Quad/Graphics’ Acquisition of Brown Printing Passes Antitrust Review
SUSSEX, WI and WASECA, MN—May 20, 2014—Quad/Graphics Inc. and Brown Printing, jointly announced today that the waiting period for antitrust review of the proposed combination of the two companies expired at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 19, with no action taken by the Federal Trade Commission.
Quad/Graphics and Brown can now move forward with their proposed sale agreement, announced on April 7. The transaction is expected to close in the next few weeks.
Quad/Graphics (NYSE: QUAD), a leading global printer and media channel integrator, is redefining print in today’s multichannel media world by helping marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. With consultative ideas, worldwide capabilities, leading-edge technology and single-source simplicity, Quad/Graphics has the resources and knowledge to help its clients maximize the revenue they derive from their marketing spend through channel integration, and minimize their total cost of print production and distribution through a fully integrated national distribution network. The company provides a diverse range of print solutions, media solutions and logistics services from multiple locations throughout North America, Latin America and Europe.