Clearwater Paper Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Forest Products Company

Clearwater Paper has acquired 2 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Clearwater Paper’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Cellu Tissue Holdings for $502M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Clearwater Paper - Ladysmith Wisconsin Facility to Dunn Paper for $72M. Clearwater Paper has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer products (50%) and forest products (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 3

Clearwater Paper Corp.

601 West Riverside Avenue, Suite 1100,
Spokane, Washington 99201
United States,
(509) 344-5900

Clearwater Paper manufactures consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the US. Clearwater is a supplier of private label tissue to major retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. Clearwater also produces bleached paperboard used by printers and packaging converters. Clearwater Paper is based in Spokane, Washington.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $502M $502M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - 1 - - - 2
vol $30M $72M $102M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Clearwater Paper Corp. - Ladysmith Wisconsin Facility 2018-08-21 72M USD Divestiture
Spokane, Washington
Manchester Industries, Inc. 2016-12-16 - Divestiture
Richmond, Virginia ·
Clearwater Paper Corp. - Lewiston Sawmill 2011-11-28 30M USD Divestiture
Spokane, Washington
Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc. 2010-12-27 502M USD Add-on Acquisition
Alpharetta, Georgia ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Forest Products 1 (50%) - 2 (100%) 102M (100%)
Consumer Products 1 (50%) 502M (100%) - -
Total 2 $502M 2 $102M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 502M 2 102M
  Washington - - 2 102M
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 502M - -
Total 2 $502M 2 $102M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
B. Riley FBR, Inc.
Legal Deals
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $502M
Largest Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc.
$502M (2010-12-27)
sell # Total
< $100M 2 $102M
Largest Clearwater Paper Corp. - Ladysmith Wisconsin Facility
$72M (2018-08-21)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (50%)
1 (50%)
Divested to
2 (100%)

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