Resolute Forest Products Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Resolute Forest Products has acquired 5 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Resolute Forest Products’ largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Conifex Timber - Three U.S. Sawmills for $163M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Resolute Forest Products - Catawba SC Paper and Pulp Mill Operation to New-Indy Containerboard for $300M. Resolute Forest Products has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include forest products (80%) and renewable energy (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 5

Resolute Forest Products, Inc.

111 Duke Street Suite 5000,
Montréal, Quebec H3C 2M1
Canada,
(514) 875-2515
www.resolutefp.com

Resolute Forest Products is engaged in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including newsprint, specialty papers, market pulp and wood products. The company owns or operates some 40 pulp and paper mills and wood products facilities in the United States, Canada and South Korea, and power generation assets in Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 3 - 1 - - 1 5
vol $156M $163M $319M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 2 - - - - 3
vol $355M $355M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Boralex - Senneterre Power Plant 2022-04-01 - Divestiture
Kingsey Falls, Quebec
Conifex Timber, Inc. - Three U.S. Sawmills 2019-12-24 163M USD Divestiture
, United States
Resolute Forest Products, Inc. - Catawba, SC, Paper and Pulp Mill Operation 2018-10-02 300M USD Divestiture
Montréal, Quebec
Resolute Forest Products, Inc. - Resolute Forest Products Recycled Pulp Mill 2018-08-30 55M USD Divestiture
Fairmont, West Virginia
Tembec, Inc. - Sawmill Division 2016-09-22 - Divestiture
Senneterre, Quebec
Atlas Paper Mills LLC 2015-11-16 156M USD Add-on Acquisition
Miami, Florida · www.atlaspapermills.com
AbiBow Recycling LLC 2014-10-01 - Divestiture
Humble, Texas · www.pfresolu.com
Fibrek, Inc. 2012-02-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Montréal, Quebec · www.fibrek.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Forest Products 4 (80%) 319M (100%) 2 (67%) 355M (100%)
Renewable Energy 1 (20%) - - -
Environmental - - 1 (33%) -
Total 5 $319M 3 $355M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 3 - 1 300M
  Quebec 3 - 1 300M
United States 2 319M 2 55M
  Florida 1 156M - -
  West Virginia - - 1 55M
  Texas - - 1 -
Domestic 3 (60%) - 1 (33%) 300M (85%)
Cross-border 2 (40%) 319M (100%) 2 (67%) 55M (15%)
Total 5 $319M 3 $355M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BMO Capital Markets
1
TD Securities
1
Legal Deals
Akerman Senterfitt LLP
2
Stikeman Elliott LLP
1
Rose Law Firm
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $319M
TOTAL $319M
Largest Conifex Timber, Inc. - Three U.S. Sawmills
$163M (2019-12-24)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $300M
< $100M 1 $55M
TOTAL $355M
Largest Resolute Forest Products, Inc. - Catawba, SC, Paper and Pulp Mill Operation
$300M (2018-10-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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