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Verpack opens up capital to accelerate growth

Verpack opens up capital to accelerate growth

French family-owned company Verpack has gained a minority shareholder in the form of Crédit Mutuel Equity, which has taken a 25% stake in the luxury-packaging specialist. The company, which manufactures setup boxes, folding boxes, tubes and[…]

05/14/2020 |
Anjac Health & Beauty acquires Roval Cosmétiques

Anjac Health & Beauty acquires Roval Cosmétiques

Supplier of healthcare and prestige beauty solutions, French group Anjac Heath & Beauty has built a portfolio of expertise over the years with a strong focus on R&D. Its latest acquisition, Roval Cosmétiques, a player in the personal care,[…]

04/28/2020
Sparring Capital snaps up majority stake in Pure Trade

Sparring Capital snaps up majority stake in Pure Trade

French private equity firm Sparring Capital has acquired a majority stake in Pure Trade, French supper of luxury packaging and promotional products for cosmetics and fragrance. Former investors Initiative et Finance and Isatis Capital have[…]

04/17/2020
Pernod Ricard adds Italicus & KI NO BI to portfolio

Pernod Ricard adds Italicus & KI NO BI to portfolio

French group Pernod Ricard has expanded its spirits portfolio with the addition of Italicus, the Italian premium bergamot-infused aperitivo and Japanese gin KI NO BI. Pernod Ricard explains that Italicus, founded in 2016 by Giuseppe Gallo,[…]

03/17/2020
Salinas buys Fabregas Packaging

Salinas buys Fabregas Packaging

Alicante-based rigid box specialist Salinas has announced the acquisition of fellow Spanish supplier Fabregas Packaging, which had been in receivership since November 2019. Valued at €9m, Fabregas brings with it an 8,000m2 facility with a[…]

03/10/2020
GPA Global acquires Hub Folding Box

GPA Global acquires Hub Folding Box

Luxury secondary packaging specialist GPA Global has acquired fellow US-based company Hub Folding Box, a specialist in printing and packaging. The acquisition will expand GPA’s global manufacturing and establish North America as the cornerstone[…]

03/06/2020 |

Pernod Ricard invests in KI NO BI gin

Pernod Ricard is strengthening its gin portfolio with a "significant investment" in KI NO BI Kyoto Dry Gin. The investment will mainly be used to fund a state-of-the-art distillery for the ultra-premium Japanese gin brand to meet increasing[…]

03/05/2020

KDC/One buys Cosmetic Laboratories of America

Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC/One) has acquired California-based Cosmetic Laboratories of America, a formulator and packager of beauty and personal-care products. The deal expands KDC/One's footprint on the West Coast of the US, creating[…]

03/03/2020
Aptar to acquire Fusion Packaging

Aptar to acquire Fusion Packaging

The wave of consolidations announced since the new year began continues apace. Packaging and dispensing solutions company Aptar Group is to acquire US-based Fusion Packaging (FusionPKG), a specialist in airless and color cosmetics packaging as[…]

02/19/2020
Albéa creates new beauty division following acquisitions

Albéa creates new beauty division following acquisitions

French packaging company Albéa has created a new division, Innovative Beauty Group (IBG), in a bid to address the market’s need for fast turnaround, turnkey solutions and custom packaging collections. IBG brings together Albéa’s former Beauty[…]

02/17/2020 |