M&A Deal Summary

Koch Industries Acquires Georgia-Pacific

On November 14, 2005, Koch Industries, Inc. acquired forest products company Georgia-Pacific LLC for 13.2B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Koch Industries’ 1st transaction in the Forest Products sector.
  • This is Koch Industries’ 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Koch Industries’ 2nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Koch Industries’ 1st transaction in Georgia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2005-11-14
Target Georgia-Pacific LLC
Sector Forest Products
Buyer(s) Koch Industries, Inc.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 13.2B USD

Target

Georgia-Pacific LLC

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
website
Georgia-Pacific's corporate headquarters in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
Georgia-Pacific's corporate headquarters in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
Georgia-Pacific is a manufacturer of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Koch Industries, Inc.

Wichita, Kansas, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1940
SectorManufacturing
Employees60,000
Revenue 115.0B USD (2012)
DESCRIPTION

Koch Industries, Inc., owns a diverse group of companies engaged in refining and chemicals; fibers and polymers; commodity and financial trading; and forest and consumer products.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 12
Sector (Forest Products) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 10
State (Georgia) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 2 of 10
Year (2005) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 7
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