The Image Group Acquires Thomas Marketing
Jon Levine, Jim Nathanson and Jay Nathanson, owners of Toledo, Ohio-based The Image Group/Target Marketing, today reached an agreement to acquire Thomas Marketing of Richmond, Va., effective Sept. 1, 2018.
“This acquisition is a great opportunity for our Mid-Atlantic region,” said Jon Levine, CEO of The Image Group. "By combining our unique strengths, buying power and client diversity, we’ll be able to provide unparalleled service to our customers.”
“In order to provide continued opportunities for our employees and our customers, I have been open to the right growth partner who shares our passion for excellence in execution, our core values, and focus on product safety and social responsibility,” said Al Thomas of Thomas Marketing. “Knowing Target Marketing and The Image Group’s results for the last decade made this transaction a great opportunity for us.”
The combined company will have more than 100 marketing professionals, will be headquartered in both Toledo and Richmond, and will continue to operate under The Image Group, Target Marketing and Thomas Marketing brands. The Image Group/Target Marketing finished No. 38 on our 2018 Top 50 Distributors list with $30.5 million in 2017 revenue.