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Project successes form the basis of our long-standing customer relationships

Here you can find a selection of various projects that we have successfully implemented for our clients over the past years.

For us, cooperation is a matter of trust. We therefore ask for your understanding that we will not mention any names at this point. We would be pleased to give you references during a personal meeting – and arrange contact with our clients.

Business consulting

  • Advice on the plausibility check of a business plan for a large printing company
  • Strategic market analysis consulting for an international group of the graphic arts supply industry
  • Preparation of a business plan for a large web and sheet-fed offset printing company
  • Strategy check and strategic realignment of a commercial printing plant
  • Preparation of a buyer concept for a commercial print shop and subsequent support of the post-merger phase
  • Execution of several "quick checks" and "workshops" for strategic repositioning of commercial and packaging printing companies
  • Realization of a printing plant closure from a media network
  • Technology consulting InkJet printing
  • Feasibility analysis of digital print production for a publishing house
  • Development of innovative business models for printing companies
  • Moderation of the merger process of commercial printers
  • Strategic consulting for a print shop after management change
  • Business plan for a web and sheet-fed offset printing plant with a focus on new growth areas
  • Benchmark analysis, design and implementation of a sustainable reduction in working capital through optimized processes in a forms and label printing company
  • Cost reduction program, spin-off from tariff commitment and introduction of a cost and performance accounting system for a regional newspaper printing plant
  • Conceptual design and moderation of strategy workshops
  • Coaching of a medium-sized commercial printing company during its generation change
  • Development of state-of-the-art, media-neutral manufacturing processes for an in-house print shop of a DAX group. Documentation in a business plan
  • Strategic consulting for an international, graphic supplier company
  • Strategic consulting for a printing holding company

Restructuring

  • Preparation of a continuation forecast for a well-known printing company
  • Continuation prognosis of a sheet-fed offset printing company for an insolvency administrator
  • Restructuring of a full-service web and sheet-fed offset printing plant. After 18 months, our customer could leave the reorganization department of the house bank again
  • Restructuring of a sheet-fed offset printing plant (100 employees) and strategic realignment within 12 months
  • Restoration of the competitiveness of a large printing company. Spin-off from the collective bargaining agreement and transfer to more than 300 individual contracts. Analysis, conception (incl. labor law feasibility study) and implementation from a single source
  • Bank reports (continuation forecasts) for job printing and form printing companies
  • Continuation forecast for a commercial printing company in a publishing group
  • Re-organization, realignment of the structure and process organization in the sales department of a printing company. Personnel selection, personnel training and support of the change management process
  • IDW S6 expert opinion for print shops (commercial, form, packaging, labels)
  • Cost reduction program, spin-off from tariff commitment and introduction of a cost and performance accounting system for a regional newspaper printing plant
  • Preparation of continuation forecasts (quick-checks) in various printing companies (15 - 500 employees), bookbinderies and media service providers in the German-speaking markets

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Preparation of a red-flag analysis for a financial investor
  • Consulting services for a specialist publishing house on digital transformation
  • Preparation of a commercial due diligence for an international master copy manufacturer
  • Commercial due diligence for a regional publishing group
  • Assistance in the acquisition of various publishing houses as part of a buy-and-build strategy
  • Performance of a company valuation for a medium-sized printing company
  • Preparation of an extensive commercial due diligence for a market leader in the field of “large format printing” for an investment company
  • Commercial due diligence of an international online printing company (Top 5) for a well-known Swiss financial investor
  • Implementation of commercial due diligence and advisory services to an investment company in the takeover of a leading mailing printing company
  • Preparation of commercial due diligence for a globally active master copy manufacturer
  • Advice on the takeover of a calendar publisher
  • Performance of a market due diligence for a strategic investor at a label printing company
  • Operational due diligence for a strategic investor at an online print shop
  • Advisory services to an investor on the acquisition of an online printing company (Top 5)
  • Advisory services to an investor in the takeover of a reprography group
  • Advisory services to financial investors in their transactions in the printing industry. Preparation of SWOT analyses, company valuations and market analyses
  • Consulting services for companies in the graphic arts supply industry on mergers and company sales. The transactions were often initiated by A&P
  • Advisory services to a corporate group in the printing industry on the implementation of its buy-and-build strategy. A&P has identified and approached potential sellers and accompanied the entire transaction up to the signing of the contract.
  • Advising insolvency administrators in the search for and selection of investors (strategic & financial)
  • Advising a medium-sized printing company on the sale of a company. A&P designed the entire transaction, identified and approached the buyers and assisted the entire sales process up to the conclusion of the contract.
  • Preparation of a market due diligence for a growth fund. Realization of mezzanine capital for a web offset printing plant

Personnel consulting

  • Support in filling a management position for a media service provider
  • Search and selection of a Chief Operating Officer (COO) for a large printing company
  • Support in the search and selection of a division manager for an international group specializing in the graphic arts supply industry
  • Recruitment of a management assistant
  • Advice on the appointment of a Post-Press sales manager for a manufacturer in the graphic arts supply industry
  • Filling of a European Sales Manager position by means of direct approach
  • Search and selection of a divisional sales manager for an international printing press manufacturer
  • Sales manager packaging printing plant with 160 employees
  • Managing Director for a sheet-fed and web offset printing company
  • Managing director of a book and catalog printing company with 160 employees
  • Managing director of a book printing plant with more than 200 employees in the new federal states of Germany
  • Managing director of a label printing company as part of a company succession plan
  • Unit leader supplier industry
  • Sales manager for digital printing
  • Sales manager for a web and sheet-fed offset printing company
  • Sales manager for digital and sheet-fed printing works with more than 200 employees
  • Key account salesperson for a group in the graphic arts supply industry in the large format printing sector
  • Web offset printing salesperson
  • Sales specialist for packaging for an international printing press manufacturer
  • Head of the gravure printing plant (100 employees) for an international, medium-sized packaging printing plant
  • Head of order management for a full-service commercial printer
  • Head of dispatch for a newspaper printing plant
  • External sales consultant
  • Purchasing Manager of a large printing company
  • Strategic buyer for the print purchase of a leading book publisher
  • Assessment of sales competencies by means of monitoring for a small print shop
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