UK & Ireland packaging M&A ‘remains robust’

Packaging News, Packaging Newsletter 2018

The UK and Ireland’s packaging sectors saw 27 transactions in 2017, and another 16 deals completed in the first half of 2018, proving that it continues to be seen as an attractive market for international acquirers despite any Brexit uncertainties.

According to Livingstone’s Director, Barry Sheehan, “The high level of deal activity in the packaging sector demonstrates the eagerness of strategic acquirers to use M&A to generate synergies, increase market share and acquire technical know-how.”

Read more on latest Livingstone research on the packaging sector, in Packaging News, here.

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