Circle Media Group

Circle Media Group files for bankruptcy of Dutch printing companies

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16 April 2019, Amsterdam/Deventer – After a filing for suspension of payments on Friday April 12 for Roto Smeets BV, the holding company for the Dutch printing activities Roto Smeets Deventer, Roto Smeets Weert and Senefelder Misset in Doetinchem (and the underlying subsidiaries), parent company Circle Media Group has decided today to also file for bankruptcy of the Dutch printing companies. The suspension of payments was intended to examine the possibilities for a reorganisation of the companies, but it soon became clear that this is not feasible anymore.

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Circle Media Group applies for suspension of payments for holding company of Dutch printing companies

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15 April 2019, Deventer – On Friday April 12 Circle Media Group has requested for a suspension of payments for its Dutch holding company Roto Smeets BV, the holding company for the Dutch printing activities of the group: Roto Smeets Deventer, Roto Smeets Weert and Senefelder Misset in Doetinchem. The suspension of payments results from the very challenging market circumstances in the European printing industry. The administrator and management are examining possibilities for a reorganisation of the company. During the suspension of payments, the Dutch printing companies will continue their operations as usual.

The suspension of payment does not include the Dutch marketing operations in Amstelveen (MPG), nor the Belgian operation Corelio Printing and other printing companies in Austria, Germany,  Spain and Hungary.

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CPI acquired by Circle Media Group

Private investor acquires CPI Group

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9 April 2019, London/Paris/Amsterdam - In a private transaction Circle Media Group (“CMG”), a leading European printing and media group, announces today that it has sold its interest in book printing group CPI to the Private Wealth Office of entrepreneur and award-winning private investor Richard Hughes and his family  (“RHWO”). 

Richard Hughes has a highly successful track record of investing directly and indirectly across multiple sectors, including as founder and non-executive director of boohoo.com and majority stake in Crawford Healthcare.

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Circle Media Group to sell Helprint to Finnish Printers Group

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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. 

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Reaction from Circle Media Group to call from Trade Unions

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Circle Media Group (CMG) today learned through the media about a call from several trade unions calling for a ’mobilisation of European workers’. CMG of course recognises the right of employees to organise themselves. However, the arguments used in this call are unfounded, unsubstantiated and harmful to our businesses, our employees and our management.

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Koerner Druck

Circle Media Group strengthens position in Central Europe with the acquisition of Kőrner Druck in Germany

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3 December, 2018 – Amsterdam, the Netherlands / Sindelfingen/Stuttgart, Germany: Circle Media Group (CMG), a leading European printing and media group, announces today that it has acquired the operational activities of German printing company Kőrner Druck GmbH & Co.KG after reaching an agreement with the Heer Media Group. Kőrner Druck is the largest company of the Heer Media Group that started insolvency procedures in August of this year.

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Winner Christmas card contest 2018

Winner of the Christmas card contest

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Circle Media Group, a leading European printing and media group, and European book printing group CPI, that became part of Circle Media Group in July of this year, are very happy to announce the winner of its annual Christmas Card Contest.

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CPI acquired by Circle Media Group

Circle Media Group acquires leading European book printing group CPI

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26 July, 2018 – Amsterdam, the Netherlands / Paris, France: Circle Media Group (CMG), a leading European printing and media group, announces today that it has acquired

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Sunday 5000 press

The new v7 web offset folder in Altair's 96-page press enters into operation

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Impresia Ibérica – the Spanish subsidiary of Circle Media Group – is pleased to announce that the second folder for our 96-page Goss Sunday 5000 press has commenced operation.

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CirclePrinters changes name to Circle Media Group and launches new group structure.

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18 April, 2018 – Amsterdam, the Netherlands: As of today CirclePrinters, a leading European media and printing services group, has a new name: Circle Media Group (www.circlemediagroup.com).

Following the merger of CirclePrinters and Roto Smeets Group last year and with the recent acquisition of web-offset printing company Corelio in Belgium it is the right time for a new Group name to reflect a broader future as a Pan European communication company with a strong heritage in print and with a clear vision of a digital future. With 2,700 employees and revenues of €550 million, the company strives to become the European leader in the delivery of (digital) print and media services. The names of the operating companies remain unchanged.

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