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Graphic Packaging's AR Packaging takeover will need EU, UK and Russian approval

By Natalie McNelis
  • 17 May 2021 06:59
  • 17 May 2021 06:59
Graphic Packaging's $1.45 billion takeover of Swedish rival AR Packaging will need antitrust approval from the European Commission, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority and Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service, the company said in a regulatory filing in the US last week.

Graphic Packaging, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, calls itself a leading provider of

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Natalie McNelis

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Natalie McNelis covers mergers for MLex in Brussels. Before joining MLex in 2017, she spent 20 years as an international trade and competition lawyer in law firms including Stibbe and WilmerHale. Natalie has a BA in English from Mount Holyoke College, a JD from Harvard Law School and an LLM in EU law from KU Leuven. She is admitted to the bar in New York.

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