The Print Centre has made its first acquisition with the purchase of 33-year-old Sign and Display company Semaphore. Following on from receiving the prestigious award of "Family Business of the year" at the Cardiff Business Awards, the purchase of Semaphore for an undisclosed sum completes a very busy period for the company.
Paragon Group, the leading provider of customer communications, identification and graphics services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Imprimus Limited which will become part of Paragon Customer Communications’ business in the UK. Imprimus, formerly known as Stralfors UK, has an annual turnover of around £14m; following the acquisition Paragon Group revenues will exceed €700m during the coming financial year.
Gruppo Cordenons, a leading Italian-based creative and technical paper producer has added an important step to its development strategy by accepting the acquisition proposal from Bain Capital Private Equity – the same firm that recently took over Fedrigoni. The closing of the transaction will take place following customary regulatory approvals.
Metamark (UK) Limited has announced its acquisition of Trimwel, the company’s long-standing Irish distributor. Under Metamark’s ownership, Trimwel will continue to operate as a distribution business working with a growing range of customers, typically sign and graphics manufacturers in the region.
Graphic display specialist Leach has today announced that the company has been acquired by French-owned Chargeurs, a global manufacturing and services group based in 34 countries on five continents and with leading positions in four segments – temporary surface protection, garment interlinings, technical substrates and combed wool – for an undisclosed sum.