TOPPAN Printing Co., Ltd. (TOPPAN) has signed an agreement with Wrede Industrieholding GmbH & Co. KG (WREDE) to acquire 100% of Interprint GmbH (Interprint). It is expected that the transaction will be consummated by the end of 2019 as soon as merger control proceedings have been completed.

AlphaGraphics, Inc., an MBE Worldwide company, announced today the acquisition of Print Speak by its parent company, U.S. Business Holdings, Inc. Based in Australia, Print Speak provides a range of complementary and extended software services to support AlphaGraphics' continued growth plans. Print Speak is one of the industry's leading providers of business intelligence, customer management and marketing automation services.

Brand Imaging Solutions (Brand IMS) has completed the acquisition of PPP Digital. The acquisition means that Brand IMS can now offer a complete end-to-end solution for their clients’ packaging and print needs.

As part of its digital transformation, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is systematically expanding its digital business models. As part of this strategy, the company has now acquired software start-up Crispy Mountain GmbH of Mainz, Germany, which offers Keyline, a cloud-based management platform for print businesses. The aim is to work with Crispy Mountain to expand the Heidelberg "HEI.OS" platform as a new industry platform for the printing industry. Among other things, printing companies will be able to obtain a large number of applications from an App Store. By connecting the existing Heidelberg software solutions around Prinect, the Heidelberg ID and the Heidelberg Assistant, the number of customers is set to grow rapidly.

Neschen Coating GmbH is part of the Blue Cap Group and is a manufacturer of printing media, functional and repair films, laminators and industrial coating solutions. Neschen Coating GmbH is taking over the Swiss Netra AG and is thus expanding its European sales activities with a further European location. The Swiss company is integrated into the distribution network of the Filmolux subsidiaries of Neschen.

Magnet Harlequin Group, the UK’s leading integrated creative and graphics production group with operations in the US, India and China, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Showcard Print Ltd (Showcard), a Letchworth UK based retail marketing services business with turnover in the region of £20m per annum.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFII), a world leader in customer focused digital printing innovation, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”) to be acquired by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group, LLC (“Siris”) in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.7 billion. Siris is a leading private equity firm focused on investing and driving value creation in technology companies that provide mission-critical solutions and are facing technology transitions.

As of March 25, 2019, Dimix bv acquired Sihl Direct bv. From 1 April 2019, Sihl Direct bv will operate from the offices of Dimix bv in Breda and Dimix Belux bvba in Genk - Belgium.

Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX, has completed its acquisition of Mack Brooks Exhibitions.

Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX Group, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mack Brooks Exhibitions in a move that will add an outstanding line-up of industry-leading brands to its global portfolio. It also promises access to innovation and new value in both face-to-face and digital formats for the more than 175,000 Mack Brooks customers around the world.

H&H Reeds Printers are proud to announce the acquisition of Print Graphic Ltd, allowing us to strengthen our existing presence in the Carlisle area and also further expand our graphic design team and expertise.

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