The Merger between Ahlstrom and Munksjö: A Perfect Match?

The Merger between Ahlstrom and Munksjö: A Perfect Match?

December, 2016

Hans Larsson, Senior Consultant, Fisher International

Last month, it was announced that Ahlstrom and Munksjö would merge pending approval from relevant authorities. On the same day, Ahlstrom announced the divestment of its Osnabrück paper mill to Kämmerer for an undisclosed amount. What is the rationale behind this planned merger? Which opportunities and threats can we assess? What are the changes likely to take place with the new merger?

 

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