Macfarlane Group acquires Gottlieb

Macfarlane Group PLC has confirmed the acquisition of A & G Holdings Limited, owner of Gottlieb Packaging Materials Limited, for a maximum cash consideration of £3.55m.

This earnings enhancing acquisition further progresses Macfarlane’s strategy of building its protective packaging business through a combination of organic and acquisitive growth.

Gottlieb is a well-established business based in the North-West of England, supplying protective packaging products to customers across a wide range of sectors, from its warehouse facilities in Manchester. This earnings accretive acquisition continues to demonstrate Macfarlane’s ‘buy and build’ strategy in delivering further stakeholder value.

“Gottlieb is a well-run, successful protective packaging distributor with an experienced management team,” commented Peter Atkinson, Chief Executive, Macfarlane. “The acquisition of Gottlieb complements the recent opening of our new distribution facility in Heywood and further strengthens our ability to serve customers in the North-West of England.  We look forward to working with the team at Gottlieb to support its continued growth.”

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