Sale to Arbor Private Investment Company

Sale to Arbor Private Investment Company


Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Keyes Packaging Group, Inc.


Keyes Packaging Group, Inc. (“Keyes” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Tricor Pacific Capital, Inc. (“Tricor Pacific Capital”), was recently acquired by Arbor Private Investment Company ("Arbor Investments"). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Keyes is a leading provider of protective molded fiber and tissue wrap packaging for the food and beverage industry. The Company’s products play a critical role in protecting high-value food items during the shipping process and represent a superior value and sustainable option compared to alternative packaging formats. Keyes is headquartered in Wenatchee, Washington.

Tricor Pacific Capital is a leading private equity firm making investments in lower middle-market companies located in the U.S. and Canada. The firm’s investment efforts are concentrated in specialty manufacturing, value-added distribution and business services. Tricor Pacific Capital has offices in Vancouver, British Columbia and Lake Forest, Illinois.

Arbor Investments is a specialized private equity firm that focuses exclusively on acquiring premier companies in the food, beverage and packaging industries. The firm has acquired or invested in over 30 food and beverage companies in North America and currently has $600 million of assets under management across three funds. Arbor Investments was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Justin Albert (303) 270-6381
Paul Rogalski (312) 609-4912
Jeff Seaman (312) 609-4687
Yong-Jae Kim (312) 609-4939
Vinay Ghai +44 (0) 20 7667 8225
Sale to Arbor Private Investment Company
June 2013
Keyes Packaging Group, Inc.
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America