Industrials | Mergers & Acquisitions

NewPage Sells Kimberly Hydroelectric Facility

  • TM Capital acted as exclusive financial advisor to NewPage Corporation in the sale of its 2.0 MW Kimberly, Wisconsin hydroelectric facility on the Fox River to Kaukauna Utilities
  • NewPage was the largest coated paper manufacturer in North America and a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
  • The hydro facility was part of NewPage’s Kimberly coated paper mill, which NewPage had indefinitely shut in July 2008
  • Kaukauna Utilities, a community-owned utility founded in 1912, owns and operates seven additional hydroelectric facilities on the Fox River with a total installed capacity of 23.0 megawatts
  • TM Capital solicited buyers for the Kimberly facility in conjunction with its role as exclusive financial advisor for the proposed sale of Consolidated Water Power Company (CWPCo)
  • The sale of the Kimberly Hydro facility represented TM Capital’s second transaction for NewPage
  • TM Capital subsequently sold the Kimberly mill site to American Iron & Metal Company