Schweitzer-Mauduit International Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Forest ProductsCompany

Schweitzer-Mauduit International has acquired 11 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Scapa Group for $620M. Schweitzer-Mauduit International has acquired in 5 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (29%) and forest products (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 4

Schweitzer-Mauduit International

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc.

100 North Point Center East, Suite 600,
Alpharetta, Georgia 30022
United States,
(800) 514-0186
www.swmintl.com

Schweitzer-Mauduit International is a diversified producer of premium specialty papers and the a supplier of fine papers to the tobacco industry. It also manufactures specialty papers for use in alkaline batteries, vacuum cleaner bags, overlay products, business forms and printing and packaging applications. Schweitzer-Mauduit and its subsidiaries conduct business in over 90 countries and employ 3,600 people worldwide, with operations in the United States, France, Brazil, Indonesia and Canada. Schweitzer-Mauduit International was founded in 1995 and is based in Alpharetta, Georgia


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 4 - - 1 1 1 7
vol $815M $155M $620M $1.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Neenah, Inc. 2022-03-28 - Merger
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.neenah.com
Scapa Group plc 2021-01-27 620M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Ashton-Under-Lyne, United Kingdom · www.scapa.com
Tekra Corp. 2020-02-18 155M USD Divestiture
New Berlin, Wisconsin · www.tekra.com
Conwed Plastics LLC 2016-12-14 295M USD Divestiture
Minneapolis, Minnesota · www.conwedplastics.com
Argotec LLC 2015-09-22 280M USD Add-on Acquisition
Greenfield, Massachusetts · www.argotec.com
DelStar Technologies, Inc. 2013-11-18 232M USD Add-on Acquisition
Middletown, Delaware · www.delstarinc.com
P.T. PDM Indonesia. 2003-10-24 9M USD Add-on Acquisition
Medan, Indonesia
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 2 (29%) 852M (54%) - -
Forest Products 2 (29%) 9M (1%) - -
Distribution 1 (14%) 155M (10%) - -
Manufacturing 1 (14%) 280M (18%) - -
Plastics 1 (14%) 295M (19%) - -
Total 7 $1.6B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 962M - -
  Wisconsin 1 155M - -
  Minnesota 1 295M - -
  Massachusetts 1 280M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Delaware 1 232M - -
Indonesia 1 9M - -
United Kingdom 1 620M - -
Domestic 5 (71%) 962M (60%) - -
Cross-border 2 (29%) 629M (40%) - -
Total 7 $1.6B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
2
Legal Deals
King & Spalding LLP
2
Alston & Bird LLP
1
Sidley Austin LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $1.6B
< $100M 1 $9M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Scapa Group plc
$620M (2021-01-27)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
29%
2 (29%)

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