Grafikom buys Quebecor's Canadian facilities

Date Closed: 11/14/2005

Value: C$53 million

On November 14, 2005, Grafikom LP completed the acquisition of six of Quebecor World Inc.’s Canadian facilities in a management buyout. The facilities specialize in commercial and specialty printing; Grafikom is now one of the largest commercial sheetfed, digital and specialty printing networks in Canada. The total purchase price of C$53 million, subject to certain adjustments, was financed by equity subscriptions by the private equity arm of Genuity Financial Group, certain institutional investors and members of management, together with senior debt financing from Bank of Montreal.

Bank of Montreal was represented by BLG with a team that included Kevin McGrath, Catherine Bray and Nathan Chan.