Openfirst was acquired by Quad/Graphics on July 6, 2006


Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, marketing ranked 31 in number of deals in 2006. The largest marketing acquisition in 2006 was SPORTFIVE UK - which was acquired by Lagardere SA for $975M.

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Openfirst, Inc.

300 North Jefferson Street,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
United States,
(414) 347-4100

Openfirst is a leading direct mail marketing and statement processing company that combines state-of-the-art imaging and fulfillment operations with advanced personalization and data management capabilities. Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI with additional operations in Fredericksburg , VA , Openfirst serves the automotive, insurance, financial services, and cable TV industries producing hundreds of millions of communication pieces each year. Mailings are customized, strategically timed and accurately tracked so that clients can asses the efficacy of their direct marketing programs.In November 2002, Greyrock provided $5.25 million of subordinated debt to support the acquisition of Openfirst by Prairie Capital, River Cities Capital and management.

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