API Group Overview

  • Founded
  • 1920

Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 528

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 4

  • Investments
  • 4

API Group General Information

Description

API Group was a provider of packaging products based in Manchester, England. The firm used to offer metalized film laminates, holographic laminates, aluminum foil laminates, metallic hot stamping foils, cold foils, and custom holograms, catering to the markets of United Kingdom, Europe, Americas, Asia Pacific and Africa. On May 19, 2015 the firm was acquired by Steel Partners Holdings.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Other Containers and Packaging
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • Voyager, Chicago Avenue
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester M90 3DQ
  • England, United Kingdom

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API Group Valuation & Funding

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

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API Group Patents

API Group Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
GB-2468120-B Machine head for production of a surface relief Expired - Fee Related 20-Feb-2009 0000000000 0
GB-0902972-D0 Machine head for production of a surface relief Granted 20-Feb-2009 0000000000
EP-2221163-A1 Machine head for production of a surface relief Withdrawn 20-Feb-2009 0000000000
GB-2468120-A Machine head for production of a surface relief Granted 20-Feb-2009 0000000000
US-20100213637-A1 Machine head for production of a surface relief Granted 20-Feb-2009 B29C59/022
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API Group 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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API Group Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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API Group Acquisitions (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000000 000 01-Dec-2016 0000000000 Paper Containers and Packaging 0000 0000
00000 00000 ( 29-Jul-2016 0000000000 Other Containers and Packaging 0000 0000
0 0000000 0 0 01-Jun-2012 0000000000 Electronics (B2C)
Western States Fire Protection 01-Jan-1989 Merger/Acquisition Other Commercial Services
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API Group Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Western States Fire Protection Other Commercial Services Centennial, CO 1985
000000000 00000000 Paper Containers and Packaging Amsterdam, Netherlands 0000
0&0 000000 0000000 Construction and Engineering Coronation, Canada
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