The Future of Packaging 2021: Panel 1

Packaging has been a highly active sector for mergers and acquisitions (M&As) over the past few years, with active involvement from both private equity and corporate buyers. During this panel, you’ll learn why the COVID-19 pandemic led to an about-face — with nearly all deal processes paused or postponed due to market uncertainty and tightening financing — and why packaging deal activity has risen to an elevated level in 2021. We’ll discuss what types of deals are moving forward in this environment and why.


  • Michael Palm, Senior Managing Director, Evercore


  • Mike Denvir, Partner, The Jordan Company
  • Suj Mehta, Senior Vice President, Tekni-Plex
  • Eric Kanter, Partner, Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
  • Colin Convey, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs


  • Thilo Henkes, Managing Director, L.E.K. Consulting

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