MEI Labels Holdings, LLC Partners with TVC Label, Inc. & TVC One, Inc.
Chicago, IL – July 24, 2013 - MEI Labels Holdings, LLC ("MEI Labels" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of a fund affiliated with Svoboda Capital Partners LLC ("SC"), has acquired the operating assets of TVC Label, Inc. and TVC One, Inc. (collectively, "TVC"). Management of TVC will continue to operate and own a significant portion of the business.
Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Lewisville, Texas, TVC is a full-service manufacturer and premier provider of print, label and packaging solutions for customers in health & beauty, consumer goods and the pet care end markets. For more information about TVC, please visit www.tvcone.com.
"MEI is very excited about the prospect of partnering with TVC. TVC's management team and their employees have built an impressive enterprise focused on client service and top quality products, aligning well with MEI's philosophy," said Lynn Higgs, MEI Labels' CEO. "This strategic transaction will undoubtedly accelerate the Company's expansion into new products and new end markets."
"The combination of MEI and TVC is very compelling given their complementary attributes," said Jeff Piper, Principal at Svoboda Capital Partners. "We look forward to continue working with the Company to execute on its organic and acquisitive growth objectives."
The Commercial Banking Group of Wintrust Financial Corporation provided senior debt to complete the transaction. The Investment Banking division of Mesirow Financial acted as the exclusive financial advisor to TVC.
About MEI Labels Holdings, LLC
Founded in 1996, MEI Labels is a leading provider of pressure sensitive label products, inserts, tags, banners and other products, including silk screening and embroidery. Located in Catoosa, Oklahoma, M.E.I. Labels has grown significantly since its inception, becoming a national label printing platform, serving a diverse set of customers across the United States, including many in the food/grocery, industrial, packaging, and retail markets. For more information, please visit meilabels.com.
About Svoboda Capital Partners LLC
Svoboda Capital is a Chicago-based private equity firm with over $300 million of capital under management. Founded in 1998, SC invests in growth oriented companies in the value-added distribution and business, consumer and healthcare services sectors typically valued between $20 million and $100 million.