliver brave thinking that creates value for their clients'​ brands.
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closed 3/1/2017 via GlobeNewswire

SGK, Inc., acquired Equator, Ltd.

synopsis: Matthews International Corporation announced that they have acquired Equator, Ltd. (Equator). Equator will join the SGK Brand Solutions segment of Matthews. Equator is a design agency with subject matter experts in grocery retail and CPG brands with the rare capability to take brands from creation to shelf under one roof, with one team.
buyer parent: Matthews International
buyer: SGK, Inc. (SGK:$442.64)
SGK Brand Solutions, a Matthews International business segment, is a leader in the delivery of brand development, activation and deployment services that help build our clients’ brands and consumers’ desire for them. "
target: Equator, Ltd.
Equator is a design agency with subject matter experts in grocery retail and CPG brands with the rare capability to take brands from creation to shelf under one roof, with one team. Equator has three locations, including its headquarters, in the United Kingdom and one in Chicago.
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$41
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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HighCo
HighCo is a French Marketing Solutions group for mass-market retailers and consumer goods manufacturers. HighCo offers drive to store solutions (SMS notifications, online coupons, email, social media), in-store solutions (coupons & promotions, displays, merchandising), and marketing data solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$174.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.62
EBIT ($mm)
$14.70
Net Income ($mm)
$8.35
Employees
713
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