Tag: Business Management – M&A

M&A Trends in Print & Packaging

Learn what is happening in today’s M&A market. Today’s transaction structures are different from just a few years ago in response to a restructuring industry. Participants will learn why an acquisition strategy has never been more important and wha…

Bosch Plans to Sell its Packaging Business

Bosch announced that after considering all its strategic options, it has decided to look for a buyer for its packaging machinery business, specifically the pharmaceuticals and food units of the Packaging Technology division.
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Mining Sources of Capital for Growth by Acquisition

Anyone who owns a printing company today is an owner who should be planning either to sell it or to grow it. Today, the straightest path to growth is through mergers and acquisitions in a market that remains very receptive to these transactions. We see…

Xerox Responds to $1 Billion Fuji Lawsuit, Reveals Plans to Terminate Fuji Xerox Partnership

In response to Fuji’s $1B lawsuit, Xerox Vice Chairman and CEO John Visentin blamed the accounting scandal at Fuji Xerox as a main reason why the proposed $6.1 billion acquisition of Xerox by Fuji fell through and, at the same time, announced plans to …

Mark Andy Announces Acquisition of Brandtjen & Kluge

Mark Andy has acquired Brandtjen & Kluge, a manufacturer of reliable, high-quality print finishing equipment for foil stamping, diecutting, folding and gluing, and UV coating. Kluge provides customers a full life cycle solution for offline finishin…

ABN AMRO Participaties Acquires MPS Group B.V.

MPS Group B.V., a parent company to MPS Systems BV, will have a new owner. ABN AMRO Participaties has reached an agreement to acquire the company from majority shareholder Braver Investments, Oost NL and the founders of MPS. MPS is a provider of end-to…

Xerox Terminates Acquisition by Fuji, Names New CEO

An agreement reached May 13 between Xerox and its activist investors terminates the proposed $6.1 billion Xerox transaction with Fujifilm to combine Xerox with Fuji Xerox, replaces Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson with new CEO John Visentin, and appoints five n…

Fujifilm Acquisition of Xerox Is Temporarily Blocked by Judge’s Ruling

Darwin Deason, Xerox’s third largest shareholder with a reported $600 million investment in Xerox, filed a lawsuit last month opposing the deal and seeking the rights to nominate his own slate of Xerox board of director nominees in advance of the yet-t…

Activist Xerox Shareholders Turn Up Heat With More Accusations to Block Fuji Acquisition of Xerox

Activist Xerox shareholders Darwin Deason and Carl Icahn have launched a full-court press to convince Xerox shareholders to vote against the proposed acquisition of Xerox by Fuji and to approve four individuals who have been nominated by Carl Icahn to …