Brussels, 20 September 2022
The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of joint control of Fedrigoni S.p.A. of Italy by BC Partners LLP of the US and Bain Capital Investors L.L.C. (‘Bain Capital’) of the UK. Fedrigoni is a global manufacturer and supplier of specialty paper products and self-adhesive materials for creative and luxury packaging applications, as well as stationery products. BC Partners is an international private equity firm whose portfolio companies are active in financial services, healthcare, education, consumer and retail in Europe and North America. Bain Capital is a global private equity investment firm active across a number of countries and industries, including information technology, healthcare, retail and consumer products, communications, financial services and manufacturing. The Commission concluded that the proposed acquisition would raise no competition concerns, given the absence of overlaps between the companies’ activities. The transaction was examined under the simplified merger review procedure. More information is available on the Commission’s competition website, in the public case register under the case number M.10894.
Source – EU Commission