RR Donnelley Acquires Polish Magazine and Book Printer
"The acquisition of Poligrafia substantially strengthens RR Donnelley's capabilities and scope, and reinforces our position as a leading supplier of print and print-related services in Europe," added Paul A. Masterton, President, RR Donnelley Europe.
Jacek Pogonowski, a partner at Baring Corilius Private Equity and Chairman of the Poligrafia Supervisory Board, noted, "Barings has been pleased to have been associated with the rapid growth of Poligrafia over the past years. I am pleased that Poligrafia will achieve a truly international scale as part of RR Donnelley."
About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (NYSE: RRD) is the world's premier full-service provider of print and related services, including document-based business process outsourcing. Founded more than 140 years ago, the company provides solutions in commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, forms and labels, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management to customers in the publishing, healthcare, advertising, retail, technology, financial services and many other industries. The largest companies in the world and others rely on RR Donnelley's scale, scope and insight through a comprehensive range of online tools, variable printing services and market-specific solutions. For more information, visit the company's web site at http://www.rrdonnelley.com.
Poligrafia is one of Poland's leading printers with 2004 sales of approximately euro 45 million. It provides commercial printing and design services for magazines, commercial materials and books with a client base of internationally recognized publishers, retailers and other users of print. The company operates from a modern production base in its original Kielce, Poland, facility and from a larger plant with substantial expansion potential in a special economic zone in Starachowice, Poland, where the company benefits from tax concessions. Poligrafia is listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.