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Facilisgroup Acquired by Private Equity Firm Elysian Capital
November 28, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Facilisgroup, St. Louis, Mo., announced today that it has been acquired by Elysian Capital LLC, a private equity firm based in London, U.K. Facilis will continue to operate as Facilisgroup under the strategic leadership of Dan Rochette (founder), Martin Weber (chief business development officer) and Chuck Fandos (CEO)...

Geiger Acquires Bank Express and Promo Warehouse
November 12, 2018 at 10:40 am

Jo-an Lantz, MAS, chief operating officer of Geiger; along with Charlie Billard, president of Bank Express and Promo Warehouse, jointly announced Geiger's acquisition of web-based distributor Bank Express and Promo Warehouse, effective immediately. The Sandwich, Massachusetts-based distributor will operate as a division of Geiger, and Charlie…

HUB Promotional Group Adds Debco to Portfolio of Companies
June 14, 2018 at 1:27 pm

HUB Promotional Group, Braintree, Mass., announced that it finalized a deal yesterday to add Debco, Concord, Ontario, to its portfolio of companies, which also includes Hub Pen Company, Beacon Promotions, Best Promotions USA and Cooler Graphics. "HUB Promotional Group is extremely excited to partner with Debco Bag Distributors," Joe Fleming, CEO of HUB Promotional Group,…

Private Equity Firm TPG Growth to Acquire HALO Branded Solutions
May 17, 2018 at 11:57 am

TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity platform of San Francisco-based investment firm TPG, has acquired HALO Branded Solutions, Sterling, Ill., from Audax Private Equity. "At HALO, we strive to provide our clients with innovative, customized solutions that showcase their brand and values," Marc Simon, CEO of HALO, said in a press release. "TPG…

VisionUSA Acquired by Titan Custom Products
May 2, 2018 at 8:17 am

Titan Custom Products, Dallas, announced that it has acquired VisionUSA, Rahway, N.J. VisionUSA will relocate its manufacturing and sales business to the Titan Custom Products facility in Texas. VisionUSA's Michael Fishman and Mark Weissman will guide the transition and join Titan Custom Products. "My partner Mark Weissman and I were looking to slow things down…

Admatch-Regal Names New President, CEO as Owner Mark Nackman Retires
March 15, 2018 at 11:33 am

Admatch-Regal, New Rochelle, N.Y., has announced that its longtime owner and president, Mark E. Nackman, will be retiring after 40 years at the helm. With his retirement, he will be handing over the reins to Phil Sharkey and Alex Nackman. Sharkey is a known industry veteran and has been serving as Admatch-Regal’s director of sales…

3M Announces New CEO
March 6, 2018 at 8:41 am

3M, Minneapolis, announced yesterday that CEO Inge Thulin will move to a newly created position—executive chairman—and will be replaced by current chief operating officer Michael Roman. Roman has been with 3M for 30 years, according to the Post and Courier, and had led the company's Industrial Business Group (the company's largest group) as chief strategy…

Marc Held Joins NAPCO Media as President of Promo Marketing Group
December 18, 2017 at 12:10 pm

NAPCO Media, a leading B-to-B media company, today announced that Marc Held has joined the company as president of Promo Marketing Group, whose brands include Promo Marketing, Power Meetings, Print+Promo and Distributor Connect. Held brings more than 22 years of industry experience to Promo Marketing. He has dedicated his career to helping suppliers grow their…

alphabroder and Prime Line Combine
December 7, 2017 at 12:00 pm

alphabroder, Trevose, Pa., the leading distributor of imprintable sportswear and accessories in North America, has announced the addition of Bridgeport, Connecticut-based Prime Line to its family of brands. The combination of these two companies establishes a new standard in the industry for convenience, service and solutions, creating the industry’s first true "one-stop-shop." “As a family…