We are delighted to announce that KPMG Deals acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of pack2pack Halsteren B.V. (“pack2pack” or “the Company”) on the sale of 100% of the shares to Envases Universales de Mexico (“EUM”) through its European subsidiary Glud & Marstrand A/S (“Glud & Marstrand”).
On the 6th of February 2019, Gilde Equity Management and minority shareholders of pack2pack completed the sale of the Company, a leading producer of metal packaging for the food, paint and chemicals industry in the Benelux, to Glud & Marstrand, a Denmark-based producer of steel and aluminium packaging for the food and beverage industries.
pack2pack was founded in 1942 and operates from its production facility in Halsteren, the Netherlands. The Company has a leading position in the Benelux, with sales across Europe. Its product offering includes pails and tinplate cans ranging from 0.5 liter to 25.0 liter. Under the ownership of Gilde Equity Management and minority shareholders, the Company has grown organically and successfully expanded its business into adjacent geographical markets.
Glud & Marstrand, a European subsidiary of EUM, was originally established in 1897 and has a long history in metal packaging. Glud & Marstrand employs 1.000 people in Europe and is the largest producer of metal packaging in Scandinavia. Production facilities are located in Denmark and Sweden with export to customers in more than 30 countries. EUM operates on four continents and is active in PET packaging, aluminium beverage packaging and food & industrial packaging production.
The acquisition of pack2pack complements EUM's existing business and further improves its position in the European market.
KPMG Deals has provided exclusive and full scope M&A advisory services and has been involved throughout the entire process, advising the shareholders of pack2pack towards the successful completion of the sale of the Company.
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