The BGL Plastics & Packaging Insider discusses key trends and issues affecting the industry, as well as recent mergers and acquisitions activity, and the recent performance of publicly-traded companies.

The plastics industry is seeing continued strength, with high quality component and packaging manufacturing assets receiving strong reception from buyers and lenders which is fueling an active M&A market. Private equity interest remains robust with differentiated businesses in high demand. In our roundtable spotlight, equity sponsors share their perspective on sector opportunities and challenges, areas of future investment activity, drivers of consolidation, and trends in the financing markets.