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News August 05, 2021

Glatfelter to Acquire Jacob Holm for an Enterprise Value of $308 Million

Shearman & Sterling advised Glatfelter Corporation (NYSE: GLT) in connection with its agreement to acquire the Jacob Holm Group, a global leading manufacturer of premium quality spunlace nonwoven fabrics for critical cleaning, high-performance materials, personal care, hygiene and medical applications, for an enterprise value of approximately $308 million including the extinguishment of debt and subject to customary post-closing adjustments.

Glatfelter is a leading global supplier of engineered materials. Glatfelter’s high-quality, innovative and customizable solutions are found in tea and single-serve coffee filtration, personal hygiene and packaging products as well as home improvement and industrial applications. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Glatfelter’s annualized net sales approximate $1 billion with customers in over 100 countries and approximately 2,550 employees worldwide.

The Shearman & Sterling team below included Jake Shaughnessy, Arshia Asif, Matthew Brown, Helen McKinney and Maeve Wilson.

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