Century Park Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Moss Inc., a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, and retail interior industries, has acquired Flying Colors, Inc.
Headquartered in Berkeley, California, Flying Colors is a leader in the design of creative fabric and vinyl solutions for the sports marketing industry. Flying Colors’ products enhance fan and guest entertainment at major sporting events across the country. The company has provided the complete stadium and surrounding area signage for the NFL Super Bowl, the NHL Winter Classic and the NCAA Fiesta and Sugar Bowls, among others. This new venture expands Moss’ service capabilities and bolsters Moss’ presence in the stadium and arena market. The Flying Colors name will continue under a new identity, “Flying Colors, Powered by Moss”.
Charles Corsentino, Chairman, President & CEO of Moss, said “This acquisition will allow us to capitalize on the established strength of both brands, merging us into a powerhouse presence that can continue to bring high levels of excellence to all of our customers.”
David Kerchman, the founder and former President of Flying Colors, echoed Mr. Corsentino’s sentiment, noting that “Flying Colors is very excited to merge its creative, production and management efforts with Moss. Together the companies will be able to offer a much broader scope of products, services, and innovative solutions to our clients.”
Guy Zaczepinski, a Principal with Century Park Capital Partners, commented, “The combination of deep customer focus and superior products has made Moss one of the most recognized and respected names in the visual branding world. Century Park is excited about the addition of David Kerchman to Moss’ highly capable management team. We continue to seek additional high quality acquisitions in the experiential marketing segments of the exhibit, event, sports and retail industries.”
Mr. Kerchman brings over 25 years of extensive experience in designing and executing complete experiential venues to the Moss team, and has been named Vice President of Stadium and Arenas for Moss. As part of the transaction, Flying Colors’ office will remain in Berkeley, California, adding another strategic location for Moss on the West Coast.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
About Flying Colors, Inc.:
Flying Colors, Inc., headquartered in Berkeley, California, is a leader in the design of fabric and vinyl decor solutions used for branding sports and mixed-use venues and enhancing fan and guest entertainment at special events. Since its founding in 1982, the company has amassed an extensive portfolio of work ranging from custom banners and flags to larger stadium and arena projects utilized at major sporting events such as the NFL Super Bowl, the NHL Winter Classic and the NCAA Fiesta and Sugar Bowls. With a client list that includes several high profile sports teams and organizations, Flying Colors is consistently at the forefront of public exposure and is considered the preeminent brand in its industry. For more information on Flying Colors, please visitwww.flycolors.com.
About Moss Inc.:
Moss Inc., headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, with additional locations in Salt Lake City, Utah; Las Vegas, Nevada; Belfast, Maine; New York City, New York, and now, Berkeley, California, is a leading provider of experiential marketing solutions to the exhibit, event, and retail interiors industries. Moss’s three-dimensional visual communication structures and displays enrich marketing and merchandising venues, including tradeshows, corporate and entertainment events, and retail destinations. The Moss product offering allows for visual appeal and design flexibility, as well as superior economic value because of its lightweight nature and lower total cost of ownership relative to traditional constructed elements. For more information on Moss, please visit www.mossinc.com.