Georgia-Pacific Acquisitions and Exits, 14 Deals Between 2000 and 2018
forest products Company

Georgia-Pacific has acquired 6 companies of its own, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 assets.

Georgia-Pacific’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired Fort James for $7.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Georgia-Pacific - Tissue Business to Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA for $1.5B. Georgia-Pacific has acquired in 6 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (50%) and building materials (17%).

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Georgia-Pacific LLC

133 Peachtree St. NE,
Atlanta, Georgia 30348
United States,
(404)652-4000
www.gp.com

Georgia-Pacific is a manufacturer of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 5 - - 1 - - 6
vol $9.9B $9.9B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 5 1 - 1 1 - 8
vol $1.5B $215M $185M $1.9B
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Largest Fort James Corp.
$7.5B (2000-07-18)
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Largest Georgia-Pacific LLC - Tissue Business
$1.5B (2012-07-19)

Forest Products M&A - Last 3 Years

Georgia-Pacific was acquired by Koch Industries on November 14, 2005.

When analyzing the forest products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 34 forest products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 1 has acquired at least 5 companies.

The most prolific strategic forest products acquirer over the past 3 years is Supremex, with 3 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the forest products sector over the past 3 years is Arbor Investments with 1 platform acquisition.


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