Moss, Inc., a portfolio company of Century Park Capital Partners has acquired, Marx & Moschner GmbH, a maker of large scale textile prints used at tradeshows, marketing events, and in retail settings.
Marx & Moschner’s products include large scale textile prints, illuminated light tubes and cubes, LED light boxes, banner displays, rollups, flags and printed banner ads. The company’s printing technologies allow for the printing of textiles up to 5 meters in width with no seams. Marx & Moschner also provides the appropriate frame for its printed products which are constructed with a variety of materials including aluminum. The company is headquartered in Lennestadt, Germany (www.marx-moschner.de).
Moss is a provider of tensioned fabric-based visual communication products used in the exhibit, event, and retail interiors industries. The company was acquired by Century Park in June 2008 and is headquartered near Chicago in Elk Grove Village with additional locations in Salt Lake City; Las Vegas; and Secaucus, NJ (www.mossinc.com).
“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,” said Guy Zaczepinski, Managing Partner of Century Park Capital Partners. “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 US. With this transaction, Moss is poised to rapidly grow its presence in Europe.”
Century Park Capital Partners invests from $10 million to 50 million in middle-market companies that have revenues of $20 million to $100 million and EBITDA of $4 million to $15 million. Sectors of interest include chemicals, medical products and services, business services, industrials, and consumer products. The firm is based in Los Angeles (www.centuryparkcapital.com).
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