Sale of Huhtamaki's rigid plastic consumer goods packaging operations in Europe completed
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 22.12.2010 AT 19:20
The sale of Huhtamaki's European rigid plastic consumer goods packaging operations, announced on September 23, 2010, has been completed. The buyer is Island Acquisitions S.à r.l., an affiliate of Sun European Partners, LLP. The divested operations include rigid plastic consumer goods packaging manufacturing in Hämeenlinna, Finland; Auneau, France; Siemianowice, Poland; and Istanbul, Turkey, as well as sales units in Germany and Lithuania.
For further information, please contact:
Timo Salonen, CFO, tel. +358 10 686 7880
Huhtamaki Group is a leading manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging with 2009 net sales totaling EUR 2 billion. Foodservice and consumer goods markets are served by approximately 12,000 people in 53 manufacturing units and several sales offices in 31 countries. The parent company, Huhtamäki Oyj, has its head office in Espoo, Finland and its share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at www.huhtamaki.com.