Expera Specialty Solutions has closed a deal for Thilmany Papers for an undisclosed amount.

Kaukauna, Wisc.-based Thilmany makes and sells packaging paper, pressure-sensitive paper and industrial paper.

New York private equity firm KPS Capital Partners LP announced in May that it was buying the specialty paper businesses of Wausau Paper Corp. (NYSE: WPP) and Packaging Dynamics in two separate deals, to create Expera. 

Kohlberg & Co.-backed Packaging Dynamics, which make specialty paper products, sold Thilmany.

Kohlberg is a Mount Kisco, N.Y.-based private equity firm that invested in De Pere, Wisc.-based Packaging Dynamics in 2005.

Ropes & Gray LLP partners William Shields, Eric Elfman, Aaron Harsh, Loretta Richard, Peter Alpert and Steve Rutkovsky acted as legal counsel to Packaging Dynamics on the deal. 

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