Acquisitions

AR Packaging incorporates the Polish BSC Drukarnia Opakowań

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AR Packaging acquires over 37% of the stock of BSC Drukarnia Opakowań. With a stake of 98,17% in the Polish cardboard packaging producer, AR Packaging aims to fully integrate the company and thereby further strengthen its strategic position in Central and Eastern Europe.

Having exceeded the 95% threshold in the total number of votes at the general meeting of BSC Drukarnia Opakowań, AR Packaging will now be allowed to conduct a mandatory squeeze-out of the company’s remaining shares. “As previously announced, we intended to eventually raise our stake in BSC Drukarnia Opakowań to 100%, de-list it and fully integrate its business in our group,” said Harald Schulz, CEO of AR Packaging. I am pleased to see this now being realised and letting us achieve operational synergies and increase the company’s capabilities in an ever more competitive market. We follow our strategic plan and will with this move become an even stronger partner to our key account customers and in the Central and Eastern European market”.

Subscriptions to sell BSC Drukarnia Opakowań shares in the tender offer were accepted from 12th February to 26th March 2020. The strategic investor offered PLN 40.50 per each share of the Polish company. A vast majority of minority investors responded to the tender offer.