Daily News: March 17, 2015

H.I.G. Affiliate Completes Fox River Recap

H.I.G. Capital announced that its affiliate completed the recapitalization of Fox River Fiber. Fox River will be combined with Rolland Enterprises, a producer of recycled fine papers and security papers, which was acquired by an H.I.G. affiliate in 2014.

Ricky Stokes, managing director of H.I.G. Capital, said, “Fox River Fiber is an industry leader with a long track record of producing superior quality de-inked recycled pulp with the highest level of environmental sustainability and efficiency. Fox River and Rolland are highly complementary businesses. We are pleased to support the team in their growth and continued success.”

Greg Archambault, CEO of Fox River, said, “This transaction sets Fox River up for significant growth over the next few years, benefiting employees, suppliers and customers. We are excited about finding ways for Fox River and Rolland to work together to expand our footprint and provide a better experience for our customers.”

De Pere, WI-headquartered Fox River Fiber is a manufacturer of premium de-inked recycled pulp from post-consumer waste.

Saint-Jérôme, Quebec-headquartered Rolland is a producer of ecological fine papers and security papers.