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Mesirow advises Monomoy Capital Partners and Mac Papers and Packaging on the acquisition of Dependable Packaging Solutions

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Mac Papers is the leading value-added paper and packaging distributor of the Southeast US. Founded in 1965, the Company operates distribution centers and retail stores throughout the Southeast and serves as a trusted distribution partner for paper and print, packaging materials and equipment, wide format products and equipment, facility supplies and office products. “The deep industry knowledge and expert guidance provided by Mesirow during this process proved instrumental in executing this successful outcome for the Company,” said Matt Farrell, a Monomoy Vice President. “Mac Papers’ partnership with DPS will accelerate the growth of both businesses and greatly benefit the Company’s customers, suppliers, and employees.”

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Brian D. Price

President and Chief Operating Officer, Investment Banking | Head of Advisory Services

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Jeffrey A. Golman

Vice Chairman | Investment Banking

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Andrew Carolus

Managing Director | Investment Banking

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Louis Mitchell

Managing Director | Investment Banking | Chicago