PeliFilip assisted the majority shareholder of the Romanian companies EcoPack and Ecopaper in the selling of its shares to the British group DS Smith.

The two Romanian companies are one of the largest packaging and paper groups in Romania.

DS Smith is one of the world's leading suppliers of corrugated cardboard packaging and plastics and operates in 37 countries, having nearly 27,000 employees.

The transaction was completed on Tuesday, 6th March and has a value of €208 million.

The PeliFilip team included Cristina Filip, coordinating partner, Eliza Baias, project manager, Monica Stătescu, Olga Niţă, Ioana Waszkiewicz, senior associates and assisted the client in all legal aspects of the transaction, from preparing the sale, negotiation, documenting the agreement and solving the subsequent aspects of the signing to the successful completion of the transfer.

PeliFilip assisted in the selling of EcoPack and Ecopaper to the British group DS Smith