Business Management - M&A

PRINTING United Alliance Board Members Share Perspective on SGIA/PIA Merger
May 14, 2020 at 10:24 am

PRINTING United Alliance Board of Directors members Scott Crosby, of Transcontinental Holland & Crosby, and Paul Cousineau, of Dow Jones & Co., share their thoughts on the benefits of the recent merger between SGIA and PIA; convergence trends within the printing industry; and their expectations for a successful PRINTING United event in Atlanta this October.

The Target Report: Tracking the Consolidation of Industry Trade Associations
May 14, 2020 at 9:44 am

As the industry converges and consolidates, so have many trade associations. This might be best exemplified by the recent merger of SGIA and PIA, which is reflective of the ongoing consolidation in the highly fragmented and diverse universe of companies that make up the industry.

Newly Merged SGIA and PIA Becomes PRINTING United Alliance
May 7, 2020 at 9:05 am

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association and Printing Industries of America, which merged on May 1, 2020, today announce the new organization name as a combined company: PRINTING United Alliance. PRINTING United Alliance also announces its official board of directors as a merged entity.

Komori Corporation Completes Acquisition of MBO Group
May 5, 2020 at 9:35 am

MBO Group is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komori Corporation under the new company name MBO Postpress Solutions GmbH. The merger will allow Komori to provide solutions from start to finish and to extend its print solutions to a wider range of applications.

BOBST Announces Strategic Investment in CITO-SYSTEM
April 9, 2020 at 11:30 am

BOBST has acquired a majority participation of 51% in CITO-SYSTEM, a company that provides components for the converting and die-making industries with expertise in paper, cardboard, and corrugated board. The strategic investment is intended to drive innovation in tooling and in packaging production.

The Target Report: The Lull Before the Tempest
April 7, 2020 at 9:06 am

The Target Report is usually a gestalt of the prior month’s transactional activity. However, given the seismic nature of the current crisis, the rear view mirror is less useful, so we’ll depart from our usual style this month, look backwards just a bit, and offer our view through the front windshield.