M&A Deal Summary

Paper Excellence Canada Holdings Acquires Domtar

On May 11, 2021, Paper Excellence Canada Holdings Corp. acquired forest products company Domtar Corp. for 3.0B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Paper Excellence Canada Holdings’ 3rd transaction in the Forest Products sector.
  • This is Paper Excellence Canada Holdings’ 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Paper Excellence Canada Holdings’ 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Paper Excellence Canada Holdings’ 1st transaction in South Carolina.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2021-05-11
Target Domtar Corp.
Sector Forest Products
Buyer(s) Paper Excellence Canada Holdings Corp.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 3.0B USD
Advisor(s) Morgan Stanley (Financial)
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (Legal)

Target

Domtar Corp.

Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
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Domtar is a provider of a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication, specialty and packaging papers, market pulp, and air-laid nonwovens. Domtar was founded in 1848 and is based in Fort Mill, South Carolina.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Paper Excellence Canada Holdings Corp.

Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

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Category Company
SectorForest Products
Employees2,300
DESCRIPTION

Paper Excellence Canada Holdings Corp. operates pulp and paper mills. Paper Excellence Group has grown through logical acquisitions from a single mill base to a multinational group producing 2.5 million tonnes paper and pulp with over 2,300 employees in the last few years.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 3
Sector (Forest Products) 3 of 3
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 3
State (South Carolina) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2021) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-10-09 Catalyst Paper Corp.

Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Catalyst Paper Corp. is a producer of mechanical printing paper and a recognized leader in sustainable business practices, Catalyst Paper manufactures a broad range of high quality products ideally suited to our times.

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