CVC’s acquisition of the Swedish printing inks manufacturer ANI Printing Inks was also closed Nov. 30. The transaction has been approved by the regulatory authorities.
The new group develops, produces and markets printing inks, printing plates and pigments/resins for the graphics and packaging industry. The company has 65 fully-owned subsidiaries in 30 countries, and a wide network of distributors covers another 50 countries. The group, which will be headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, employs 3,600 people worldwide and had sales in 2003 of $1.03 billion.