Metro Creative Graphics
Metro Creative Graphics, Inc., a closely held company based in New York , New York , is a provider of graphics services to newspapers throughout the US .
OEM Capital was asked to assist Metro Creative Graphics, Inc. in securing financing to complete its contemplated acquisition of SCW, Inc., a West Coast division of The E. W. Scripps Company, which was engaged in a similar business. The loan also would provide for additional working capital to execute Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.’s software services build-out. We initiated discussions and assisted management in its negotiations with The E. W. Scripps Company, helped the company prepare its financial plan and approached the most likely lenders.
OEM Capital’s presentation of the acquisition’s attractiveness to a number of lenders secured the required funding in a timely manner from the New York Graphics Arts Lending practice of Marine Midland Bank. The investment allowed Metro Creative Graphics, Inc. to launch its software services and provide it with additional revenues and cash flow.
Our success with Metro Creative Graphics, Inc. illustrates that, whether a business is healthy or distressed, superior results can be realized for the shareholders by a well executed approach by merger and acquisition professionals who are knowledgeable about the state of the financial markets and the intentions of its participants.