American Greetings Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1906

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 27,500

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Div. Recap.
  • (Announced)

  • Financing Rounds
  • 19

  • Investments
  • 17

American Greetings General Information

Description

Designer and manufacturer of social expression products intended to create meaningful connections in the community. The company offers a wide range of ephemera, which include paper cards, stationery, gift wrap, party goods and personalized cards for multiple occasions along with online greeting cards for mobile devices, thereby assisting customers in enhancing their relationships to create happiness, laughter and love.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Sapirstein Greeting Card Company
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Consumer Durables
Other Industries
Recreational Goods
Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)
Corporate Office
  • One American Boulevard
  • Cleveland, OH 44145-8151
  • United States
+1 (216) 000-0000

American Greetings Timeline

2021202220232024
Financing Round

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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

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Cleveland, OH
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American Greetings Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Shutterfly Private Equity-Backed San Jose, CA 0000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
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American Greetings Executive Team (19)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Joe Arcuri Chief Executive Officer & President
Lorna Street Chief Financial Officer
Robert Tyler Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
Christopher Haffke JD General Counsel and Chief Human Resources Officer
Jeffrey Weiss Director
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American Greetings Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 00000 American Greetings Chairman 000 0000
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American Greetings Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-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
Kathy Davis Designs 12-Feb-2019 0000000000 Other Consumer Durables 000000000
Highcon 09-Feb-2015 00000 0000 0000 Machinery (B2B)
Highcon 17-Jan-2014 00000 0000 00.000 Machinery (B2B)
Clintons 07-Jun-2012 0000000000 000.00 Specialty Retail
Cardstore 01-Dec-2010 Merger/Acquisition Internet Retail
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American Greetings Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Blue Mountain (Publishing) Publishing San Diego, CA 1996
Kathy Davis Designs Other Consumer Durables Horsham, PA 0000
American Greetings Retirement Savings Plan Corporate Pension Cleveland, OH 0000
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American Greetings Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Highcon 09-Feb-2015 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 7 buyers
Highcon 17-Jan-2014 00000 00000 00 00.000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
Clintons 07-Jun-2012 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
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Schurman Retail Group 17-Apr-2009 000000000 000 Completed
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PhotoWorks 15-Jan-2008 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Completed
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American Greetings FAQs

  • When was American Greetings founded?

    American Greetings was founded in 1906.

  • Who is the CEO of American Greetings?

    Joe Arcuri is the CEO of American Greetings.

  • Where is American Greetings headquartered?

    American Greetings is headquartered in Cleveland, OH.

  • What is the size of American Greetings?

    American Greetings has 27,500 total employees.

  • What industry is American Greetings in?

    American Greetings’s primary industry is Other Consumer Durables.

  • Is American Greetings a private or public company?

    American Greetings is a Private company.

  • What is American Greetings’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for American Greetings is 000000.

  • How much funding has American Greetings raised over time?

    American Greetings has raised $522M.

  • Who are American Greetings’s investors?

    Clayton, Dubilier & Rice has invested in American Greetings.

  • Who are American Greetings’s competitors?

    Shutterfly is a competitor of American Greetings.

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