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American Greetings

American Greetings
1906 FOUNDED
PRIVATE STATUS
25K-30K EMPLOYEES
Buyout/LBO LATEST DEAL TYPE
9 FINANCING ROUNDS
16 INVESTMENTS
Description

Designer, manufacturer and distributor of occasion greeting cards and other social expression products. The company offers various ephemera, including specialty cards and personalized cards for multiple occasions, gift wrap, stationery and gift-ware as well as provides online greeting-cards for mobile devices, enabling customers to create expressions of happiness, laughter and love to help make everyday connections a little more meaningful.

Formerly Known As
Sapirstein Greeting Card Company
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Printing Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Other Consumer Non-Durables
Publishing
Primary Office
  • One American Boulevard
  • Cleveland, OH 44145
  • United States

+1 (216) 000-0000

American Greetings Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Post-Val Valuation/
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Debt Status

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American Greetings Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Graphics3 Corporation Jupiter, FL
00000000 Angel-Backed New York, NY 00000 000000000000 00000
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American Greetings Investments & Acquisitions (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 00000 000000 12-Feb-2019 000000000000000000 Other Consumer Durables
0000000 09-Feb-2015 00000 00000 00 0000 Electrical Equipment
0000000 17-Jan-2014 00000 00000 00 00.000 Electrical Equipment
00000000 07-Jun-2012 000000000000000000 000.00 Specialty Retail
Cardstore 01-Dec-2010 Merger/Acquisition Internet Retail
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American Greetings Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000000 15-Jan-2008 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
  • 00000000 000000000
00000000(00000000) 25-Oct-2007 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 00000000 000000000
DesignWare (USA) 15-Sep-1999 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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American Greetings Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
AG Interactive Media and Information Services (B2B) Cleveland, OH 1999
00000 00000 000000 Other Consumer Durables PA 0000
00000000 Specialty Retail Loughton, United Kingdom 0000
00000000 000000000 Corporate Pension Brooklyn, OH 0000
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American Greetings Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Participating Rounds Investor Since Board Seat Contact Info

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American Greetings Executive Team (18)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
John Beeder President & Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey Weiss Co-Chief Executive Officer
Joe Arcuri Co-Chief Executive Officer
Zev Weiss Co-Chief Executive Officer
Gregory Steinberg Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President

8 Former Executives

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American Greetings Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
00000 00000 American Greetings Chairman 000 0000