Visant - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Visant M&A Summary

Visant has acquired 4 companies of its own. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Phoenix Color to ALJ Regional Holdings for $90M. Visant has acquired in 4 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (25%) and consumer products (25%).

Visant Ownership

Who owns Visant?

Visant is owned by Jarden. It was acquired on October 14, 2015.

Was Visant formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Visant was formerly owned by 2 private investors.

Visant Business Overview

Where is Visant headquartered?

Visant is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

What sector is Visant in?

Visant is a publishing company.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 2

Visant Corp.

357 Main Street,
Armonk, New York 10504
United States,
(914) 595-8200
www.visant.net

Visant Corporation is a provider of marketing and publishing services in the school affinity products, sampling, packaging, direct marketing and educational and trade publishing segments.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $90M $90M
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Jostens, Inc. 2015-10-14 - Divestiture
Minneapolis, Minnesota · www.jostens.com
Phoenix Color Corp. 2015-07-12 90M USD Divestiture
Hagerstown, Maryland · www.phoenixcolor.com
Phoenix Color Corp. 2008-04-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Hagerstown, Maryland · www.phoenixcolor.com
Neff Motivation, Inc. 2007-03-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Greenville, Ohio · www.neffco.com
Arcade Marketing, Inc. 2004-10-04 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.arcadeinc.com
Jostens, Inc. 2004-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Minneapolis, Minnesota · www.jostens.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Consumer Products 1 (25%) - 1 (50%) -
Publishing 1 (25%) - 1 (50%) 90M (100%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (25%) - - -
Marketing 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 - 2 $90M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 - 2 90M
  Minnesota 1 - 1 -
  Maryland 1 - 1 90M
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
Total 4 - 2 $90M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
1
Legal Deals
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $90M
TOTAL $90M
Largest Phoenix Color Corp.
$90M (2015-07-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
75%
3 (75%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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