CVC – Acquisition of ÅR Packaging Group

We are acting as Finnish counsel for CVC Capital Partners (CVC) in its acquisition of ÅR Packaging Group AB from funds managed by Ahlström Capital and Accent Equity Partners. The transaction requires clearance from the competition authorities.

Founded in 2011 through the merger of A&R Carton and Flextrus, AR Packaging is one of Europe’s leading packaging companies with sales of approximately EUR 560 million (pro forma 2015) and 2 200 employees across 17 factories in 9 countries.

CVC is one of the world’s leading private equity and investment advisory firms. CVC has completed over 300 investments in a wide range of industries and countries across the globe. Today, CVC’s funds are invested in over 60 companies worldwide which employ over 400,000 people and generate combined annual sales of approximately USD 120 billion.