M&A Deal Summary

Global Environment Fund Acquires Peak Forest Products

On May 1, 2012, asset manager Global Environment Fund acquired forest products company Peak Forest Products from Mondi for 120M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Global Environment Fund’s 10th transaction in the Forest Products sector.
  • This is Global Environment Fund’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Global Environment Fund’s 1st transaction in Swaziland.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2012-05-01
Target Peak Forest Products
Sector Forest Products
Buyer(s) Global Environment Fund
Sellers(s) Mondi
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 120M EUR

Target

Peak Forest Products

Pigg's Peak, Swaziland
Peak Forest Products (Pty) Ltd. (Peak Timbers) is a 31,500 hectare timber plantation and sawmilling business located in Swaziland.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Global Environment Fund

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Investor Investor Investor

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Category Asset Manager
Founded 1990
PE ASSETS 1.0B USD
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Global Environment Fund (GEF) is a global alternative asset manager dedicated to the energy, environmental, and natural resources sectors. Global Environment Fund was formed in 1990 and is based in Chevy Case, Maryland.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 40 of 53
Sector (Forest Products) 10 of 12
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
Country (Swaziland) 1 of 1
Year (2012) 1 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-05-01 Afram Plantation

Afram Plains, Ghana

Afram Plantation Ltd. is a developer of greenfield forestry plantation in the Afram Plains region of Ghana.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-05-15 KALKI Communication Technologies

Bangalore, India

KALKI Communication Technologies Ltd. (Kalki Technologies) is a provider of products, services, and solutions that monitor, manage, and optimize energy generation and transmission assets for public and private sector utilities across the globe.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Mondi

Weybridge, United Kingdom

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Category Company
Founded 1967
Sector Forest Products
Employees22,312
Revenue 8.9B EUR (2022)
DESCRIPTION

Mondi is a international packaging and paper group with operations across 31 countries with around 26,000 employees. Mondi was founded in 1967 and is based in Weybridge, the United Kingdom.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 4
Sector (Forest Products) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 3
Country (Swaziland) 1 of 1
Year (2012) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-11-04 Unterland Flexible Packaging

Austria

Unterland Flexible Packaging GmbH is a flexible plastic packaging specialist.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-07-10 Nordenia International AG

Greven, Germany

Nordenia International AG is a multinational manufacturer of technically innovative and value-added plastic film and packaging for customers in the food, hygiene, chemical and automotive industries.

Buy €259M