Paul Hastings Represents LINPAC Group Limited In Sale of its U.S. Corrugated Business to Four M
Atlanta, GA (August 31, 2006) – Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings), a leading international law firm, has represented LINPAC Group Limited (LINPAC), a global materials and packaging firm based in the UK, in the sale of Lin Pac, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer and supplier of containerboard, corrugated sheets, corrugated boxes, and point-of-sale displays, to Four M Holdings, LLC, which is owned by a group of investors led by Dennis D. Mehiel, a veteran of the paper and pulp industry. Mr. Mehiel’s group owns Mannkraft Corp., which is also active in the corrugated industry. The transaction closed on August 31, 2006.
Under the agreement, Four M acquired Lin Pac, Inc.’s containerboard mill in Cowpens, SC, as well as its three sheet feeders, a sheet plant, and a display operation in the southern United States.
The Paul Hastings team, led by Atlanta partner Wayne Bradley, also included associate Jennifer Manning and paralegal Patricia Showalter.
About LINPAC: Created in 1959 as a paper packaging company in Lincolnshire, England, LINPAC is a £1.1 billion global business with core activities in packaging and materials handling.
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