Alantra advises Interior Manufacturing Group Inc. on sale to MEDIA 6 SA

SECTORConsumer Goods & Retail


Feb 2020
Sell-side advisory

Alantra, a leading global investment bank and asset management firm, has advised Interior Manufacturing Group Inc. (“IMG” or the “Company”) on its sale to French Euronext-listed MEDIA 6 SA (MEDIA 6) (ENXTPA:EDI), a leading expert in point-of-purchase advertising, shop fixtures and retail design for the prestige cosmetics and luxury goods markets. Alantra acted as exclusive financial advisor to IMG. The transaction signed on December 13, 2019 and closed on January 24, 2020. The deal value was not disclosed.

IMG is a leading Canadian manufacturer of ultra high-end retail display fixtures for premier clients in the prestige cosmetic and luxury markets. The company operates six manufacturing and warehouse facilities in Mississauga, Ontario, offering in-house design and production capabilities in metal, wood, plastic, and lighting to North American clients. IMG has more than 200 employees and averaged 11% yearly growth between 2012 and 2019.

The Alantra team advising IMG included Ashley E. Rountree (Managing Director & Partner, Paris), David Waldstein (Director, Boston), Jon Tetirick (Vice President, Boston) and Tom Kulesa (Analyst, Boston).

“This deal marks our third in-store solutions space transaction in the past 12 months and we are delighted to have advised IMG on its strategic sale to MEDIA 6,” said Mr. Rountree. “Alantra is the leading advisor to in-store display companies globally and this transaction adds to the credentials of our dedicated practice.”

Mr. Waldstein added, “MEDIA 6 and IMG are both committed to producing the highest quality products for the largest players in the prestige cosmetics and luxury goods markets.  The ability to serve clients on a global basis will make for a powerful combination.”

Mr. Tetirick concluded, “It was a pleasure to work with the shareholders of IMG throughout this process.  They are veterans of the retail fixture industry and have built a business with a great reputation that is well-positioned for continued success.”

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