October Monthly Deals Roundup - Packaging
The report provides a review and understanding of mergers and acquisitions (M&As), capital-raising, partnering deals, and agreements entered into by packaging companies during October 2012.
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 October 2012 compared to September 2012, 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 October 2012 compared to September 2012, 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 October 2012 compared to September 2012, 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 October 2012 compared to September 2012, and the TTM average.
North American chemical company PolyOne Corp announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire American plastic products maker Spartech Corp for US$393 million. This deal will allow PolyOne to expand its specialty portfolio with adjacent technologies and in niche segments.
As the political and economic crisis in Europe lingers, the environment for packaging deals has seen a steady deterioration. The recent poor stock market performance and the latest news of a double-dip recession have made the challenges worse.
October recorded an increased partnership activity compared to the previous month. The number strategic partnership transactions recorded a month-on-month increase of 25% by posting five transactions in October.
Table of contents
1.1-What is this Report About?
2.1- PolyOne Enhances Specialty Portfolio with Spartech Corp. Acquisition
2.2- Political and Economic Challenges in Europe Hinder Deal Activity
3-Deal Volume and Value Analysis
3.1-By Deal Type
3.4-Deals in Active Markets
3.5-Deal Size Analysis
3.6-Deal Rationale Analysis
List of Tables
Table 1: Active Regions, October 2012
Table 2: Deal Size Analysis, October 2012
Table 3: Main Deals, October 2012
Table 4: Main PE/VC Deals, October 2012
Table 5: Main Capital-Raising Deals, October 2012
Table 6: Main Cross-Border M&A Deals, October 2012
Table 7: Main Deals in Emerging Markets, October 2012
List of Figures
Figure 1: Deal Volume by Deal Type, October 2012
Figure 2: Deal Value by Deal Type (US$ Million), October 2012
Figure 3: Deal Volume by segment, October 2012
Figure 4: Deal Value by Segment(US$ Million), October 2012
Figure 5: Deal Volume by Region, October 2012
Figure 6: Deal Value by Region (US$ Million), October 2012
Figure 7: Analysis of Deals by Deal Rationale (%), October 2012
Related research categories
By sector: Packaging
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