MidOcean Buys Europackaging

MidOcean Partners has acquired a majority stake in various companies that comprise the Europackaging Group, a UK-based manufacturer, distributor and consolidator of packaging products and other goods not for resale. No financial terms were disclosed. Following completion of the transaction, Bill Ronald, formerly < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />UK managing director of Mars Confectionery and CEO of Uniq PLC will join Europackaging as chairman, and Attila Balogh, who previously ran the international businesses of Tchibo, will become CEO. www.midoceanpartners.com www.europackaging.co.uk< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />