Valassis Communications Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Valassis Communications has acquired 14 companies of its own, including 9 in the last 5 years.

Valassis Communications’ largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired ADVO for $1.2B. Valassis Communications has acquired in 10 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include publishing (36%) and media (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

Valassis Communications, Inc.

19975 Victor Parkway,
Livonia, Michigan 48152
United States,
(734) 591-3000
www.valassis.com

Valassis Communications, Inc. provides various media and marketing services in the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 10 3 1 - - - 14
vol $1.4B $1.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
GET1FREE, Inc. 2019-01-29 - Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.get1free.com
Market Magazine 2018-10-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Canfield, Ohio · www.marketmagazineonline.com
The Flyer 2018-03-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Tampa, Florida · www.theflyer.com
Pennysaver, Inc. 2018-01-23 - Divestiture
Hanover, Maryland · www.mdpennysaver.com
Savvy Media Group 2017-12-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Manalapan, New Jersey · www.njsavvy.com
Sacandaga Direct Mail LLC 2017-10-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Amsterdam, New York
Staten Island View Publishing Group (SI View) 2017-09-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Staten Island, New York · www.statenislandview.com
MaxPoint Interactive, Inc. 2017-08-28 95M USD Add-on Acquisition
Morrisville, North Carolina · www.maxpoint.com
ReachUSA (Reach Magazine) 2017-03-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.reachusa.com
Clipper Magazine LLC 2015-11-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Mountville, Pennsylvania · www.clippermagazine.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Publishing 5 (36%) - - -
Media 4 (29%) 1.2B (86%) - -
Digital Media 1 (7%) - - -
Distribution 1 (7%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (7%) 95M (7%) - -
Marketing 1 (7%) - - -
Software 1 (7%) 97M (7%) - -
Total 14 $1.4B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 14 1.4B - -
  New York 3 - - -
  Ohio 2 - - -
  California 2 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 95M - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 97M - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 1.2B - -
Total 14 $1.4B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.2B
< $100M 2 $192M
TOTAL $1.4B
Largest ADVO, Inc.
$1.2B (2007-03-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
14%
2 (14%)

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