M&A Deal Summary

WestRock Acquires SP Fiber Holdings Inc

On August 11, 2015, WestRock acquired packaging company SP Fiber Holdings Inc for 289M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is WestRock’s 4th transaction in the Packaging sector.
  • This is WestRock’s 3rd largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is WestRock’s 4th transaction in the United States.
  • This is WestRock’s 3rd transaction in Georgia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-08-11
Target SP Fiber Holdings Inc
Sector Packaging
Buyer(s) WestRock
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 289M USD

Target

SP Fiber Holdings Inc

Dublin, Georgia, United States
SP Fiber Holdings, Inc. a producer of recycled containerboard and kraft and bag paper with mills located in Dublin, Georgia, and Newberg, Oregon.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

WestRock

Richmond, Virginia, United States

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Category Company
Sector Packaging
Employees50,000
Revenue 17.6B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION

WestRock is a packaging company provides paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 13
Sector (Packaging) 4 of 12
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 8
State (Georgia) 3 of 3
Country (United States) 4 of 11
Year (2015) 3 of 4
Size (of disclosed) 3 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-07-01 MeadWestvaco

Richmond, Virginia, United States

MeadWestvaco Corporation is a packaging company providing innovative solutions to the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, tobacco, and agricultural industries. The company also produces specialty chemicals for the automotive, energy, and infrastructure industries and maximizes the value of its development land holdings. MWV’s network of 125 facilities and 16,000 employees spans North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-12-10 Cenveo Packaging

United States

Cenveo Packaging is a provider of value-add folded carton and litho-laminated display packaging solutions.

Buy $105M