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On 31 January 2020 , Colin Dempster and Hunter Kelly were appointed Joint Administrators (‘the Joint Administrators’) of API Group Limited, Cedar 2015 Limited, API Group Services Limited, API-Stace Limited, API Laminates Limited, API Foils Holdings Limited, API Foils Limited and API Holographics Limited (‘the Companies’). Colin Peter Dempster and Robert Hunter Kelly are licensed in the United Kingdom to act as insolvency practitioners by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. The affairs, business and property of the Companies are being managed by the Joint Administrators, C P Dempster and R H Kelly, who act as agents of the Companies only and without personal liability.

The Joint Administrators may act as data controllers of personal data as defined by the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679, depending upon the specific processing activities undertaken. Ernst & Young LLP and/or the Companies may act as a data processor on the instructions of the Joint Administrators. Personal data will be kept secure and processed only for matters relating to the Joint Administrators appointment. The Office Holder Data Privacy Notice can be found at www.ey.com/uk/officeholderprivacy.

Information regarding API Americas Inc., its Foils and Laminates business units, and the Chapter 11 case can be found at http://cases.stretto.com/api.

We are pleased to announce that Aldus Pty Limited has acquired the business of API Foils Europe (excluding its Dutch and Asian subsidiaries) creating a new company called API Foilmakers Limited. Please go to our holding page at www.apifoilmakers.com for further information.

API is a leading manufacturer and distributor of foils, laminates and holographic materials which provide exceptional brand enhancement for consumer goods and printed media worldwide. With roots in the British paper industry, the company’s reputation is founded on a trading history going back over a century.

Operating from thirteen locations across Europe, America and Asia, API’s packaging solutions enable companies across a wide-range of industry sectors including premium drinks, confectionery, tobacco, perfumery, personal-care, cosmetics and healthcare to empower their brands on the shelf and in the hand.


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At API we can help your products packaging by providing a view and helping you to understand the visual material and effects trends for 2019 and 2020 – providing your competitive edge and enabling you to ‘hunt’ relevant opportunities.