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Plastics and packaging deals slump in first half

By: Frank Esposito

2012 was a tough act to follow for plastics mergers and acquisitions activity, which declined in the first half of 2013.M&A firm P&M Corporate Finance LLC of Southfield, Mich., tracked 146 global plastics and packaging deals through June 11 — a drop of 23 percent when compared with the first half of 2012.

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