Mercer International, Inc.

Mercer International, Inc.

Mercer International, Inc.

Date Founded



700 West Pender Street, Suite 1120, Vancouver, BC, V6C 1G8, CAN

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Paper Products
Alternative Energy
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing

Company Description

Mercer's Core Purpose: Provider of fiber, renewable energy and chemicals, from sustainable sources, for essential human needs. Mercer is one of the world's largest producers of NBSK market pulp, by capacity. Producing approximately 1.525 ADMT annually between our three mills, Mercer serves customers in Asia, Europe and, North America. With some of the most modern facilities in the world, Mercer's mills in Canada and Germany have established a reputation for superior product, consistent quality and outstanding service. Our modern facilities mean low capital requirements, high efficiency, state-of-the-art environmental compliance and net energy producers.

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Executives & Employees

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, CAO & Senior Vice President

Chief Operating Officer

Managing Director, Zellstoff Stendal GmbH

Vice President, Controller

Managing Director, Mercer Rosenthal & Group Controller for Europe

Managing Director, Finance & Administration of Celgar

Vice President & Treasurer

Vice President-North American Sales & Marketing

Board of Directors

Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President at Mercer International, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Pemcorp Management, Inc.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Fincentric Corp.

Former Chief Executive Officer at Northern Development Initiative Trust

President & Chief Executive Officer at Mercer International, Inc.

Former Group President, General Manager Fullvalu/Specialty at H.B. Fuller Co.

Co-Managing Director at HID Global Rastede GmbH

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Canfor Corp.

Former Vice Chairman-Investment Banking at CIBC World Markets, Inc.

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Gates Capital Management is an event-driven alternative asset manager advising on a family of funds for institutional and private clients globally. Gates Capital was founded in 1996 and is registered with the SEC as an Investment Adviser. The firm is located in New York, NY.

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Maple Rock aims to pursue a value-oriented and opportunistic strategy that focus on compounding capital at high rates of return with lower volatility and risk to principal than usually associated with equity markets. The firm holds a concentrated portfolio of best ideas, primarily in small- and mid-cap equities with an emphasis on mispriced opportunities that are in structurally inefficient sectors and countries.

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Redwood Capital Management focuses on distressed and stressed investments primarily in the fixed income markets. These situations typically involve a redistribution of a security when other market participants are either selling and/or avoiding it due to a company specific or industry related problem.

Recent Transactions
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Mercer International, Inc. purchases Mercer Peace River Pulp Ltd. from Marubeni Corporation, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

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Mercer International, Inc. purchases Santanol Pty Ltd. from Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP

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Mercer International, Inc., Mercer Timber Products GmbH purchase Klausner Holz Thüringen GmbH from Fritz Klausner Holzindustrie Gesellschaft m.b.H.

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Managing Director

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Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Legal Advisor

Adjunct Professor & Faculty Expert, Summer Program on International Arbitration at American University - Washington College of Law

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