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News Corporate 4th Feb 2021

Freeths LLP advises Solidus Solutions on acquisition of Heathpak Ltd

National law firm Freeths LLP, led by corporate partner Malin Svanberg Larsson, has advised Solidus Solutions on its recent acquisition of Heathpak Ltd.

The acquisition signifies a strategic investment to further expand Solidus Solutions’ operations and broaden the product portfolio.

Solidus Solutions acquired Heathpak from its two owners, Mr. Alan Heath and Mr. Lyndon Whitlock. Mr. Whitlock is joining the Solidus Group will continue leading Heathpak, with John Curran, Managing Director for the UK, assuming overall responsibility of Solidus’ operations in the UK.

This strategic acquisition enables Solidus to broaden its product portfolio and further optimize service levels to existing and new customers through shorter lead times as well as improved innovation capabilities.

Solidus Solutions is a leading European sustainable fibre-based packaging provider for food and beverage, consumer goods and industrial applications. With various mills, converters and sales offices in multiple European countries, we are an integrated solution provider managing the entire process of solid board for multiple products and industries around the world. Solidus Solutions has a long history reaching 150 years, a strong reputation in the industry as well as deep customer relationships that create a resilient customer base.

Richard Houben of Solidus, Group Director M&A, said “Malin and her team were a pleasure to work with. The team at Freeths LLP did a great job to help us close the deal.”

Malin Svanberg Larsson commented, “We enjoyed working with Richard and the team at Solidus on this transaction and look forward to working with them on future acquisitions.”

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