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Omaha Print to Acquire Holm Graphic Services

Nebraska company expanding into Des Moines, Iowa, marketplace

East Rutherford, N.J. -04/04/2012 -The National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) has announced that Omaha Print of Omaha, Neb., has agreed to purchase the customer base of Holm Graphic Services Inc. of Des Moines, Iowa. Mary Ann Amundson, sole shareholder of Holm, will join Omaha Print as Iowa Regional Director – Sales and Business Development. She will utilize Omaha’s manufacturing capabilities for Holm customers and Holm will cease its own production.

NAPL has provided ongoing strategic advice on growth by acquisition to Omaha Print, introducing the parties and advising on the transaction price and structure so that a Letter of Intent was signed within seven days of the first contact. Senior Vice President John Hyde, head of NAPL’s Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory Team, stated, “Omaha Print is a great example of a forward thinking company that is positioning itself for future success and growth. It fully expects to explore further strategic acquisitions in 2012.”

“We are happy to have Mary Ann Amundson come on board with us and look forward to her leading our expansion into the greater Des Moines marketplace,” said Chuck Kinzer, President of Omaha Print. “We appreciate that Mary Ann thinks highly enough of us to trust that her customer relationships will be maintained and enhanced with access to our extensive platform of additional capabilities.”

Regarding her new home with Omaha Print, Amundson said, “I’m very excited about the opportunity to work with Omaha Print. They have a long-standing reputation as an innovative and industry leading company. My customers will benefit from bigger and better capabilities and services from a company with a trusted name in the business.”


About the NAPL Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory Team:  NAPL’s Mergers & Acquisitions Team offers company executives trusted advisors who help them build long-term shareholder value through strategic mergers and acquisitions. The Team provides merger advisory services, as well as helping companies with strategic sale of a business, strategic partner assessment/procurement, acquisition of general intangibles, and post-merger integration services. For information, contact NAPL Senior Vice President Tim Fischer at (201) 523-6376 or tfischer@napl.org, or NAPL Senior Vice President John Hyde at (201) 523-6313 or jhyde@napl.org.


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