Dunes Point Capital’s Investment in Vanguard Packaging, Advanced Logistics & Fulfillment, and Great Plains Packaging


Ropes & Gray served as legal advisor to DPC, and Alvarez & Marsal Transaction Advisory Group served as financial advisor to DPC. Mesirow Financial served as financial advisor to Vanguard.

Founded in 2013, DPC is a family office and private investment firm, pursuing control investments in companies operating in the general industrial sector.

Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Vanguard Packaging, Inc., Advanced Logistics & Fulfillment, LLC, and Great Plains Packaging, Inc. (together “Vanguard”) are designers and manufacturers of high graphic corrugated displays, retail ready packaging, industrial packaging products and related assembly, logistics and fulfillment services.

Dunes Point Capital Fund II, LP provided the controlling equity for the transaction. The debt for the transaction was provided by Twin Brook Capital Partners and Churchill Asset Management.

Ropes & Gray advised DPC with a team led by private equity partner Ken Chow (Picture) and finance partner Michael Lee.

Involved fees earner: Kendrick Chow – Ropes & Gray; Michael Lee – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: Dunes Point Capital;