Paper Companies Headline M&A Deal Log
Paper was at the core of a wide variety of deals announced in January, and those deals are likely to impact future supply and pricing. Assuming that the decline in demand for printed products levels off or slows down at some point, as a result of the transactions announced, printers are likely to have less available supply and a more limited choice of suppliers to pick from when they are sourcing paper.
Two of the largest remaining U.S. companies that manufacture printing papers reached out to each other and plan to merge. Verso Paper announced that it was acquiring NewPage.