11 Dec

Press Release

CompoSecure Takes Top Honors at 2021 ICMA Élan Awards

Payment card leader recognized for its excellence in environmentally friendly manufacturing for the PostBank Mastercard Universe Metal Card

SOMERSET, N.J. – December 10, 2021 – CompoSecure Holdings, L.L.C. (“CompoSecure”), a leading provider of premium financial payment cards and an emergent cryptocurrency storage and security solution provider, today announced it won top honors at the International Card Manufacturing Association’s (ICMA) 2021 Élan Awards in the category of Environmentally Friendly Cards. The winners were announced on December 9th

“This recognition solidifies our place as one of the most innovative and sustainable card manufacturers in the metal card industry,” said Jon Wilk, CEO of CompoSecure, which recently announced it had signed a merger agreement with Roman DBDR Tech Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: DBDR), a special purpose acquisition company. “Our mission each day is to design, manufacture and deliver metal card solutions that bolster clients’ brand value and market share.”

CompoSecure won in the Feature Cards: Environmentally Friendly category for their work in the manufacturing of the PostBank Mastercard Universe Metal Card. The metal layer in the metal veneer card is comprised of 65% post-consumer recycled stainless steel, taking advantage of the millions of tons of steel that are diverted from waste streams every year. CompoSecure also was a finalist for the Feature Cards: Metal category for the YAP Mastercard and in the Unique Innovation category for its Arculus Key™ Card, which is a cold storage solution for protecting cryptocurrency and digital assets. 

The ICMA is a global trade association for card manufacturers, personalizers, issuers and suppliers. The Élan Awards of Excellence celebrate the pinnacle of design innovation, security and technical achievements in the global card industry. Since 2012, CompoSecure has had many of its card designs recognized every year from the prestigious and competitive awards program. To date, the company has won 14 Élan Awards and has placed as a finalist 16 times.

On November 30, 2021, CompoSecure and Roman DBDR announced a special meeting of Roman DBDR stockholders to consider matters related to the proposed business combination with CompoSecure. The meeting will be held on December 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., Eastern Time, in a virtual format. Roman DBDR stockholders may attend and vote at the Special Meeting by visiting https://www.cstproxy.com/romandbdr/sm2021 and entering the control number found on their proxy card, voting instruction form or notice included in their proxy materials.

More information about voting and attending the Special Meeting is included in the definitive proxy statement filed by Roman DBDR with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on November 30, 2021, which is available without charge on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov or https://www.romandbdr.com/investor-relations.