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Vinge advises management sellers in the USD 1.45 billion sale of AR Packaging Group AB

May 20, 2021

Vinge is advising management sellers in the USD 1.45 billion sale of AR Packaging Group AB (publ) (“AR Packaging”) to Graphic Packaging International Europe Holdings B.V (“Graphic Packaging”).

With over 4,700 employees and with decades of experience all across the globe within the packaging industry, AR Packaging brings together diverse talent and specialized knowledge to help their customers achieve success through packaging.

Graphic Packaging, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and listed on the New York Stock Exchange, is a leading provider of paper-based packaging solutions with over 19,000 employees.

Closing of the transaction is subject to applicable competition law approvals and other customary closing conditions.

 

The Vinge team includes partner Magnus Hedsund, counsel Emelie Svensäter Jerntorp and associate Erik Ax.

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