JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 4, 2019 (Press Release) -Sappi Limited, a leading global producer of dissolving wood pulp, specialities and packaging papers, graphic papers and biomaterials, today announced that all conditions precedent relating to theacquisition of the Matane high yield hardwood pulp millin Quebec Canada from Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM) have been fulfilled and closing has been completed.
The main benefits of the acquisition include:Read more
KINGSEY FALLS, QC, July 1, 2019 (CNW) -Cascades ("the Company"), a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of packaging and tissue products, announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Orchids Paper Products Company ("Orchids" or "Orchids Paper") following the approval thereof by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (subject to completion of definitive documentation). Cascades will pay a cash consideration of US$207 million, financed by the Company's credit facilities.Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden, June 3, 2019 (Press Release) -SCA intends to divest SCA Logistics (Rotterdam) B.V. to the Dutch company Matrans Holdings B.V. The transaction is expected to reduce SCA’s net debt by about 575 M SEK, including both the purchase price and the effect of financial leases which are included in the sale. The divestment is expected to reduce SCA’s EBITDA by around 30 M SEK on an annual basis.Read more
HELSINKI, May 31, 2019 (Press Release) -The shareholders of Bergvik Skog AB, a Swedish forest holding company, have finalised the previously announced restructuring of its ownership. Stora Enso’s forest holdings in Sweden will increase to 1.4 million hectares, of which 1.15 million hectares is productive forest land. Prior to the transaction, Stora Enso’s indirect share of Bergvik Skog’s productive forest land was 936 thousand hectares.Read more
OAKLAND, CA, Feb. 15, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Smurfit Kappa Group's (SKG) containerboard and corrugated business in Mexico increased sales by 3.2% in 2018 to 794 million Euros and the firm's performance in the Americas including its US business grew margin from 14.4% in 2017 to 15.7% in 2018, the company announced this week.Read more
PORTSMOUTH, UK , Dec. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Reconomy, the UK’s leading provider of outsourced waste management and recycling services has today announced the acquisition of Valpak Holdings Limited (“Valpak”), the UK’s largest environmental compliance solutions provider, for an undisclosed figure.Read more
BRUSSELS, Dec. 12, 2018 (Press Release) -The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of joint control over a newly created joint venture combining Solenis and BASF's global paper and water chemicals business ("BASF DOM") by BASF SE ("BASF") of Germany and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc. ("CD&R") of the US. BASF DOM supplies wet-end paper chemicals and water treatment chemicals. Solenis, a portfolio company of CD&R, is a specialty chemical company providing process and water solutions. The joint venture will also be active in these sectors.Read more