Rock-Tenn Co.

504 Thrasher Street,
Norcross, Georgia 30071
United States,
(770) 448-2193
www.rocktenn.com

Rock-Tenn Company provides packaging solutions and manufacturers of containerboard and paperboard. based in Norcross, Georgia, United States.

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Year ≤ '09 '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 17 1 2 1 - 2 23
vol $1.4B $3.5B $343M $5.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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According to our data here at Mergr, Rock-Tenn has acquired 24 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Rock-Tenn’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Smurfit-Stone Container for $3.5B. Rock-Tenn has acquired in 13 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (61%) and forest products (27%).

When analyzing the packaging sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 110 packaging companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 13 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic packaging acquirer over the past 3 years is WestRock, with 10 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the packaging sector over the past 3 years is The Pritzker Group with 2 platform acquisitions.

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