ÅR Packaging

ÅR Packaging Group AB is a diversified and high value-added carton and flexible packaging company serving customers through Europe and Russia from its 17 production plants across nine countries.

The packaging industry is a growing and non-cyclical market and ÅR Packaging has a strong and established position within it: the average relationship with its top 10 customers is 27 years.

The company has an excellent management team in place and our Stockholm-based deal team are working closely with them to further enhance ÅR Packaging's market position by leveraging its longstanding supplier relationships to increase organic growth in the company's key sectors.

Our experienced deal team will also be reviewing opportunities to acquire other complementary businesses and continually work together with management on operational initiatives.

We are on an exciting trajectory, building on last year's strong performance and…well placed for the next phase of our development. CVC’s expertise, financial resources and global network make them the perfect partner to help us achieve our long-term growth ambitions.

Harald Schulz, CEO

Date of investment

September 2016

Fund

Fund VI

Business

Packaging manufacturer

Country

Sweden

Turnover

€514 million

Number of employees

2,250

CEO

Harald Schulz

Company website

www.ar-packaging.com