Pac Paper, Inc.

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  • Vancouver, Washington based Pac Paper Inc. has been a leading provider of paper products for food service, food processing and agricultural packaging, industrial packaging, and contract converting and printing grade markets
  • Founded in 1976, Pac Paper has grown into one of the leading players in several product niches, serving both regional and national customers


  • The family ownership group decided to pursue a sale based on inbound interest from several potential buyers
  • Several owners were active in management and desired to continue in executive roles with the company
  • Management had strong concerns about confidentiality in a highly-competitive market.

Our Specialized Approach

  • Cascadia launched a limited M&A process focused on several key buyers where strategic rationale, cultural fit and financial wherewithal were apparent
  • Through a competitive bidding process with a small subset of buyers, Pac Paper was able to obtain an attractive valuation and terms for both the ownership group and continuing management
  • Pac Paper was acquired by Packaging Dynamics, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company
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