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John Hart

John Hart is a Managing Director of CFI USA and leads the firm’s Plastics & Packaging team. He has over 18 years of professional experience advising clients with company sales, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recap transactions and financings.  John Hart specializes in assisting companies that operate in the plastics and packaging industries and has led the successful completion of more than 20 transactions in these industries over the last 6 years.  He has also provided strategic advisory to numerous companies to assist shareholders with planning for an ultimate sale.  John Hart’s clients have included entrepreneurs, family owned businesses, large international companies and private equity groups.

John Hart has authored over 30 plastics and packaging industry M&A reports and is a frequent speaker at plastics and packaging industry trade conferences. He has also contributed to numerous articles and industry reports relating to plastics and packaging M&A.  John Hart’s network includes many of the strategic players and private equity groups in the plastics and packaging industries.

Prior to joining CFI USA, John Hart served as President of a privately held distribution company where he provided strategic direction, operational leadership, and assistance with the ultimate sale of the company. John Hart also worked in the Corporate Value Consulting Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. John Hart has a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a finance emphasis from Michigan State University, and is a licensed securities representative, holding his Series 7, 24, and 63 registrations.

 

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Latest Transactions

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

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    Transparent Container, a leading designer and manufacturer of retail packaging solutions, has been sold to Rohrer Corporation, a portfolio company of ShoreView Industries.

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Amcor Limited, a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home and personal-care products acquires Eco-Groupe, which makes preforms used in the manufacture of plastic bottles

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

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    a subsidiary of

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    TEQ, a subsidiary of ESCO Technologies, which is a custom thermoformer acquires Fremont Plastics, a manufacturer of high quality sterile-ready and non-sterile thermoformed medical plastic products

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    a portfolio company of

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    Carr Management, a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, which is a specialized manufacturer of blow-molded, high-density polyethylene bottles for the dairy, water, food, industrial, and nutraceutical industries, acquires Hillside Plastics, a producer of blow molded containers, including the proprietary and industry standard Sugarhill® Pure Maple Syrup jug product line

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

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    Pretium Packaging, a company that manufactures rigid plastic containers and closures, acquires Tri-Delta Plastics, a manufacturer of a complete line of proprietary rigid packaging products to the food, healthcare, and household chemicals end markets

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    a portfolio company of

    Transaction details

    Transparent Container, a leading designer and manufacturer of retail packaging solutions, has been sold to Rohrer Corporation, a portfolio company of ShoreView Industries.

  • 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

    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 acquired

    Transaction details

    Amcor Limited, a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home and personal-care products acquires Eco-Groupe, which makes preforms used in the manufacture of plastic bottles

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    a subsidiary of

    Transaction details

    TEQ, a subsidiary of ESCO Technologies, which is a custom thermoformer acquires Fremont Plastics, a manufacturer of high quality sterile-ready and non-sterile thermoformed medical plastic products

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    a portfolio company of

    Transaction details

    Carr Management, a portfolio company of Behrman Capital, which is a specialized manufacturer of blow-molded, high-density polyethylene bottles for the dairy, water, food, industrial, and nutraceutical industries, acquires Hillside Plastics, a producer of blow molded containers, including the proprietary and industry standard Sugarhill® Pure Maple Syrup jug product line

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Pretium Packaging, a company that manufactures rigid plastic containers and closures, acquires Tri-Delta Plastics, a manufacturer of a complete line of proprietary rigid packaging products to the food, healthcare, and household chemicals end markets