Transaction Details

July 5, 2017


Capital Goods and Heavy Industries, Industrials and Industrial Technology

Deal Type

Mergers and Acquisitions

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GCA Advises Alpla on Its Acquisition of Boxmore

GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to the Austrian packaging supplier Alpla on its acquisition of Boxmore Packaging, a leading African plastics manufacturer.

Alpla is one of the leading companies in the field of packaging solutions. Its approximately 18,300 employees across 45 countries produce high-quality packaging for brands in the food, beverage, cosmetics and cleaning industries.

Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, Boxmore Packaging specializes in PET pre-forms, PET bottles and closures. Around 1,000 employees manufacture approximately 4 billion of these products each year at nine production locations.

With its acquisition of Boxmore, Alpla now owns 13 production facilities in Africa. Boxmore will continue to operate for the foreseeable future under its existing name as a member of the Alpla Group.

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