Metis Partners was appointed by KPMG LLP to sell the IP assets of Tullis Russell Papermakers. 


Tullis Russell was founded in 1809 and was a leading paper manufacturer with a number of well-known, product brands. The Company sold to over 120 countries worldwide, generating significant exposure for its product brands and was the named product preference by printer manufacturers.  

IP Assets Sold

  • Registered trade mark portfolio protecting the brand & reputation of the corporate and numerous product brands 
  • Database of technical product specs
  • Customer and sales information 

Highlight of this IP Sale

Metis Partners provided KPMG with an accelerated IP valuation of the value of the IP in distress, in order to appraise subsequent offers at the sale deadline. This IP sale facilitated this business being relaunched. Tullis Russell now trades as an employee-owned company has two manufacturing sites in UK and a state-of-the-art facility in South Korea and is committed to being at the forefront of environmentally responsible coatings and finishing for is paper products.  

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