ypOne Publishing Moves Into Canada With Acquisition – Southwestern Publishing – Brief Article
ypOne Publishing (New Orleans) has crossed into Canada with its acquisition of the assets of Southwestern Publishing of Ontario, Canada, YP&DR has learned.
Southwestern Publishing publishes five directories in Ontario, Canada. The employees of the company have been offered positions with ypOne.
ypOne was started by former SunShine Pages general manager Erik Jensen earlier this year and has built a 20-book stable of directories in Texas through the acquisition of Community Publications (YP&DR, April 11), 14 books from Southern Directories and one directory from Golden Triangle Telephone Directory (YP&DR, Feb. 14). ypOne also publishes eight directories in Arizona, which it acquired from Southern Directories.
ypOne is partnered with private equity firms Frontenac Company (Chicago) and Halyard Capital (New York), with a credit facility from the Senior Bank of Montreal.
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