Pactiv Acquisitions and Exits, 4 Deals Between 2012 and 2014
packaging Company

Pactiv has acquired 3 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Pactiv - Building Products business to Kingspan Group for $82M. Pactiv has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (67%) and plastics (34%).

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Pactiv LLC

1900 West Field Court,
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
United States,
(847) 482-2000

Pactiv is a major producer of food service disposables and food packaging products. The Company operates over 50 manufacturing plants in seven countries. Pactiv makes and sells products used in the foodservice, supermarket, and food packaging markets. Pactiv was formed in 1959 and is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy # 3 - - - - - 3
Sell # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $82M $82M

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Largest Pactiv - Building Products business
$82M (2014-11-13)

Packaging M&A - Last 3 Years

Pactiv was acquired by Reynolds Group Holdings on August 17, 2010.

When analyzing the packaging sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 95 packaging companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 10 have acquired at least 5 companies.

The most prolific strategic packaging acquirer over the past 3 years is Berlin Packaging, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the packaging sector over the past 3 years is Graham Partners with 4 platform acquisitions.

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