The joint venture between Pearson’s Penguin and Bertelsmann’s Random House has led to Bertelsmann acquiring Penguin Random House.
In commercial printing, an acquired company isn’t always closed, and companies are using acquisitions to expand their geographic reach.
M&A transactions in the label printing segment grew after several slow months, including three months with no acquisitions.
With RPI’s acquisition of SoftPrint Holdings, it will be up against some competition from Shutterfly and Snapfish in photobooks.
The Target Report’s view this month is from the “30,000-ft. level,” parsing industry transactional data by industry segment.
Monotype Imaging has announced that it is exiting the public market, accepting an offer from private equity firm HGGC.
As the publishing industry faces turmoil, the two remaining titans of magazine printing duke it out with the DOJ over planned merger.
It remains to be seen if Sports Illustrated will remain a vibrant and financially viable print publication.
It remains to be seen if Cenveo has finally found a defensible strategic position within the larger printing industry.
Highlights from the March M&A report include: Thomson-Shore files for protection under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code.
Multi-Color Corporation was acquired and McCormick Armstrong joined the list of defunct web offset printers.
The state of the magazine industry is changing. For more information, here is the January report on industry M&A.
The state of the magazine industry is changing. For more information, here is the December report on industry M&A.
The state of the magazine industry is changing. For more information, here is the November report on industry M&A.
From the printer’s point of view, paper supply has been plentiful and prices incredibly stable. That has changed.