Commercial printers are feeling the love from acquirers as their top line revenues increase, profits return and grow.
Mark R. Hahn
In the now famous line from “The Graduate,” a well-meaning elder, in a solemn tone, advised Benjamin, “Just One Word: Plastics.”
Where does a private equity firm go to sell a printing or packaging company when the time comes to exit the investment?
The last significant bastion of the print/broadcast synergistic strategy, Meredith Corp., has agreed to be acquired by Media General.
In The Target Report’s August 2015 issue, Mark Hahn discusses the state of the newspaper industry.
Digital printing of textiles takes center stage as EFI stakes out a leadership position with its acquisition of Reggiani Macchine, the highly specialized Italian manufacturer of textile printing equipment. In addition to the acquired company’s more traditional rotary and flatbed screen printing devices, Reggiani produces a line of industrial digital inkjet machines that are bringing the digital revolution to the world of fashion and fabrics.
Cimpress continued to expand its market into additional countries by acquiring Web-to-print companies.
The appeal of paper as a medium for communication endures and often adds to the meaning of the words and images we print on that paper. This was evident during my recent visit to MoMA’s PS1 annex in Long Island City, NY.
According to Mark Hahn, principal of Graphic Arts Advisors and publisher of The Target Report, transactions in the book printing industry took center stage in July. What follows are the deals, court filings and closures in the printing, packaging, paper and related industries for the month of July.
Mark Hahn, CFO/COO and corporate development officer of FLM Graphics with locations in Fairfield, NJ, and Princeton, NJ, shares the latest deals, court filings and closures in the printing, packaging, paper and related industries.
Your banker, whom you’ve worked with for years, calls to inform you that your loan has been assigned to the Special Assets department. Your immediate questions are, “What is Special Assets?” and, more importantly, “What does this mean for my company?”