M&A Deal Summary

ACON Investments Acquires Amfora Packaging

On June 3, 2015, private equity firm ACON Investments acquired packaging company Amfora Packaging

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is ACON Investments’ 1st transaction in the Packaging sector.
  • This is ACON Investments’ 3rd transaction in Colombia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-06-03
Target Amfora Packaging
Sector Packaging
Buyer(s) ACON Investments
Deal Type Consolidation

Target

Amfora Packaging

Calle, Colombia
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Amfora Packaging engages in the design, development, and manufacture of plastic packaging and caps for the fragrance, cosmetic, personal care, pharmaceutical, and food industries, among others. Amfora Packaging is based in Calle, Colombia.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

ACON Investments

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1996
PE ASSETS 6.9B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

ACON Investments is an international private equity firm that targets investments in the US, Europe, and Latin America. ACON's investment strategy covers 'opportunities at times of change - responding at points of inflection where value creation is possible'. Examples include businesses that serve the rapidly growing US Hispanic population, energy and energy service needs, businesses in need of operational help, and opportunities in Latin America resulting from economic deregulation and political liberalization. ACON's looks for companies where it can commit $20 to $150 million of equity capital. Target sectors include consumer products and services, distribution, business services and industrial manufacturing. ACON Investments was formed in 1996 and has offices in Washington DC; Houston, Texas; Los Angeles, California; and Madrid, Spain.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 39 of 67
Sector (Packaging) 1 of 2
Type (Consolidation) 2 of 3
Country (Colombia) 3 of 4
Year (2015) 4 of 7
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-04-29 Fiesta Mart

Houston, Texas, United States

Fiesta Mart LLC is a food retailer with an emphasis on the Hispanic market. Fiesta Mart was founded in 1972 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-07-01 CryoHoldco

Jalisco, Mexico

CryoHoldco is a family stem cell bank in Latin America, with a presence in Mexico and Colombia. The company-offered services include collecting, processing and preserving stem cells from umbilical cord blood and tissue in liquid nitrogen tanks for future use to potentially treat a wide range of diseases and for use in regenerative medicine. CryoHoldco is based in Jalisco, Mexico.

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