Packaging of America Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Packaging Company

Packaging of America has acquired 11 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Packaging of America’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Boise for $2.0B. Packaging of America has acquired in 8 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (91%) and forest products (10%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 2

Packaging Corporation of America

1 North Field Court,
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
United States,
(847 ) 482-3000
www.packagingcorp.com

Packaging Corporation of America (dba as PCA) is a producer of container board and corrugated packaging products. PCA was formed in 1867 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 10 1 - - - - 11
vol $2.5B $265M $2.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sacramento Container Corp. 2017-08-21 265M USD Add-on Acquisition
McClellan Park, California · www.saccontainer.biz
Columbus Container, Inc. 2016-10-11 100M USD Add-on Acquisition
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.columbuscontainer.com
TimBar Packaging & Display Group 2016-07-06 386M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hanover, Pennsylvania · www.timbar.com
Crockett Packaging 2014-07-25 21M USD Add-on Acquisition
Industry, California
Boise Inc. 2013-09-16 2.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Boise, Idaho · www.boiseinc.com
Colorado Container Corp. 2011-11-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado
Packaging Materials Co. 2011-09-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Huntsville, Alabama
Field Packaging Group LLC 2011-04-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Bedford Park, Illinois
Elwood Packaging, Inc. 2009-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.elwoodbox.com
Midland Packaging & Display, Inc. 2006-03-01 - Divestiture
Franksville, Wisconsin · www.midlandpkg.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Packaging 10 (91%) 772M (28%) 1 (100%) -
Forest Products 1 (9%) 2.0B (72%) - -
Total 11 $2.8B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 2.8B 1 -
  Illinois 3 - - -
  California 2 286M - -
  Wisconsin 1 - 1 -
  Pennsylvania 1 386M - -
  Indiana 1 100M - -
  Idaho 1 2.0B - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
Total 11 $2.8B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
Mayer Brown
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.0B
$100M to $1B 2 $651M
< $100M 2 $121M
TOTAL $2.8B
Largest Boise Inc.
$2.0B (2013-09-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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