Mergers & Acquisitions


Essentra buying Clondalkin SPD healthcare packaging group

November 12, 2014 9:35 am ET

Essentra plc, the United Kingdom-based plastic packaging group, has announced that one of its subsidiaries has bought the Specialist Packaging Division (SPD) of the private equity-owned Clondalkin Group, a Netherlands-based packaging firm.


Toyota Tsusho investing in Turkey, India

November 11, 2014 4:33 pm ET

Japanese materials trader and supplier Toyota Tsusho Corp. is expanding into Turkey and India, buying a 25 percent stake in a Turkish plastics distribution firm and setting up a compounding plant in India in a joint venture with Japan's Nippon...


Unique Fabricating prepares IPO

November 11, 2014 1:23 pm ET

After a near brush with insolvency, new owners and a successful acquisition, Unique Fabricating Inc. plans to go public.


Patrick Industries buys RV supplier Charleston Corp.

November 10, 2014 5:03 pm ET

Building products producer and distributor Patrick Industries Inc. has expanded its plastic components business by acquiring Charleston Corp.


Plastipak buys Spanish packaging firm

November 6, 2014 10:12 am ET

APPE, part of bankrupt Spanish PET group La Seda de Barcelona, has been acquired by U.S.-based Plastipak Packaging Inc. for 360 million euros ($447.7 million).


Dairy Crest sells dairies, packaging to Müller UK

November 6, 2014 10:44 am ET

Dairy Crest plc has announced it has agreed to sell its dairies operation to Müller UK and Ireland for 80 million pounds ($127.1 million) in cash.


Kohlberg buys medical plastics firm PPC

November 4, 2014 4:46 pm ET

Medical plastics processor PPC Industries Inc. said it's been acquired by private equity firm Kohlberg & Co., in a move both companies said is designed to accelerate PPC's growth and provide a platform for acquisitions.


Raven Industries acquires Integra Plastics

November 4, 2014 4:13 pm ET

Raven said it purchased Integra, a privately held film and sheet manufacturer and converter, for about $48 million in cash and stock.


Plastics Capital buys Flexipol Packaging

November 4, 2014 12:02 pm ET

Plastics Capital plc, a British-based holding company that owns four plastics business, has announced it will buy Flexipol Packaging Ltd., a flexible packaging firm, for 10.64 million pounds ($16.9 million).


Haydale buying EPL Composite Solutions

November 4, 2014 11:15 am ET

Haydale Ltd., the South Wales-based nanomaterials development and production company, has proposed buying EPL Composite Solutions for an undisclosed sum.

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