Sealed Air Corp.

8215 Forest Point Boulevard,
Charlotte, North Carolina 28273
United States,
(201) 791-7600

Sealed Air Corporation is a global provider of food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection. Sealed Air serves an array of end markets including food and beverage processing, food service, retail, healthcare and industrial, and commercial and consumer applications. Sealed Air was formed in 1960 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 6 1 3 1 3 - 14
vol $4.4B $100M $4.5B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 2 - 2 - 1 - 5
vol $502M $3.2B $3.7B

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$4.3B (2011-06-01)
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Largest Diversey Holdings, Inc.
$3.2B (2017-03-27)

According to our data here at Mergr, Sealed Air has acquired 14 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Sealed Air’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Diversey Holdings for $4.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Diversey Holdings to Bain Capital Private Equity for $3.2B. Sealed Air has acquired in 6 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (29%) and machinery (15%).

When analyzing the packaging sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 108 packaging companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 12 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic packaging acquirer over the past 3 years is ProAmpac, with 10 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the packaging sector over the past 3 years is Leonard Green and Partners LP with 2 platform acquisitions.

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