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08-06-15
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Flint Group announces joint venture with Continental Printing Inks and Eagle Ink Systems in South Africa

Flint Group, as part of its strategy to grow in emerging markets, has today announced the launch of a new joint venture with Continental Printing Inks and Eagle Ink Systems in South Africa. Operating under the name Flint Group Africa - this new entity combines two of the leading ink and coatings suppliers to the Packaging and Print Media markets in South Africa and the Sub-Saharan region.

Inks and Eagle Ink Systems to Flint Group and look forward to building on their continued success.”

Sampie Hamman, Managing Director of Continental Printing Inks and Eagle Ink Systems, who will become CEO of Flint Group Africa, said, “We are delighted to join Flint Group’s global organisation and are excited by the opportunities this partnership presents. Our common vision, strategy and business plans remain firmly in place and are only further enhanced by Flint Group’s support.

“Flint Group’s proven ability to provide exceptional value, superior service, consistent quality and continuous innovation on a global scale will ensure we continue to deliver exceptional value to our customers in Africa.”

The transaction remains subject to customary closing conditions, including necessary regulatory approvals, and should be completed by the last quarter of 2015.