About the Royal Paper Deal

October 2016 – Mufson Howe Hunter & Company LLC, an investment banking firm serving companies in the middle market, is pleased to announce that Royal Paper Products, Inc., has merged with AmerCare, LLC, a portoflio company of HCI Equity Partners. The merger was completed on October 18, 2016 and the new company is now known as AmerCareRoyal, an organization providing the foodservice industry with a single source solution for over 3,000 disposable items. Mufson Howe Hunter acted as the exclusive financial adviser to Royal Paper in its merger with AmerCare, LLC.

Royal Paper Products, Inc., based in Exton, PA, is a leading importing manufacturer of disposable items used in the food service, janitorial and hospitality industries. Royal Paper was founded in 1949 as a manufacturer of placemats, beverage coasters, paper bibs and chef hats for the hospitality industry, and has grown over its 3 generations of family ownership to become a leading industry provider with over 1,500 disposable products for its national client base.

AmerCare, LLC, based in Charleston, SC, is a leading provider of disposable products such as cutlery, straws, gloves, point of sale products, napkins and other paper disposables to the foodservice and retail industries. AmerCare’s product line currently includes over 1,200 products.

Mufson Howe Hunter, an investment banking firm established in 2004, focuses on merger and acquisition transactions and the placement of growth capital for middle market companies. MHH’s senior investment bankers each have over two decades of professional experience and transactional expertise across many industries, including business services, consumer, financial institutions, manufacturing and retail. MHH advises publicly-traded and privately-held companies, including family-held and private equity-backed businesses.