DCF Advises on DSG International Limited’s Sale of Associated Hygienic Products to Domtar Corporation
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC ("DCF") is pleased to announce its role as the financial advisor to Associated Hygienic Products LLC ("AHP") in DSG International Limited’s sale of AHP to Domtar Corporation ("Domtar"). DCF leveraged its industry knowledge and extensive industry relationships to help AHP complete this transaction.
The DCF team assisted AHP's management team and shareholders throughout the sale process by providing a full range of sell-side advisory services, including assisting AHP with: developing marketing materials, refining financial forecasts, identifying and contacting potentially interested parties, managing the due diligence process, and advising on transaction negotiations.
About Associated Hygienic Products LLC
AHP is the largest manufacturer and supplier of store brand infant diapers in the United States. AHP manufactures and markets infant diapers in the United States with established long-term relationships in the retail distribution channels. AHP operates two large modern facilities, a 376,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Delaware, Ohio and a 312,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Waco, Texas. AHP also has administrative offices and operates a distribution center in Duluth, Georgia. AHP has 621 employees and has annual run rate sales and EBITDA of $320 million and $31 million respectively. For more information, visit http://www.ahp-dsg.com/.
About Domtar Corporation
Domtar (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers and adult incontinence products. The foundation of its business is a network of world class wood fiber converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulps. The majority of its pulp production is consumed internally to manufacture paper and consumer products. Domtar is the largest integrated marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America with recognized brands such as Cougar®, Lynx® Opaque Ultra, Husky® Opaque Offset, First Choice® and Domtar EarthChoice®. Domtar is also a leading marketer and producer of a complete line of incontinence care products marketed primarily under the Attends® brand name. Domtar owns and operates Ariva®, a network of strategically located paper and printing supplies distribution facilities. In 2012, Domtar had sales of US$5.5 billion from some 50 countries. For more information, visit http://www.domtar.com/.
About Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC, a FINRA-registered broker-dealer and wholly-owned subsidiary of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, provides deal execution and lead financial advisory services to large corporate, middle market, and private equity firms. Deloitte Corporate Finance has access to the resources of the Corporate Finance Advisory practices of the member firms within the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited network of member firms, and their affiliates. Together with Deloitte Corporate Finance, these practices include in excess of 1,600 professionals, working collaboratively across 150 international locations. For more information, visit www.investmentbanking.deloitte.com.
Prior engagement performance is no guarantee of future performance and may not be representative of the experience of other clients. This communication is for informational purposes only and is not intended as an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of a security.