Ropes & Gray Advises Multi Packaging Solutions in Planned Acquisition of AGI-Shorewood Group’s North American and Asian Print Businesses

In The News
November 3, 2014

Ropes & Gray advised Multi Packaging Solutions, a global print and packaging company focused on the consumer, health care and multimedia markets and a portfolio company of the Carlyle Group and Madison Dearborn Partners, in its planned acquisition of the North American and Asian print businesses of AGI Global Holdings Coöperatief U.A. and AGI-Shorewood Group US Holdings LLC (together, ASG). ASG is a leading printing and specialty packaging solutions supplier with locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and China. The parties announced their entry into a definitive agreement on Nov. 3; additional terms were not disclosed.

The Ropes & Gray team included private equity partner Matthew Richards (Chicago), finance partner Alexander Zeltser (New York), tax partner Eric Elfman (Boston), executive compensation & employee benefits partner Renata Ferrari (Boston), intellectual property transactions partner Edward Black (Boston), and real estate & environmental partner Peter Alpert (Boston).