Tag: Business Management – M&A

All in the Family: A Strategy for Selling Closely Held Businesses

Family-owned businesses are the backbone of the printing industry, but when the time comes for closely held firms to put themselves up for sale, family ties don’t always pull in a helpful direction. With the right strategy in place however, family-owne…

Private Equity Firm Finalizes Multi-Color Corp. Acquisition, Combines With WS Packaging

The combined label printing company, which will be known as Multi-Color Corp. and headquartered in Cincinnati, is a $2.2 billion enterprise with 86 plants in 26 countries and 10,000 global employees. WS Packaging is now a business unit of Multi-Color, …

Shocker: DOJ Files Suit to Block Quad From Acquiring LSC Communications

In a shocking development, the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Div., filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois seeking to block Quad’s proposed $1.4 billion, all-stock acquisition of LSC Comm…

Succession Planning

When you are looking for an exit strategy, area ready to hand off the business to other family members and head for the beach, or face unforeseen circumstances, having a strong succession plan in place is critical. And it can take several years to exec…

Fortis Solutions Group Acquires Label Technology Inc.

Fortis Solutions Group has acquired Merced, Calif.-based Label Technology, a flexible packaging, stand-up pouches and pressure-sensitive labels printer that serves the food, natural products, nutraceutical, cosmetic and health and beauty end markets.

Cenveo Completes Sale of its Long-Run Labels and Receipt Paper Assets

Cenveo has announced the sale of its long-run labels and receipt paper assets to Iconex LLC, a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings. The sale includes plants in Joplin, Mo. and Jefferson City, Tenn., along with certain assets of the Vernon, Calif. plant…