Bircham Dyson Bell advised Smurfit Kappa UK Ltd on the share acquisition of Saxon Packaging Limited, along with a related real estate transaction.

Smurfit Kappa UK Ltd is a subsidiary of Smurfit Kappa Group plc, a world leader in paper-based packaging with operations in Europe and the Americas, which is quoted on the London and Irish stock exchanges. Saxon Packaging is an independent converter of board into corrugated boxes and fitments, which has invested heavily in obtaining state-of-the-art technology over the past three years.

The Bircham Dyson Bell team acting on this transaction was led by corporate partner, Peter McLoughlin, who was assisted by Toby Richards-Carpenter and Ben Lloyd from the corporate team. Real estate partner Ellen James led on the property transfer.

Peter McLoughlin comments:

‘We are delighted to have assisted Smurfit Kappa in another acquisition which will complement its existing strengths’