- Essentra said it had sold Dublin-based paper merchant Swiftbrook to Graphic and Paper Merchants, for an undisclosed consideration.

For the year ended 31 December, the business generated revenue of €4.4m.

Essentra sold the business to focus on areas were it had 'real strategic strengths,' chief executive Paul Forman said.

At 2:29pm: [LON:ESNT] Essentra share price was -15.9p at 487.1p

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