SOURCE: Service Point Solutions, S.A.

June 23, 2008 11:55 ET

Service Point acquires KSB a leading provider of print and reprographic services in the Netherlands

BARCELONA, SPAIN--(Marketwire - June 23, 2008) - Today Service Point Solutions S.A. (ticker: SPS.MC), through its subsidiary Service Point Netherlands Holdings B.V., has signed and completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of KSB Groep B.V. and 75% of the shares of Xtreme Print B.V.

KSB is one of the leading companies in large and small format, graphic design, advertising and presentation material and digital reprographics in the Netherlands. KSB also provides large format outdoor advertising material under the name Xtreme Print.

KSB originates from a merger between Buurke Repro (founded 1922) and KS Repro (founded 1993) on 1 January 2004. The Company is strategically located in the North East of the Netherlands with 5 locations in Apeldoorn, Assen, Drachten Leeuwarden and Zwolle. The Company employs around 50 professionals and in 2007 generated revenues in excess of 5.5MEUR .

KSB has a longstanding, strong and recurrent customer base including many blue chip customers. Main clients include: Bam, Vitens, Dura Vermeer, High school, Grontmij, Rijkswaterstaat, Nijhuis Bouw, Waertsila, Heijmans, NS (Dutch Railway), Inbo Architects, Tebodin

The key business strategy supporting the acquisition is:

- Acquiring one of the leading providers of large format reprographics and display graphics in the Netherlands.

- Provide Service Point Netherlands with full geographical coverage throughout the Netherlands and increase its strength in digital reprographics.

- Broadening Service Point Netherlands' service offering to the large format outdoor advertising materials such as outdoor construction advertising material.

- Increase the commercial strength of Service Point Netherlands, specifically in large format and display graphics, by adding an experienced management team and dedicated workforce.

- Gain from substantial synergies with the Service Point Netherlands organisation.

The enterprise value paid is 4.9MEUR with part of the purchase price as a deferred payment; this implies a deal multiple of approximately 4 times EBITDA 2007.

KSB represents the third acquisition completed this year by Service Point. Earlier this year Service Point has completed the acquisition of UCAD N.V. in Belgium and the acquisition of a 51% stake in Reprotechnique S.A. in France.

Rafael López-Aparicio, Chief Executive Officer of SPS: "The acquisition we announce today is consistent with our strategy to become a leading player in Document, Print and Information Services in the markets we serve. It fits well within Service Point´s acquisition criteria as we continue to develop and execute a growing portfolio of opportunities. We have the resources and know how to generate value by expanding our presence in the market. The acquisition of KSB will reinforce our commercial position in the Netherlands, specifically strengthening our large format reprographics and display graphics offering and completing our comprehensive geographical coverage of the Netherlands."

Service Point Solutions ( is a Spanish multinational and a leading provider of Digital Reprographics and Document Management services in Europe. It employs over 2,850 people across 8 countries (the UK, US, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Norway) through a network of 139 service centers and 809 Facilities Management programs. SPS is headquartered in Spain and listed on the Madrid and Barcelona stock exchanges (ticker: SPS.MC).

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