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Fort Dearborn acquires Renaissance Mark

June 6, 2007

Fort Dearborn Company, of Elk Grove Village, IL, USA, has acquired Renaissance Mark, a label converter with four North American locations, from Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in New York City. Renaissance Mark is headquartered in Bo

Fort Dearborn Company, of Elk Grove Village, IL, USA, has acquired Renaissance Mark, a label converter with four North American locations, from Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in New York City. Renaissance Mark is headquartered in Bowling Green, KY, USA.

Renaissance Mark specializes in cut and stack glue applied labels, roll to roll glue applied labels, and shrink and specialty labels. The company serves customers in the food, beverage, water, wine and spirits, and personal care markets. Renaissance Mark operates manufacturing plants in Montreal, QC, and Leamington, ON, in Canada, and in Sparks, NV, USA, in addition to the plant in Bowling Green.

Founded in 1925, Fort Dearborn Company manufactures cut and stack, pressure sensitive and shrink sleeve labels for the beverage, food, household products, paint and coatings, personal care and private label/retail markets. Fort Dearborn is a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, a private equity investment firm based in San Francisco, CA, USA.

The transaction was initiated by BMO Capital Markets, which assisted in negotiations and served as financial advisor to Renaissance Mark and Arsenal Capital Partners.

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