Four Colour Imports, LTD (“Four Colour”) of Louisville, KY has been acquired by Vivos Corp of Manassas, VA. Four Colour is a non-traditional printing and sales service provider specializing in book and catalog print. The company uses advanced technology to supply its clients with the highest quality pre-press, printing and book binding services.
Former owner George Dick will continue as CEO guiding the company’s corporate growth strategy while also leading development.
CEO, George Dick of Four Colour Imports mentioned, “I engaged Benchmark International to help sell my business because I felt they had the buyer network and investment banking professionals needed to market my small, asset-lite business. This wasn’t an easy proposition as many buyers did not understand the nature of my international print brokerage. But Benchmark hung in there, always staying touch over a year and a half till finally the right buyer produced in LOI. Private equity firm Vivos saw the potential for growth, and our cultures matched up well. Benchmark facilitated good faith negotiations between our companies, and the deal was closed quickly with a positive outcome for both us and Vivos. We are looking forward to expanded profitability and greater opportunity for a great long-term result.”
Vivos Corp (“Vivos”) is a holding company with business assets in IT staffing, healthcare, distribution, logistics, and government services.
Suresh Venkat D., Director of M&A of Vivos Corp, said "We are very excited to have this entity as a part of our portfolio. Vivos is looking to build a large wholesale distribution platform all thru acquisition over the next 24 months. We believe this new entity and the large customer base will allow us opportunities to cross sell and fuel organic growth as well. The acquisition process with Robert West and Benchmark was smooth with no surprises whatsoever. The team at Benchmark and the sellers were very professional. I hope to work with Benchmark again."
Transaction Director, Robert West commented, "This transaction represents a great success story for both the buyer and seller. We are excited to find a great partner as our client retained us to do, but we are equally excited to have consummated a transaction with Vivos after a 4+ year relationship. We look forward to observing Four Colour’s growth with the backing of Vivos in upcoming years."
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