Mondi Group Set to Acquire Russian Flexible Packaging Company
Mondi Group has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding share capital of Ekaterinburg, Russia-based ZAO Uralplastic-N from Joint Stock Company Rusnano and a private investor.
Uralplastic operates one plant in the Ural region of Russia and manufactures a range of consumer flexible packaging products for food, hygiene, homecare and other applications. The company serves both local and international customers. In fiscal year 2015, Uralplastic generated revenues of RUB1,988 million (EUR 29.2 million) and adjusted EBITDA of RUB318 million (EUR 4.7 million).
“The acquisition of Uralplastic supports the development of our consumer packaging business and strengthens our presence in the Russian consumer packaging market, complementing our existing plant in Pereslavl, near Moscow and allowing us to improve our offering to customers in this growing market,” says David Hathorn, Mondi Group chief executive.
The transaction is expected to complete in July 2016.