Eastport Holdings Acquires Marc USA

Eastport Holdings acquires MARC USA

Broomfield, CO, November 2, 2015 / Newswire / – Flatirons Capital Advisors, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor to Private Equity Groups, Strategic Buyers and for privately-held, middle-market businesses is pleased to announce the acquisition of Marc USA, Inc. (Marc), headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA by its client, Eastport Holdings, LLC (Eastport) headquartered in Memphis, TN.

Marc, founded in 1955, employs 270 people, including 170 in Pittsburgh. Besides its headquarters in Station Square, it has offices in Chicago, Miami and Boston. Annual billings last year were $370 million.

Marc is a leading full service, integrated marketing agency bringing its clients in-house expertise in all marketing disciplines, a simple P&L structure and a culture driven by higher performance teams.

Capabilities include digital media, media, interactive, strategy, analytics, public relations, social, multicultural, CRM, shopper marketing and retail branding.

Managing Member Mike Allen led the Flatirons Capital Advisors deal team that advised Eastport Holdings on the transaction. “Marc’s high profile reputation and client base makes it a great fit for the Eastport family,” stated Allen.

Eastport Holdings is a private equity fund founded in 2011 and to date has made 13 acquisitions in the media space including Ad Staff Media, Asher Agency, BLR Further, Digital Addix, Mindstream Interactive, SBC Advertising, SOUTHWEST MEDIA GROUP and YELLOW7. To read more, visit www.eastportholdings.com

About Flatirons Capital Advisors

Flatirons Capital Advisors, LLC (www.flatironscap.com) is an investment banking firm that helps privately held companies sell their businesses and acquire other businesses.

For more information:

Mike Allen

720-328-1148

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