Moss Inc, a portfolio company of Century Park Capital Partners, has acquired Marx & Moschner GmbH. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Germany, Marx & Moschner is a provider of environmental branding solutions for the retail and exhibit sectors.
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Century Park Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Moss Inc., a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, and retail interior industries, has acquired Marx & Moschner GmbH. Headquartered in Lennestadt, Germany, Marx & Moschner is a leading European provider of environmental branding solutions to the retail and exhibit markets. The acquisition gives Moss a global footprint and provides the ability to cross-sell to international customers.
With quality recognized across Europe, Marx & Moschner provides a wide range of standard and custom branding solutions for interior and exterior use, including a versatile line of silicone edge graphic (SEG) frames and custom printed large format fabric panels, custom trade show exhibit components, lightboxes and bannerstands. The organization has been committed to implementing the latest production technologies and software, making them a leader in efficiency, reliability, logistics management and customer service.
Dan Patterson, CEO of Moss, commented, “This acquisition quickly expands our brand and face-to-face marketing capabilities into a new market, and allows us to meet our clients’ needs in Europe. There is growing demand from our retail and exhibition customers to provide Moss’ high-quality products and services worldwide. Like Moss, Marx & Moschner has a long and respected history as a high-quality, efficient and reliable partner. With more than 30 years of innovatively serving retail and trade show customers, this is a perfect fit as we strategically expand.”
Maik Raute, who previously held the position of Managing Director at Marx & Moschner, will manage Moss operations in Germany, leading European operations and driving future growth. Mr. Raute commented, “We’re excited to become part of the Moss family and continue to grow with new and existing customers in Europe, as well as serving our customers in the U.S. Moss is unsurpassed as a truly global provider of industry-leading products and services.”
Guy Zaczepinski, Managing Partner of Century Park Capital Partners, commented, “Penetrating the European experiential marketing sector has been a key focus for our growth strategy at Moss. We have seen that customers in both our retail and exhibit end markets are increasingly seeking ‘one stop solutions’ for their branding needs. We are absolutely delighted to have found in Marx & Moschner the ideal partner; they have the scale, experience and market depth to complement what Moss is already doing in the U.S. With this transaction, Moss is poised to rapidly grow its presence in Europe.”
About Marx & Moschner:
Marx & Moschner, headquartered in Lennestadt, Germany, is a leading provider of environmental branding solutions to the retail and exhibit markets. Marx & Moschner’s products include large scale textile print solutions, illuminated light tubes and cubes, LED light boxes, banner displays, rollups, flags and printed banner ads. For more information, please visit www.marx-moschner.de.
Moss Inc., headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, with additional locations in Chicago, Illinois; Salt Lake City, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada and Secaucus, New Jersey, is a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, sports, and retail interior industries. Moss’ three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues, including tradeshows, corporate and entertainment events, and retail destinations. The Moss product offering allows for visual appeal and design flexibility, as well as superior economic value because of its lightweight nature and associated lower total cost of ownership. For more information on Moss, please visit www.mossinc.com.
About Century Park Capital Partners:
Century Park Capital Partners is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm that partners with owner/managers to build successful companies. The firm specializes in facilitating owner liquidity and business expansion by providing $10 million to $40 million equity investments for minority and majority recapitalizations, growth financings, management-led buyouts and acquisition financings. Century Park seeks to support management in accelerating the growth curve of well-positioned companies by investing in infrastructure, internal growth initiatives, and strategic acquisitions. For more information on Century Park Capital Partners, please visit www.centuryparkcapital.com.