thINK Ahead -- 10 years Agenda



The Inside Scoop on Mergers & Acquisitions in the Printing Industry & Who the Buyers Are

Location: Royal VII & VIII
Date: Tuesday, July 16
Time: 3:30PM - 4:15PM EST


Peter Schaefer

New Directions Partners

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) in the printing industry remain strong, with activity being fueled by private equity (PE) and strategic interest. While PE has been active in the packaging space for years, with multiple buyers engaged in significant roll-ups, they are also more active than ever in commercial print and other industry segments.

In this presentation, you will learn:

•    How 2024 is shaping up in terms of industry M&A activity, and what we anticipate in 2025 and beyond.
•    Why has M&A become so relevant in the printing industry?
•    Ways to maximize intrinsic value for your printing business. 
•    Who are the active PE and strategic acquirers of printing businesses?
•    What they find attractive and how they differ.