December Monthly Deals Roundup - Packaging

 Published On: Jul, 2013 |    No of Pages: 21 |  Published By: Canadean | Format: PDF
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Product Synopsis

The report provides a review of M&A, capital-raising, partnering deals, and agreements entered into by packaging companies during December2012.

Introduction and Landscape

Why was the report written?
Using this report, dealmakers will effectively gain an insight into deal activity during the month. Additionally, the report provides an overview of all the partnering, alliances, and M&A deals announced worldwide.

What makes this report unique and essential to read?
The Monthly Report provides the reader with the top-line data necessary to quickly keep abreast of deal activity in the packaging market on a monthly basis.

Key Features and Benefits

The report provides detailed analysis of the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the packaging industry in December 2012 compared to November2012, and the trailing twelve month (TTM) average. This provides an insight into the inorganic growth strategies of companies in the industry and competitor tracking.
The report provides detailed analysis of the private equity and venture capital activity in the packaging industry in December 2012 compared to November, and the TTM average. This provides an insight into the investment activity in the industry by financial investors.
The report provides detailed analysis of capital raising activity, including equity and debt offerings, in the packaging industry in December 2012 compared to November, and the TTM average. This provides an insight into the capital raising activity of companies in the industry, including fund raising trends from both equity and debt capital markets.
The report provides detailed analysis on strategic partnerships in the packaging industry in December 2012 compared to November, and the TTM average.

Key Highlights

BWAY Corporation, a company owned by Platinum Equity, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ropak Packaging, from LINPAC group, for approximately US$265 million. According to the agreement, BWAY will acquire Ropak through stock purchase. The company intends to finance the transaction by increasing the size of its existing term B loan; however, the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.
The demand for flexible packaging is still on the increase as these pack formats are light in weight, adaptable to innovation, and carry a lower carbon footprint. Ever increasing demand for this flexible packaging has prompted major companies to enter this market primarily through inorganic channels, as new capabilities would take time to be developed. This initially fuelled the consolidation drive in the global flexible packaging market.
PE/VC activity increased significantly from US$40.5 million in November to US$522.5 million in December. The increased monthly deal activity was primarily driven by the asset purchase agreement signed by PPG Industries, Inc. to acquire the North American architectural coatings business of AkzoNobel, N.V.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
1.1 What is this Report About?
1.2 Definitions
1.3 Summary Methodology
2 Analysis
2.1 BWAY Corporation Seeks Inorganic Growth under New Ownership
2.2 Flexible Packaging Industry Continues to Consolidate to Meet Market Challenges
3 Deal Volume and Value Analysis
3.1 By Deal Type
3.2 By Segment
3.3 By Region
3.4 Deals in Active Markets
3.5 Deal Size Analysis
3.6 Deal Rationale Analysis
3.7 Main Deals
4 Appendix
4.1 About Canadean
4.2 Disclaimer

List of Tables

Table 1: Active Regions, December 2012
Table 2: Deal Size Analysis, December 2012
Table 3: Main Deals, December 2012
Table 4: Main PE/VC Deals, December 2012
Table 5: Main Capital-Raising Deals, December 2012
Table 6: Main Cross-Border M&A Deals, December 2012
Table 7: Main Deals in Emerging Markets, December 2012

List of Figures

Figure 1: Deal Volume by Deal Type, December 2012
Figure 2: Deal Value by Deal Type (US$ Million), December 2012
Figure 3: Deal Volume by segment, December 2012
Figure 4: Deal Value by Segment(US$ Million), December 2012
Figure 5: Deal Volume by Region, December 2012
Figure 6: Deal Value by Region (US$ Million), December 2012
Figure 7: Analysis of Deals by Deal Rationale (%),December 2012

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