Tully & Holland Advises S&S Worldwide

Tully & Holland, Inc. is pleased to announce another successful conclusion to a buy-side M&A advisory engagement. The firm represented S&S Worldwide in its acquisition of an undisclosed company. This is the fifth transaction in which Tully & Holland represented S&S Worldwide.

“This acquisition will further our goals of growing and diversifying revenues and profits from our traditional catalog-based marketing efforts”, stated Hy Schwartz, co-President of S&S Worldwide. He continued, “partnering with Tully & Holland over the past 8 years has helped re-shape the contours of our 110 year-old family company.”

The acquired company’s President said, “working with S&S Worldwide will enable us to grow our business faster and more profitably, compete for larger programs, and enable more opportunities for our employees.”

About S&S Worldwide, Inc.
S&S Worldwide, Inc. is a leading marketer of crafts, sporting goods, and supplies to schools, recreation departments and healthcare facilities throughout the country. Its sales are primarily to institutions through catalogs and the internet. The fourth generation family-owned and managed company (www.ssww.com) was founded in 1906. Based in Colchester, CT it has through this acquisition, and other initiatives, begun to prepare for its next 100 years.

About Tully & Holland, Inc.
Tully & Holland is an investment bank established in 1992 devoted to providing middle market consumer products companies with high quality, customized corporate finance and merger & acquisition advisory services. The firm has particular expertise representing multi-channel marketers, retailers, consumer product manufacturers and distributors and food & beverage companies.

Recent multi-channel marketers which Tully & Holland has represented include such companies as HSN (NASDAQ: HSNi), The Territory Ahead, Cuddledown, Potpourri Group and Victorian Trading Company.

Interested parties may visit the website at http://www.tullyandholland.com for further information on the firm and its recent activities or contact Timothy W. Tully, President or Stuart Rose, Managing Director at (781) 239-2900.