ProAmpac Announces New Investment from Pritzker Private Capital
20 January 2021
ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging and material science, today announced the completion of a new investment from Pritzker Private Capital (“PPC”), a leader in family direct investing, strengthening their successful multi-year partnership. PPC acquired ProAmpac alongside management in 2016. GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, as well as existing and new co-investors invested alongside PPC and ProAmpac management to support ProAmpac’s next phase of growth. Terms were not disclosed.
Following its recent acquisitions of Rosenbloom Groupe and Rapid Action Packaging, Cincinnati-based ProAmpac now has 37 sites globally, with nearly 4,800 employees supplying more than 5,000 customers in 90 countries. ProAmpac innovates, engineers and manufactures flexible and sustainable packaging and material science solutions for various consumer, healthcare, e-commerce, retail and industrial goods markets. ProAmpac’s management team, led by Founder and CEO Greg Tucker, will continue to lead the business.
“Both ProAmpac and PPC are employee-centric organizations and we remain aligned in our values-based culture and leadership strategy. We are pleased to strengthen and continue our successful partnership with PPC,” said Mr. Tucker. “This investment will help ProAmpac continue our growth, including future acquisitions and expansion into new geographies. With the continued support of our strategic partners, we will enhance our best-in-class product offering and commitment to serve our customers with sustainable solutions for their custom packaging needs.”
Tony Pritzker, Chairman and CEO at Pritzker Private Capital, said, “ProAmpac continues to be a market leader in manufacturing high-quality sustainable, flexible packaging for its customers around the world. We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Greg and the ProAmpac team. We look forward to working together with new partner GIC to identify and pursue future strategic growth opportunities for this great company.”
Arjun Khullar, Head of Integrated Strategies Group at GIC, said, “ProAmpac is among the largest players in flexible packaging, a growth area within the broader packaging market. The company has a proven track record in meeting its diversified customers’ needs for more tailored packaging, as well as a clear commitment to sustainability. We are pleased to join Pritzker Private Capital, co-investors and ProAmpac’s management team to support the company through its next phase of its growth.”
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC advised ProAmpac on the transaction.
ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with a comprehensive product offering, providing creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. ProAmpac’s approach to sustainability – ProActive Sustainability® – provides innovative sustainable flexible packaging products to help our customers achieve their sustainability goals. We are guided in our work by four core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement. Cincinnati-based ProAmpac is owned by Pritzker Private Capital along with management and co-investors. For more information, visit ProAmpac.com or contact Media@ProAmpac.com.
About Pritzker Private Capital
Pritzker Private Capital partners with middle-market companies based in North America with leading positions in the manufactured products, services and healthcare sectors. The firm's differentiated, long-duration capital base allows for efficient decision-making, broad flexibility with transaction structure and investment horizon, and alignment with all stakeholders. Pritzker Private Capital builds businesses for the long term and is an ideal partner for entrepreneur- and family-owned companies. Pritzker Private Capital is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). For more information, visit PPCPartners.com.
GIC is a leading global investment firm established in 1981 to manage Singapore’s foreign reserves. As a disciplined long-term value investor, GIC is uniquely positioned for investments across a wide range of asset classes, including equities, fixed income, private equity, real estate and infrastructure. GIC invests through funds and directly in companies, partnering with its fund managers and management teams to help world-class businesses achieve their objectives. GIC has investments in over 40 countries and has been investing in emerging markets for more than two decades. Headquartered in Singapore, GIC employs over 1,700 people across 10 offices in key financial cities worldwide. For more information about GIC, please visit www.gic.com.sg.
Director, Corporate Communications - ProAmpac