HALO Branded Solutions Acquires Catalyst Marketing

STERLING, IL (February 1, 2017) – HALO Branded Solutions announces the acquisition of the business of Catalyst Marketing, Inc., a creative merchandise agency based in Seattle, Washington.

Marc Simon, HALO CEO, noted, “Tom Havens has built an exceptional team offering creative services and promotional solutions with a unique model for our industry. We look forward to providing additional operational and technology enhancements to Catalysts blue-chip client base.”

Catalyst Founder and President, Tom Havens, added, “HALO was able to allow us to maintain our creative capabilities and client-focused culture, while providing the resources necessary to expand our reach in the markets we serve. We are excited for the growth opportunities our HALO relationship will provide to Catalyst clients and the Catalyst team.

HALO will maintain Catalysts sales offices and graphic design capabilities, while transferring select administrative and support functions to HALO’s Sterling, Illinois headquarters. Havens will stay on with HALO in a leadership position.

About HALO Branded Solutions

HALO Branded Solutions, with operational headquarters in Sterling, Illinois, is a leading promotional products distributor in the $23 billion per year promotional products industry. The Company has a growing nationwide sales force and expects to continue its profitable growth by offering innovative client solutions, priced competitively, and supported by world-class operations and customer service.