M&As this week: Supremex, Filtration Group, Lindsay Goldberg

4 May 2018 (Last Updated May 4th, 2018 10:44)

Envelope manufacturer Supremex has completed the acquisition of Groupe Deux Printing (G2 Printing) and its related company Pharmaflex Labels for C$1.25m in cash.

Envelope manufacturer Supremex has completed the acquisition of Groupe Deux Printing (G2 Printing) and its related company Pharmaflex Labels for C$1.25m in cash.

G2 Printing is an integrated manufacturer of superior quality folding cartons, while Pharmaflex is a manufacturer of folding carton packaging and labels.

All the companies involved in the transaction are based in Canada.

The acquisition of G2 and Pharmaflex will expand Supremex’s labels business and complement the company’s previous acquisitions.

Filtration Group Corporation has completed the acquisition of Multisorb Technologies for an undisclosed sum.

Filtration Group is a designer and manufacturer of filtration products, while Multisorb is a manufacturer and supplier of Active Packaging Technology packaging products.

The transaction will enable the acquirer company to strengthen its product portfolio and expand its footprint in the US.

Both companies involved are based in the US.

“The acquisition will provide Huhtamaki with access to Tailored Packaging’s network of business centres across Australia.”

Lindsay Goldberg plans to acquire the Global Rigid Business of Coveris Holdings for €700m ($848.88m).

Lindsay is an American private equity firm, while Coveris is a Luxembourgish producer and retailer of plastic and paper packaging products.

Huhtamaki Oyj has acquired a 65% stake in Tailored Packaging for €35m ($42.44m).

Tailored Packaging will become part of Huhtamaki’s Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania business segment, following the transaction.

Based in Finland, Huhtamaki is a packaging products manufacturer, while Tailored Packaging is an Australian foodservice packaging distributor and wholesaler.

The acquisition will provide Huhtamaki with access to Tailored Packaging’s network of business centres across Australia.

Mondi has entered an agreement to acquire a 100% interest in National Company for Paper Products and Import & Export (NPP) for EGP510m ($28.61m).

Both industrial bag manufacturers, Mondi is based in the UK while NPP is an Egyptian firm.

The acquisition complements Mondi’s network of plants in the Middle East and strengthens its position in Egypt.

Pusterla 1880 Spa has acquired a 51% interest in Virojanglor, a French packaging materials manufacturer.

Based in Italy, Pusterla is a manufacturer and distributor of boxes and folding boxes.

The acquisition will expand Pusterla’s business into new materials such as cardboard, metal, wood and plastic.