M&A Deal Summary

Taylor Communications Acquires WorkflowOne

On August 1, 2013, Taylor Communications, Inc. acquired business services company WorkflowOne LLC from GF Private Equity Group LLC and Perseus LLC for 218M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Taylor Communications’ 2nd transaction in the Business Services sector.
  • This is Taylor Communications’ 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Taylor Communications’ 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Taylor Communications’ 2nd transaction in Ohio.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-08-01
Target WorkflowOne LLC
Sector Business Services
Buyer(s) Taylor Communications, Inc.
Sellers(s) GF Private Equity Group LLC
Perseus LLC
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 218M USD
Advisor(s) Perella Weinberg Partners (Financial)

Target

WorkflowOne LLC

Dayton, Ohio, United States
website
WorkflowOne provides a wide range of products and services including business documents, electronic print and mail solutions, branded merchandise, label solutions, sales and marketing collateral, and distribution services.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Taylor Communications, Inc.

Dayton, Ohio, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1912
SectorMarketing
Employees3,700
Revenue 719M USD (2013)
DESCRIPTION
Taylor Communications office in Arden Hills, Minnesota.
Taylor Communications office in Arden Hills, Minnesota.

Taylor Communications, Inc. is a provider of marketing services to healthcare, financial services, commercial business and industrial markets.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 4
Sector (Business Services) 2 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 3
State (Ohio) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 3 of 4
Year (2013) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-05-26 Dialog Medical

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Dialog Medical is a developer of tools for managing the patient informed consent process.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-04-18 Staples Print Solutions

Framingham, Massachusetts, United States

Staples Print Solutions is an online office supply chain store.

Buy -

Seller(S) 2

SELLER

GF Private Equity Group LLC

Ignacio, Colorado, United States

website


Category Venture Capital Firm
Founded 2003
SizeSmall
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

GF Private Equity is an investment vehicle for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe formed to make investments in and acquire direct ownership interests in companies operating in a variety of industry sectors. The Firm will consider early-stage venture capital transaction, as well as leveraged buyouts, special situations and investments in private equity funds. Areas of interest include software/technology, life sciences/medical devices, telecommunications/media, natural resources, defense, and financial services. The Group was formed in 2003 and is based in Durango, Colorado.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 7 of 8
Sector (Business Services) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 7
State (Ohio) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 6 of 7
Year (2013) 2 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 6
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-03-28 Alfalight, Inc.

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Alfalight, Inc. is a Madison, Wisconsin based designer and manufacturer of high reliability, rugged laser based, electro-optic systems for defense and security applications. Alfalight has established itself as an expert in solid state lasers and is designed into a number of long-term contracts for the defense sector in the USA.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-08-15 Kotura, Inc.

Monterey Park, California, United States

Kotura, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductors (CMOS) optical components that are sold to a broad array of customers in the communications industry.

Sell $82M
SELLER

Perseus LLC

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1995
PE ASSETS 2.0B USD
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Perseus is a private equity firm focused on middle-market buyouts, recapitalizations, and growth equity investments. Perseus looks businesses operating with proven management, strong brands, and 'powerful intellectual property'. Sectors of interest include biotechnology, medical devices, branded consumer products, business services, information technology, communications, and energy/environmental service companies. Perseus was formed in 1995 and maintains offices in Washington DC, New York City, and Munich.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 26 of 27
Sector (Business Services) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 19 of 20
State (Ohio) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 23 of 24
Year (2013) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 4 of 8
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-04-26 Raleigh Cycle Limited

Kent, Washington, United States

Raleigh Cycle is a US-based designer, manufacturer and marketer of bicycles.

Sell $100M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-09-05 Mobility Ventures LLC

Miami, Florida, United States

Mobility Ventures LLC is a designer, developer, and marketer of specialty vehicles designed to meet the needs of the commercial and municipal paratransit markets, taxi fleet market, and the consumer retail market for mobility-impaired individuals in North America.

Sell -