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Verso completes $1.4bn purchase of NewPage

08 Jan 2015 − Verso Corp. has completed the acquisition of NewPage Holdings Inc. for $1.4bn. The deal was announced nearly exactly one year ago. » more

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BEK pulp prices rise further in December

07 Jan 2015 − Manufacturers expect eucalyptus pulp prices to continue on the upward path in January. » more

Verso reaches a deal with authorities to clear the way for NewPage acquisition

07 Jan 2015 − Verso Paper Corp has reached a settlement with US anti-trust authorities allowing the deal to take place provided that NewPage’s mills in Rumford and Biron are sold to the Canadian firm Catalyst Paper or some other...» more

Clearwater Paper sells five tissue mills to Dunn Paper

02 Jan 2015 − Clearwater Paper Corporation has sold its specialty products business and mills to Dunn Paper, Inc. » more

Sequana finds buyer for Appleton Coated

23 Dec 2014 − Sequana has finalised the sale of its US coated fine paper business. The company sold its Appleton Coated subsidiary to US company Virtus Holdings. Appleton Coated will continue to operate in the same segments as before.» more

New owner of Uetersen mill presents business plan

19 Dec 2014 − After having been sold to investment company Perusa, the former Stora Enso mill in Uetersen will soon start to produce the full range of coated woodfree papers with focus on heavyweight papers. » more

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Price pressure for publication paper persits on French market in December

18 Dec 2014 − Capacity closures in the publication paper market seem to offer almost no relief from the price pressure on publication paper in France. » more

Starch producers pushing for price hikes in Q1 2015

17 Dec 2014 − Manufacturers report upswing in corn and wheat starch markets, little movement in the potato starch market.» more

Stora Enso sells Uetersen mill to German private equity Perusa

16 Dec 2014 − A previous attempt by Stora Enso to divest the Uetersen mill to Austria's Brigl & Bergmeister was unsuccessful due to the German Federal Cartel Office expressing its reservations against the merger.» more

Coreboard manufacturers in Italy put
finishing touches to mark-ups in Q4

16 Dec 2014 − Good demand for coreboard has given manufacturers in Italy the possibility to raise prices in the fourth quarter. Some had already implemented mark-ups in September. » more