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Mesirow Financial Advises Exopack LLC in its Acquisition of the Cheese and Meat Packaging Operations from Bemis Company

CHICAGO, IL – Mesirow Financial, Inc. acted as financial advisor to Exopack LLC (“Exopack”), an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (“Sun Capital”), in its acquisition of the cheese and meat barrier extrusion packaging operations from Bemis Company. The acquisition includes facilities in Wisconsin and Oklahoma, and encompasses industry-recognized brands such as Halo®, ClearShield® and Maraflex®.

Headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, Exopack is a full-service plastic and paper flexible packaging solutions manufacturer that specializes in substrate development, film extrusion, printing, lamination and converting of flexible packaging products. In addition, Exopack’s coatings division is known for its advanced film coating technologies. Products manufactured by Exopack include: microwave packaging, printed shrink films, laminated FFS materials, specialty bags and pouches, heavy duty shipping sacks and medical component, optical and electronic films.

Sun Capital is a leading private investment firm focused on leveraged buyouts, equity, debt and other investments in companies that can benefit from its in–house operating professionals and experience.

This transaction represents another successful engagement completed by Mesirow Financial's Investment Banking Group. Having completed more than 75 packaging transactions in recent years, Mesirow Financial is one of the most active advisors in the paper & packaging sector.

Nothing contained herein constitutes an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy an interest in any Mesirow investment vehicle(s). Mesirow Financial, Inc. is not affiliated with Exopack LLC, Sun Capital Partners, Inc., Bemis Company, or their affiliates. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Mesirow refers to Mesirow Financial Holdings, Inc. and its divisions, subsidiaries and affiliates. Securities offered through Mesirow Financial, Inc. member FINRA, SIPC.

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