Greif, Inc.

425 Winter Road,
Delaware, Ohio 43015
United States,
(740) 549-6000
www.greif.com

Greif is a global producer of industrial packaging products and services with manufacturing facilities located in over 50 countries. Greif offers a comprehensive line of rigid industrial packaging products, such as steel, fibre and plastic drums, rigid intermediate bulk containers, closure systems for industrial packaging products, transit protection products, water bottles and reconditioned containers, and services, such as container life cycle services, blending, filling and other packaging services, logistics and warehousing. The Company is also a global producer of flexible intermediate bulk containers and a North American producer of industrial and consumer shipping sacks and multiwall bag products. Greif was formed in 1877 and is based in Delaware, Ohio.

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According to our data here at Mergr, Greif has acquired 10 companies. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Greif has acquired in 3 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (43%) and distribution (15%).

When analyzing the packaging sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 104 packaging companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 14 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic packaging acquirer over the past 3 years is Smurfit Kappa Group, with 9 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the packaging sector over the past 3 years is AEA Investors with 2 platform acquisitions.

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