Husky Injection Molding Systems (“Husky”) is the world's largest brand name supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry. In May 2011, Husky acquired KTW, the Austrian injection mold producer for the packaging, food & beverage, and pharmaceutical industry.
About Alpla Holding GmbH
ALPLA holding GmbH, is part of the Alpla Group of Companies. Alpla was founded in 1955 by Mr. Alwin Lehner to manufacture plastic bottles. From humble beginnings of one plant in Austria, Alpla now has a global presence in more than 34 countries with 128 manufacturing plants.
Role of Duff & Phelps
Duff & Phelps served as exclusive financial advisor to Husky Injection Molding Systems regarding planning and execution of the carve out as well as full scope transaction and M&A strategy advisory. Duff & Phelps was responsible for project management, identification and selection of potential partners, due diligence, execution and negotiation support as well as planning and implementation of internal management reporting.
decided to divest Injectoplast, KTW’s injection molding operations. Following a focused auction process, Alpla Holding GmbH, the global Austrian plastic packaging solutions provider acquired Injectoplast. The transaction closed in April 2012.