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Mondi Group Acquires Controlling Stake in Suez Bags in Egypt

Suez Bags Company Suez Bags is an industrial bags producer operating one plant near Cairo in Egypt serving mostly regional customers. The business will be integrated into Mondi's Fibre Packaging business.

Aug. 7, 2018 - Mondi announced that it has completed the acquisition of a control position in Suez Bags Company S.A.E (“Suez Bags”) for EGP26.01 per share, which implies an equity value of EGP284 million (EUR13.6 million) on a 100% basis.

Mondi now owns 96% of the company.

Suez Bags is an industrial bags producer operating one plant near Cairo in Egypt serving mostly regional customers and is Mondi's second industrial bags acquisition in Egypt, following the acquisition of NPP in June this year.

The business will be integrated into Mondi's Fibre Packaging business. Mondi is the global leader in industrial bags, with more than 40 operating sites including five in the Middle East.

In a press release the company said, “The acquisition of Suez Bags complements our network of plants in the growing Middle East region and provides us with a leading position in Egypt to grow our business and better serve our customers.”

Mondi is an international packaging and paper group. The group operates as two divisions: Europe & International, and South Africa. To learn more please visit: www.mondigroup.com.

SOURCE: Mondi Group