Mergers and Acquisitions: Sell Side for Wolper Subscription Services

Wolper Subscription services

  • Background:  Headquartered in Easton, PA, Wolper is a full-service information management resource, providing customized solutions for subscription management and related resources including print and electronic, foreign and domestic magazine and journal subscriptions, as well as books and e-books, databases, site licenses, and state-of-the-art information management tools.
  • Cassel Salpeter:
    • Served as financial advisor to the Company
  • Challenges:
    • Family business needing larger platform to continue to compete with growing U.S. competitors
    • Significant cultural differences with purchaser created many deal obstacles
  • Outcome:  In December 2012, Wolper Subscription Services, Inc. was sold to LM Information Delivery, a competitor of the company, with headquarters in Finland.