G2 Capital Advisors served as exclusive financial advisor to Rand-Whitney Container, LLC a subsidiary of The Kraft Group, LLC on its acquisition of Specialty Finance & Consulting Corporation
Rand-Whitney Container, LLC (“Rand-Whitney” or the “Company”) (www.randwhitney.com) a subsidiary of The Kraft Group, LLC (“Kraft Group”), is the largest independent corrugated manufacturer in New England. The company operates from multiple facilities and can assist with a wide range of packaging needs, covering engineering, design, testing, fulfillment and real-time information processing. Rand-Whitney is headquartered in Worcester, MA with facilities across the US.
Rand-Whitney has a continued focus on growing its presence through strategic partnerships and acquisitions of independents across the US. Adding capabilities in the Mid-Atlantic and investing capital and knowhow behind strong operators has been and will continue to be a core part of this growth strategy.
Rand-Whitney’s buy-side transaction advisor was G2 Capital Advisors, LLC (“G2”), which continues to execute Rand-Whitney’s long-term M&A growth initiative.
Rand-Whitney acquired Specialty Finance & Consulting Corporation (“SF&C”), located in Red Lion, Pennsylvania, which specializes in the manufacturing, warehousing and distribution of corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging, and related ancillary products and services. The acquisition includes Specialty Industries, Inc., NuPak Printing, LLC and Krafcor Industries, Inc. SF&C has been in the corrugated business more than 40 years and has earned a reputation as a high-quality manufacturer with a focus on customer service. Rand-Whitney looks forward to accelerating the growth of both Rand-Whitney and SF&C’s operations in the Mid-Atlantic through continued dedication to supporting customers with exceptional service and additional investment.
“G2 brought invaluable industry connections and experience that was critical to identifying the opportunity and achieving a successful outcome. We look forward to partnering with G2 to continue to execute on highly accretive M&A opportunities.” shared Nick Smith, President & CEO of Rand-Whitney.
“We are very excited for the future of SF&C, as Rand-Whitney represents a unique acquirer, able to invest significantly in the organization and drive sustained long term growth” said Ben Wright, COO of G2. “We see significant opportunity for additional partnerships between Rand-Whitney and independent corrugated packaging companies across the US.”
About Rand-Whitney (www.randwhitney.com)
Rand-Whitney, based in Worcester, Massachusetts, is the largest independent corrugated manufacturer in New England. The company operates from multiple facilities and can assist with a wide range of packaging needs, covering engineering, design, testing, fulfillment and real-time information processing. Rand-Whitney services customers in the medical, food and beverage, electronics, aerospace, industrial products and consumer goods industries. The company is 100 percent owned and operated by The Kraft Group.
About The Kraft Group (www.thekraftgroup.com)
The Kraft Group, headquartered in Foxborough, Massachusetts, is the holding company for the Kraft family’s various businesses, with concentrated interests in five areas: paper and packaging manufacturing, sports and entertainment, real estate and development, private equity investing, and philanthropy. Together, the Rand-Whitney Group and International Forest Products conduct business in more than 100 countries and form one of the largest privately-owned paper, packaging and distribution companies in the world, trading more than 4 million tons of pulp and paper grades annually. The Kraft Group’s sports and entertainment division features Gillette Stadium, New England’s premier concert and entertainment venue and home to the National Football League’s six-time Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and Major League Soccer’s New England Revolution.
About Specialty Finance & Consulting Corporation (“SF&C”)
Specialty Finance & Consulting Corporation (“SF&C”) is located in Red Lion, Pennsylvania is in the business of manufacturing, warehousing and distributing corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging, and related ancillary products and services.
About G2 Capital Advisors (www.g2cap.com)
G2 Capital Advisors provides M&A, capital markets and restructuring advisory services to the middle market. We offer integrated, multi-product and sector-focused services by pairing highly experienced C-level executives with specialist investment bankers. We aspire to be the trusted advisor of choice to our clients including corporations and institutional investors.