Circle Media Group to sell Helprint to Finnish Printers Group


15 March 2019, Helsinki/Amsterdam - In a private transaction with undisclosed terms Circle Media Group (CMG), a leading European printing and media group, announces today that it is selling its rotogravure printing company Helprint Oy to Finnish company Printers Group Oy. Printers Group has a clear strategy, whereby the acquisition of Helprint should begin a consolidation of the printing sector in the Nordic region. Circle Media Group recognises the need for Helprint for further development in the region, while it is not a geographically core region for the group. 

Helprint is the largest rotogravure printing plant in the Nordic countries and specialises in fast, cost-effective, top quality production of large print runs, which generally range from 100,000 to several million copies. Helprint's customers include leading magazine publishers, retail chains and advertising agencies. Helprint provides flexible printing services to customers across its market area of Finland, the other Nordic countries, Russia and the UK.

Printers Group
Printers Group Oy is a Helsinki, Finland based private equity group aimed  at the consolidation of the printing sector in the Nordic region.

For more information:
Panu Torniainen, advisor to Printers Group
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Circle Media Group

Circle Media Group is a leading European printing and media services group headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with revenues of €900 million and 5,000 employees, making it the largest independent European group in the delivery of print and media capabilities. The group has 26 printing sites in 10 European countries as well as an operation in the US, 135 printing presses of which 29 digital and  processes more than 1 million tonnes of paper a year. The Group is a strong, innovative and reliable partner for its customers in the areas of  ‘Strategy, Content & Data Insights’, ‘Magazines & Retail printing’ and ‘Books printing’  and is strongly positioned for its next stage of growth.

 The Group has printing & media operations throughout Europe in Austria (Oberndorfer Druckerei, Salzburg), Belgium (Corelio, Erpe-Mere), Finland (Helprint, Mikkeli), Germany (J. Fink Druck, Ostfildern and Kőrner Druck, Sindelfingen), Spain (Impresia Ibérica, Madrid, Toledo and Barcelona), The Netherlands (Roto Smeets Deventer, Roto Smeets Weert and Senefelder Misset, Doetinchem) and Hungary (Antok, Celldömölk). Its marketing communications operation MPG is based in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, New York, United States and Barcelona & Madrid, Spain (as Espacio y Punto). Book printing division CPI has 16 operations spread out over 5 countries (France, United-Kingdom, Germany, Spain and the Czech Republic).

For more information:
Circle Media Group:
Bert Holtkamp
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