Tag: Business Management – M&A

Fundamentals of Valuation for Sellers and Buyers

To the owner of a packaging or a printing business, there will always be something subjective about the idea of its value. But practical methods of business valuation do exist, and it’s wise for owners to incorporate them into their business strategies.

Industry Leaders Applaud SGIA Acquisition of NAPCO Media

Since the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) acquisition of NAPCO Media was announced, the news of the deal has garnered significant praise in the industry. The collaboration between SGIA and NAPCO Media began with the launch of the PRINTIN…

PCMC Acquires RDP Marathon and IPT Digital

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) has announced its acquisitions of RDP Marathon and IPT Digital. The acquisitions expand PCMC’s offerings into the digital printing technology realm.

SGIA and NAPCO Media Leaders Discuss Impact of Acquisition

Following last week’s news that SGIA acquired NAPCO Media, the parent company of Packaging Impressions, SGIA CEO Ford Bowers and NAPCO Media President Dave Leskusky discussed the acquisition in further detail and the impact it will have on the industri…

Sonoco Completes Acquisition of Corenso Holdings America, Inc.

Sunoco has completed the acquisition of Corenso Holdings America, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of uncoated recycled paperboard and high-performance cores in the packaging industry, from a company owned by investment funds advised by Madison Dearborn Partn…

SGIA Acquires NAPCO Media

In 2017, SGIA and NAPCO Media formed a strategic partnership to create a global platform to connect print service providers and suppliers with the launch of PRINTING United in 2019. Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, NAPCO Media, owner of Pa…

Mega-Printers Quad and LSC Communications Call Off Their Planned Merger

Quad and LSC Communications agreed to terminate their merger agreement whereby Sussex, Wis.-based Quad would have acquired Chicago-based LSC for $1.4 billion in an all-stock transaction. They were facing a trial to fight a lawsuit by the U.S. Departmen…

EFI Acquired by Private Equity Firm Affiliate in Approximately $1.7B Deal

The previously announced acquisition of EFI by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group is now complete. With the approximately $1.7 billion deal, EFI’s common shares will be delisted from the NASDAQ exchange. The company will still operate as Electronics f…

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…