Forming an exit strategy

Forming an exit strategy

Are these winds of change, or is a storm coming?   When is the right time to sell, merge or exit the printing business? The adage ‘buy low and sell high’ may be the ideal, but in today’s volatile economy, that lofty goal may not be possible for many. M+A activity...
Marketing to marketers

Marketing to marketers

Resources to help sell printed communications over digital    While 2020 was a difficult year for most companies in the commercial print segment, the return to ‘business as usual’ in 2021 is not expected to materialize. Most commercial printers, direct mail firms...
The Future of Print

The Future of Print

With programs and initiatives to recruit young workers to the print industry, it has a bright future.   With everything that’s in the news today, it’s natural to have concern for the future. Pre-pandemic, one major concern for the industry was recruiting new...
How to Prepare your Company for Sale

How to Prepare your Company for Sale

Selling your company is not a spur-of-the-moment decision. It usually requires two to three to five years to prepare your company for sale so you can achieve the highest possible valuation. When the process is done properly, it can increase the value of your company...
Trends in Mergers and Acquisitions

Trends in Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions activity in the graphics industry has been pretty steady both here and in the U.S. over the last several years. Periodically a huge deal will dominate the headlines, but many smaller deals regularly close quietly and without too much fanfare....