Domtar - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

Forest ProductsCompany

Domtar M&A Summary

Domtar has acquired 11 companies of its own, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Domtar’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Laboratorios Indas SAU for $321M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2021, when it sold Attindas Hygiene Partners Group to American Industrial Partners for $920M. Domtar has acquired in 6 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include forest products (25%) and manufacturing (25%).

Domtar Ownership

Who owns Domtar?

Domtar is owned by Bank of Montreal and Paper Excellence Canada Holdings. It was acquired on May 11, 2021.

Domtar Business Overview

Where is Domtar headquartered?

Domtar is headquartered in Fort Mill, South Carolina.

What is Domtar’s revenue?

Domtar disclosed revenue of 3,652M USD for 2020 and 5,220M CAD for 2019.

How many employees does Domtar have?

Domtar has 8,900 employees.

What sector is Domtar in?

Domtar is a forest products company.

When was Domtar founded?

Domtar was founded in 1848.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 2

Domtar

Domtar Corp.

234 Kingsley Park Drive,
Fort Mill, South Carolina 29715
United States,
(803) 802-7500
www.domtar.com

Domtar is a provider of a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication, specialty and packaging papers, market pulp, and air-laid nonwovens. Domtar was founded in 1848 and is based in Fort Mill, South Carolina.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 6 1 - 1 - - 8
vol $742M $742M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - 1 1 - - 3
vol $920M $920M
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Resolute Forest Products, Inc. 2022-07-06 - Going Private
Montreal, Quebec · www.resolutefp.com
DKP Pulp ULC 2022-05-12 - Divestiture
Kamloops, British Columbia
Attindas Hygiene Partners Group 2021-01-08 920M USD Divestiture
Raleigh, North Carolina · www.attindas.com
Appvion - Point of Sale (POS) Paper Business 2020-02-14 - Divestiture
Appleton, Wisconsin
HDIS, Inc. (Home Delivery Incontinent Supplies Co.) 2016-08-18 45M USD Add-on Acquisition
Olivette, Missouri · www.hdis.com
Butterfly Health, Inc. 2016-06-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Gatos, Arkansas · www.butterfly.com
Laboratorios Indas SAU 2013-11-19 321M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.indas.es
Xerox’s U.S. and Canadian Paper Business 2013-03-22 - Divestiture
, United States
EAM Corp. 2012-05-11 61M USD Add-on Acquisition
Jesup, Georgia · www.novathin.com
Attends Healthcare Products, Inc. 2012-01-26 315M USD Add-on Acquisition
Greenville, North Carolina · www.attends.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Forest Products 2 (25%) - 1 (33%) -
Manufacturing 2 (25%) 321M (43%) - -
Medical Products 2 (25%) 315M (42%) - -
Consumer Products 1 (13%) 61M (8%) 1 (33%) 920M (100%)
Distribution 1 (13%) 45M (6%) - -
Building Materials - - 1 (33%) -
Total 8 $742M 3 $920M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 421M 2 920M
  North Carolina 1 315M 1 920M
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 45M - -
  Georgia 1 61M - -
  Arkansas 1 - - -
  Connecticut - - 1 -
Canada 1 - 1 -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  British Columbia - - 1 -
Spain 1 321M - -
Domestic 6 (75%) 421M (57%) 2 (67%) 920M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (25%) 321M (43%) 1 (33%) -
Total 8 $742M 3 $920M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Debevoise & Plimpton
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $636M
< $100M 2 $106M
TOTAL $742M
Largest Laboratorios Indas SAU
$321M (2013-11-19)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $920M
TOTAL $920M
Largest Attindas Hygiene Partners Group
$920M (2021-01-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
38%
3 (38%)
Strategic(s)
25%
2 (25%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
67%
2 (67%)
Strategic(s)
33%
1 (33%)

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