Berry Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

PlasticsCompany

Berry has acquired 14 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Berry’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired RPC Group for $6.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Seal For Life Industries to Arsenal Capital Partners for $328M. Berry has acquired in 7 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include plastics (58%) and packaging (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 6

Berry

Berry Global, Inc.

101 Oakley Street,
Evansville, Indiana 47710
United States,
(812) 424-2904
www.berryglobal.com

Berry is a manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products for personal care, household, industrial and transportation markets. Berry was established in 1967 and is based in Evansville, Indiana.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 12 1 1 - - - 14
vol $3.8B $6.5B $10.3B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - 1 - 1 - 2
vol $328M $328M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Promens Zlin 2021-04-14 - Divestiture
Zlín, Czech Republic · www.promenszlin.cz
Seal For Life Industries 2019-07-30 328M USD Divestiture
Stadskanaal, Netherlands · www.sealforlife.com
RPC Group Ltd. 2019-06-01 6.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Rushden, United Kingdom · www.rpc-group.com
Laddawn, Inc. 2018-08-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Devens, Massachusetts · www.laddawn.com
Clopay Plastic Products Co. 2017-11-16 475M USD Divestiture
Mason, Ohio · www.clopayplastics.com
AEP Industries, Inc. 2016-08-25 765M USD Add-on Acquisition
Montvale, New Jersey · www.aepinc.com
AVINTIV, Inc. 2015-07-31 2.5B USD Secondary Buyout
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.avintiv.com
Rexam’s Healthcare Containers and Closures 2014-03-24 135M USD Divestiture
, United Kingdom
Qingdao P&B Co., Ltd. 2014-01-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Qingdao, China
Frans Nooren Beheer B.V. 2012-06-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Stadskanaal, Netherlands
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Plastics 8 (57%) 7.7B (75%) 1 (50%) 328M (100%)
Packaging 4 (29%) 135M (1%) - -
Chemicals 1 (7%) 2.5B (24%) - -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (7%) - - -
Automotive - - 1 (50%) -
Total 14 $10.3B 2 $328M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 10 3.7B - -
  Ohio 2 475M - -
  New Jersey 2 765M - -
  Massachusetts 2 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 2.5B - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - 1 328M
United Kingdom 2 6.6B - -
China 1 - - -
Czech Republic - - 1 -
Domestic 10 (71%) 3.7B (36%) - -
Cross-border 4 (29%) 6.6B (64%) 2 (100%) 328M (100%)
Total 14 $10.3B 2 $328M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
2
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
3
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $9.0B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.4B
TOTAL $10.3B
Largest RPC Group Ltd.
$6.5B (2019-06-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $328M
TOTAL $328M
Largest Seal For Life Industries
$328M (2019-07-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
21%
3 (21%)
Strategic(s)
14%
2 (14%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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