Fladgate has advised Schumacher Packaging Group, one of the largest family-run manufacturers of packaging solutions made from corrugated board and solid board, on its acquisition of Midlands headquartered and family-managed Jaffabox Ltd.
The takeover is the latest strategic step the Germany based group has taken as the business continues to expand. The acquisition represents Schumacher’s first entry into the UK packaging market.
Commenting on the transaction, Lead Partner Alex Kaufmann said, “Both Schumacher Packaging and Jaffabox are highly successful family-run businesses and we are pleased to be have supported our client on this important chapter of its growth journey.”
Alex was supported by Lead Associate Ashleigh Brinklow, Tax Partner Hamilton Forrest and Real Estate Partner James Fry. The Fladgate team also included Senior Associates Nathan Carter-Smith and Roland Brandman (Real Estate) as well as Associates Caroline Philipps (Employment), Gemma Grunewald (Tax) and Mo Bhaimohmed (Commercial).
Fladgate has acted on a variety of M&A transactions in recent months across different sectors, including advising: