M&A

Univerre looks to premiumization with Crystal Spirit acquisition

Univerre looks to premiumization with Crystal Spirit acquisition

With Crystal Spirit, glass packaging distributor Univerre is strengthening its luxury market positioning and geographic reach.Glass packaging wholesaler Univerre has purchased fellow French company Crystal Spirit (Rica Consulting & Design)....

01/23/2023 |
Crealis-owned Supercap bolsters cork stopper business with Portugeuse acquisitions

Crealis-owned Supercap bolsters cork stopper business with Portugeuse acquisitions

Three family-owned stopper suppliers based near Porto are poised to join Crealis’ portfolio.French packaging group Crealis is reinforcing its stopper business with a new natural cork offer. The company’s Supercap entity has announced the...

Cosfibel's new chapter: What does GPA’s acquisition mean for the French group?

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Cosfibel's new chapter: What does GPA’s acquisition mean for the French group?

Luxe Packaging Insight spoke with Cosfibel founder Alain Chevassus and CEO Marie Sermidiras to find out what’s in-store for the French secondary packaging specialist following its acquisition by GPA Global. From product diversification to...

01/11/2023 |
GPA Global acquisition streak continues with purchase of Cosfibel

GPA Global acquisition streak continues with purchase of Cosfibel

The purchase of France-based luxury packaging specialist Cosfibel strengthens GPA Global’s nearshoring capabilities, boosting its position in beauty and food as well as wines and spirits.Following the acquisition of US-based Jenco...

Pusterla 1880 enters North America with rigid box M&As

Pusterla 1880 enters North America with rigid box M&As

Adding rigid box manufacturers Burt Rigid Box and Taylor Box Company to its portfolio provides Italian luxury packaging company Pusterla 1880 with a foothold in the US market.Pusterla 1880 has announced a merger with packaging supplier Burt...

Mainetti snaps up Belgian luxury packaging supplier CenturyBox Group

Mainetti snaps up Belgian luxury packaging supplier CenturyBox Group

Mainetti Group is integrating CenturyBox into its Structural Packaging division to boost its capabilities in Northern Europe. Rebranded as CenturyBox Mainetti, the new unit is headed up by CenturyBox CEO Igor Fromont.M&A activity in the...

Alliance Etiquettes acquires Italian label printer Tonutti Tecniche Grafiche

Alliance Etiquettes acquires Italian label printer Tonutti Tecniche Grafiche

France’s Alliance Etiquettes has purchased Italian label printer Tonutti Tecniche Grafiche. The transaction will enable it to develop in the wine and Prosecco production regions in northern Italy.Marking its tenth acquisition since 2015,...

GPA Global builds on nearshoring capabilities with Jenco Productions acquisition

GPA Global builds on nearshoring capabilities with Jenco Productions acquisition

Luxury packaging specialist GPA Global is continuing its acquisition spree, snapping up family-owned rigid box manufacturer Jenco Productions. The purchase builds on GPA’s North American footprint and gives it a presence in Mexico.After...

Groupe Caisserie Bordelaise enters luxury market with acquisition of Wildcat Packaging

Groupe Caisserie Bordelaise enters luxury market with acquisition of Wildcat Packaging

The purchase of French luxury packaging specialist Wildcat Packaging will add new sectors to the group’s portfolio, including cosmetics and jewelry.Groupe Caisserie Bordelaise, a specialist in wooden crates for wine and spirits, is...

12/01/2022
Fedrigoni snaps up Zuber Rieder, continuing acquisition spree

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Fedrigoni snaps up Zuber Rieder, continuing acquisition spree

In line with its focus on the luxury labels market, Italian paper and labels group Fedrigoni, owned by private-equity player Bain, has purchased independent French label paper manufacturer Zuber Rieder. Fedrigoni CEO Marco Nespolo tells Luxe...

11/17/2022 | Corporate strategy