Solo Cup Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1936

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 5,001

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 10

  • Investments
  • 4

Solo Cup General Information

Description

Manufacturer and marketer of disposable food service products worldwide. The company offers a wide range of products, which include cups, lids, food containers, plates, bowls, portion cups, stirrers, straws, cutlery, and other disposable packaging containers that are available in plastic, paper, and foam. It sells its products through direct sales force and broker networks under their various brands.

Contact Information

Website
www.solocup.com
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Consumer Non-Durables
Other Industries
Other Containers and Packaging
Acquirer
Dart Container
Corporate Office
  • 150 South Saunders Road
  • Lake Forest, IL 60045
  • United States
+1 (847) 000-0000

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Solo Cup Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Solo Cup Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Other Consumer Non-Durables
Lake Forest, IL
5,001 As of 2016
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Solo Cup Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Detpak South Africa Corporate Backed or Acquired Johannesburg, South Africa 000000&0
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Solo Cup Patents

Solo Cup Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
CA-147704-S Cup lid Inactive 05-Oct-2012
US-D696940-S1 Cup lid Active 30-Mar-2012
US-D664844-S1 Container Active 21-Jun-2011
US-D641590-S1 Plate Active 14-May-2010
CA-137931-S Plate Inactive 14-May-2010
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Solo Cup Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Solo Cup Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Solo Cup Investments & Acquisitions (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
InnoWare Plastic 31-Mar-2010 0000000000 0000 Plastic Containers and Packaging 000000 00
Hoffmaster Group 01-Mar-2004 0000000000 Other Commercial Products
Sweetheart Cup 01-Feb-2004 0000000000 00000 Paper Containers and Packaging
Solo Cup (Japanese Subsidiaries) 01-Jan-2001 Merger/Acquisition Other Consumer Non-Durables
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Solo Cup Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Solo Cup Europe Pension Plan Corporate Pension Belfast, United Kingdom
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Solo Cup Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Hoffmaster Group 01-Mar-2004 0000000000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Solo Cup (Japanese Subsidiaries) 01-Jan-2001 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Solo Cup FAQs

  • When was Solo Cup founded?

    Solo Cup was founded in 1936.

  • Where is Solo Cup headquartered?

    Solo Cup is headquartered in Lake Forest, IL.

  • What is the size of Solo Cup?

    Solo Cup has 5,001 total employees.

  • What industry is Solo Cup in?

    Solo Cup’s primary industry is Other Consumer Non-Durables.

  • Is Solo Cup a private or public company?

    Solo Cup is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Solo Cup?

    The current valuation of Solo Cup is 000.

  • What is Solo Cup’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Solo Cup is 00000.

  • How much funding has Solo Cup raised over time?

    Solo Cup has raised $2.22B.

  • Who are Solo Cup’s investors?

    Angelo, Gordon & Co., Ridgemont Equity Partners, and Vestar Capital Partners have invested in Solo Cup.

  • Who are Solo Cup’s competitors?

    Detpak South Africa is a competitor of Solo Cup.

  • When was Solo Cup acquired?

    Solo Cup was acquired on 07-May-2012.

  • Who acquired Solo Cup?

    Solo Cup was acquired by Dart Container.

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