Bob Contaldo, Managing Partner of XLCS Partners, Inc., a leading middle market investment bank, will speak at the 5th annual thINK Ahead conference in Boca Raton, Florida on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

Contaldo is a nationally recognized speaker and expert in M&A with over 37 years of experience. He has originated and executed hundreds of investment banking assignments for middle market companies and their shareholders, including several transactions in the printing, packaging, and graphic arts fields.

The session titled “Mergers and Acquisitions: How to Sell or Rapidly Expand your Business” will be part of the Innovate Page Growth series. In this session participants will:

    • Receive a Mergers and Acquisitions market and valuation overview specific to the printing industry
    • Explore how to diversify your net worth and/or grow your business with a private equity partner
    • Learn how to transition ownership to family and/or key management without giving the company away
    • Receive a crash course on the process that XLCS Partners has used to maximize transaction value for hundreds of clients

thINK Ahead is an event designed for Canon Solutions America inkjet customers and prospective customers.

About XLCS Partners, Inc.
XLCS Partners is an investment banking firm providing M&A advisory services to select clients globally. More information is available at

About thINK
thINK is an independent community of Canon Solutions America Production Print customers, solution vendors, and print industry experts, and Canon Solutions America is a proud executive sponsor. Led by some of the most successful inkjet service providers in the country, it provides a forum for members to network, gain knowledge, discuss common challenges, and share best practices. Visit for more information.