American Greetings Overview

  • Founded
  • 1906
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 27,500
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO
  • Financing Rounds
  • 9
  • Investments
  • 17

American Greetings General Information

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.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Sapirstein Greeting Card Company
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Printing Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Publishing
Other Consumer Non-Durables
Primary Office
  • One American Boulevard
  • Cleveland, OH 44145
  • United States
+1 (216) 000-0000
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American Greetings Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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American Greetings Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Printing Services (B2B)
Cleveland, OH
27,500 As of 2016
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American Greetings Competitors (3)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Graphics3 Corporation Jupiter, FL
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00000000 Angel-Backed New York, NY 00000 000000000000 00000
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American Greetings Executive Team (19)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Joe Arcuri Chief Executive Officer
Lorna Street Chief Financial Officer
Robert Tyler Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
Kelly Ricker Chief Creative Officer
Christopher Haffke JD Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary & Chief Human Resources Officer
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American Greetings Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
0000000 00000 American Greetings Board Member 000 0000
00000 00000 American Greetings Chairman 000 0000
000 00000 American Greetings Board Member 000 0000
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American Greetings Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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American Greetings Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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American Greetings Investments & Acquisitions (17)

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 Machinery (B2B)
0000000 17-Jan-2014 00000 00000 00 00.000 Machinery (B2B)
00000000 07-Jun-2012 000000000000000000 000.00 Specialty Retail
Cardstore 01-Dec-2010 Merger/Acquisition Internet Retail
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American Greetings Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
AG Interactive Media and Information Services (B2B) Cleveland, OH 1999
000000000000.000 Publishing Cleveland, OH 0000
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 Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000000 07-Jun-2012 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
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0000000000 15-Jan-2008 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
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00000000(00000000) 25-Oct-2007 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
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DesignWare (USA) 15-Sep-1999 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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