Sale to Court Square Capital Partners

Technology & Services
Sale to Court Square Capital Partners


Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to MailSouth, Inc.


MailSouth, Inc. (“MailSouth” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital (“New Mountain”), recently completed its sale to Court Square Capital Partners (“Court Square”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

MailSouth is the largest independent provider of shared mail services nationwide, having partnered with clients to deliver reliable advertising solutions since 1988. MailSouth’s business success stems from a simple premise – provide measureable results and a solid return on the customer’s marketing investment. MailSouth is uniquely positioned with access to over 20 million U.S. households in 27 states and 400 markets. The Company’s 98% household penetration in non-metro geographies is unsurpassed by other competitors. MailSouth’s 3,000+ client portfolio includes consumer packaged goods manufacturers, retailers and service providers across the United States.

New Mountain Capital is a New York-based private equity firm investing for long-term capital appreciation through direct investment in growth equity transactions, leveraged acquisitions and management buyouts. The firm currently manages private and public equity funds with approximately $8.5 billion in aggregate capital commitments. New Mountain seeks out the highest-quality growth leaders in carefully selected industry sectors and then works intensively with management to build the value of these companies.

Court Square Capital is one of the most experienced private equity firms in the industry. Since 1980, the group has invested in over 170 transactions across a wide array of sectors, including media, aerospace and defense, industrials, business services, technology, healthcare and travel. Court Square Capital currently manages over $4 billion of aggregate capital commitments and is based in New York, NY.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Andrew Snow 312.609.4972
David Wierman 404.264.2211
Patrick Hammes 414.298.2318
Technology & Services
Sale to Court Square Capital Partners
December 2010
MailSouth, Inc.
Technology & Services
Target Geography
North America
Acquiror Geography
North America