M&A Deal Summary

PS Capital Partners Acquires PAX Holdings

On June 1, 2007, private equity firm PS Capital Partners acquired packaging company PAX Holdings

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is PS Capital Partners’ 4th transaction in the Packaging sector.
  • This is PS Capital Partners’ 8th transaction in the United States.
  • This is PS Capital Partners’ 6th transaction in Wisconsin.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2007-06-01
Target PAX Holdings
Sector Packaging
Buyer(s) PS Capital Partners
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)

Target

PAX Holdings

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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PAX Holdings is a designer, manufacturer and distribution businesses in the packaging and labeling sectors. PAX Holdings is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

PS Capital Partners

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2001
Size Small
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

PS Capital Partners is a private equity firm that invests in manufacturing and process businesses located in the upper Midwest US. Specific areas of interest include food processing, OEM equipment, industrial products, consumer products, and packaging. PS Capital focuses on opportunities valued from $5 to $30 million and with annual revenues up to $50 million. The Firm will consider both minority and majority positions. Prospective transaction situations include buyouts, recapitalizations, divestitures, and growth financings. PS Capital was formed in 2001 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 8 of 17
Sector (Packaging) 4 of 5
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 4 of 8
State (Wisconsin) 6 of 13
Country (United States) 8 of 17
Year (2007) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-06-01 Cardinal Packaging Products

Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States

Cardinal Packaging Products, Inc. is a distributor of retail packaging and industrial packaging products which includes blister packaging, packaging materials, custom thermoforming, corrugated and cardboard boxes. Cardinal Packaging Products was founded in 1978 and is based in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-08-01 International Thermal Systems

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States

International Thermal Systems is a manufacturer industrial process oven, furnaces, washers and associated material handling equipment for applications in the metal packaging, battery, automotive, power generation, aerospace, foundry, and building products industries. International Thermal Systems is based in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

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