Rock-Tenn Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Packaging Company

Rock-Tenn has acquired 24 companies. 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%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity23
    • M&A Buy Activity23
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

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
  23

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Simpson Tacoma Kraft Co., LLC (dba Tacoma Mill) 2014-05-16 343M USD Add-on Acquisition
Tacoma, Washington
National Print Group, Inc.(NPG) 2014-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Mid South Packaging LLC 2012-06-25 - Divestiture
Cullman, Alabama
GMI Group 2011-12-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Plymouth, Indiana
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. 2011-01-23 3.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.smurfit-stone.com
Innerpac, Inc. 2010-08-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Cicero, Illinois · www.innerpac.com
Southern Container Corp. 2008-03-05 851M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hauppauge, New York
GSD Packaging LLC 2007-01-24 - Stake Purchase
Fresno, California · www.fold-pak.com
GSD Packaging LLC 2003-11-18 - Stake Purchase
Fresno, California · www.fold-pak.com
Pacific Coast Packaging Corp. 2003-08-01 16M USD Add-on Acquisition
Kerman, California
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Packaging 14 (61%) 1.3B (26%) - -
Forest Products 6 (26%) 3.9B (74%) - -
Business Services 3 (13%) - - -
Total 23 $5.2B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 21 5.1B - -
  Illinois 4 3.5B - -
  California 4 16M - -
  Tennessee 2 - - -
  New York 2 851M - -
  Washington 1 343M - -
  Vermont 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 414M - -
  Maine 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
Canada 2 100M - -
  Quebec 1 65M - -
Domestic 21 (91%) 5.1B (98%) - -
Cross-border 2 (9%) 100M (2%) - -
Total 23 $5.2B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
King & Spalding LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.5B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.6B
< $100M 3 $116M
TOTAL $5.2B
Largest Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.
$3.5B (2011-01-23)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
4 100%

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