Friday, December 2, 2011

Introducing The Target Report – September 2011 M&A Activity

Welcome to The Target Report, the deal log for the evolving printing, packaging, paperboard and related industries. The goal of this monthly listing is to provide a central place for owners, investors, lenders and other professionals to view the latest activity in the printing industry, broadly defined. We encourage you to share your thoughts about this blog and send us information about the latest deals that you would like included in the next posting. 

– Mark R. Hahn

2011 September - Mergers and Acquisitions in the Printing, Packaging & Paperboard Industries
Deal Party #1
(Surviving Entity)
Pre-Deal Revenues ($Mil ) Party #1 Address Deal Party #2 Pre-Deal Revenues ($Mil ) Party #2 Address Date Deal Public Deal Value ($Mil) Deal Structure
Notes Press Releases
Baesman Group No Data Columbus, OH Vincent Direct No Data Columbus, OH 9/26/11 No Data Not disclosed. Link
Dolce Printing Company No Data Maywood, NJ Graytor Printing Company No Data Lyndhurst, NJ 9/20/11 No Data Acquisition of Assets Link
Schawk, Inc. No Data Des Plaines, IL BrandImage No Data Chicago, IL 9/1/11 No Data Acquisition of Assets Link
Toppan Printing
No Data Somerset, NJ Peeq Media No Data New York, NY 7/5/11 No Data Merger into new Entity Link

2011 September - Bankruptcy Filings in the Printing, Packaging & Paperboard Industries
Filing Party Date Case Filed Pre-Petition Revenues ($Mil ) Case # Filing Party Address Circuit Region & City Judge Attorney for Debtor Notes
Great Lakes Graphics, Inc. 9/27/11 No Data 11-65349 Jackson, MI 6th Eastern MI
Marci B. McIvor Leon F. Schmelzer Print & copy shop.
New Page Holding Company 9/7/11 $3,600 11-12808 Miamisburg, OH 3rd Delaware Kevin Gross Laura Davis Jones Paper mfg., approx. 12 affiliated filings.
Cantrell/Cutter Printing, Inc. 9/1/11 No Data 11-27863 Capitol Heights, MD 4th Maryland
Wendelin I. Lipp Richard M. McGill Didde web shop, up to 6/C 22".