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Berry Plastics Completes Acquisition of Rexam’s Healthcare Containers and Closures Business

Today, Berry Plastics Group, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Rexam's Healthcare Containers and Closures (C&C) business.

Berry Plastics Completes Acquisition of Rexam’s Healthcare Containers and Closures Business

June 2 2014, Evansville Indiana

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Rexam’s Healthcare Containers and Closures business. Berry Plastics paid approximately $135 million for the Healthcare C&C business unit. The Company expects the acquisition, which was funded from existing liquidity, to be deleveraging after achieving synergies.

The Healthcare C&C business produces bottles, closures and specialty products for pharmaceutical and OTC (over-the-counter) applications. The transaction includes eight manufacturing locations – five in the United States and one each in Mexico, France, and India, with total employment of approximately 1,500 and 2013 sales of $262 million.

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About Berry Plastics

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading provider of value-added plastic consumer packaging and engineered materials delivering high-quality customized solutions to our customers with annual net sales of $4.6 billion in fiscal 2013. With world headquarters in Evansville, Indiana, the Company’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BERY. For additional information, visit the Company’s website at www.berryplastics.com.

Media:
Eva Schmitz, 812-306-2424
evaschmitz@berryplastics.com
or
Investor:
Dustin Stilwell, 812-306-2964
dustinstilwell@berryplastics.com