Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams is a partner in New Direction Partners (NDP), the leading provider of advisory services for printing and packaging firms seeking growth and opportunity through mergers and acquisitions. NDP assists its clients by giving them expert guidance and peace of mind at every stage of the process of buying or selling a printing or packaging company. Services include representing selling shareholders; acquisition searches; valuation; capital formation and financing; and strategic planning. NDP’s partners have participated in more than 300 mergers and acquisitions since 1979. Collectively they possess more than 200 years of industry experience with transactions in aggregate exceeding $2 billion. For information, email

The Shows on the Road

Trade show season is just a few months away, with PRINT 17 returning to Chicago in September and the SGIA Expo kicking off its 2017 edition in New Orleans in October. At a trade show, you can make a shopping list of what you need to enter the ranks of the industry’s high-value acquisition candidates.

An M&A Buyers Guide for drupa

Frank Steenburgh, Thomas Williams, of New Direction Partners, take a look at capital investment opportunities leading up to drupa 2016.