Mergers and acquisitions

Summers (centre): the acquisition will open Limetree up to new markets

Limetree Printing expands offering with Pro-S acquisition

Downham Market commercial printer Limetree Printing has expanded its offering with the total acquisition of nearby shadow board and signage manufacturer Pro-S UK.

Křetínský: 'We can help Royal Mail to finalise its transformation'

Czech billionaire Daniel Křetínský has rejected concerns that he is only really interested in Royal Mail’s lucrative parcels business.

Project Display merges with Ores Display’s UK branch

Trade lightbox, display and POS supplier Project Display has signed a merger agreement with display and furniture supplier Ores Display’s UK subsidiary.

Claverley posts loss on PCP sale

Claverley Group made a near-£2m loss on the disposal of Precision Colour Printing.

Smurfit Kappa Group’s share price fell following the announcement

Smurfit Kappa merger with WestRock secures clearances

Smurfit Kappa has revealed that all outstanding regulatory clearances which were a condition to closing the previously announced “combination” with WestRock have now been obtained, with the deal...

Celloglas admin report reveals £2.3m shortfall

The statement of administrator’s proposal for trade finishing specialist Celloglas Ltd, whose business and assets were acquired in a pre-pack sale last month, reveal that the business had an estimated...

The new equipment will lower Kemsley mill’s freshwater use significantly

International Paper spurns Suzano; DS Smith shares jump

Brazilian pulpmaker Suzano has terminated talks to buy American pulp and paper firm International Paper after failing to offer a high enough purchase price.

Rotatek is now part of the wider Vinsak group

Vinsak acquires Rotatek

Indian print and packaging kit manufacturer and supplier Vinsak has gone public with details of its recent acquisition of Spanish web press machine manufacturer Rotatek.

BoingTech is a subsidiary of Shanghai Inlay Link Inc

Fedrigoni acquires majority stake in BoingTech

Fedrigoni has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in RFID specialist BoingTech.

Sonoco to acquire Eviosys

Another packaging mega-merger is in the works, with Sonoco agreeing a $3.9bn (£3.1bn) deal to take over Eviosys.