23 六月, 09:20
DS Smith Plc has reached an agreement to acquire Gopaca in Portugal. The business is a well-invested corrugated producer, located near Porto, Portugal and employs 135 people, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
The acquisition strengthens DS Smith's operations in Iberia, an important and growing market for corrugated packaging, and further increases its Pan-European customer offering.
The acquisition is subject to competition clearance, which is expected during 3Q 2016 with completion shortly thereafter.
Miles Roberts, Chief Executive of DS Smith said: “We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Gopaca and very much look forward to working with our new colleagues as we continue to enhance our geographic footprint and customer offering in Portugal.”
DS Smith is a leading provider of corrugated packaging in Europe and of specialist plastic packaging worldwide, operating across 36 countries and employing 26,000 people.