Category: 10.3 Editor’s choice – mergers, takeovers

Sonoco Completes Divestiture of Europe Contract Packaging Business to Prairie Industries Holdings backed by The Halifax Group

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Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced it has completed the divestiture of its Europe contract packaging business to a subsidiary of Prairie Industries Holdings,

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Sandon Global forms strategic partnership with DKSH in Asia

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Sandon Global and DKSH have signed a strategic partnership agreement covering its solutions for anilox and coating rollers in regions of Asia. DKSH Business Unit Technology has entered into a

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Heidelberg aims to strengthen its competitive position in the growth market of China – production joint venture agreed with Masterwork

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Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) aims to further strengthen its leading competitive position in the growth market of China and has therefore set up a production joint venture with its long-standing

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Alibaba takes full control of Chinese supermarket major Sun Art in pursuit of “new retail”

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China’s leading e-tailer Alibaba said it will spend USD 3.6bn to gain full control over Sun Art, one of the country’s largest supermarket chains. Alibaba already owns 36.2% of Sun

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Agfa and Clariant announce agreement on Clariant’s Materials for Printed Electronics

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Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, and Agfa, a leading company in imaging technology and IT solutions, today announced an agreement under which Agfa assumes ownership of

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Adobe to Acquire Workfront

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Acquisition Brings Leading Work Management Platform for Marketers to Adobe Experience Cloud Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Workfront, the leading work management

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AR Packaging acquires pharma specialist KrohaAR Packaging acquires pharma specialist Kroha

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AR Packaging elevates its leading position in healthcare packaging by acquiring Kroha GmbH. The growth of AR Packaging continues with the acquisition of German based Kroha GmbH, a specialist in

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Xeikon appoints Novacel Hellas to expand growth in Greece & Cyprus

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Novacel Hellas Ltd has been appointed Xeikon’s dealer for Greece and Cyprus. Based in Athens, the internationally recognised company provides packaging services and products to the Print & Packaging, Industrial

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Accrol to buy Leicester Tissue Company for £41.8m

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British tissue converter Accrol wants to take over Leicester Tissue Company (LTC) in a move to increase its market share in the UK retail tissue market to approximately 16 per

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Papeterie de Bègles to be put up for sale

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The Etex Group wants to part with its French producer of paper for plasterboard Papeterie de Bègles. The mill is not viable and needs to be modernised. Belgian building materials

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VPK buys British packaging company Encase

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Belgian VPK Group has come to an agreement with COPI Holding to buy British Encase Ltd, manufacturer of corrugated cardboard packaging. Encase is one of the UK’s largest independent multi-site

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Sonoco to Divest Europe Contract Packaging Business to Prairie Industries Holdings backed by The Halifax Group

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Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the most diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has signed an agreement to sell its Europe contract packaging business to Prairie Industries Holdings, a

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Berlin Packaging expands its presence in Northern Europe with the acquisition of Vinkova, Dutch leaders in glass packaging

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The acquisition strengthens the glass packaging offer throughout Northern Europe. Berlin Packaging, leader in the supply of glass, plastic and metal containers and closures, acquired on 6th October Vinkova B.V.,

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Reno de Medici to acquire Spanish board producer Paprinsa

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After re-entering the Spanish market in 2018, Reno de Medici has now announced aother acquisition in the country. The company will acquire the 140,000 tpy whilte-lined chipboard plant of Paprinsa.

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Andritz acquires Enviroburners

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Enviroburners will be fully integrated into Andritz Pulp and Paper. Austria’s technology company Andritz has acquired Finnish industrial burners manufacturer Enviroburners. “The acquisition includes all of Enviroburners’ intellectual property rights,

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Delivery Hero boosts q-commerce footprint in MENA with InstaShop deal

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Berlin-based food delivery major Delivery Hero has acquired Dubai’s online grocery platform InstaShop. The valuation of the target stands at USD 360mn, of which USD 270 mn will be paid

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