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May 29,2018
TPG Growth Joins First Atlantic Capital as A Significant Investor in Resource Label Group

New investment provides leading full-service label manufacturer with significant  additional resources to drive growth

New York and San  FranciscoMay 29, 2018 - First  Atlantic Capital, Ltd. (“First Atlantic”), a New York-based private investment  firm specializing in acquiring and growing mid-size companies, today announced  that TPG Growth, the global middle market and growth equity platform of  alternative asset firm TPG, has made a significant investment in its portfolio  company Resource Label Group (“Resource Label”). Financial terms of the  transaction were not disclosed.

Serving more than 6,000 customers primarily across North  America, Resource Label is a leading, full-service manufacturer of pressure  sensitive labels, shrink sleeves and RFID/NFC technology. The company provides  custom label design and converting services from its 13 production facilities,  which house more than 120 flexographic and 18 digital printing presses.  Resource Label’s diverse end-markets include food and beverage, personal care,  pharmaceuticals and industrials. Resource Label has been built through organic  growth and a series of strategic acquisitions by First Atlantic since 2011.

Roberto Buaron, Chairman and CEO of First Atlantic Capital,  added, “Resource Label has many exciting opportunities ahead and we are  thrilled to be partnering with TPG Growth so that the company can pursue add-on  acquisitions and further its strategic growth objectives. In addition to  realizing tremendous upside and growth over the last several years, the  Resource Label team has continued to strengthen its core product offering while  differentiating itself by expanding the services and solutions it provides customers.  Our partnership with Resource Label represents another example of First  Atlantic utilizing its deep packaging expertise to foster growth and partnering  with management to create significant value.”

“TPG has a track record of partnering with dynamic  manufacturers focused on consumer-facing end markets,” said Ransom Langford,  Partner at TPG Growth. “In partnering with Resource Label, we are backing an  industry-leading platform known for its best-in-class products and commitment  to customer service. We are excited to partner with the Resource Label and  First Atlantic teams to expand and enhance the platform.”

“At Resource Label, we strive to be valued partners to our  customers by providing them with high-quality, effective label solutions  tailored to their specific product and scheduling needs,” said Bob Simko, CEO  of Resource Label Group. “We are thrilled to have the support of best-in-class  investors such as First Atlantic and TPG Growth as we continue building our  platform of innovative offerings.”

About First Atlantic  Capital

Founded in 1989, First Atlantic Capital is a middle market  private equity firm that leverages its extensive consulting and operational  experience to acquire middle market companies, seeking to build them up to  become market leaders. Since its inception, the firm has completed more than 70  acquisitions assembling 22 successful platforms in various industries that  include plastics and packaging, food and beverage, consumer and industrial  products and business services. Notable investments in the packaging industry  include Berry Plastics, Ranpak, Captive Plastics, CP Packaging and Resource  Label Group. For additional information visit

About TPG Growth

TPG Growth is the middle market and growth equity investment  platform of TPG, the global alternative asset firm. With approximately $13.5  billion of assets under management, TPG Growth targets investments in a broad  range of industries and geographies. TPG Growth has the deep sector knowledge,  operational resources, and global experience to drive value creation, and help  companies reach their full potential. Across platforms, TPG’s related current  and former investments include Graphic Packaging, a provider of paperboard  packaging solutions to multinational food, beverage, and other consumer product  companies; and Novolex, an industry-leading manufacturer of paper and plastic  flexible packaging products.  The firm is  backed by the resources of TPG, which has more than $82 billion of assets under  management. For more information, visit

About Resource Label  Group, LLC

Resource Label Group, LLC is a leading pressure sensitive  label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC manufacturer with diverse product offerings  for the food, beverage, chemical, household products, personal care,  nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, medical device, and technology industries. With  locations across the U.S. and Canada, Resource Label Group, LLC provides  national leadership and scale to deliver capabilities, technologies, systems  and creative solutions that customers require.

Headquartered in Franklin TN, Resource Label Group, LLC is  the parent company of Resource Label (Franklin & Memphis, TN), Mid South  RFID (Franklin, TN), Pamco Label (Chicago, IL), Fox Tag and Label (Providence,  RI), Oxford Graphics (Boston, MA), The Label Company (Los Angeles, CA), A1  Label (Toronto, ON), Taylor Made Labels (Portland, OR), LithoFlexo Grafics  (Salt Lake City, UT), Advanced Labels NW (Seattle, WA), RayPress Corporation  (Birmingham, AL), Cellotape / Landmark Label (Newark, CA) and Gintzler  International (Buffalo, NY & Liberty Hill, TX). With thirteen manufacturing  locations, Resource Label Group, LLC employs more than 900 associates in the  U.S. and Canada. For additional information visit

Media Contacts

First  Atlantic Capital:
  Nathaniel  Garnick
  Gasthalter  & Co.

  Erika White
  (415) 743-1550