Sappi - M&A Summary and Business Overview

Forest ProductsCompany

Sappi M&A Summary

Sappi has acquired 2 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 2 assets.

Sappi’s largest acquisition to date was in 2002, when it acquired Potlatch - Fine Coated Paper Business for $480M. Sappi has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include forest products (100%).

Sappi Business Overview

Where is Sappi headquartered?

Sappi is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.

What sector is Sappi in?

Sappi is a forest products company.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Sappi Ltd.

48 Ameshoff Street,
Johannesburg, 2001
South Africa,
+27 11 407 8111
www.sappi.com

Sappi Limited (formerly South African Pulp and Paper Industries), is a global pulp and paper company. Sappi was formed in 1936 and is based in Johannesburg.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $655M $655M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Rayonier Advanced Materials, Inc. - Matane, Quebec Pulp Mill 2019-08-01 175M USD Divestiture
Jacksonville, Florida
Sappi Kraft Recycled Packaging Paper Mill 2015-07-14 - Divestiture
, South Africa
Sappi Enstra Mill Recycled Packaging Paper Business 2015-07-14 - Divestiture
, South Africa
Potlatch Corp. - Fine Coated Paper Business 2002-03-19 480M USD Divestiture
Cloquet, Minnesota
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Forest Products 2 (100%) 655M (100%) 2 (100%) -
Total 2 $655M 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
South Africa - - 2 -
United States 2 655M - -
  Minnesota 1 480M - -
  Florida 1 175M - -
Domestic - - 2 (100%) -
Cross-border 2 (100%) 655M (100%) - -
Total 2 $655M 2 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $655M
TOTAL $655M
Largest Potlatch Corp. - Fine Coated Paper Business
$480M (2002-03-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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