DS Smith – result of Europac offer

DS Smith is pleased to note that The Board of the Spanish Securities Market Commission (CNMV) has today announced the result of the tender offer launched by DS Smith on 3 December 2018 to the shareholders of Papeles y Cartones de Europa, S.A., known as Europac.

Acceptances representing 98.8% of the total share capital of Europac have been received by DS Smith. As a result, the final condition of DS Smith’s proposed acquisition of Europac has been satisfied and settlement and completion are expected to take place around 22 January 2019.