Mark Hahn

Mark Hahn

Mark Hahn is a managing director and founder of Graphic Arts Advisors, a boutique strategic financial advisory and consulting firm focused exclusively on the printing, packaging, mailing, marketing services, brand management, and related graphic communications industries. With more than 35 years of graphic communications experience in the areas of finance, operations, sales, M&A, and general management, Hahn has served as chief financial officer, chief operating officer and other senior positions with several commercial printing companies, as well as founding and eventually selling his own printing company.The firm assists company owners and management, as well as their lenders, investors and shareholders in the following areas: mergers and acquisitions, sale of business, strategic and financial advisory, capital structure and funding, financial analysis, interim and turnaround C-level management, business valuations and serving as consulting experts. Hahn is the author of The Target Report and is regularly published and quoted in printing industry trade and management journals. Mark Hahn can be reached at (973) 588-7399 or

Target Report: Climb Another Peak?

Global M&A activity in 2023 fell approximately 20%, largely due to higher interest rates and mismatched value perception from sellers.

Target Report: Stick to Your Knitting

The phrase “stick to your knitting” can be traced back to 1820 literature. The concept is simple, concentrate on one’s core business.

Target Report: A Sudden Drop-Off

Deal activity in April was at the lowest it’s been in more than ten years. Yet, it’s too soon to tell if this is a staying trend.