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PolyOne to acquire Spartech for $393 million

8:18 AM MDT | October 24, 2012 | Rebecca Coons

PolyOne says it agreed to acquire Spartech, the largest North American producer of rigid barrier packaging and specialty cast acrylics, for $393 million. The deal expands PolyOne’s specialty portfolio into aerospace and security markets, and creates new opportunities in health care, transportation, and consumer sectors, the company says. On a preliminary basis, PolyOne has identified annual synergies of approximately $65 million to be phased in by the third year following acquisition. Excluding acquisition-related costs and charges, PolyOne expects the...

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