Closed Deal Announcement – Peakstone Advises GMSP on Sale to Hoffmaster

M&A Advisor

September 2013. Graphic Management Specialty Products, Inc. (“GMSP”) has completed the sale of the company to Hoffmaster Group, Inc. GMSP, based in Oconto, Wisconsin, is a leading provider of high-quality tabletop products to the healthcare and food service markets, as well the food packaging and contract manufacturing industries.

Hoffmaster Group, Inc., a portfolio company of Metalmark Capital, is a leading North American paper converting business focused on the design and manufacture of premium paper tableware including napkins, plates, cups and complementary items.

The Peakstone Group served as exclusive financial advisor to GMSP in connection with this transaction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

For additional information about this transaction, contact:

Nick Clementi, Managing Director, 312-204-7300,
Eric Dziedzic, Managing Director, 312-346-7314,

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