EPL Ltd (previously referred to as Essel Propack Ltd), a specialty packaging firm, has obtained board approval to accumulate Inventive Stylo Packs Pvt Ltd in a part-cash and part-stock deal.
Inventive Stylo Packs is a longtime producer of corrugated containers, laminated tubes, plastic co-ex tubes and caps — primarily serving the private care, beauty, prescribed drugs and FMCG markets in India.
The transaction entails buy of 72.5 per cent stake in Inventive Stylo Packs by way of money. The remaining 27.5 per cent stake will probably be bought by way of issuance of EPL shares to the founders of Inventive Stylo Pack put up the merger, the corporate mentioned in a regulatory assertion.
Put up the acquisition, Inventive Stylo Packs founders Bhavik Shah and Darshan Shah will be part of the EPL administration crew.
“We consider that our acquisition of Inventive will enrich our portfolio, enabling us to advance our ambition in personalcare. This may also strengthen us additional in AMESA (Africa, Center East and South Asia), a key development area for us,” EPL’s Managing Director and CEO, Sudhanshu Vats, mentioned.
With this acquisition, EPL plans to make a stronger play within the magnificence and cosmetics classes that are rising quickly. The richer product portfolio will enable it to serve each present and new clients higher, driving each volumes and worth.
The acquisition may also enhance EPL’s plastic tube capabilities, which, mixed with EPL’s robust fairness in laminate tubes, offers the corporate a vibrant platform for development. The transaction will speed up income and EBITDA development for EPL, it mentioned.
EY was the unique monetary advisor on the transaction. Trilegal was the authorized advisor for EPL and Cyril Amarchand was the authorized advisor for Inventive. KPMG supplied transaction advisory providers.