CLEVELAND and BOSTON, January 11, 2022 / PRNewswire / – MPE Partners (“MPE” or “Morgenthaler Private Equity”) today announced the recapitalization of Inkcups (the “Company”), a global leader in the specialty printing industry, offering direct-to-form (“DTS”) digital printers, pad and labelless printing equipment, parts, services and consumables to a diverse customer base in branded consumer products market segments, online retail and promotional products. MPE’s investment positions Inkcups for accelerated growth while ensuring the company remains an innovation leader, employer of choice and strategic partner for its customers.
MPE joined in the transaction with Benjamin adner, founder and CEO of Inkcups. Matt Yohé, Partner at MPE, said: “Since its inception in 2001, Inkcups has built a reputation for superior product innovation, in-depth technical knowledge and comprehensive after-sales service. Michael duffy, Vice President of MPE, added, “We look forward to partnering with Ben and the rest of the Inkcups team to accelerate the growth of the company by continuing to invest in product development, customer support and geographic expansion. “
Ben adner added, “MPE is a natural partner for Inkcups as they really understand how to work with entrepreneurs and founders owned businesses and help them take them to the next level. Inkcups has great momentum across all product lines, and I am excited to partner with MPE to drive growth and capitalize on favorable industry winds, such as product customization and environmental sustainability, while continuing to grow. ” offer our customers the best products and services. “
Akerman LLP served as legal counsel to MPE. Capstone Partners acted as investment banking advisor for Inkcups, and Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo as legal advisor.
Based at Danvers, MA, Inkcups is a global leader in the specialty printing industry, providing direct digital printers (“DTS”), pad and labelless printing equipment, parts, services and consumables to a diverse customer base. through branded consumer products, e-commerce retail market segments and promotional products. For more information, please visit www.inkcups.com.
About MPE partners
MPE Partners (“MPE” or “Morgenthaler Private Equity”) wants to be the privileged partner of family and entrepreneurial businesses. Situated at Cleveland, Ohio, and Boston, Massachusetts, MPE invests in profitable lower middle market companies with transaction values of up to $ 250 million. MPE has two main target investment areas: high value-added manufacturing and commercial and industrial services. For more information, please visit www.mpepartners.com.
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