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closed 9/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Circle Graphics, acquired Bay Photo

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm, announced that its portfolio company, Circle Graphics, has acquired Bay Photo, a market leading provider of professional-grade photographic wall décor, albums and specialty prints that serves professional photographers, artists, pro-sumers and well-known third-party channel partners.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Circle Graphics
Circle Graphics produces digital graphics for consumers, professionals and businesses via two distinct divisions: Online Wall Décor and Out-of-Home Visual Solutions. Online Wall Décor is aimed at consumers and professional photographers, while Out-of-Home Visual Solutions is for billboard operators."
target: Bay Photo
Founded in 1976, Bay Photo has a long history of delivering innovative photographic prints and photo finishing services to professional photographers, artists, pro-sumers and industry leading third-party channel partners.
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closed 10/16/2012 via BusinessWire

liveBooks, Inc., acquired Pinhole Press

synopsis: liveBooks, Inc. announced the acquisition of on-demand photo companies Pinhole Press and Pinhole Pro. Both Pinhole Press, a lifestyle brand aimed at consumers, and Pinhole Pro, which targets the professional photographer market, provide an unmatched user experience with timeless, elegant e-commerce products.
buyer: liveBooks, Inc.
Founded in 2005, liveBooks, Inc. is a photo-rich content management platform focused on sharing and distributing across the web, mobile and print-on-demand channels. "
target parent: Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc.
target: Pinhole Press
Pinhole Press is a lifestyle brand delivering high-quality personalized photo products to the home consumer market. Pinhole Pro was later launched in 2011 as the premier destination for similar print-on-demand needs of the professional photographer community.
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$33
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closed 8/2/2007 via BusinessWire

ICL Imaging, acquired E.B. Luce Corp

synopsis: ICL Imaging Corp, a Framingham-based large format digital printer of color graphics and photographic images for creative marketing programs, has acquired E.B. Luce Corp of Worcester, MA. The combination of two of the regions oldest commercial photo labs will create the largest, most fully-equipped large format digital printer in New England.
buyer: ICL Imaging
ICL Imaging, a national leader in its field, has been achieving outstanding creative results in printing large format graphics and photographic images for more than 50 years. Working with cutting-edge technology that is constantly improving to better meet contemporary design requirements. "
target: E.B. Luce Corp
Since 1886, E.B. Luce has served the ever-changing imaging needs of photographers and businesses in the Worcester area.
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closed 4/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Lifetouch, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, the leading online retailer and manufacturer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced it has closed its previously announced acquisition of Lifetouch, the national leader in school photography.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading digital retailer and manufacturer of high-quality personalized products and services. Founded in 1999, Shutterfly brings your photos to life in photo books, gifts, and cards and stationery. "
target: Lifetouch, Inc.
For over 80 years, Lifetouch has been the professional photography choice for schools and families. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN, the enterprise is organized around five primary business units operating in local communities across North America.
price ($mm)
$825
rev ($mm)
$951
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$68
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12.1x
closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Pocket Outdoor Media, acquired FinisherPix

synopsis: Pocket Outdoor Media, the world's leading creator of active lifestyle content, has acquired FinisherPix, an industry-leading endurance sport photography business working with passionate individuals around the globe to capture ever-lasting memories of participants in endurance events.
buyer parent: Pocket Ventures LLC
buyer: Pocket Outdoor Media
Pocket Outdoor Media is the leading endurance sports publisher. Pocket Outdoor Media brands influence and engage more athletes than any other through a combined print, online, and social audience of millions of runners, cyclists, triathletes, and swimmers. "
target: FinisherPix
FinisherPix is an industry-leading endurance sport photography business working with passionate individuals around the globe to capture ever-lasting memories of participants in endurance events. They also offer services in photo marketing, social media, HD-Video, and more.
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closed 9/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Circle Graphics, acquired Bay Photo

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm, announced that its portfolio company, Circle Graphics, has acquired Bay Photo, a market leading provider of professional-grade photographic wall décor, albums and specialty prints that serves professional photographers, artists, pro-sumers and well-known third-party channel partners.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Circle Graphics
Circle Graphics produces digital graphics for consumers, professionals and businesses via two distinct divisions: Online Wall Décor and Out-of-Home Visual Solutions. Online Wall Décor is aimed at consumers and professional photographers, while Out-of-Home Visual Solutions is for billboard operators."
target: Bay Photo
Founded in 1976, Bay Photo has a long history of delivering innovative photographic prints and photo finishing services to professional photographers, artists, pro-sumers and industry leading third-party channel partners.
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closed 9/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Circle Graphics, acquired Bay Photo

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global alternative investment firm, announced that its portfolio company, Circle Graphics, has acquired Bay Photo, a market leading provider of professional-grade photographic wall décor, albums and specialty prints that serves professional photographers, artists, pro-sumers and well-known third-party channel partners.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Circle Graphics
Circle Graphics produces digital graphics for consumers, professionals and businesses via two distinct divisions: Online Wall Décor and Out-of-Home Visual Solutions. Online Wall Décor is aimed at consumers and professional photographers, while Out-of-Home Visual Solutions is for billboard operators."
target: Bay Photo
Founded in 1976, Bay Photo has a long history of delivering innovative photographic prints and photo finishing services to professional photographers, artists, pro-sumers and industry leading third-party channel partners.
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closed 1/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Circle Graphics, acquired MMT

synopsis: Circle Graphics, Inc., a producer of digital graphics for consumers, professionals, and businesses, has acquired the assets of Metromedia Technologies, Inc. (MMT), a media display company. MMT a leader in grand format visual solutions, having originated digital print technology that ushered in the age of high-quality digitally printed billboards.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Circle Graphics
Circle Graphics produces digital graphics for consumers, professionals and businesses via two distinct divisions: Online Wall Décor and Out-of-Home Visual Solutions. Online Wall Décor is aimed at consumers and professional photographers, while Out-of-Home Visual Solutions is for billboard operators."
target: MMT
MetroMedia Technologies (MMT) is a Media Display Company serving the Out of Home Advertising, Sports & Event venues, and Retail Environments. MMT is a leader in grand format visual solutions, having originated digital print technology that ushered in high-quality digitally printed billboards.
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closed 11/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Circle Graphics, acquired Imagic

synopsis: Circle Graphics, the world's largest producer of grand-format digital graphics, announced its acquisition of Imagic, a large and grand-format printing company focused on serving the transit advertising market. The acquisition futher expands Circle Graphics' customer base and industry leading out-of home advertising services.
buyer: Circle Graphics
Circle Graphics is the world’s foremost producer of grand and large-format digital graphics. They are an industry leader in creating innovative products for outdoor advertising, business signage, wall decor, art reproduction, and the professional photography and art communities. "
target: Imagic
Imagic turns creative ideas into big, beautiful, highly visible images. They are an expert digital printer serving the largest media companies and creative agencies. Imagic produces large format printed media on a wide variety of substrates for all types of Out-of-Home and architectural campaigns.
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announced 2/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Circle Graphics, will purchase Art Division from CafePress

synopsis: Circle Graphics, the world’s largest producer of grand-format digital graphics, will acquire the Art Division from CafePress Inc. The acquisition will allow Circle Graphics to enhance its Consumer Digital Printing Division by offering its retail and wholesale customers an expanded selection of curated content of more than 1.5 million images.
buyer: Circle Graphics
Circle Graphics is the world’s foremost producer of grand and large-format digital graphics. They are an industry leader in creating innovative products for outdoor advertising, business signage, wall decor, art reproduction, and the professional photography and art communities. "
seller: CafePress (PRSS:$78.48)
CafePress is the world's biggest destination for self-expression through merchandise. CafePress's Art Division offers retail and wholesale customers a huge selection of images. The Art Division includes a 60,000-square-foot production facility in Raleigh, N.C.
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$32
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closed 10/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Circle Graphics, acquired Mammoth Media, Inc.

synopsis: Circle Graphics, the world's largest producer of grand-format digital graphics, has announced the acquisition of Mammoth Media, a grand-format printing company with a focus on the transit market. Mammoth Media, Inc. was established in 2003 with the idea of becoming one of the first "true wholesale grand-format printing companies" in the country.
buyer: Circle Graphics
Circle Graphics is an industry leader and the world's largest producer of grand format digital graphics including outdoor advertising, wall decor, art reproduction, and the professional photography and art communities. "
target: Mammoth Media, Inc.
Mammoth Media, Inc. is a premier grand-format production facility, specializing in grand-format printing and out-of-home advertising. Mammoth Media, Inc. was established in 2003 with the idea of becoming one of the first "true wholesale grand-format printing companies" in the country.
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closed 6/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TC Transcontinental, acquired BGI Retail Inc.

synopsis: TC Transcontinental, a Canadian leader in flexible packaging and Canada’s largest printer, announced the acquisition of BGI Retail Inc., a full service in-store design and solution partner for retailers and global brands.
buyer: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,071.97)
TC Transcontinental is a Canadian leader in flexible packaging and Canada’s largest printer. They are also a Canadian leader in its specialty media segments. Their mission has been to create products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. "
target: BGI Retail Inc.
BGI Retail Inc. is a full service in-store design and solution partner for retailers and global brands. BGI offers an integrated value proposition focused on in-house design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and management of retail solutions and brand-defining consumer experiences.
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closed 5/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Priority Architectural Graphics, acquired VKK Signmakers, Inc

synopsis: Priority Architectural Graphics, San Francisco’s leader in architectural graphics and signage, has acquired Redwood City based VKK Signmakers, a well-respected designer, manufacturer and installer of high-quality commercial signage for numerous successful Silicon Valley leaders including Intel, eBay, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Stanford University.
buyer: Priority Architectural Graphics
Founded in 1995, Priority Architectural Graphics is San Francisco’s leader in exterior and interior architectural signage and graphics. Priority Architectural Graphics streamlines the design, production and installation process for signage, saving construction companies valuable time and money. "
target: VKK Signmakers, Inc
Founded in 1989, VKK Signmakers has been a well-respected designer, manufacturer and installer of high-quality commercial signage for numerous successful Silicon Valley leaders including Gilead, Intel, eBay, PayPal, Adobe, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Stanford University, among others.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Thysse, acquired Sign Edge

synopsis: Thysse, a company specializing in visual communication, has acquired Sign Edge. A premier graphics and wrap company in Middleton, WI, Sign Edge, founded in 1994 has helped small businesses bolster their brand.
buyer: Thysse
Thysse is a third-generation, innovative company in Oregon, WI, specializing in visual communication. They offer services in direct mail, catalogs, fleet vehicles, apparel, signage, store fronts, printing and more. "
target: Sign Edge
Sign Edge is a Middleton-based specialty graphics firm. A premier graphics and wrap company in Middleton, WI, Sign Edge, founded in 1994 has helped small businesses bolster their brand.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Signs.com, acquired Ferrari Color

synopsis: Signs.com, a leader in the online signage industry, has acquired Ferrari Color, a provider of large-format digital-imaging solutions. Ferrari Color offers large format printing, trade show and in-store graphics as well as digital laser prints using the latest printing technology and a variety of materials.
buyer: Signs.com
Signs.com is a leader in the online signage industry. Signs.com specializes in providing custom signage solutions through an advanced e-commerce platform. Signs.com allows users to design, customize and order high quality banners, yard signs, decals, magnets and all other types of signage. "
target: Ferrari Color
Founded in 1978, Ferrari Color is a provider of large-format digital-imaging solutions. Ferrari Color offers large format printing, trade show and in-store graphics as well as digital laser prints using the latest printing technology and a variety of materials.
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closed 1/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Takeform, acquired PrintLeader

synopsis: Takeform, an experiential graphics and wayfinding firm based in Medina, has acquired Buffalo-based PrintLeader. PrintLeader is a full-service, large-format digital printing and installation company. Takeform and PrintLeader had collaborated on projects for national accounts over the past year, paving the way for a uniting of the firms.
buyer: Takeform
Takeform is an experiential graphics and wayfinding firm. Takeform helping people find their way through labyrinth spaces is important, of course. Symbols, Shared experience and Belonging these are part of the vocabulary of architects and designers. "
target: PrintLeader
PrintLeader goal is to exceed the customer’s expectations by providing the highest quality and service levels possible at each and every opportunity. The company principles in delivering products and services are to do so with integrity, honesty and ethics.
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closed 11/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Lynx Equity Limited, acquired Integrity Signs

synopsis: Lynx Equity Limited, a diversified private equity firm announced the acquisition of Calgary, Alberta’s Integrity Signs. Integrity Signs started as a vinyl sign shop, and has grown to become one of Calgary’s leading full service sign manufacturing and installation facilities. They provide sign installation and solutions of any size.
buyer: Lynx Equity Limited
Lynx Equity is a Toronto-based diversified private equity firm focused on acquiring small and medium-sized businesses from owners looking to retire. They have a proven track record in identifying and building value in a diversified portfolio of companies based primarily in Ontario, Canada. "
target: Integrity Signs
Integrity Signs has stood the test of time in the signage industry. Beginning as a small vinyl shop, the company has continued to invest in technology and has grown into a full service sign manufacturing and installation facility, catering to both big and small needs.
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closed 8/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Tukaiz, acquired Dr. Graphx

synopsis: Tukaiz, a leading technology and marketing services company, announced the acquisition of Dr. Graphx, an environmental graphic solutions firm specializing in design, production and installation.
buyer: Tukaiz
Tukaiz is a results-driven technology and marketing services company based in Franklin Park, IL. The infrastructure of Tukaiz includes services comprised of creative and advertising, software development, print production, inventory management and fulfillment and distribution services. "
target: Dr. Graphx
Dr. Graphx is an environmental graphic solutions firm specializing in design, production and installation. They produce wall and window graphics, environmental graphic elements, and many more specialty items to enhance brands and support their message.
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closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Arcapita Inc., acquired MC Sign Company

synopsis: Arcapita, the global investment firm headed by Bahrain’s Atif A Abdulmalik, announced that it had acquired a controlling interest in MC Sign Company, one of the main US signage and lighting services companies.
buyer: Arcapita Inc.
Arcapita is a global Shari’ah compliant alternative investment manager, with offices in Bahrain, Atlanta, London and Singapore. Arcapita’s principal lines of business are private equity and real estate. "
target parent: Caltius Equity Partners
target: MC Sign Company
Founded in 1953, MC Sign is an Ohio-based company that provides signage solutions for companies in the retail, banking, hospitality, quick service restaurant and petroleum segments in the US and Canada and boasts in excess of 275 clients.
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$100*
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Web

Lettering Express, acquired Vinyl Vikings

synopsis: Lettering Express, industry leaders in printing and signage for 30 years, has announced the acquisition of Vinyl Vikings, a vehicle wrap specialist. Vinyl Vikings is one of the fastest growing Vehicle Wrap and Graphics Companies in the Oklahoma City Metro area. They are locally owned and operated, founded in 2015 by Tyler Hartgrove and Scott Hill.
buyer: Lettering Express
Founded in 1988, Lettering Express- Oklahoma’s leading business creative corporation, has provided businesses with all of their printing needs through offering graphic design services ranging from vehicle wraps and banners to promotional products and apparel. "
target: Vinyl Vikings
Vinyl Vikings is one of the fastest growing Vehicle Wrap and Graphics Companies in the Oklahoma City Metro area. They are locally owned and operated, founded in 2015 by Tyler Hartgrove and Scott Hill. They have over 20 years combined experience in Graphic Design, Marketing and Vinyl Installation.
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closed 12/6/2017 via PR Web

Lettering Express, acquired Monster Graphics

synopsis: Lettering Express, industry leaders in printing and signage for 30 years, has announced the acquisition of Monster Graphics, a vehicle wrap specialist. Monster Graphics is the premier vehicle graphics company in Edmond, OK. They specialize in custom designed wraps & personalized graphics for businesses.
buyer: Lettering Express
Founded in 1988, Lettering Express- Oklahoma’s leading business creative corporation, has provided businesses with all of their printing needs through offering graphic design services ranging from vehicle wraps and banners to promotional products and apparel. "
target: Monster Graphics
Monster Graphics is the premier vehicle graphics company in Edmond. They specialize in custom designed wraps & personalized graphics for businesses as well as all their vehicle restyling needs.
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closed 11/10/2017 via BusinessWire

DATA Communications Management Corp., acquired BOLDER Graphics

synopsis: DATA Communications Management Corp. announced it has acquired privately-held BOLDER Graphics, a leading western Canadian marketing communications business. Their core capabilities are in large-format digital printing, offering point of sale signage, corporate packaging, outdoor signage and vehicle graphics.
buyer: DATA Communications Management Corp. (TSX:DCM:$216.15)
DATA is a leading provider of business communication solutions, bringing value and collaboration to marketing and operation teams across North America. They help marketers and agencies unify and execute communications campaigns across multiple channels. "
target: BOLDER Graphics
BOLDER Graphics is a leading western Canadian marketing communications business, tracing its roots back more than 40 years. Its core capabilities are in large-format digital printing, offering point of sale signage, corporate packaging, outdoor signage and vehicle graphics.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3.12 [$3.91]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
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closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

PFI Group, acquired Lofthus Signs & Engraving Ltd

synopsis: Manchester based PFI Group announced that they have acquired Lofthus Signs in Aberdeen. Lofthus Signs, founded in 1951, operates as the largest signage company in the North of Scotland. Lofthus takes a brand identity and solves the complex implementation challenges by managing and streamlining the process.
buyer: PFI Group
The PFI Group provides a truly one-stop solution for all their customer’s signage and print requirements. Their group capabilities extend to bespoke fabrication, large format print, design, installation, in-house finishing (inc a paint-shop), warehousing and fulfilment. "
target: Lofthus Signs & Engraving Ltd
Lofthus Signs helps businesses stand out from their competitors, from signs and graphics, to digitally printed wallpaper and engraving. Lofthus takes a brand identity and solves the complex implementation challenges by managing and streamlining the process.
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announced 6/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Egyptians' Media Company, will acquire Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group

synopsis: The Egyptian Media Company, owned by Egyptian businessman Ahmed Abou Hashima, has signed a new acquisition contract to acquire 51% of Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group ("PMKG"), according to a statement issued by the company. PMKG is leading the market in printing and outdoor field advertising in Egypt.
buyer: Egyptians' Media Company
Egyptians' Media company is an media company owned by Abu Hashima. Abu Hashima is the Managing Director and Vice Chairman of FE Steel and serves as the CEO of the Cairo-based Egyptian Steel Group, which he co-founded in 2010. "
target: Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group
Presentation Mohamed Kamel Group is leading the market in printing and outdoor field advertising in Egypt. By focusing on more than the Cairo governate, PMKG has become the number one print house in Egypt.
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closed 5/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Wasserstein & Co., LP, acquired Moss, Inc.

synopsis: Wasserstein & Co., LP has acquired Moss Inc., the leading global provider of highly engineered, three-dimensional fabric structures and customized environmental branding solutions. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues, including tradeshows, corporate and entertainment events.
buyer: Wasserstein & Co., LP
Wasserstein & Co. is an independent private equity/investment firm that was founded January 2001 when the merchant banking group of Wasserstein Perella & Co., Inc., a global investment banking firm, spun out to become an independent firm upon the acquisition of Wasserstein Perella by Dresdner Bank. "
target parent: Century Park Capital Partners
target: Moss, Inc.
Moss Inc. is a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, sports, and retail interior industries. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

5M Print A/S merged with LogoPaint,

synopsis: LogoPaint and 5m Print have merged in a deal that sees the companies combine to become one of the largest branding and signage companies in Europe and the World’s leading 3D signage company. 5m Print specializes in large format printing such as floor advertising, exhibition carpets and advertising mats and a large selection of banners.
buyer: LogoPaint
LogoPaint A/S is the world’s largest supplier of 3D CamCarpets to sport arenas and sports events worldwide. Founded in 1997, LogoPaint operates in more than 40 countries throughout the world both directly with clients and through associated companies, partners and agencies. "
target: 5M Print A/S
5m Print specializes in large format printing such as floor advertising, exhibition carpets and advertising mats and a large selection of banners for both indoor and outdoor use.
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closed 10/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Benchmark Graphics Ltd merged with Smart Source LLC,

synopsis: Smart Source LLC, one of the fastest growing BPO print management companies, announced a strategic merger with Benchmark Graphics Ltd., a company with over 50 years of expertise in commercial print services and a strong reputation for client relations and customer service.
buyer parent: QuickPivot
buyer: Smart Source LLC
Smart Source is a premier Brand Management BPO and Technology provider. The company takes pride in delivery high quality products, streamlining process and offering best in class technology to a diverse network of clients in industries ranging from healthcare to finance, retail, and manufacturing. "
target: Benchmark Graphics Ltd
Benchmark Graphics, Ltd. produce work that varies from simple 2-color work to billboards, complex point-of-purchase displays, direct mail projects, letter-shop work, packaging and full color assignments with the most elaborate of finishing processes.
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announced 9/30/2015 via Company Press Release

Green Cross Co., Ltd., will acquire Trade Corporation

synopsis: Green Cross Co., Ltd. is a company based in Japan that sells safety equipment, will acquire Trade Corporation. Trade Corporation is a company based in Japan that specializes in the planning and display of advertising materials and signage.
buyer: Green Cross Co., Ltd. (FKSE:7533:$88.07)
Green Cross Co., Ltd. is a company based in Japan that sells safety equipment and products, including products for civil engineering, fire protection and disaster prevention. "
target: Trade Corporation
Trade Corporation is a company based in Japan that specializes in the planning and display of advertising materials and signage.
price ($mm)
$7.31
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
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closed 9/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Caltius Equity Partners, acquired MC Sign Company

synopsis: Caltius Capital Management, a reliable financial partner, providing junior capital to small and medium sized companies, has acquired MC Sign Company, a company that provides mission critical signage and lighting services to a variety of multi-site industries, including quick serve restaurant, retail, convenience stores, and hospitality.
buyer: Caltius Equity Partners
Caltius Capital Management is a reliable financial partner, providing junior capital to small and medium sized companies throughout North America. Caltius Equity makes equity investments in amounts of $10 to $30 million. "
target parent: Sverica International
target: MC Sign Company
MC Sign is a leading national sign and lighting company, meeting customers’ needs from new sign design and manufacturing, installation, on-demand service as well as lighting upgrades and retrofits.
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closed 8/26/2015 via BusinessWire

Moss, Inc., acquired Marx & Moschner GmbH

synopsis: Moss Inc., a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, and retail interior industries, has acquired Marx & Moschner GmbH, a leading European provider of environmental branding solutions to the retail and exhibit markets. The acquisition provides Moss the ability to cross-sell to international customers.
buyer parent: Century Park Capital Partners
buyer: Moss, Inc.
Moss Inc. is a leading producer of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, sports, and retail interior industries. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues. "
target: Marx & Moschner GmbH
Marx & Moschner, based in Germany, is a leading provider of environmental branding solutions to the retail and exhibit markets. Their products include large scale textile print solutions, illuminated light tubes and cubes, LED light boxes, banner displays, rollups, flags and printed banner ads.
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closed 7/23/2015 via BusinessWire

Identity Group, acquired Alchemy Dimensional Graphics LLC

synopsis: Identity Group Holdings Corporation, best known for manufacturing and marketing customized interior signs, has completed the acquisition of Alchemy Dimensional Graphics, LLC, a wholesale-only supplier to the architectural signage market.
buyer parent: Merit Capital Partners
buyer: Identity Group
Identity Group manufactures custom identity products engineered to communicate a brand, message, location, or creative theme, and is best known for manufacturing and marketing customized interior signs. "
target: Alchemy Dimensional Graphics LLC
Alchemy Dimensional Graphics is a wholesale-only supplier to the architectural signage market. Based in Hillsborough, NC, Alchemy Dimensional Graphics has multiple patented processes used in creating their unique product lines.
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Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress is the world leader in mass customization. The company empowers people to make an impression through individually meaningful, personalized physical products. Cimpress makes customized print, signage, apparel, gifts, packaging and other products accessible and affordable to everyone.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,481.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$297.54
EBIT ($mm)
$170.35
Net Income ($mm)
$83.36
Employees
12000
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Ticker: TSX:TCL.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental creates marketing products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. The Corporation is the largest printer in Canada and the third-largest in North America.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,071.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$385.96
EBIT ($mm)
$220.76
Net Income ($mm)
$127.27
Employees
8000
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Ticker: EBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc. has primarily engaged in the production and sale of business forms and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$415.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$67.54
EBIT ($mm)
$50.42
Net Income ($mm)
$37.82
Employees
2470
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Ticker: GB:SIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
St. Ives plc
St. Ives plc
St Ives is an international marketing services group. Together, the Group’s growing number of successful, dynamic businesses serve leading brands internationally, with offices in the UK, North America, China and Singapore.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$186.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.83
EBIT ($mm)
$3.47
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1193
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