Inverness Graham Acquires DataSource

Inverness Graham, a lower middle market private equity firm headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, has acquired DataSource, a print supply chain company based in Kansas City, Mo. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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DataSource, Inc., one of America’s leading print supply chain management companies, announced today it has been acquired by Inverness Graham Investment, a Philadelphia-based private equity firm. Inverness Graham acquires high growth, innovative manufacturing and service companies.

DataSource will retain its company name and maintain its aggressive growth strategies for their commercial, automotive retail and restaurant/hospitality divisions by building scale and capabilities through various strategic acquisitions.

The Kansas City-based print supply chain leader will also align its expansion objectives to include doubling its business over the next three years. DataSource will restructure its executive leadership with the promotion of David Holland to president and CEO. Sherie Bartlett will remain a shareholder and work in a consulting role during the transition for a period of time. Tom Bartlett will remain in his current role.

About DataSource

DataSource, based in Kansas City, MO, provides a total solution to document design and distribution services essential to the successful operation of multi-location businesses such as commercial franchises, auto dealerships, retail insurance, branded products, industrial products and restaurant concepts. Services include design, sourcing, warehousing, fulfillment, distribution, print-on-demand and print management of marketing materials business forms and supplies. Products include business forms, marketing supplies, personnel management packets, training materials, menus, point-of-purchase displays and ad specialty items. DataSource manages over 18,000 SKUs for customers in 85,000 locations worldwide. Visit DataSource at www.data-source.com.

About Inverness Graham Investments

Inverness Graham is an operationally focused, lower middle market private equity firm headquartered in suburban Philadelphia. Inverness Graham acquires high growth, innovative manufacturing and service companies with enterprise values up to $75M. The firm has over $250M of assets under management and was founded by senior executives of the Graham Group, an alliance of independently owned and operated industrial and investment management businesses that share in the common legacy of entrepreneur Donald C. Graham’s industrial endeavors. For more information, please visit Inverness at www.invernesscap.com.