Wynnchurch-backed Appvion buys Nekoosa Coated Products

Appleton, Wisconsin-based Appvion is a provider of coating solutions.

  • Paul Charapata serves as CEO of Nekoosa
  • Wynnchurch invests in middle market
  • Wynnchurch has $5.3 billion of regulatory assets under management

Appvion, a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, has acquired Wisconsin-based Nekoosa Coated Products, a provider of specialty engineered materials for the graphics and commercial print markets in North America and Europe. No financial terms were disclosed.

Paul Charapata serves as CEO of Nekoosa.

Appleton, Wisconsin-based Appvion is a provider of coating solutions.

Greg Gleason, a managing partner at Wynnchurch, said in a statement, ​“We are excited to add Nekoosa to the platform as we create an engineered coating specialist with market leading products, scale and diversification across customers and end-markets. We look forward to supporting management’s growth plans as we continue to expand the platform.”

Wynnchurch invests in middle market. Wynnchurch has $5.3 billion of regulatory assets under management.