Quad/Graphics Acquisitions and Exits, 17 Deals Between 2004 and 2018
business services Company

Quad/Graphics has acquired 17 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Quad/Graphics’ largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired LSC Communications for $1.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2004, when it sold Parcel Direct to FedEx for $120M. Quad/Graphics has acquired in 9 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include marketing (32%) and business services (25%).

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Quad/Graphics, Inc.

N61 W23044 Harry's Way,
Sussex, Wisconsin 53089
United States,
(414) 566-6000
www.qg.com

Quad/Graphics, Inc. is a provider of print and multichannel solutions for consumer magazines, special interest publications, catalogs, retail inserts/circulars, direct mail, books, directories, and commercial and specialty products with 50-plus print-production facilities on three continents. Quad/Graphics was founded in 1971 and is based in Sussex, Wisconsin.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 9 2 - - 5 - 16
vol $270M $1.5B $1.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $120M $120M
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Largest LSC Communications, Inc.
$1.4B (2018-10-31)
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Largest Parcel Direct
$120M (2004-08-09)

Business Services M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the business services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 819 business services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 55 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 10 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic business services acquirer over the past 3 years is Ascensus, with 19 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the business services sector over the past 3 years is Warburg Pincus LLC with 5 platform acquisitions.


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