Mergers authority raises concerns over takeover plans by North West firm

A proposed takeover involving a North West firm could face further scrutiny. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been investigating Wythenshawe-based Liqui-Box’s proposed takeover of London firm DS Smith’s rigid and flexible packaging business. As part of its initial, Phase 1, investigation the CMA found that Liqui-Box and DS Smith are two of the four main companies in the UK, offering a specialist type of packaging called Bag-in Box to food, wine, dairy and drink suppliers. If the deal is allowed to go ahead ... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...
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