Bemis Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Packaging Company

Bemis has acquired 20 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Bemis’ largest acquisition to date was in 2009, when it acquired Alcan Packaging / Food Americas for $1.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold MACtac to Platinum Equity for $170M. Bemis has acquired in 6 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (78%) and plastics (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 7

Bemis Co., Inc.

One Neenah Center, 4th Floor,
Neenah, Wisconsin 54957
United States,
(920) 527-5000
www.bemis.com

Bemis Company, Inc. is a multinational supplier of flexible packaging used by food, consumer products, medical, and pharmaceutical companies. Bemis also supplies pressure sensitive adhesive coated materials globally to label, signage, medical and graphics companies. Bemis was formed in 1858 and is based in Neenah, Wisconsin.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 18 - - - - - 18
vol $1.5B $1.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $170M $170M
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
SteriPack Group - Packaging Operations 2016-04-20 - Divestiture
, United States
Emplal - Rigid Plastic Packaging Operations 2015-07-21 - Divestiture
, Brazil
MACtac LLC 2014-09-08 170M USD Divestiture
Stow, Ohio · www.mactac.com
Foshan New Changsheng Plastics Films Co.,Ltd. 2013-07-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Nanhai Foshan, China · www.gdncs.com
Shield Pack LLC 2011-12-01 - Add-on Acquisition
West Monroe, Louisiana · www.shieldpack.com
Mayor Packaging Enterprises (1968) Ltd. 2011-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Kwun Tong, Hong Kong · www.mayor.com.hk
Alcan Packaging / Food Americas 2009-07-05 1.2B USD Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois
Huhtamaki Plásticos Rígidos Brasil Ltda 2009-06-03 - Divestiture
, Brazil
Huhtamaki Argentina S.A. 2009-06-03 - Divestiture
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dixie Toga S.A. 2005-01-05 - Stake Purchase
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.dixietoga.com.br
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Packaging 14 (78%) 1.2B (79%) 1 (100%) 170M (100%)
Plastics 3 (17%) 315M (21%) - -
Forest Products 1 (6%) - - -
Total 18 $1.5B 1 $170M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 10 1.4B 1 170M
  Wisconsin 4 - - -
  Illinois 2 1.4B - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Louisiana 1 - - -
  Ohio - - 1 170M
Brazil 3 - - -
Argentina 1 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Finland 1 70M - -
Hong Kong 1 - - -
Domestic 10 (56%) 1.4B (95%) 1 (100%) 170M (100%)
Cross-border 8 (44%) 70M (5%) - -
Total 18 $1.5B 1 $170M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1
InterOcean Advisors LLC
1
Legal Deals
Baker & McKenzie LLP
2
Squire Patton Boggs
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.2B
$100M to $1B 1 $245M
< $100M 1 $70M
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest Alcan Packaging / Food Americas
$1.2B (2009-07-05)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $170M
TOTAL $170M
Largest MACtac LLC
$170M (2014-09-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
2 (11%)
Strategic(s)
44%
8 (44%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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