Openfirst - Ownership and Business Overview


Openfirst Ownership

Who owns Openfirst?

Openfirst is owned by Quad/Graphics. It was acquired on July 6, 2006.

Was Openfirst formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Openfirst was formerly owned by 2 private investors.

Openfirst Business Overview

Where is Openfirst headquartered?

Openfirst is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

What sector is Openfirst in?

Openfirst is a marketing company.

When was Openfirst founded?

Openfirst was founded in 1996.

Marketing M&A Summary in 2006

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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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