Quad/Graphics Cleared to Apply to List on Stock Exchange
SUSSEX, WI/MONTREAL—June 10, 2010—Quad/Graphics, Inc. and World Color Press Inc. today announced that Quad/Graphics has been cleared to apply to list its class A common stock on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”). Quad/Graphics anticipates the shares will begin trading on the NYSE on July 6, 2010.
The listing would become effective after Quad/Graphics’ acquisition of World Color Press, which remains subject to customary closing conditions, including shareholder approval and the receipt of a final order of the Quebec Superior Court pursuant to the Canada Business Corporations Act. World Color Press’s shareholder meeting to approve the acquisition is scheduled for June 25, 2010 and the hearing in respect of the final order is scheduled to take place on June 28, 2010. If all necessary approvals are obtained and the conditions to the completion of the transaction are satisfied or waived, it is expected that the transaction will be completed on July 2, 2010.
In connection with its acquisition of World Color Press, Quad/Graphics filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Form S-4 is available under Quad/Graphics' CIK number (0001481792) on the SEC's EDGAR System.
Quad/Graphics (www.QG.com) is a leading printer of catalogs, magazines and other commercial products. Headquartered in Sussex, Wisconsin (26 miles west of Milwaukee) and with 11 plants in the United States and several overseas, the company provides services ranging from front-end design and photography through digital imaging, printing, finishing, mailing/distribution and data-driven marketing solutions such as data optimization and analytics.
Worldcolor is an industry leader in providing high-value and comprehensive print, digital and related services to retailers, catalogers, publishers, branded-goods companies and other businesses worldwide. Founded in 1903, Worldcolor's products include advertising inserts and circulars, catalogs, direct mail products, magazines, books, directories, digital premedia, logistics and mail list technologies. During its century-long existence, Worldcolor has had a rich tradition of leadership and excellence. Its employees are focused on helping customers meet their needs from facilities located in the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. More information about Worldcolor can be found on its Website at www.worldcolor.com.