M/018/040 – Novolex (Carlyle) / Waddington

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Novolex Holdings, LLC., which is ultimately owned by The Carlyle Group, of The Waddington Group, Inc. has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday May 16, 2018 Friday, June 8, 2018
Parties Involved Business activities
Novolex Holdings, LLC.

Novolex is a manufacturer of paper and plastic flexible packaging products, primarily servicing customers in the foodservice, grocery retail and commercial end markets. It is ultimately controlled by The Carlyle Group L.P.

The Waddington Group, Inc.

Waddington is a manufacturer of of plastic food packaging products, including foodservice disposables (tableware, drinkware, servingware, and cutlery) and plastics containers used to package food products such as cake, salad, and deli products.

Economic sector Media merger
Manufacturing No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Donnacha Hennessy

Tel: 01 - 4703662
Email: donnachahennessy@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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