De Jong Packaging Group’s Acquisition of DS Smith De Hoop B.V.

HVG Law advised De Jong Papier Holding B.V. on the deal.

De Jong Verpakking (DJV) is a specialist in corrugated board packaging for the fruit and vegetable industry and is the largest independent producer of corrugated board in the Netherlands.

De Hoop paper mill is committed to operating a sustainable and environmentally responsible manufacturing site and it currently manufactures containerboard products from 100% recycled fibre with a total capacity of 370,000 tonnes per year and is located in Eerbeek. The paper mill has a lot of potential and fits well within the portfolio of DJV.

The demand for corrugated board packaging is increasing rapidly. The acquisition fits in well within DJV’s growth ambitions and strategy to be a sustainable integrated packaging company. Part of the agreement is that DS Smith will remain involved with the paper mill in the role of supplier to and buyer.

The HVG Law team included Joram van den Berg (Picture), Laila Berrich, Gaby van Burken, Marita Contant, Gijsje Derks, Britt Desaunois, Karen Hilwerda, Boris Hoes, Nicole Kennis, Rob Nagelkerke, Wout Olieslagers.

Involved fees earner: Laila Berrich – HVG Law LLP ; Marita Contant – HVG Law LLP ; Gijsje Derks – HVG Law LLP ; Britt Desaunois – HVG Law LLP ; Karen Hilwerda – HVG Law LLP ; Boris Hoes – HVG Law LLP ; Nicole Kennis – HVG Law LLP ; Rob Nagelkerke – HVG Law LLP ; Wout Olieslagers – HVG Law LLP ; Gaby van Burken – HVG Law LLP ; Joram van den Berg – HVG Law LLP ;

Law Firms: HVG Law LLP ;

Clients: De Jong Verpakking;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler