Press Releases

Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. Completes Acquisition of Valassis Communications, Inc.

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 4, 2014) — Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. today announced the completion of its acquisition of Valassis Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCI). After the previously announced completion of the tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of Valassis, Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. caused a second-step merger to be completed under Delaware law, completing the acquisition of Valassis.

Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. Announces Completion of Acquisition of Valassis

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 4, 2014) — We are proud to announce that Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. has completed its acquisition of Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery.

Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. to Acquire Valassis

SAN ANTONIO and LIVONIA, Mich. (Dec.­ 18, 2013) — Harland Clarke Holdings Corp., a leading provider of best-in-class integrated payment solutions and marketing services, and Valassis (NYSE: VCI), a leader in intelligent media delivery, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Harland Clarke Holdings will acquire Valassis.

Harland Clarke Holdings Announces Agreement to Sell Faneuil to ALJ Regional Holdings

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 22, 2013) — Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. has announced that earlier today it completed the sale of its wholly-owned business process outsourcing subsidiary, Faneuil, Inc., to ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. (ALJ) for consideration consisting of (x) $50 million, comprised of $25 million in cash and a $25 million two year note to Harland Clarke Holdings, and (y) 3,000,000 shares of ALJ’s common stock.

Harland Clarke Announces First Touch™ New Mover Acquisition Program

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 12, 2013) — Harland Clarke has announced the First Touch New Mover Acquisition Program to help financial institutions acquire new accounts. Developed by Harland Clarke Marketing Services, First Touch helps a bank or credit union be the first to deliver a targeted offer to a new mover’s mailbox.

Harland Clarke Named Contact Center of the Year

SAN ANTONIO (July 29, 2013) — Harland Clarke Corp. has been recognized as Contact Center of the Year in the 2013 Professional Teleservices Management Association (PTMA) Excellence Awards. Harland Clarke also won awards for Best Practices in Employee Engagement, Best Use of Technology and Best Use of Voice of the Customer.