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Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

Multi-Color Corporation

Industrials • Private Transaction • Acquired in February 2018

A leading global provider of labels and packaging solutions

WS Packaging Group, a Platinum Equity Portfolio Company, provides labels and packaging solutions for the food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, and pharmaceutical markets.


  • Acquired WS Packaging via private transaction from a financial sponsor in February 2018
  • Acquired Multi-Color Corporation in a public-to-private transaction in July 2019
  • Following the merger, WS Packaging operates as a Multi-Color business unit
  • Multi-Color Corporation serves national and international brand owners in North, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, China, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand with a comprehensive range of the latest label technologies in Pressure Sensitive, In-Mold, Shrink Sleeve, Wraps, Cut and Stack, Heat Transfer, Durables and Aluminum Foils


  • Implement operational improvements
  • Pursue organic growth and potential strategic add-on acquisitions



Multi-Color Corporation Acquired by Affiliate of Platinum Equity »

Multi-Color Corporation Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by an Affiliate of Platinum Equity »

Platinum Equity Acquires WS Packaging Group, Inc. from J.W. Childs »

Updated 7/19




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