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Update: Packaging M&A Update – August, 2019

August, 2019

For 2019 YTD, strategic buyers accounted for 95% of the Packaging M&A transactions while financial buyers made up the difference. During 2018, strategic buyers accounted for approximately 84% of the transactions.

Select recent notable publicly announced M&A transactions:

– Cascades acquires certain assets of Orchids Paper for $216 million.

– Warburg Pincus acquires Pregis Corporation for $1.3 billion.

– Greif Packaging acquires Caraustar Industries for $1.8 billion.

– One Madison Corporation acquires Ranpak Corp. for $950 million.

– Berry Global Group acquires Laddawn for $242 million.