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Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.
 

Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

Jostens

Consumer • Corporate Divestiture • Acquired in December 2018

A provider of yearbooks, publications, jewelry and consumer goods that serve the K-12 educational, college and professional sports segments.



KEY FACTS 

  • Acquired Jostens from Newell Brands in December 2018.
  • Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.
  • Jostens provides yearbooks, publications, jewelry and consumer goods that serve the K-12 educational, college and professional sports segments.
  • Established in 1897 to repair customer’s keepsake jewelry. Now over 100 years in business.

INITIATIVES

  • Optimize the cost structure across the organization via commercial, COGS and SG&A initiatives as well as investments in technology.
  • Pursue revenue enhancement opportunities through expansion of existing and into adjacent categories and increased cross-selling across product lines.
  • Pursue opportunistic and strategic M&A.

NEWS

Platinum Equity to Acquire Jostens from Newell Brands »

Platinum Equity Acquires Jostens from Newell Brands »

 

updated 12/18


 
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