SCA’s acquisition of the Copamex baby diaper business in Mexico and Central America has now been completed. The purchase price is equivalent to approximately USD 50m on a debt-free basis.
SCA already holds several strong market positions within the hygiene products segment, with tissue, feminine and incontinence protection products. The acquisition adds baby diapers to SCA’s product portfolio in Mexico and Central America.
The finalizing of the transaction follows approval by the Mexican anti-trust authorities.
The first press release regarding the transaction was published on 21 July 2010.
Stockholm, 4 October 2010
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