Closed Deal Announcement – Peakstone Advises Simply Color on the Acquisition of ShootQ

M&A Advisor

October, 2015. Peakstone acted as exclusive financial advisor to Simply Color on this transaction.

Simply Color Industries, Inc. (“Simply Color”) has announced the acquisition of ShootQ, a complete virtual SaaS management system made especially for professional photographers.  With the addition of ShootQ, Simply Color has further expanded its product and service capabilities to provide its customers with a quality management program that will create more efficient business practices and significant cross-selling opportunities.

The Peakstone Group served as Simply Color’s exclusive financial advisor in connection with this transaction and also arranged the acquisition financing. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“The Peakstone Group has been an invaluable partner to Simply Color as we have continued to execute our strategic growth initiatives,” noted Adam Fried, President and CEO of Simply Color.  “Peakstone’s commitment to the success of Simply Color has helped us achieve our objectives.”

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Based in Akron, Ohio, Simply Color is a leading full-service printing lab for professional photographers with a reputation for quality products, excellent color and world famous customer service.  More information is available at

For additional information about this transaction, contact:
Eric Dziedzic,
Managing Director, 312-346-7314,

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