Gateway Packaging has been sold to ProAmpac

by / Tuesday, 01 May 2018 / Published in Press Release

Lincoln International represents Saw Mill Capital in the sale of Gateway Packaging to ProAmpac

Lincoln International (“Lincoln”), a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Saw Mill Capital, LLC (“Saw Mill”) has sold Gateway Packaging Holdings, LLC (“Gateway” or the “Company”) to ProAmpac Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of PPC Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Gateway is a leading U.S. designer and manufacturer of flexible packaging solutions for the pet care, human care and institutional markets. The Company is headquartered in White House, Tennessee, and has additional manufacturing facilities in Granite City, Illinois, and Kansas City, Missouri. Gateway serves as a “one-stop shop” to customers, offering a comprehensive suite of flexible packaging solutions, including a diverse mix of paper, plastic and hybrid bags and pouches. The Company has developed into a market leader in pet care packaging due to its scale, reputation for best-in-class product innovation and quality and excellent customer service. Gateway is the supplier of choice for many of the world’s leading pet care providers.

Lincoln acted as the exclusive investment banking representative for Saw Mill and Gateway, working closely with the Company’s management team and shareholders throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the preparatory, marketing, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction.

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