TORONTO ON – June 1, 2023 – Pattison Sign Group (PSG) today announced it has acquired Chandler Signs, a national, vertically-integrated provider of sign design, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance for multi-site companies. The acquisition will bolster PSG’s capabilities and footprint to help clients tap into more expertise, solutions, and services to accelerate their branding transformation for rapid growth.
Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Chandler Signs is a privately held company founded in 1978. With more than 270 employees and a state-of-the-art 170,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility, Chandler Signs’ highly skilled team partners with companies in a wide variety of markets including retail, restaurant, financial services, pharmacy, entertainment, and hospitality. The acquisition complements and further strengthens PSG’s presence in North America and brings together the two companies’ service offerings across all layers of customers’ physical branding needs–from design and manufacturing to post-installation maintenance.
“Our organizations are a perfect match in terms of people, resources and expertise,” said Marco Calabretta-Duval, President of PSG. “Together, we will be one of the preeminent physical branding and visual communication providers in North America able to deliver all the services and solutions customers need to achieve their business objectives. Chandler Sign’s strong engineering culture and delivery experience will help our clients pivot and launch new products quickly and efficiently.”
The acquisition of Chandler Signs is the latest in a series of transformative transactions PSG has conducted to build its leading physical branding business model. Customers of both companies will now have access to and benefit from the combined solutions and services portfolio.
“The world is undergoing massive changes, which requires organizations to continuously reinvent themselves to drive value,” said Joel Daurity, President/COO of PSG’s U.S. operations. “The breadth and depth of PSG’s and Chandler Signs’ combined assets and talent will bolster our North American presence and capabilities, providing customers with the agility they need when redefining their business. As we conclude the second quarter of 2023, PSG is extremely well positioned to grow our market share in the United States and build deeper relationships with customers.”
“Pattison Sign Group’s diversified physical branding product and service offerings and longstanding commitment to customer excellence resonated with us when considering this opportunity,” said Chris Bollas, CEO. “Our customers will be confident knowing they have access to a more comprehensive array of physical branding capabilities—from physical to digital.”
BMO Capital Markets acted as exclusive financial advisor to Chandler in this transaction.
Jacque Duguay, Sr. Vice President, Corporate Services