M&A Deal Summary

Green Bay Packaging Acquires Midcon Holdings

On November 5, 2014, Green Bay Packaging acquired packaging company Midcon Holdings from Arbor Investments

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Green Bay Packaging’s 3rd transaction in the Packaging sector.
  • This is Green Bay Packaging’s 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Green Bay Packaging’s 3rd transaction in Wisconsin.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-11-05
Target Midcon Holdings
Sector Packaging
Buyer(s) Green Bay Packaging
Sellers(s) Arbor Investments
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Midcon Holdings

Franksville, Wisconsin, United States
Midcon Holdings LLC is a provider of corrugated containers, point-of-sale packaging and point-of-purchase displays to a wide range of food, beverage and industrial customers.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Green Bay Packaging

Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1933
Sector Packaging
DESCRIPTION

Green Bay Packaging is a family-owned, vertically integrated company consisting of corrugated container plants, folding cartons, recycled and virgin linerboard mills, pressure-sensitive label rollstock, specialty converting operations, timberlands and a sawmill facility.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 4
Sector (Packaging) 3 of 3
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 2
State (Wisconsin) 3 of 4
Country (United States) 3 of 4
Year (2014) 3 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-11-05 Midland Packaging & Display

Franksville, Wisconsin, United States

Midland Packaging & Display, Inc. is a producer of value-added corrugated packaging and display products for customers in a wide array of industries including industrial, consumer and food and beverage.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-05-04 Baird Display

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

C.D. Baird and Co., Inc. is a provider of custom designed temporary and semi-permanent point of purchase displays to advertising agencies and fulfillment organizations that manage accounts for larger brand-name companies.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Arbor Investments

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1999
PE ASSETS 3.2B USD
Size Large
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

Arbor Investments is a private equity group focused on acquiring profitable, middle-market companies in the food and beverage sector. Arbor considers all areas surrounding the food/beverage and related industries. Specific areas of interest include regional niche branded food products; vegetable, fruit, meat and dairy processors; ethnic food manufacturers and marketers; flavors and ingredients; baked goods; restaurant chains; co-packers for major retailers, foodservice companies; food packaging; grocery and specialty food retailers; and logistics providers to the food and beverage industries. Prospective companies generally lead their markets and are 'low-cost operators' with predictable cash-flows. Arbor Investments was formed in 1999 and has offices in Chicago, New York, and Atlanta.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 21 of 32
Sector (Packaging) 1 of 3
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 10 of 18
State (Wisconsin) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 20 of 31
Year (2014) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-07-07 Truco Enterprises

Dallas, Texas, United States

Truco Enterprises LP is a developer and marketer of tortilla chips, salsa, and queso under the On The Border brand. The company’s products are sold nationally through grocery retailers, club stores, and mass merchandisers. Truco Enterprises is based in Dallas, Texas.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-05-01 Gold Standard Baking

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Gold Standard Baking is a full-service bakery specializing in a variety of laminated dough products including croissants, danishes and other sweet baked goods, which are sold through multiple channels in the food industry. Gold Standard Baking was established in 1987 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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