Merger Update

Merger Clearance:

The OFT has decided, on the information currently available to it, not to refer the following merger to the Competition Commission under the provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002:

Completed Acquisition by Cartonplastgroup Holding S.A. of certain assets of the Demes Business Unit of DS Smith plc

The text of this decision will be placed on the Office of Fair Trading's web site at as soon as is reasonably practicable.