UBEECO’s Acquisition of J. C. Gilmore

Russell Kennedy Lawyers has acted for UFP Industries Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPI), in relation to the acquisition by its subsidiary, The UBEECO Group Pty Ltd, of the business and assets of J.C. Gilmore Pty Ltd.

This transaction adds a wide portfolio of protective packaging to the industrial packaging products offered by UBEECO and its sister company, Integra Packaging, and expands the companies’ customer base throughout Australia.

Gilmores’ leadership team, including founder Michael Gilmore and his brother, Mark Gilmore, will remain with the company.

UBEECO is a manufacturer and distributor of wood packaging and alternative material products including boxes, crates, pallets, skids and loose lumber. This transaction adds a wide portfolio of protective packaging to the industrial packaging products offered by UBEECO and its sister company, Integra Packaging, and expands the companies’ customer base throughout Australia.

Gilmores is one of the major distributors in the industrial and construction industries of packaging tapes, stretch films, packaging equipment, strapping, construction protection products and other items.

The Russell Kennedy team was led by Principal Andrew Parlour (Picture) from the firm’s Corporate Advisory / M&A team, with assistance from Rory Maguire, Principal (Corporate Advisory / M&A), Jaqueline Wilson, Associate (Corporate Advisory / M&A), Matthew Goessler, Lawyer (Corporate Advisory/ M/A); Gina Tresidder Special Counsel (Intellectual Property / Information Technology); Libby Pallot, Principal (Employment), Natasha Sims, Associate (Employment); Samantha Taylor, Special Counsel (Property) and Shaun Burmester, Associate (Property).

Involved fees earner: Shaun Burmester – Russell Kennedy Lawyers; Matthew Goessler – Russell Kennedy Lawyers; Rory Maguire – Russell Kennedy Lawyers; Libby Pallot – Russell Kennedy Lawyers; Andrew Parlour – Russell Kennedy Lawyers; Natasha Sims – Russell Kennedy Lawyers; Samantha Taylor – Russell Kennedy Lawyers; Gina Tresidder – Russell Kennedy Lawyers; Jaqueline Wilson – Russell Kennedy Lawyers;

Law Firms: Russell Kennedy Lawyers;

Clients: UFP Industries Inc.;

Author: Sonia Carcano