Multi-Color Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

PackagingCompany

Multi-Color has acquired 16 companies of its own, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Multi-Color’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Constantia Flexibles - Constantia Labels for $1.3B. Multi-Color has acquired in 3 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (80%) and business services (14%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 3

Multi-Color

Multi-Color Corp.

4053 Clough Woods Drive,
Batavia, Ohio 45103
United States,
(513) 381-1480
www.mcclabel.com

Multi-Color is a provider of label solutions supporting a number of brands including leading producers of home and personal care, wine and spirit, food and beverage and specialty consumer products. MCC serves international brand owners in North, Central and South America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and China with a comprehensive range of the latest label technologies in Pressure Sensitive, Cut and Stack, In-Mold, Shrink Sleeve and Heat Transfer. Multi-Color was founded in 1916 and is based in Batavia, Ohio.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 12 - 1 - 2 - 15
vol $1.8B $1.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Hexagon Holdings Ltd. 2021-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Auckland, New Zealand · www.hexagonholdings.co.nz
Herrods IML 2021-03-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Box Hill North, Australia · www.herrods.com.au
WS Packaging, Inc. 2019-07-01 - Merger
Green Bay, Wisconsin · www.wspackaging.com
Constantia Flexibles GmbH - Constantia Labels 2017-07-17 1.3B EUR Divestiture
Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Germany
Super Enterprise Holdings Bhd 2015-08-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia · www.super-labels.com
New Era Packaging Ltd. 2015-02-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Drogheda, Ireland
Multi Labels Ltd. 2015-01-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Daventry, United Kingdom · www.multilabels.com
Multiprint Labels Ltd. 2014-07-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Swords, Ireland · www.multiprintlabels.com
Graphic Packaging Holding Co. - Di-na-cal Label Business 2014-02-03 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia
John Watson & Co. Ltd. 2013-09-24 - Divestiture
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Packaging 12 (80%) 1.4B (80%) - -
Business Services 2 (13%) 356M (20%) - -
Beverages 1 (7%) - - -
Total 15 $1.8B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Australia 3 142M - -
United States 3 356M - -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Nebraska 1 356M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
Ireland 2 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Germany 1 1.3B - -
Malaysia 1 - - -
Mexico 1 - - -
New Zealand 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 3 (20%) 356M (20%) - -
Cross-border 12 (80%) 1.4B (80%) - -
Total 15 $1.8B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
Legal Deals
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
1
Minter Ellison
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.3B
$100M to $1B 2 $498M
TOTAL $1.8B
Largest Constantia Flexibles GmbH - Constantia Labels
$1.3B (2017-07-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
3 (20%)
Strategic(s)
20%
3 (20%)

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