Smurfit Kappa in €6bn flotation

It may have taken more than four years to come about, but the Smurfit name will reappear on the Irish Stock Exchange this year after the packaging giant, now known as Smurfit Kappa, confirmed its intention to complete an IPO last week.

13th January, 2007

It may have taken more than four years to come about, but the Smurfit name will reappear on the Irish Stock Exchange this year after the packaging giant, now known as Smurfit Kappa, confirmed its intention to complete an IPO last week.

Although it was off the radar of equity investors since the €3.7 billion take-private deal backed by US private equity group Madison Dearborn in 2002, the company managed to keep itself busy with...

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