Packaging deals have eclipsed transactions in all other segments of the printing industry, and there is no sign of letting up.
The purchase of box printing companies has outpaced the number of deals involving label printing companies.
Not a month goes by in which private equity does not have a significant impact on printing, packaging, and graphic communication.
The trend toward specialization in the graphic communication industries is clearly evidenced by recent M&A transactions.
In response to slower postal delivery time standards, direct mail printers responded by buying companies distant from their home base.
The consolidation of the printing and packaging industry continues to pick up momentum as new financial players enter the field.
This Target Report looks back at the past 12 months to identify long-term M&A trends in the printing and packaging industry.
In what appears to be a positive end to a long road, the management team of Cenveo has completed a management buyout of the company.
Though too soon to tell if M&A will return to pre-pandemic levels, recent transactions suggest some trends that are likely to conti
Many printing and packaging companies are struggling to procure the paper they need, the grades they require, in a quantity necessary.
Many printing companies rely on one customer that becomes the majority source of revenue. Is customer concentration an advantage?
M&A in the label and flexible packaging printing and converting segments has been on fire, with several PE-backed roll-ups competin
Supply and demand curves crossed, and paper mills are in charge. Yet, one trend is unlikely to reverse despite current economic issues.
Unlike most large company acquisitions, CCL Industries finds niche players in small corners of the market that add strong valuation.
As consolidators grow, merge, or exit the field for the acquisition of middle market companies, smaller consolidators take their place.