Carlyle, TPG, Permira Eye Packaging Sector

Freed, Dan
May 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/1/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 17, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that three private equity firms were interested at the packaging industry in the U.S. In a recent price decline of the key ingredient of plastic products, the Carlyle Group, Texas Pacific Group, and Permira are looking an acquisition deals in the said sector. With this event, packaging sector had a chance of boosting its status in the market in which these firms want to involve. However, sponsors are diversifying their portfolios as the industry is stable and can support a great deal of leverage.


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