Mondi Group to acquire Duropack's operations in Germany and the Czech Republic

Posted: 17th September 2012 09:39

Mondi Group has signed an agreement with Duropack GmbH ("Duropack"), for the acquisition of Duropack's operations (the "Operations") in Germany and the Czech Republic (the "Acquisition"), which consist of 2 corrugated box plants and one recycled containerboard mill. The two corrugated box plants consume approximately 130 thousand tonnes of containerboard per annum while the recycled containerboard mill is capable of producing 105 thousand tonnes per annum.
The consideration to be paid for 100% of the Operations amounts to EUR125m and will be paid in cash at completion. Mondi Group will assume approximately EUR5m net cash as of the same date, implying an enterprise value of EUR120m. For the year ended 31 December 2011, the Operations generated unaudited pro forma consolidated revenues of EUR160m and unaudited pro forma consolidated adjusted EBITDA of EUR23m.
The consideration payable for the Acquisition will be funded from existing resources available to Mondi Group. The Acquisition is in line with Mondi Group's strategy to strengthen its leading market position in corrugated packaging in central and eastern Europe. The completion of the deal is conditional on the approval by the relevant competition authorities and other customary closing conditions.

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