RPC Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Plastics Company

RPC Group has acquired 16 companies of its own, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

RPC Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Global Closure Systems for $732M. RPC Group has acquired in 1 US state, and 11 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include plastics (60%) and packaging (40%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9

RPC Group Ltd.

Sapphire House, Crown Way,
Rushden, NN10 6FB
United Kingdom,
+44 19 3341 0064
www.rpc-group.com

RPC Group Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of rigid plastic packaging and associated equipment primarily in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the United States, and Mainland Europe. RPC Group was formed in 1991 and is based in Rushden, United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 12 2 1 - - - 15
vol $2.7B $640M $85M $3.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Nordfolien GmBH 2018-03-13 85M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Steinfeld, Germany · www.nordfolien.com
Amber Plastics Pty Ltd. 2017-04-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Melbourne, Australia · www.amberplastics.com.au
Letica Corp. 2017-02-09 640M USD Add-on Acquisition
Rochester, Michigan · www.letica.com
ESE World B.V. 2016-12-15 296M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Maastricht, Netherlands · www.ese-group.net
AstraPak Ltd. 2016-12-15 103M ZAR Add-on Acquisition
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.astrapak.co.za
Plastiape SpA 2016-11-21 169M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Osnago, Italy · www.plastiape.com
British Polythene Industries PLC 2016-06-09 294M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Greenock, United Kingdom · www.bpipoly.com
Global Closure Systems Ltd. 2015-12-14 732M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France · www.gcs.com
Promens Group B.V. 2014-11-27 435M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Zevenaar, Netherlands
Cobelplast NV 2014-10-01 - Divestiture
Lokeren, Belgium · www.cobelplast.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Letica Corp. 2017-02-09 Letica Corp. - FoodService Business 2018-08-28 1
Rochester, Michigan · www.letica.com Rochester, Michigan
British Polythene Industries PLC    - BPI China Ltd. 2016-01-27 1
Greenock, United Kingdom · www.bpipoly.com Xinhui, China
British Polythene Industries PLC    - AT Plastics - AT Films business 2007-08-21 1
Greenock, United Kingdom · www.bpipoly.com , United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Plastics 9 (60%) 3.0B (87%) - -
Packaging 6 (40%) 443M (13%) - -
Manufacturing - - 1 (100%) -
Total 15 $3.4B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Netherlands 3 735M - -
Denmark 2 270M - -
United Kingdom 2 294M - -
Australia 1 - - -
Belgium - - 1 -
Bosnia and Herzegowina 1 - - -
France 1 732M - -
Germany 1 85M - -
Hong Kong 1 393M - -
Italy 1 169M - -
South Africa 1 103M - -
United States 1 640M - -
  Michigan 1 640M - -
Domestic 2 (13%) 294M (9%) - -
Cross-border 13 (87%) 3.1B (91%) 1 (100%) -
Total 15 $3.4B 1 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 9 $3.3B
< $100M 2 $89M
TOTAL $3.4B
Largest Global Closure Systems Ltd.
$732M (2015-12-14)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
33%
5 (33%)
Strategic(s)
13%
2 (13%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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