Financial History

  • On December 21, 2018, Platinum Equity announced it had completed the acquisition of Jostens from Newell Brands.
  • On April 15, 2016, Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE: NWL) announced it had completed the combination of Newell Rubbermaid and Jarden Corporation.
  • On November 2, 2015, Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), announced it had completed its acquisition of Visant Holding Corp. ("Visant"), the parent company of Jostens, Inc. and other entities comprising the Jostens business ("Jostens").
  • Mr. Otto Josten founded the company in 1897 as a watch repair business in Owatonna, MN. The company went public in 1959 and was listed on the New York Stock Exchange from June 16, 1965 until May 10, 2000.

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