PotlatchDeltic Corporation announced today (12-23-21) a merger with Loutre Land and Timber Company. To meet the terms of the transaction, PotlatchDeltic has issued 1.96 million shares of common stock and assumed debt of $6.6 million, in exchange for Loutre’s 51,340 acres of high-quality, well-stocked timberlands in southern Arkansas and northern Louisiana.
Loutre Land and Timber Company is a closely held S Corporation that owned and managed 51,340 acres of highly productive timberlands in southern Arkansas and northern Louisiana. The company was headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas.
PotlatchDeltic is a leading Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) that owns approximately 1.8 million acres of timberlands in Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, and Mississippi. Through its taxable REIT subsidiary, the company also operates six sawmills, an industrial-grade plywood mill, a residential and commercial real estate development business, and a rural timberland sales program.
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