Just 22 days after announcing its plans to acquire NewsPage Holdings, Verso Paper is facing some trouble pulling together the financing for the deal. What does Verso’s latest announcement mean? Will the deal still move forward? Capstone CEO David Braun and Managing Director John Dearing analyze the latest developments in the Memphis Business Journal. Read […]

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Verso Paper announced that it would acquire NewPage Holdings in a deal worth $1.4 billion. NewPage rejected a similar offer from Verso in 2012, also valued at $1.4 billion. So what changed this time around? Quite simply, it’s the environment: Both paper companies realize the paper market is shrinking and that’s not about to change […]

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Verso Paper Corp announced it will acquire NewPage Holdings, Inc. in a deal valued at $1.4 billion. While the coated paper industry is in decline due to the rise of digital media, this acquisition could make Verso Paper and NewPage stronger, according to CEO David Braun. Read his entire analysis in the Memphis Business Journal. Photo […]

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