M&A Deal Summary

Lonsdale Capital Partners Acquires Suominen Flexibles

On July 18, 2014, private equity firm Lonsdale Capital Partners acquired packaging company Suominen Flexibles from Suominen for 20M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Lonsdale Capital Partners’ 2nd transaction in the Packaging sector.
  • This is Lonsdale Capital Partners’ 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Lonsdale Capital Partners’ 2nd transaction in Finland.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-07-18
Target Suominen Flexibles
Sector Packaging
Buyer(s) Lonsdale Capital Partners
Sellers(s) Suominen
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 20M EUR

Target

Suominen Flexibles

Helsinki, Finland
Suominen Flexibles produces flexible packaging such as bread bags, retail shopping bags and wrapping for toilet paper and tissues.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer
DESCRIPTION

Lonsdale Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in 'small' companies valued between £10 and £50 million. Lonsdale Capital Partners does not have any sector preferences and will consider opportunities throughout the UK and Northern Europe. Lonsdale Capital Partners was formed in 2008 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 14
Sector (Packaging) 2 of 2
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
Country (Finland) 2 of 2
Year (2014) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-07-01 Amerplast

Tampere, Finland

Amerplast is a provider of flexible plastic packaging solutions for both food and non-food applications to the biggest brands in key market segments in Europe. Amerplast was founded in 1952 and is based in Tampere, Finland.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-03-24 CJ Fallon

Dublin, Ireland

CJ Fallon is a provider of educational content in both print and digital formats to primary and secondary schools throughout Ireland. CJ Fallon was founded in 1927 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

Sell -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Suominen

Helsinki, Finland

website


Category Company
Founded 1767
Sector Plastics
Employees700
Revenue 459M EUR (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Suominen is a diversified manufacturing company. Suominen is active in textiles, nonwovens and plastics. Suominen was founded in 1767 and is based in Helsinki, Finland.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 3
Sector (Packaging) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 3 of 3
Country (Finland) 2 of 2
Year (2014) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-06-17 Codi Group

Veenendaal, Netherlands

Codi Group is a manufacturer of wet wipes for companies such as Beiersdorf (Nivea), Procter & Gamble, Sara Lee and Unilever. Codi offers clients a full outsourcing service covering production and - if required - packaging and delivery. Wet wipes are sold to the baby, skincare and hygiene segments. Codi Group was founded in 1978 and is based in Veenendaal, Netherlands.

Sell €10M