The Capital Corporation Advises ImageQuix, Inc. on its Sale to ASG


November 30, 2018

Transaction:

The Capital Corporation is pleased to announce the sale of ImageQuix, Inc (headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina) to Alpine SG, LLC ("ASG", headquartered in Walnut Creek, California).  ImageQuix is a software-as-a-system (SaaS) model, e-commerce company serving the needs of professional photographers, photography studios and photo labs worldwide, automating their workflow and enhancing their productivity.  ASG is a group of market-leading vertical SaaS companies focused on buying, building, and operating great software businesses.

Over the last twenty years, ImageQuix has evolved in response to the booming growth in the professional photography industry brought about by the emergence of digital photography.  ImageQuix is now the industry's leading integrated, e-commerce, and Smart Workflow productivity software provider whose products address every step in professional photography from image creation, organization and marketing through to consumer purchase. The newly released BlueprintTM product was developed to be the first end-to-end solution for the high-volume photography industry.

Mark Valente, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ImageQuix, commented "We are excited about becoming a member of the ASG team and believe ASG will add new leadership and empower existing management as we strive to achieve our extraordinary and profitable growth potential.  ASG also strengthens our ability to roll out our revolutionary new BlueprintTM product to the industry."

The Capital Corporation is a leading middle-market investment bank headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina with offices in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina and Boca Raton, Florida and served as the exclusive advisor to ImageQuix on the transaction.

About ImageQuix: Founded in 1997, ImageQuix has been serving the needs of professional photographers for 21 years and is the leading provider of end-to-end workflow and ecommerce solutions in the high-volume photography industry. With an unrivalled understanding of the business of professional photography and decades of industry knowledge and experience, ImageQuix leverages cutting edge technology to deliver world class software and white glove customer service that dramatically increases efficiency, enables significant cost savings, and drives increased revenue for professional photography studios. To learn more, visit www.imagequix.com

About ASG:  ASG is a group of market-leading vertical SaaS companies, backed by Alpine Investors and operated by world-class PeopleFirstTM leaders. ASG believes deeply in the power of people and data to grow great organizations, and that sharing knowledge, expertise, and resources across its community of businesses drives exponential growth. Founders of leading SaaS companies continue to trust ASG to grow their businesses and build even stronger legacies for the future. To learn more, visit www.alpinesg.com or www.alpine-investors.com

 About The Capital Corporation: Since 1991, The Capital Corporation (www.thecapitalcorp.com) has been providing merger and acquisition advisory services to middle market companies.  The Capital Corporation's team of professionals has closed hundreds of transactions and leverages their backgrounds from Wall Street and Fortune 500 companies for the benefit of its clients.  The Capital Corporation is one of only six investment banks in the United States that has achieved exclusive IMAP membership, allowing for unparalleled access to a global buyer network across three dozen countries.

 

 

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