Verso Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Forest Products Company

Verso has acquired 2 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 4 assets.

Verso’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired NewPage for $1.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Verso - Androscoggin & Stevens Point Mills to Pixelle Specialty Solutions for $400M. Verso has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include energy services and equipment (50%) and forest products (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 3

Verso Corp. (Verso)

8540 Gander Creek Drive,
Miamisburg, Ohio 45342
United States,
(877) 855-7243
www.versoco.com

Verso is a producer of coated papers, including coated groundwood and coated freesheet, and specialty products. Verso was founded in 2006 and is based in Miamisburg, Ohio.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $1.5B $1.5B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - - 1 - - 4
vol $74M $400M $474M
  6

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Verso Corp. - Androscoggin & Stevens Point Mills 2019-11-12 400M USD Divestiture
Miamisburg, Ohio
Verso Androscoggin Power LLC 2016-01-07 62M USD Divestiture
Jay, Maine
Verso Bucksport LLC 2015-01-29 - Divestiture
Bucksport, Maine
Verso Bucksport Power LLC 2015-01-29 - Divestiture
, United States
NewPage Corp. 2015-01-07 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Miamisburg, Ohio · www.newpagecorp.com
Verso Paper - Two Paper Mills 2014-10-30 74M USD Divestiture
, United States
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Forest Products 1 (50%) 1.4B (96%) 3 (75%) 474M (100%)
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (50%) 62M (4%) - -
Utilities - - 1 (25%) -
Total 2 $1.5B 4 $474M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 1.5B 4 474M
  Ohio 1 1.4B 1 400M
  Maine 1 62M 1 -
Total 2 $1.5B 4 $474M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Evercore Group LLC
2
Houlihan Lokey
1
Legal Deals
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.4B
< $100M 1 $62M
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest NewPage Corp.
$1.4B (2015-01-07)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $400M
< $100M 1 $74M
TOTAL $474M
Largest Verso Corp. - Androscoggin & Stevens Point Mills
$400M (2019-11-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
4 (100%)

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