Investment Summary

MacAndrews & Forbes Invests In Vericast

On January 1, 2005, MacAndrews & Forbes Inc. invested in marketing company Vericast

Investment Highlights
  • This is MacAndrews & Forbes’ 1st transaction in the Marketing sector.
  • This is MacAndrews & Forbes’ 11th transaction in the United States.
  • This is MacAndrews & Forbes’ 1st transaction in Texas.

Investment Summary

Date 2005-01-01
Target Vericast
Sector Marketing
Investor(s) MacAndrews & Forbes Inc.
Deal Type Stake Purchase

Target

Vericast

San Antonio, Texas, United States
website
Vericast is a marketing solutions company that accelerates profitable revenue growth for the 70,000 businesses it serves directly by influencing consumer purchasing and transaction behavior at scale while engaging with over 120 million households daily. Its major business units, Valassis, Harland Clarke, RetailMeNot, and QuickPivot. Vericast is based in San Antonio, Texas.

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Investor(S) 1

Investor

MacAndrews & Forbes Inc.

New York, New York, United States

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Category Company
SectorDiversified
DESCRIPTION

MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated owns and operates a diverse array of businesses, tapping into the broad expertise of its management team to support the delivery of best in class products and services to end users and consumers all over the world. MacAndrews & Forbes’ businesses span a wide range of industries, from global leaders in cosmetics and digital entertainment to biotechnology and military equipment.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 12 of 15
Sector (Marketing) 1 of 1
Type (Stake Purchase) 9 of 9
State (Texas) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 11 of 14
Year (2005) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-08-11 AM General LLC

South Bend, Indiana, United States

AM General designs, engineers, manufactures, supplies and supports specialized vehicles for military and commercial customers and has more than six decades of experience meeting the changing needs of the defense and automotive industries. AM General is the original designer and manufacturer of the famous military HMMWV (Humvee®) and HUMMER® H1 vehicles, and commercial contract assembler of the H2, MV-1 and Ford Transit Connect Electric vehicles. AM General is based in South Bend, Indiana.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-12-28 Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc.

Hollywood, California, United States

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. is a worldwide entertainment services provider and includes the world's largest processor of film for the motion picture industry.

Buy $745M