Amcor Is Said To Explore Takeover Of Packaging Maker Bemis

Packaging company Amcor Ltd. is considering a takeover of rival Bemis Co., according to people familiar with the matter. Amcor is working with advisers to explore a bid for Bemis, which has a market value of about $4.3 billion, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the details aren’t public. Considerations are at an early stage and it’s unclear whether Amcor has made an initial approach to Bemis. Amcor said in a statement it was “continually reviewing opportunitiread more

11.09.2017 read more

Standard the new norm

Standardized tobacco packaging has been adopted in eight countries and is under consideration in at least 15 others, according to the Framework Convention Alliance (FCA). In July, Norway joined Australia, France and the UK as countries that had implemented standardized-tobacco-pack regulations, the FCA said, while Hungary, Ireland, New Zealand and Slovenia had set dates for requiring cigarettes to be sold in such packs. Ireland was set to implement regulations at the end of read more

05.09.2017 read more