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Monotype specializes in digital typesetting and typeface design as well as text and imaging solutions for use with consumer electronics devices. It developed many of the most widely used typeface designs, including Times New Roman, Gill Sans, Arial, Bembo, and Albertus. The Company also owns the MyFonts online retailer used by many independent font design studios.

HQWoburn, MA, US
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)696(-5%)
Job Openings28
Revenue (FY, 2018)$246.7 M(+5%)
Share Price (Oct 2019)$19.8
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Monotype

Ninan Chacko

Ninan Chacko

Chief Executive Officer​
Ben Semmes

Ben Semmes

Chief Operating Officer​
Jennifer Bakunas

Jennifer Bakunas

Chief Revenue Officer​​
Michelle Kelly-Donohue

Michelle Kelly-Donohue

Chief People Officer​​
Jaco Uys

Jaco Uys

Chief Financial Officer​​
Jan Kaestner

Jan Kaestner

General Counsel
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Monotype Office Locations

Monotype has offices in Woburn, Chicago, Longmont, Los Angeles and in 10 other locations
Woburn, MA, US (HQ)
600 Unicorn Park Dr
Chicago, IL, US
125 S Clark St
Longmont, CO, US
6309 Monarch Park Pl #102
Los Angeles, CA, US
12655 W Jefferson Blvd
New York, NY, US
1370 Broadway Suite 1450
San Francisco, CA, US
600 California St, San Francisco
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Monotype Financials and Metrics

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Monotype Revenue

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Monotype's revenue was reported to be $246.74 m in FY, 2018

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Monotype Revenue Breakdown

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Monotype revenue breakdown by business segment: 50.3% from Creative Professional and 49.7% from OEM

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Monotype News and Updates

Monotype Fonts Launches to Give Brands Exclusive Access to Award-Winning Typography

Formerly known as “Mosaic,” Monotype Fonts is a revamped, all-in-one solution that provides brands access to high-performing fonts through a simplified process.read more

Font Management Software Market Growing Technologies with Upcoming Opportunities by 2027 - Insider Software Inc., Monotype GmbH, Neuber Software, Proxima Software, Rightfont

Worldwide Font Management Software Industry Report 2020 added by The Insight Partners, covers valuable insights based on market valuation, market size, revenue forecast, SWOT Analysis and regional outlook of this industry. The report further illustrates the status of key players in the competitive s…

HGGC completes buyout of Monotype

HGGC has acquired Woburn, Massachusetts-based font company Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. The price was $19.85 per share in cash or about $825 million. J.P. Morgan served as financial adviser to Monotype on the deal while Deutsche Bank Securities Inc did likewise for HGGC.

Experience the Latest in Type Design Innovation with Five New Designs from the Monotype Studio

WOBURN, Mass.--( )-- Monotype (Nasdaq: TYPE) recently updated its typeface Library with a diverse mix of designs, including a straightforward yet warm geometric sans serif, a super family that blends old-style traits with 21st-century aesthetics, a family of three confident and provocative typefaces…

MONOTYPE IMAGING INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. - TYPE

NEW ORLEANS, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") are investigating the proposed sale of Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (NasdaqGS: TYPE) to HGGC. Under the terms of the proposed...

Legendary type foundry Monotype sold to private equity for $825 million

The 132-year-old company commissioned many of history’s most recognizable fonts, including Gill Sans, Arial, and Times New Roman. Now it’s in the hands of a private equity firm. Monotype Imaging, the publicly traded type foundry behind some of the world’s most iconic fonts, is being sold. Palo Alto…
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Monotype Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Monotype founded?

    Monotype was founded in 1999.

  • Who are Monotype key executives?

    Monotype's key executives are Ninan Chacko, Ben Semmes and Jennifer Bakunas.

  • How many employees does Monotype have?

    Monotype has 696 employees.

  • What is Monotype revenue?

    Latest Monotype annual revenue is $246.7 m.

  • What is Monotype revenue per employee?

    Latest Monotype revenue per employee is $354.5 k.

  • Who are Monotype competitors?

    Competitors of Monotype include RBO PrintLogistix, Pantone and Techni Graf.

  • Where is Monotype headquarters?

    Monotype headquarters is located at 600 Unicorn Park Dr, Woburn.

  • Where are Monotype offices?

    Monotype has offices in Woburn, Chicago, Longmont, Los Angeles and in 10 other locations.

  • How many offices does Monotype have?

    Monotype has 17 offices.