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Paper, Plastics & Packaging

CFI’s Paper, Plastics & Packaging investment bankers are dedicated solely to serving the needs of middle-market transactions within the paper, plastics and packaging industries. Our exclusive focus on Paper, Plastics & Packaging M&A provides value to our clients through a unique and differentiated approach to solving our clients’ needs and maximizing value. Sale advisory, acquisition advisory, capital raising, and transaction planning services are conducted exclusively by our international industry dedicated sector team. The combined experience of our team brings significant advantages over choosing a non-specialised advisor.

 

We take a long term and holistic approach to managing and executing transactions often taking the time to advise and prepare clients years in advance of a transaction. With our focus on companies in the paper, plastics and packaging industries we differentiate by providing more senior attention and a higher level of involvement than most of our competitors. At CFI, our extensive coverage of the plastics and packaging industries has provided us with specialized, in-depth knowledge of the sector dynamics and key strategic and financial buyers and sellers in these markets. Our Paper, Plastics & Packaging team covers a full range of plastics materials, processes, and end markets:

Latest Transactions

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been sold to

    a portfolio company of

    Transaction details

    LoVen Special Products, a manufacturer of special products, standard caps and protective sleeves out of PVC, has been sold to Caplugs, a supplier of product protection components including plastic caps, plugs, and custom engineered solutions

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Grand Traverse Container, Inc., manufacturer of corrugated packaging for the Michigan, northern Ohio, and northern Indiana markets, has been acquired by Green Bay Packaging Inc.

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    and

    have been acquired by

    Transaction details

    The Magnell family sold Plymouth Packaging, Inc., an innovator in the corrugated fanfold and box packaging industry with its 'Box on Demand' systems, to WestRock Company, a provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Mercury Plastics, a plastics processor and manufacturer of water handling systems for appliance and faucet applications, as well as other highly engineered plumbing products, tubing, and assemblies, has been sold to Masco Corporation

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been sold to

    a portfolio company of

    Transaction details

    Polipex, a Brazilian company focused on extruded polyethylene insulation foams, has been sold to Armacell, a Luxembourg-based group, leaders in the flexible insulation foam market

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Nordson Corporation acquired Plas-Pak, a designer and manufacturer of injection molded, single-use plastic dispensing and packaging products including two-component (2K) cartridges for industrial and commercial do-it-yourself (DIY) adhesives

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Family shareholders have sold Jagtenberg Plastics, a blow moulding packaging company, to RPC Group

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Family shareholders have sold Flexpak, a producer of laminated foils for packaging materials, to industry peer Oerlemans Packaging

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been sold to

    a portfolio company of

    Transaction details

    LoVen Special Products, a manufacturer of special products, standard caps and protective sleeves out of PVC, has been sold to Caplugs, a supplier of product protection components including plastic caps, plugs, and custom engineered solutions

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Grand Traverse Container, Inc., manufacturer of corrugated packaging for the Michigan, northern Ohio, and northern Indiana markets, has been acquired by Green Bay Packaging Inc.

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    and

    have been acquired by

    Transaction details

    The Magnell family sold Plymouth Packaging, Inc., an innovator in the corrugated fanfold and box packaging industry with its 'Box on Demand' systems, to WestRock Company, a provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Mercury Plastics, a plastics processor and manufacturer of water handling systems for appliance and faucet applications, as well as other highly engineered plumbing products, tubing, and assemblies, has been sold to Masco Corporation

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been sold to

    a portfolio company of

    Transaction details

    Polipex, a Brazilian company focused on extruded polyethylene insulation foams, has been sold to Armacell, a Luxembourg-based group, leaders in the flexible insulation foam market

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Nordson Corporation acquired Plas-Pak, a designer and manufacturer of injection molded, single-use plastic dispensing and packaging products including two-component (2K) cartridges for industrial and commercial do-it-yourself (DIY) adhesives

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Family shareholders have sold Jagtenberg Plastics, a blow moulding packaging company, to RPC Group

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Family shareholders have sold Flexpak, a producer of laminated foils for packaging materials, to industry peer Oerlemans Packaging

Our senior team

United States

John Hart

Partner, Managing Director


Netherlands

Jaap de Jong

Partner, Managing Director


Netherlands

Kevin Driesen

Director


Switzerland

Malte Jantz

Partner, Managing Director


Germany

Stefan Huber

Partner, Managing Director


What our clients say

  • “We are very happy with our decision to hire CFI as our M&A advisor. John Hart and his team are clearly experts in the packaging industry and knew how to best position a unique company like ours to the right group of prospective buyers. They provided heavy senior level involvement throughout each stage of the process and were instrumental in making this a successful transaction for us. We would highly recommend CFI to other packaging companies considering a transaction”

    Mr. Greg Magnell, company president and owner of Plymouth Packaging/Box on Demand on its sale to WestRock Company

  • “It was clear from our first interaction with the team of CFI that they would bring unique industry knowledge and professionalism to the table, and they have delivered what they promised”.

    Mr. Roland Jagtenberg, CEO and representative of the family shareholders of Jagtenberg Plastics on its sale to RPC Group

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