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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 4/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Next 15, acquired Shopper Media Group Ltd

synopsis: Next Fifteen Communications Group plc (Next 15), a communications business in London, has acquired Shopper Media Group Ltd (SMG), a group of companies in the UK that specialise in commerce marketing activation. SMG builds shopper marketing campaigns that connects retailers with shoppers at the point of purchase both online and in-store.
buyer: Next 15 (AIM:NFC:$444.63)
Next 15 is a communications business in London. The Group incorporates 19 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. "
target: Shopper Media Group Ltd
Shopper Media Group (SMG) is a group of companies in the UK that specialise in commerce marketing activation. SMG connects retailers with shoppers at the point of purchase both online and in-store. The group builds successful shopper marketing campaigns for some of the UK's biggest retailers.
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$22
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closed 10/29/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Advantage Solutions merged with Conyers Park II Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Conyers Park II Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, and Advantage Solutions Inc., a leading provider of sales and marketing services to consumer goods brands and retailers, announced the completion of their previously announced business combination.
buyer: Conyers Park II Acquisition Corp.
Conyers Park is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. "
target: Advantage Solutions (:$3,275.71)
Advantage Solutions is a leading business solutions provider committed to driving growth through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s customizable and technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions are designed to drive consumer demand, increase sales, and achieve operating efficiencies.
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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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announced 2/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Arch Capital Group Ltd., will acquire Precision Marketing Asia Pacific

synopsis: Arch Reinsurance, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch Capital Group Ltd., has entered into an agreement in principle to obtain a majority stake in Precision Marketing Asia Pacific, an Australian company that provides data-driven marketing solutions to banks, insurance companies, retailers and health care organizations across the Asia-Pacific region.
buyer: Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL:$6,928.20)
Arch Capital Group Ltd., a Bermuda-based company, provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Arch Worldwide Reinsurance Group, a part of Arch Capital Group Ltd., provides reinsurance to its clients around the globe. "
target: Precision Marketing Asia Pacific
Precision Marketing Asia Pacific (PMAP) is an Australian company that provides data-driven marketing solutions to banks, insurance companies, retailers and health care organizations across the Asia-Pacific region.
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closed 10/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Happen

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Happen, a privately owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. They specialize in product packaging, shopper insight, insight for brand positioning and more.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$50,533.39)
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance & create value for their stakeholders. "
target: Happen
Happen, a privately owned innovation firm that uses proprietary methods, frameworks and digital tools to help clients generate new ideas, products and services that drive business growth. They specialize in product packaging, shopper insight, insight for brand positioning and more.
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closed 8/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Advantage Smollan Limited, acquired WorkShop International

synopsis: Advantage Smollan, a joint holding company between Advantage Solutions and Global Smollan Holdings, has acquired WorkShop International. Headquartered in Sweden, WorkShop is the leading retail agency in the Nordics with an impressive client list consisting of many of the world’s most successful and sought-after brands within retail.
buyer: Advantage Smollan Limited
Advantage Smollan is a jointly-owned holding company of Advantage Solutions (Advantage) and Global Smollan Holdings (Smollan) that provides unified sales, marketing, and technology solutions for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers across Europe. "
target: WorkShop International
Stockholm-based WorkShop is the leading retail agency in the Nordics with a business idea to offer a unique combination of strategic, creative, and tactical services for ambitious brands, to improve brand experiences, and increase sales.
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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 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Über Agency, acquired Public Image Doncaster Limited

synopsis: Über Agency, an advertising agency in the UK, has acquired Public Image, an integrated communications agency in the UK that specializes in retail advertising and marketing. Public Image uses a mix of traditional and online techniques to identify the gaps between what their client's customers want and what their client's brand is delivering.
buyer: Über Agency
Über Agency is an advertising agency in the UK that injects passion into the work they produce. Über helps their clients create ideas that add the right personality to their brand. The agency provides services for advertising, branding, design, digital and more. "
target: Public Image Doncaster Limited
Public Image is an integrated communications agency in the UK that specializes in retail advertising and marketing. Public Image uses a mix of traditional and online techniques to identify the gaps between what their client's customers want and what their client's brand is delivering.
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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 7/25/2018 via PR Newswire

KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc., acquired Creative Sales & Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc., the leading foodservice sales and marketing agency, announces the acquisition of Creative Sales and Marketing Group, Inc., a company that represents and manages numerous private-label store brands. Creative Sales specializes in building relationships with retailers and helping them go through changing demands.
buyer: KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc.
KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. is the leading foodservice sales and marketing agency in the United States. KeyImpact represents manufacturers of food and packaging and supplies, and provides sales and marketing services to distributors and operators across the foodservice trade channel. "
target: Creative Sales & Marketing, Inc.
Creative Sales and Marketing, Inc. is a company that specializes in building rewarding relationships with retailers that go through changing demands, new product entries, and other environment considerations. Their team has represented and managed numerous private-label store brands.
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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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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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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 (:$3,275.71)
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 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.
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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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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 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 1/13/2020 via GlobeNewswire

TC Transcontinental, acquired Artisan Complete

synopsis: TC Transcontinental has announced the acquisition of Artisan Complete Limited, a company specialized in the creation of engaging retail environments, point-of-purchase displays and large format printing.
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: Artisan Complete
Artisan Complete Limited is a company specialized in the creation of engaging retail environments, point-of-purchase displays and large format printing. Located in Markham, Ontario, Artisan Complete employs 187 people and is known as one of North America’s most awarded in-store marketing companies.
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closed 10/2/2019 via Company Press Release

TC Transcontinental, acquired Holland & Crosby

synopsis: TC Transcontinental announced the acquisition of Holland & Crosby Limited, an Ontario-based manufacturing company specialized in in-store marketing product printing, including advertising display and signage, for North American retailers.
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: Holland & Crosby
Founded in 1932, Holland & Crosby Limited specializes in a wide range of visual marketing solutions from design to manufacturing, including distribution, installation and storage.
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closed 9/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Newcom Media Inc., purchased Four Publications from TC Transcontinental

synopsis: Newcom Media, one of Canada’s largest B2B media companies, announced its acquisition of Investment Executive, Finance et Investissement, Advisor’s Edge, and Conseiller from TC Transcontinental, Canada’s largest printing and publishing group. The four print and digital titles focus on the Financial Services industry in Canada.
buyer: Newcom Media Inc.
Family owned and operated, Newcom Media is Canada’s premier B2B publisher delivering information and marketing services to a wide variety of industries through magazines; websites; trade shows and events. "
seller: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,071.97)
Investment Executive, Finance et Investissement, Advisor’s Edge, and Conseiller are print and digital newspapers and magazines that focus on the Financial Services industry in Canada. The titles belong to TC Transcontinental, Canada’s largest printing and publishing group.
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closed 9/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Contex Group, purchased Les Affaires, Contech and Benefits Canada from TC Transcontinental

synopsis: Contex Group, a Canadian events first media company, acquired 3 specialty brands from TC Transcontinental, a Canadian printing group. The brands include Les Affaires, a producer of business conferences and newspapers, Contech, a producer of construction trade shows, and Benefits Canada, a producer of pension and benefits conferences and magazines.
buyer: Contex Group
Contex Group is a Canadian events first media company that produces conferences, trade shows and training programs – propelled by powerful publications and websites. It offers quality content across its platforms, and is driven by event activities which represent its core growth area. "
seller: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,071.97)
Les Affaires produces business conferences and a business newspaper. Contech produces construction trade shows. Benefits Canada produces conferences and magazines for the pension and benefits industry. All 3 brands belong to TC Transcontinental, Canada’s largest printing and publishing group.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

Newcom Media Inc., acquired Canadian Insurance Top Broker

synopsis: Newcom Media Inc., one of Canada’s leading B2B media companies, is excited to announce its acquisition of Canadian Insurance Top Broker from TC Media. Canadian Insurance Top Broker is a national publication that helps leading brokers grow their businesses. It also includes an annual insurance event called the Top Broker Summit.
buyer: Newcom Media Inc.
Family-owned and operated, Newcom Media Inc. produces magazines, websites, trade shows and events for the automotive, bridal dental, insurance, meetings, supply chain and trucking markets. Headquartered in Toronto, the company has operations in Quebec and the U.S. "
target parent: TC Transcontinental
target: Canadian Insurance Top Broker
Canadian Insurance Top Broker is a national publication that helps leading brokers grow their businesses. The “CI Top Broker” family includes a monthly magazine, website, daily electronic newsletter, annual directories and the prestigious Top Broker Summit, an annual conference.
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closed 10/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

TC Media, Inc., acquired Somabec

synopsis: TC Media has announced the acquisition of Somabec, a distributor of French-language specialty and trade books, whose offices are located in Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec. This company represents over 100 European and Canadian publishers and offers more than 50,000 titles spanning the fields of technical training, science, medicine and social science.
buyer parent: TC Transcontinental
buyer: TC Media, Inc.
TC Media is a leader in interactive media and marketing solutions in Canada. The sector reaches the majority of Canadian consumers through its print and digital publishing products, in French and English which include newspapers, books, trade publications, mobile applications and more. "
target: Somabec
Somabec is a distributor of French-language specialty and trade books, whose offices are located in Québec. This company represents over 100 European and Canadian publishers and offers more than 50,000 titles spanning the fields of technical training, science, medicine and social science.
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closed 6/6/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Lexis Media, purchased 3 newspapers from TC Media, Inc.

synopsis: Transcontinental Inc.’s Media Sector, TC Media, announced the sale of three of its local newspapers, as well as their related web properties, to Groupe Lexis Média inc. The publications sold to Groupe Lexis Média inc. are: L’Avantage votre journal, L’Avantage Gaspésien and L’Avant-Poste. TC Media works in interactive media and marketing solutions.
buyer: Lexis Media
Based in Quebec, Canada, Lexis Media is an independent magazine publisher. They specialize in editing and content production, as well as print media by creating Homme, the only French-language magazine of its kind in their province. "
seller parent: TC Transcontinental
seller: TC Media, Inc.
The newspapers being sold by TC Media are L’Avantage votre journal, L’Avantage Gaspésien and L’Avant-Poste which are local to their communities: Rimouski, Matane, and Amqui, respectively. TC Media is a leader in interactive media and marketing solutions in Canada.
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closed 4/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

TransMet, purchased 30 Publications from TC Media, Inc.

synopsis: Transcontinental Inc.’s Media Sector, TC Media, has completed the sale of 30 of its publications and their related web properties to TransMet, a Canadian company that offers dedicated transport services for the print media industry. The 30 publications are French language newspapers that include the Métro Montréal, Ambiance/Rendez Vous, and more.
buyer: TransMet
TransMet is a Canadian company that offers dedicated transport services for the print media industry. TransMet is a partner of choice for large media companies, they offer logistics, pick and pack, retail fulfillment and collection, customs brokerage, and specialized transportation services. "
seller parent: TC Transcontinental
seller: TC Media, Inc.
The 30 publications are French language newspapers that include the Métro Montréal, Ambiance/Rendez Vous, L’Avenir de l’Est, Cités Nouvelles, Courrier Bordeaux-Cartierville, and more. The publications belong to TC Media, a leader in interactive media and marketing solutions in Canada.
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closed 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Lexis Media, purchased 12 Publications from TC Media, Inc.

synopsis: Transcontinental Inc.'s Media Sector, TC Media, announced the sale of 12 of its Quebecois publications, as well as its related Web properties, to Groupe Lexis Média, a publishing house that specializes in magazine publishing. The newspapers sold include: Le Citoyen Rouyn-Noranda, Le Citoyen de la Vallée-de-l'Or, L'Écho Abitibien and La Frontière.
buyer: Lexis Media
Based in Quebec, Canada, Lexis Media is a publishing house that specializes in magazine publishing. It publishes the magazine Mieux-Être with 6 annual editions and the magazines Bébé, Grossesse, Homme et le Monde de l'auto. "
seller parent: TC Transcontinental
seller: TC Media, Inc.
TC Media is a leader in interactive media and marketing solutions in Canada. The 12 publications are Quebecois newspapers and they include Le Citoyen Rouyn-Noranda, Le Citoyen de la Vallée-de-l'Or, L'Écho Abitibien, La Frontière, L'Action D'Autray, L'Action, L'Express Montcalm and Hebdo Rive-Nord.
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Icimédias Inc., purchased 21 Publications from TC Media, Inc.

synopsis: TC Media, announces the sale of 21 of its publications and their related web properties, as well as its InMemoriam.ca site to Icimédias Inc., a Canadian company led by its President Renel Bouchard. The 21 publications are weekly newspapers in Quebec.
buyer: Icimédias Inc.
Icimédias Inc. is a company led by its President Renel Bouchard, with Marc-Noël Ouellette as Managing Director. It is based in Canada. "
seller parent: TC Transcontinental
seller: TC Media, Inc.
The 21 publications are weekly newspapers in Quebec that include L'Hebdo du Saint-Maurice, Le Courrier Sud, L'Echo de Maskinongé and more. Also included are web properties associated with these publications as well as InMemoriam.ca, a virtual community for creating personalized memorial websites.
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closed 11/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

2M Media, acquired Courrier Laval

synopsis: 2M Media has acquired the weekly newspaper Courrier Laval from TC Media, a subsidiary of TC Transcontinental. Courrier Laval is a French-language newspaper and website based in Quebec, Canada. Courrier Laval focuses on offering a premier news source on local and Quebecois current events including politics, sports and the arts.
buyer: 2M Media
Based in Canada, 2M Media is a company of which the chairman, Martin Oliver, and the vice-president, Martin Routhier, are former managers of the media division of Transcontinental, TC Media. "
target parent: TC Transcontinental
target: Courrier Laval
Courrier Laval is a French-language newspaper and website based in Quebec, Canada. Courrier Laval focuses on offering a premier news source on local and Quebecois current events including politics, sports and the arts. They offer the wholesale distribution of books, periodicals, and newspapers.
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closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

DBC Communications inc., acquired Les 2 Rives

synopsis: DBC Communications, a publisher of French-language weekly newspapers in America, has acquired Les 2 Rives from TC Media, a provider of print and digital publishing products in Canada. Les 2 Rives is a weekly French newspaper in Sorel-Tracy, Canada. The paper covers various subjects, including news, sports, culture, community, and lifestyle.
buyer: DBC Communications inc.
DBC Communications inc. publishes Le Courrier de Saint-Hyacinthe, the longest-running French-language weekly newspaper in America. The company also publishes L'Oeil Régional, Le Clairon de Saint-Hyacinthe, La Pensée de Bagot, and Gestion et Technologies Agricoles. "
target parent: TC Transcontinental
target: Les 2 Rives
Les 2 Rives is a weekly French newspaper in Sorel-Tracy, Canada. The paper covers various subjects, including news, sports, culture, community, and lifestyle. It also includes an obituary, jobs, classifieds, and automobile section.
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closed 9/6/2017 via Company Press Release

Sonème hebdo inc., purchased Three Newspapers from TC Media, Inc.

synopsis: Transcontinental Inc.'s Media Sector, TC Media, announced the sale of three of its newspapers, namely L'Information du Nord Mont-Tremblant, L'Information du Nord Sainte-Agathe and L'Information du Nord Vallée de la Rouge, as well as their related web properties, to Sonème hebdo inc., a company led by Sylvain Lacasse.
buyer: Sonème hebdo inc.
Sonème hebdo inc. is a company led by Sylvain Lacasse in Quebec, Canada. Mr. Lacasse is also the publisher of the Journal le Courant des Hautes-Laurentides newspaper. "
seller parent: TC Transcontinental
seller: TC Media, Inc.
The acquisition includes three newspapers from TC Media including L'Information du Nord Mont-Tremblant, L'Information du Nord Sainte-Agathe and L'Information du Nord Vallée de la Rouge, as well as their related web properties. They are all located in Quebec, Canada.
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closed 8/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Gravité Média, purchased Six Publications from TC Media, Inc.

synopsis: Newly-formed Gravite Media has bought six French language publications from Quebec-based Transcontinental Inc. The publications include Le Journal Saint-Francois, Le Soleil de Chateauguay, Brossard Eclair, Le Courrier du Sud, L’information d’Affaires Rive-Sud and Le Reflet, as well as their related web properties.
buyer: Gravité Média
Quebec-headquartered Gravite Media is a group that includes Julie Voyer, former general manager at TC Media for the Monteregie region. "
seller parent: TC Transcontinental
seller: TC Media, Inc.
The six French language publications include Le Journal Saint-Francois, Le Soleil de Chateauguay, Brossard Eclair, Le Courrier du Sud, L’information d’Affaires Rive-Sud and Le Reflet, as well as their related web properties. The six publications are comprised of newspapers in Quebec.
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closed 8/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Trium Medias, purchased Three Newspapers from TC Media, Inc.

synopsis: Trium Médias, a media company founded in 2017 that owns multiple local newspapers in Quebec, Canada, has acquired three newspapers from TC Media, a leading provider of proximity media solutions in Canada. The three weekly newspapers include Le Lac-St-Jean, L'Étoile du Lac and Le Nouvelles Hebdo.
buyer: Trium Medias
Trium Médias is a media company founded in 2017 that owns multiple local newspapers in Quebec, Canada. It was founded by TC Media employees, Marlène Claveau and Stéphanie Gagnon, as well as Daniel St-Pierre. "
seller parent: TC Transcontinental
seller: TC Media, Inc.
The acquisition includes three weekly newspapers from TC Media, a leading provider of proximity media solutions in Canada. The three weekly newspapers include Le Lac-St-Jean, L'Étoile du Lac and Le Nouvelles Hebdo.
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closed 5/17/2017 via Company Press Release

Les Versants du Mont-Bruno, acquired Journal de Chambly

synopsis: Transcontinental Inc.'s Media Sector, TC Media, announced the sale of its weekly newspaper Journal de Chambly to a Canadian corporation controlled by Philippe Clair, also the owner and publisher of the Les Versants du Mont-Bruno Inc. group. Journal de Chambly is distributed free of charge in Chambly and the Rouville regions in Quebec, Canada.
buyer: Les Versants du Mont-Bruno
Les Versants du Mont - Bruno is a newspaper that is distributed free of charge in the Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Saint-Basile-le-Grand and Sainte-Julie residences in Quebec, Canada. "
target parent: TC Transcontinental
target: Journal de Chambly
Journal de Chambly is a weekly newspaper. Founded in May 1966, Journal de Chambly is distributed free of charge in 8 cities of the basin of Chambly and the Rouville Regional County Municipality of Quebec, Canada.
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closed 4/13/2017 via GlobeNewswire

The Chronicle Herald, purchased Media Assets from Transcontinental Media

synopsis: The Chronicle Herald announced it has acquired the newspaper and publishing assets of TC Media – the Media Sector of TC Transcontinental – in Atlantic Canada. The deal includes TC Media’s 28 brands and web-related properties four printing plants operated within TC Media.
buyer: The Chronicle Herald
The Chronicle Herald is the most comprehensive information source in Atlantic Canada. It is Nova Scotia, Canada's number 1 source for news in print or online. The Chronicle Herald is proud of its legacy of independence, integrity and place as a vital part of the fabric of the communities they serve."
seller parent: TC Transcontinental
seller: Transcontinental Media
TC Media’s newspaper and publishing assets include 28 brands, their web-related properties, and four printing plants operated in in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, and New Brunswick, Canada.
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closed 10/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Yellow Pages Limited, acquired Totem

synopsis: Yellow Pages has acquired Toronto-based custom content company Totem from TC Media. Totem operates as a custom publishing company in Canada. It offers branded content in custom publishing through magazine, personalized emails, catalogs, online, and video.
buyer: Yellow Pages Limited (TSX:Y:$630.09)
Yellow Pages Limited is a Canadian digital media and marketing solutions company that supports local economies by helping neighbourhood businesses reach new customers and foster stronger relationships with existing clients through its various media and products. "
target parent: TC Transcontinental
target: Totem
Totem operates as a custom publishing company in Canada. It offers branded content in custom publishing through magazine, personalized emails, catalogs, online, and video.
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closed 5/30/2016 via Market Wire

Star News Publishing Inc., purchased 13 local newspapers from TC Transcontinental

synopsis: Transcontinental Inc. announced it is divesting assets to Star News Publishing, a local newspaper publisher and printer with interests in Saskatchewan and Alberta. The transaction includes the sale of its 13 local newspapers and associated web properties, as well as some commercial printing equipment and related book of business in Saskatchewan.
buyer: Star News Publishing Inc.
The Star News group of companies operates five community newspapers in Alberta and Saskatchewan in addition to printing over 60 different community newspapers in Western Canada. "
seller: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,071.97)
The acquisition includes the sale of TC Transcontinental's 13 local newspapers and associated web properties, as well as some commercial printing equipment and related book of business in Saskatchewan. TC Transcontinental is Canada's largest printer.
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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 1/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

DNI Corp, acquired Mailer's Choice, Inc.

synopsis: DNI Corp, a leading mail fulfillment and transactional communications solutions company, has acquired Mailer’s Choice, the oldest and largest privately held direct mail and fulfillment business in Middle Tennessee.
buyer: DNI Corp
DNI Corp is a leading mail fulfillment and transactional communications solutions company based in Nashville, TN. They offer services in direct mail, statements, bills, letters, transactional communications, electronic bill presentment, output communications, direct mail, and presort. "
target: Mailer's Choice, Inc.
Since 1979, Mailer's Choice, Inc. has provided Marketing Support Services including Direct Mail Production, Digital Printing, Transactional Documents and Kit Assembly for Fulfillment of product and literature for a variety of industries nationwide.
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closed 11/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

bakergoodchild, acquired Send DM

synopsis: bakergoodchild, a leading UK Mailing House based in central Birmingham, has acquired Walsall-based direct mail, print and fulfilment company Send DM. Send DM offers direct mail services for companies and marketing departments who are looking for flawless execution of data driven mailed marketing campaigns.
buyer: bakergoodchild
bakergoodchild is a leading UK Mailing House based in central Birmingham. They are experts in the fields of direct mail, print and postage. "
target: Send DM
Send DM offers direct mail services for companies and marketing departments who are looking for flawless execution of data driven mailed marketing campaigns.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Carmel Hill Capital Partners, acquired TGI Direct, Inc.

synopsis: Carmel Hill, a private investment vehicle focused on identifying, acquiring, and operating an established business primarily based in the Midwest region, is pleased to announce the acquisition of TGI Direct, Inc., a Michigan-based communications and distribution company servicing enterprise clients in highly regulated industries.
buyer: Carmel Hill Capital Partners
Carmel Hill is a private investment vehicle focused on identifying, acquiring, and operating an established business primarily based in the Midwest region. They look for healthy US-based businesses with $1 - $5 million in annual revenues. "
target: TGI Direct, Inc.
TGI Direct is a communications and fulfillment company dedicated to helping clients administer, control and distribute products and information through both digital and physical channels. TGI services key vertical markets nationwide in healthcare, education and other highly-regulated industries.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

HH Global, acquired InnerWorkings, Inc.

synopsis: HH Global has acquired InnerWorkings, a company that engineers marketing for leading brands across a wide range of industries. They dive deep into clients’ brand strategies to deliver solutions that leverage their global expertise, certified supplier base, proven methods, and proprietary technology.
buyer: HH Global
Founded in 1991, HH Global is a global outsourced marketing execution provider. They develop innovative solutions that drive down the cost of their clients’ physical marketing procurement and content development, while improving quality, sustainability, and speed to market. "
target: InnerWorkings, Inc. (INWK:$1,151.98)
InnerWorkings, Inc. engineers marketing for leading brands across a wide range of industries. They dive deep into clients’ brand strategies to deliver solutions that leverage their global expertise, certified supplier base, proven methods, and proprietary technology.
price ($mm)[EV]
$159 [$323]
rev ($mm)
$1,152
EBITDA ($mm)
$52
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
6.2x
closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Printo Document Services Pvt. Ltd, acquired Inkmonk

synopsis: Printo, India's largest print retailer, has acquired Inkmonk, India's first print marketplace. Inkmonk provides online custom printing services to make printing easy for every business. Their products include T-Shirts, mugs, flyers, coasters, promotional pens, labels, visiting cards, bottles, boxes, posters, and more.
buyer: Printo Document Services Pvt. Ltd
Printo is India's largest print retailer. Printo works with bluechips and MNCs to solve their print procurement problems. Printo offers customised printing services for visiting cards, brochures, business cards printing, personalized greeting cards, marketing collaterals, gift products and more. "
target: Inkmonk
Inkmonk is India's first print marketplace. Inkmonk provides online custom printing services to make printing easy for every business. Their products include T-Shirts, mugs, flyers, coasters, promotional pens, labels, visiting cards, bottles, boxes, posters, and more.
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announced 5/16/2019 via PR Web

Cohber Press, Inc. will be merged with Canfield & Tack Inc,

synopsis: Cohber Press will merge with Canfield & Tack Printing, a provider of commercial printing, fulfillment, mailing and distribution services. Cohber is a strategic marketing and graphic communications firm that provides industry leading print solutions. Cohber specializes in producing marketing collateral, direct mail and data driven communications.
buyer: Canfield & Tack Inc
Canfield & Tack is a provider of commercial printing, fulfillment, mailing and distribution services. Canfield & Tack specializes in large volume color printing of marketing collateral, brochures, point-of-purchase displays and specializes in on-demand fulfillment of customized materials. "
target: Cohber Press, Inc.
Cohber is a strategic marketing and graphic communications firm that provides industry leading print solutions. Cohber specializes in producing high end marketing collateral, direct mail and data driven communications with a focus on one-to-one direct marketing execution.
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closed 4/11/2019 via Company Press Release

MSP, acquired David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation

synopsis: MSP, a direct mail production and marketing company, has purchased David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation’s assets, including a lettershop facility in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation offers production management, laser personalization, lettershop capabilities, and on-site warehouse and drop-ship services.
buyer: MSP
MSP is a full-service direct mail marketing company, offering a broad range of services to its clients. These services include printing, mailing, and web-based marketing portals. "
target: David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation
David J. Thompson Mailing Corporation was originally founded in 1949 by Gordon Thompson as the Star Letter Press. It offers production management, laser personalization, lettershop capabilities, on-site warehouse services, and on-site drop-ship services.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Minuteman Press, acquired Forrest Press, Inc.

synopsis: Minuteman Press, the number one rated business marketing and printing franchise, has acquired Forrest Press, an independent printing business. Forrest Press offers quality full color or simple black and white print products and services. Their products and services include ad copy, banners, booklets, brochures, business cards, and more.
buyer: Minuteman Press
Minuteman Press is the number one rated business marketing and printing franchise. Minuteman Press operates full-service design, print and marketing centers around the world. Their products include apparel, banners, branded food labels, booklets, business cards, brochures, calendars, and more. "
target: Forrest Press, Inc.
Forrest Press is an independent printing business. Forrest Press offers quality full color or simple black and white print products and services. Their products and services include ad copy, banners, booklets, brochures, business cards, Christmas cards, envelops, door knob tags, labels, and more.
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closed 12/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Gogoprint Pte Ltd, acquired Prinzio

synopsis: Gogoprint, Asia Pacific's leading online printing and customization platform, has acquired Prinzio, an Indonesian printing startup specialising in commercial printing outsourcing. Prinzio provides printing services for business cards, flyers, stationary, T-shirts, packaging, and more.
buyer: Gogoprint Pte Ltd
Gogoprint is Asia Pacific's leading online printing and customization platform for businesses of all sizes. From business stationery and print marketing to large format printing and promotional items, Gogoprint caters to business needs in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. "
target: Prinzio
Prinzio is an Indonesian printing startup specialising in commercial printing outsourcing. Prinzio offers a one stop printing solution that provides high quality at an affordable price. Prinzio provides printing services for business cards, flyers, stationary, T-shirts, packaging, and more.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

iPartnerMedia, Inc., acquired Bonita Print Shop

synopsis: iPartnerMedia (iPM), a digital marketing agency that serves small and medium sized businesses across the United States and Canada, has acquired Bonita Print Shop, a printing company serving Southwest Florida. Bonita Print Shop specializes in direct mail campaigns, business printing, brochures, signs, banners, apparel and promotional items.
buyer: iPartnerMedia, Inc.
iPartnerMedia (iPM) is a creative agency that delivers web design, search engine optimization, digital marketing, print marketing, and public relations solutions to small and medium sized businesses across the United States and Canada. "
target: Bonita Print Shop
Bonita Print Shop is a printing company serving Southwest Florida that specializes in direct mail campaigns, business printing such as appeal mailings, newsletters, booklets, brochures, signs, banners, apparel and promotional items.
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closed 6/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Paragon Group UK Limited, acquired St Ives Management Services Limited

synopsis: Paragon Group, an international provider of Customer Communications, Identification and Graphics services, has acquired St Ives Management Services (SIMS) from St Ives plc, an international marketing services group. SIMS is a UK-based company that provides direct mail services, adhoc marketing campaigns and full brand engagement programmes.
buyer: Paragon Group UK Limited
Paragon Group is an international provider of Customer Communications, Identification and Graphics services. Paragon operates 3 divisions that offer direct mail printing, e-ID products, tags and labels, ticket printing, and digital print and design centres. "
target parent: St. Ives plc
target: St Ives Management Services Limited
St Ives Management Services (SIMS) is a UK-based company that provides cutting-edge technology and market-leading services to boost their client's communication strategies. Their products and services include direct mail, adhoc marketing campaigns and full brand engagement programmes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$66
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2018 via BusinessWire

The Vomela Companies, acquired Palmer Printing

synopsis: The Vomela Companies of St. Paul, Minnesota, announced it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Palmer Printing of Chicago, IL. Palmer Printing, a full-service print and multi-channel marketing provider specializing in printing, online storefronts, campaign management, direct mail, and fulfillment.
buyer: The Vomela Companies
The Vomela Companies is a full-service, specialty graphics provider that creates a near-limitless variety of promotional, store décor, event, fleet, commercial, and transportation graphics. The Vomela Companies' skill, creativity, and knowledge of materials bring their brands to life. "
target: Palmer Printing
Palmer Printing, a full-service print and multi-channel marketing provider specializing in printing, online storefronts, campaign management, direct mail, and fulfillment, has operated in the Chicago area for more than 80 years.
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closed 4/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Meridian Printing, acquired Barrington Printing

synopsis: Meridian Printing, a Rhode Island based premiere quality printing company, is being joined by Barrington Printing, a family owned and operated full-service commercial printing and mailing company.
buyer: Meridian Printing
Meridian Printing is a Rhode Island based premiere printing company servicing a nationwide high-profile client base in commercial, schools and universities, and the museum and gallery markets. "
target: Barrington Printing
Founded in 1981, Barrington Printing is a family owned and operated full-service commercial printing and mailing company. They specialize in the printing of catalogs, product sheets, brochures, post cards, self-mailers, etc.
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closed 3/1/2018 via Company Description

ASAP Group, acquired Ouest Routage

synopsis: ASAP Group, a specialist in SaaS services, has acquired Ouest Routage, a company that specializes in direct marketing through photocopying, document preparation, and other office support activities. Ouest Routage helps clients optimize their budget and improve campaigns in direct marketing operations.
buyer: ASAP Group
Based in France, the ASAP Group is a specialist in SaaS services, focusing on supporting and investing in the digital revolution. They work in CRM, ERP, Mobility, and Business Intelligence. "
target: Ouest Routage
Based in France, Ouest Routage helps clients optimize their budget and improve campaigns in direct marketing. They specialize in photocopying, document preparation, and other office support activities.
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closed 2/15/2018 via PR Newswire

Direct Marketing Solutions, acquired Direct Marketing Solutions

synopsis: The management team of Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) have completed a management buyout of the company. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, DMS develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets.
buyer: Direct Marketing Solutions
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets. "
target: Direct Marketing Solutions
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Direct Marketing Solutions (DMS) develops and executes end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing services including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing to various end markets.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/18/2017 via PR Newswire

ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc., acquired IWCO Direct, Inc.

synopsis: ModusLink Global Solutions has completed its acquisition of IWCO Direct, a leading provider of data-driven direct marketing solutions. IWCO Direct's full range of services includes strategy, creative and production for multichannel marketing campaigns, along with one of the industry's most sophisticated postal logistics programs for direct mail.
buyer: ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. (NasdaqGS:MLNK:$417.82)
ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. is a leading global provider of digital and physical supply chain solutions. The Company helps its clients drive growth, lower costs and improve profitability, while simultaneously enhancing the customer experience. "
target: IWCO Direct, Inc.
IWCO Direct is a leading provider of data-driven direct marketing solutions that help clients drive response across all marketing channels to create new and more loyal customers. Their services include strategy, creative, and production for multichannel marketing campaigns.
price ($mm)
$476
rev ($mm)
$471
EBITDA ($mm)
$82
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
5.8x
closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

OSG Billing Services, acquired Diamond Communication Solutions

synopsis: OSG Billing Services (OSG), a leading provider of outsourced billing and statement services and customer communication management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Diamond Communication Solutions, a full-service provider of data-driven customer communications, headquartered in Carol Stream, Ill.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: OSG Billing Services
OSG is a leading innovator in multichannel communication solutions. For 25 years, they’ve used the most cutting-edge technology to help their clients communicate with their customers – efficiently and securely. "
target: Diamond Communication Solutions
Diamond Communication Solutions is a full-service provider of data-driven customer communications, headquartered in Carol Stream, Ill. Diamond is a national leader in developing and delivering critical communications in both print and electronic formats.
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closed 11/1/2017 via PR Newswire

HH Global, purchased PostNL Print Management from PostNL

synopsis: HH Global has announced the acquisition of PostNL Print Management (PPM), the print management arm of the Dutch postal and logistic solutions provider, PostNL. PPM provides printing services that include Printing-On-Demand, Direct Mail or Transaction Mail. They can print documents for their clients at any time of day and can deliver them digitally.
buyer: HH Global
Based in the UK, HH Global Ltd is a leading, independent marketing execution partner to prominent brands. The company offers innovative and tailored solutions for the outsourced procurement of all types of printed marketing materials, packaging, and creative production services. "
seller: PostNL (ENXTAM:PNL:$4,026.14)
Based in the Netherlands, PostNL is a mail, parcel and e-commerce corporation. Their Print Management arm provides printing services that include Printing-On-Demand, Direct Mail or Transaction Mail. They can print documents for their clients at any time of day and can deliver them digitally.
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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
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: OTCPK:IMMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Immudyne
lmmuDyne, Inc. is a technology-driven e-commerce company that builds innovative and proprietary brands. Immudyne’s scalable and global advertising technology infrastructure leverages social media, search and e-commerce platforms to rapidly and profitably grow their product portfolio.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$6.49
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.95)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.47
Employees
11
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Ticker: LGHL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Logica Holdings, Inc.
The Logica Holdings Group is a group of companies whose primary focus is in the e-commerce and IT sector. Each company has a specific purpose and is managed by highly experienced, professional and motivated individuals whose performance is rewarded on the basis of the success of the company.
year
2008
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Ticker: NLSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Nielsen Company, Inc.
The Nielsen Company, Inc.
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6,361.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,224.00
EBIT ($mm)
$898.00
Net Income ($mm)
$691.00
Employees
43000
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Blue
Global Blue
Based in Switzerland, Global Blue pioneered the concept of Tax Free Shopping. Through continuous innovation, it has become the leading strategic technology and payments partner, empowering merchants to capture the growth of international shoppers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$139.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($59.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($155.37)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2050
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Ticker: TSXV:INX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intouch Insight Inc.
Intouch Insight Inc.
Intouch Insight offers a complete portfolio of customer experience management (CEM) products and services that help global brands delight their customers, strengthen brand reputation and improve financial performance.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:SPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Snipp Interactive Inc.
Snipp Interactive Inc.
Snipp Interactive Inc. builds cross-device shopper marketing solutions for brands to engage and interact with their customers. They provide a full spectrum of services including campaign conceptualization, rules and legal, design, execution, rewards provisioning and fulfillment.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.67)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: CYXP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CityXpress Ltd
CityXpress Ltd
CityXpress develops integrated online and promotional solutions that provide media companies with opportunities to generate new sources of incremental revenues from their Internet sites.
year
2002
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0
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Ticker: PFSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$250.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.25
EBIT ($mm)
$1.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: CRPZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
C-Store Network Inc.
C-Store Network Inc.
Convenience TV Inc., also known as C-Store Network, is focused on the Convenience Store Industry and provides their clients with an "in-location" TV network. The Network is designed to deliver both entertaining content and targeted advertising on a demographic basis to each retail location.
year
2011
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Ticker: WSE:IMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Media Services S.A.
Internet Media Services S.A. (IMS) is a leader in providing specialized Sensory Marketing services in Poland. Having over 10 years of experience of working with media and modern technologies, IMS uses techniques which allow for creating appropriate mood and influencing the Customer.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.83
EBIT ($mm)
$2.89
Net Income ($mm)
$2.37
Employees
0
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Ticker: OM:ZETA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZetaDisplay AB
ZetaDisplay is a leading supplier of Digital Signage to major chains in the retailing and service sectors of the European market. The head office is in Sweden and there are sales offices located in Denmark, Norway, Finland, Estonia and the Netherlands.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$45.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.52
EBIT ($mm)
$0.43
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
160
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Ticker: OTCPK:CREX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, LLC
Creative Realities, founded in 1998 with headquarters in New York, is a well-known and trusted marketing technology company providing solutions to enhance the 21st century shopping experience. The Company provides a suite of tools and services for retailers, venue operators and their brand partners.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.54)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
100
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Ticker: OTCPK:DVGG.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech Corporation
12 Retech's retail shopping technology seamlessly combines cutting edge digital tech and social networking to create a fun and unique shopping experience. 12 Retech fully integrates in-store, online, and mobile shopping experiences with its patented smart 12Mirrors, 12Mobile app, and 12Kiosks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: QUAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics is a leading global printer and media channel integrator that helps marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. They provide a range of print solutions, media solutions and logistics services from multiple locations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,923.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$353.20
EBIT ($mm)
$130.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
20600
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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: 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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Ticker: ENXTBR:AGFB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agfa Group
Agfa is a Belgian-German multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as IT solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3,012.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$212.08
EBIT ($mm)
$155.36
Net Income ($mm)
$45.62
Employees
9840
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Ticker: CVO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cenveo, Inc.
Cenveo, Inc.
Cenveo, Inc., headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, is a leading global provider of print and related resources, offering world-class solutions in the areas of envelopes, custom labels, specialty packaging, commercial print, publisher solutions and business documents.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,797.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$202.72
EBIT ($mm)
$140.80
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: LSE:DLAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
De La Rue plc
De La Rue plc
De La Rue plc is a British company headquartered in Basingstoke, England that manufactures paper and security printed products including banknotes, passports and tax stamps. It also has a factory on the Team Valley Trading Estate in Gateshead, and other facilities in Loughton and Bathford.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$708.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.90
EBIT ($mm)
$71.92
Net Income ($mm)
$21.34
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:7921
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD.
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD.
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., formerly TAKARA PRINTING CO., LTD., is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the production of disclosure related documents.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$171.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.74
EBIT ($mm)
$17.14
Net Income ($mm)
$11.32
Employees
856
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Ticker: BIT:PSF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gruppo Sanfaustino
Gruppo Sanfaustino
Gruppo Sanfaustino, established in 1957 as a traditional printing company, nowadays is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange and specialized in printing services, below the line communication, label & packaging, digital marketing, document management and procurement.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$57.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.45
EBIT ($mm)
$1.03
Net Income ($mm)
$0.81
Employees
112
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Ticker: CMPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: 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: KRNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kornit Digital Ltd.
Kornit Digital Ltd.
Kornit Digital Ltd. develops, designs, and markets digital printing solutions for the fashion, apparel, and home decor segments of printed textile industry. The company's solutions include digital printing systems, ink and other consumables, associated software, and value added services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$277.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.35
EBIT ($mm)
$20.80
Net Income ($mm)
$20.54
Employees
672
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Ticker: MATW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matthews International
Matthews International Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a designer, manufacturer and marketer principally of memorialization products and brand solutions. Memorialization products consist primarily of bronze and granite memorials, caskets and cremation equipment.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,475.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$188.73
EBIT ($mm)
$123.84
Net Income ($mm)
$71.22
Employees
10300
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Ticker: DLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,790.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$296.61
EBIT ($mm)
$224.47
Net Income ($mm)
$8.81
Employees
6123
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