RR Donnelley Acquisition of Courier Moves Forward After Meeting Antitrust Regs
CHICAGO and NORTH CHELMSFORD, MA—March 24, 2015—R. R. Donnelley & Sons and Courier Corp. jointly announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (“HSR”) in connection with the previously announced merger agreement under which RR Donnelley will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Courier Corp. The waiting period expired on Monday, March 23.
Expiration of the HSR waiting period satisfies one of the conditions to the closing of the proposed merger, which remains subject to approval by the shareholders of Courier Corp. and other customary closing conditions. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015.
About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (NASDAQ: RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line growth, enhance ROI and increase compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet-based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing services to clients in virtually every private and public sector.
Courier Corp. is one of America’s major book manufacturers, as well as a leader in content management and customization in new and traditional media. It also publishes books under two brands offering award-winning content and thousands of titles. Founded in 1824, Courier is headquartered in North Chelmsford, MA.