Graphic Packaging Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Packaging Company

Graphic Packaging has acquired 16 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Graphic Packaging’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Americraft Carton for $280M. Graphic Packaging has acquired in 9 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 1

Graphic Packaging Holding Co. (Graphic Packaging)

1500 Riveredge Parkway, Suite 100,
Atlanta, Georgia 30328
United States,
(770) 240-7200
www.graphicpkg.com

Graphic Packaging is a packaging company. Graphic Packaging produces a range of paperboard grades convertible into folding cartons that are used primarily to protect products, such as food, detergents, paper products, beverages, and health and beauty aids. Graphic Packaging was formed in 2007 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 7 5 1 - 1 1 15
vol $320M $95M $85M $280M $780M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Americraft Carton, Inc. 2021-04-27 280M USD Add-on Acquisition
Prairie Village, Kansas · www.americraft.com
Greif, Inc. - Consumer Packaging Group 2020-02-27 85M USD Divestiture
Delaware, Ohio
Letica Corp. - FoodService Business 2018-08-28 95M USD Divestiture
Rochester, Michigan
Seydaco Packaging Corp. 2017-11-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Mississauga, Ontario · www.seydaco.com
Norgraft Packaging SA 2017-10-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Maliano, Spain · www.gruponorgraft.com
Lithocraft, Inc. 2017-06-13 - Divestiture
New Albany, Indiana · www.lithocraftinc.com
Carton Craft Corp. 2017-06-13 - Add-on Acquisition
St. Charles, Illinois · www.cartoncraftinc.com
International Paper Co. - North America Consumer Packaging Business 2017-01-02 - Divestiture
Memphis, Tennessee
Gbox, S.A. De C.V. 2016-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Guadalupe, Mexico
Carded Graphics LLC 2015-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Staunton, Virginia · www.cardedgraphics.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Carton Craft Corp. 2017-06-13 Lithocraft, Inc. 2017-06-13 1
St. Charles, Illinois · www.cartoncraftinc.com New Albany, Indiana · www.lithocraftinc.com
Benson Group 2014-02-19 Medica Packaging Ltd. 2014-10-01 1
Leicestershire, United Kingdom · www.bensongroup.co.uk Crewe, United Kingdom · www.medicapackaging.com
Graphic Packaging International, Inc.    - kraft paper business - Graphic Packaging International 2014-04-06 1
Atlanta, Georgia · www.graphicpkg.com , United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Packaging 15 (100%) 780M (100%) 1 (100%) -
Total 15 $780M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 460M 1 -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 85M - -
  Michigan 1 95M - -
  Kansas 1 280M - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
  Georgia - - 1 -
Canada 2 45M - -
  Quebec 1 45M - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
United Kingdom 2 275M - -
Mexico 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (60%) 460M (59%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 6 (40%) 320M (41%) - -
Total 15 $780M 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Pöyry Capital Ltd.
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $555M
< $100M 3 $225M
TOTAL $780M
Largest Americraft Carton, Inc.
$280M (2021-04-27)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
2 (13%)
Strategic(s)
33%
5 (33%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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