Latham & Watkins Helps Carlyle Snap Up UK Packaging Co.

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT) -- The Carlyle Group LP has scooped up Chesapeake Corp., a U.K.-based paper packaging manufacturer, from a joint venture of Oaktree Capital Management LP funds and Irving Place Capital, with plans to expand its global operations, the firm said Wednesday.

Per the deal, the private equity giant will nab a company with operations in China, Europe and the U.S., and it plans to expand Chesapeake's footprint even further, according to a statement. A spokeswoman for Carlyle, however, declined to comment further on what the new markets might...
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