Investment: inspirepac Ltd
Deal Type: MB0
Activity: Speciality Print & Packaging
Equity Investment: £8m
Investment Date: January 2007
Exit Date: November 2009
In January 2007 mpe funded the MB0 of the Speciality Print and Packaging Division of Mondi Group, a European paper conglomerate. A new company, inspirepac Ltd was formed by mpe and the management team to effect the transaction.
Based in Chesterfield and Wetherby, inspirepac Ltd had turnover of £35m and employed 230 people. It was the UK's leading supplier of retail packaging for the FMCG and speciality alcoholic beverage markets.
In November 2009 mpe successfully exited its investment by way of a trade sale to The Logson Group.