ICV-backed SG360° buys DSS

SG360°, which is backed by ICV Partners, has acquired Bolingbrook, Illinois-based Data Service Solutions, a print finishing company. No financial terms were disclosed.


WHEELING, Ill., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SG360°, an industry-leading print and direct marketing solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of Data Service Solutions (DSS), a leading integrated print finishing company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The combination will create greater scale and a more diversified, robust offering that serves the complex needs of SG360° customers. The deal will enhance and support the growth of SG360°’s fulfillment business, and its location in the Bolingbrook corridor supports the firm’s distribution strategy.

“This transaction strengthens our positioning as a leading integrated direct marketing services firm and will be key to driving long-term, sustainable growth. DSS is a trusted provider in the print finishing and card personalization industry and is a great complement to our business. We look forward to welcoming DSS employees and customers to the SG360° family and are committed to the Bolingbrook facility,” said Mary Lee Schneider, president and CEO of SG360°.

Bill Biggs, President of DSS, said, “As part of SG360°, our customers will benefit from a more comprehensive portfolio of strategic solutions. We also believe our employees will benefit from greater career growth opportunities in a larger, more diversified organization. We look forward to working closely with the SG360° team and driving continued growth.”

About SG360°
SG360° is an industry-leading printing and direct marketing services provider that offers multichannel marketing solutions. Its services range from research and strategy to concept and execution and includes multichannel marketing, direct mail, data analytics, and fulfillment, among other services. Headquartered in Wheeling, Ill., it is owned by private equity firm ICV Partners. Besides Wheeling, it has locations elsewhere in Illinois and also in California, Florida, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas. More information is available at www.sg360.com.

About DSS
DSS is one of the leading print finishing companies in the country. Its services include data driven direct mail, card personalization and affixing, finishing, inserting, packaging and fulfillment, product sampling, digital printing, and lettershop services. DSS is headquartered in Bolingbrook, Ill. For more information, visit www.datserv.com.