International Paper Co.

6400 Poplar Avenue,
Memphis, Tennessee 38197
United States,
(901) 419-9000
www.internationalpaper.com

International Paper is a global provider of paper and packaging with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and North Africa.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 9 - 1 - 2 - 12
vol $16.5B $16.5B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 5 - - 1 - 1 7
vol $1.2B $1.2B
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Largest Union Camp Corp.
$5.0B (1998-11-25)
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Largest Temple-Inland Building Products
$750M (2012-12-13)

According to our data here at Mergr, International Paper has acquired 12 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 7 assets.

International Paper’s largest acquisition to date was in 1998, when it acquired Union Camp for $5.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Temple-Inland Building Products to Georgia-Pacific for $750M. International Paper has acquired in 6 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (59%) and forest products (25%).

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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