Paul Hindsley

Paul Hindsley

Industrial Growth Products

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About Paul

Paul Hindsley joined William Blair's investment banking team in 1997 and is based in the firm's Chicago office. Prior to William Blair, he worked for Nesbitt Burns Securities and Harris Bank.

Board Membership

Oil-Dri Corporation of America (ticker: ODC)

Community Involvement

Guest lecturer - Duke University
Chairman Chicago Duke - Admissions (Prior)
Skokie CC Director, Admissions Committees (Prior)
Grounds/Greens Committee (Prior)

Notable Transactions

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a portfolio company of
Arsenal Capital Partners

has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

a portfolio company of Clearlake Capital

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has been acquired by

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has acquired

$140,000,000

U.S. Flexible Packaging Converting Business

has been acquired by

$510,000,000

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Automated Packaging Systems (APS) in its pending sale to Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) for $510 million in cash, on a cash-free and debt-free basis.

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has acquired

€347,000,000

European Flexible Packaging Assets

has been acquired by

$215,000,000

Select North American Medical Flexible Packaging Assets

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Amcor Limited in its pending sale of Amcor plants in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Ashland, Massachusetts and part of the Madison, Wisconsin plant, to Tekni-Plex, Inc. (Tekni-Plex), a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, for cash consideration of $215 million.

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has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

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Industrial Growth Products

High-growth companies, market leaders, and tech-enabled businesses across the industrial landscape count on our knowledge of sector trends and our relationships with leading strategic acquirers and financial sponsors to assist across a range of advisory and financial alternatives. We bring deep expertise into the global trends redefining industrial activity, such as connected buildings and machines (IoT), the development of innovative specialty materials, and production technologies and regulatory changes.

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