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IWCO Direct completes acquisition of transcontinental direct U.S. operations

Apr 2, 2010 12:00 AM

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IWCO Direct (Chanhassen, MN) has successfully completed the acquisition of U.S. operations from Transcontinental Direct, a Montreal-based high-volume direct mail organization with facilities in Warminster and Hamburg, PA; Fort Worth, TX; and Downey, CA.

This transaction provides IWCO Direct a national footprint to further strengthen the company’s exceptional ability to execute and deliver highly effective direct marketing campaigns.

The transaction price amounts to (U.S.) $112.5 million. Transcontinental's direct mail group in the United States generated revenues of (U.S.) $153 million in 2009 and has about 1,200 employees.

“We welcome our new colleagues and customers into IWCO Direct,” says Jim Andersen, IWCO Direct president and CEO. “The breadth and financial stability of our newly combined resources offer tremendous value for customers seeking delivery of highly effective customer acquisition, loyalty and engagement direct marketing programs. We are focused on seamlessly integrating Transcontinental Direct into IWCO Direct’s culture and production processes as we work toward a balanced platform across our national footprint.”

See our previous coverage: IWCO Direct to acquire Transcontinental Direct's U.S. Operations.