|GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS, INC.
As a paper brokerage and warehouse distribution business, Graphic targets large
users of paper (major retailers, publishers and catalog houses) who produce large
volumes of circulars and newspaper inserts and who want to benefit from
outsourcing their paper purchasing function. The Company provides value-added
services covering the whole process from paper purchase through printing, while
reducing clients' administrative burden and providing the ability to save on paper
In addition to purchasing, the Company also assists its clients with planning needs
and order handling, from entry, logistics, run evaluation and inventory control.
Graphic offers clients the opportunity to outsource further by arranging printing
services as well.
Retailers who comprise the electronics, apparel, drug and sporting goods industries
and who run frequent newspaper and magazine insert advertising make up the
largest segment of the Company's business.. The Company also generates
significant business from a number of the largest U.S. printers, including catalog and
Principals of Riverview Capital, LLC advised, structured and placed $80,000,000 in
equity, ESOP and debt securities for Graphic Communications. Ten months
subsequent to financing, the company was acquired by a majority-owned business
of Bain Capital.