Sale to Multi-Color Corporation

Sale to Multi-Color Corporation


Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Graphic Packaging International, Inc.


Graphic Packaging International, Inc. (“Graphic Packaging” or the “Company”) (NYSE:GPK) recently completed the sale of its Di-Na-Cal label business to Multi-Color Corporation (“Multi-Color”) (NasdaqGS:LABL). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The transaction includes Graphic Packaging’s facilities located in Norwood, Ohio and Greensboro, North Carolina. Graphic Packaging’s Di-Na-Cal label business provides decorative label solutions primarily in the heat transfer label markets for Home & Personal Care and Food & Beverage through long-standing relationships with blue chip national and multi-national customers.

Graphic Packaging is a leading provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies. The Company is one of the largest producers of folding cartons and holds a leading market position in coated-unbleached kraft, coated-recycled boxboard, multi-wall bags and specialty packaging. Graphic Packaging is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Multi-Color Corporation is a leader in global label solutions supporting a number of the world's leading brands including leading producers of Home & Personal Care, Wine & Spirit, Food & Beverage and Specialty Consumer products. MCC serves international brand owners in North, Central and South America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and China with a comprehensive range of the latest label technologies in Pressure Sensitive, Cut and Stack, In-Mold, Shrink Sleeve and Heat Transfer. Multi-Color is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Justin Albert (303) 270-6381
Vinay Ghai +44 (0) 20 7667 8225
Anthony Siu +86 (21) 61820980
Paul Rogalski (312) 609-4912
Sale to Multi-Color Corporation
February 2014
Graphic Packaging International, Inc.’s Di-Na-Cal label business
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America