Sale of a multi-million pound business

11th April 2024

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SE-Solicitors’ facilitates sale of a multi-million-pound business to leading global packaging supplier


Our highly experienced Mergers and Acquisitions specialist lawyers acted on behalf of our client, Skymark Packaging International Ltd in relation to their sale to Interflex Group, a subsidiary of Tokyo listed Toppan Group.

Skymark Packaging are a large innovative packaging business which manufactures flexible and sustainable solutions for some of the world’s leading brands within personal care, hygiene, and medical sectors, while Interflex Group is a leading global flexible packaging supplier and converter in the fields of printing, communications, security, packaging, décor materials and electronics.


The Value to the Client:

Throughout the process we ensured that Skymark experienced a smooth transition into the Toppan Group family. Our corporate M&A lawyers think and move fast, but never fail to put the client and their unique needs first, taking the time to understand their specific needs clearly.

The SE-Solicitors team was led by Corporate Director Hitendra Patel, who was supported by Senior Associate Catherine O’Riordan, and Trainee Chelsea Corbett. Hitendra is a specialist Merger and Acquisition Solicitor at SE-Solicitors, with expertise in advising corporate clients on complex and transformational transactions and known for his highly astute, responsive and exceptional corporate legal capabilities. Our multi-disciplinary approach enabled us to bring in members of our Commerical Property team who assisted with the property aspects, which helped ensure that our client achieved the best value possible.

Commenting on the deal, Hitendra Patel from SE-Solicitors said:

“Supporting the owners of Skymark Packaging International through this transaction has been a pleasure. The transaction further evidences our Mergers and Acquisitions teams’ legal expertise”.


Mehrdad Toofanian, joint founder and MD of Skymark comments:

“Hitendra Patel, and all the team at SE-Solicitors, were outstanding throughout the sale process. Bringing int the expertise of their specialist departments, they were able to effectively manage any issues that arose.

Hitendra and the team were always professional and proactive, keeping us informed every step of the way, answering our questions and addressing our concerns. The attention to detail was impressive and an outstanding level of service was provided throughout. I would not hesitate to work with both Hitendra and SE-Solicitors again.”

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