Lexmark acquires Twistage and AccessVia

Tue Mar 5, 2013 9:00am EST

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--Twistage delivers industry-leading solutions that enhance and expand Lexmark's
capability to capture, manage, and deliver rich media content
LEXINGTON, Ky.,  March 5, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark International, Inc.
(NYSE: LXK) today announced the completion of two acquisitions,  San
Francisco-based Twistage and  Seattle-based AccessVia. The total acquisition
price for the companies combined is approximately  $31.5 million.


Twistage offers an industry-leading, pure cloud software platform for managing
video, audio and image content.

Twistage's framework easily integrates with customers' existing applications and
is flexible and adaptable - bridging gaps in a company's media management

Twistage's technology enables customers to securely ingest rich media in
virtually any format, manage, and deliver content within their firewalls and
outside the walls of their networks. The company's architecture minimizes costs
through a scalable and decentralized approach, equipping organizations to
realize a return on their existing rich media assets across a wide range of
mobile and desktop devices.

When combined with Lexmark, Twistage will enable customers to capture, manage
and access all of their content, including rich media content assets, within the
context of their business processes and enterprise applications.


AccessVia's customers benefit from industry-leading signage solutions to create
and produce retail shelf-edge materials, all from a single platform, which can
be directed to a variety of output devices and published to digital signs or
electronic shelf tags.

AccessVia's software prints on-demand in stores on monochrome and color laser
printers, smart multifunction products and on handheld devices in the aisle, or
centrally in high-speed production print facilities. The technology also enables
customers to publish to digital shelf signs, large digital displays or
electronic shelf labels. AccessVia's Web-based software tools can be delivered
via their cloud-based software-as-a-service as well as an on-premise
installation. Regardless of the deployment model, the tools are readily
available and easy to use.

AccessVia, when combined with Lexmark's managed print services (MPS) and
expertise in delivering print and document process solutions to the retail
market, will enable customers to quickly design and produce in-store signage for
better and more timely merchandising in a highly distributed store environment.

AccessVia's signage software platform provides paper and digital solutions to
more than 75 retailers with more than 60,000 stores. Some of the well recognized
brands and retailers that use AccessVia include Best Buy, Office Depot, Safeway,
Family Dollar and El Corte Ingles. 

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"Since 2010, Lexmark has completed eight acquisitions, further advancing the
company's transition from being hardware-focused to being a leading end-to-end
solutions provider," said  Paul Rooke, Lexmark's chairman and chief executive
officer. "Lexmark's focus is on providing unique and powerful solutions to
customers to help them grow their businesses by delivering industry-specific,
scalable imaging and software solutions that simplify workflow and harness the
power of information."

"Twistage technology is a powerful addition to Perceptive Software process and
content management solutions, giving our customers the ability to capture,
manage, and deliver their rich media content in the context of their business
processes," said  Scott Coons, Perceptive Software's president and chief
executive officer and Lexmark vice president.

"We look forward to leveraging the global footprint and financial strength of
Lexmark as we bring Twistage's rich media technologies to Perceptive Software's
innovative enterprise content and process management solutions," said  David
Wadler, founder and chief executive officer of Twistage.  

"With the acquisition of AccessVia, Lexmark is adding another key offering into
our suite of innovative solutions for the retail marketplace," said  Marty
Canning, Lexmark executive vice president and president of Imaging Solutions and
Services. "Since our inception, Lexmark has been a leading provider of
innovative output, managed print services and workflow solutions for retailers.
Today, eight out of the top 10 U.S. retailers rely on Lexmark.  

"The solutions capabilities AccessVia delivers, when combined with Lexmark's
deep retail industry expertise, will enable Lexmark to offer customers the
ability to more accurately manage their branding and pricing integrity while
simultaneously improving sign creation and distribution," Canning added.  

"Combining AccessVia's publishing platform with Lexmark's industry expertise
allows us to deliver more powerful and compelling end-to-end solutions to our
customers in their distributed retail environment," said  Dean A. Sleeper,
AccessVia's chief executive officer. "We are truly excited to develop and
deliver a more powerful in-store, retail solutions portfolio to AccessVia and
Lexmark customers."

About Lexmark     
Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) provides businesses of all sizes with a
broad range of printing and imaging products, software, solutions and services
that help customers to print less and save more. Perceptive Software, a Lexmark
company, is a leading provider of process, intelligent capture and content
management software that helps organizations fuel greater operational
efficiency. In 2012, Lexmark sold products in more than 170 countries and
reported  $3.8 billion  in revenue.

To learn more about Lexmark, please visit  www.lexmark.com. For more information
on Perceptive Software, please visit  www.perceptivesoftware.com.  

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SOURCE  Lexmark International, Inc.

Investor Contact: John Morgan, +1-859-232-5568, jmorgan@lexmark.com; Lexmark
Media Contact: Jerry Grasso, +1-859-232-3546, ggrasso@lexmark.com; Perceptive
Software Media Contact: Sherlyn Manson, +1-913-667-8811,

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