Completion of the Sale of Six Former Anchor Glass Plants

Ardagh Group has completed the sale of six former Anchor Glass plants, together with certain related assets, to Glass Container Acquisition LLC, an affiliate of KPS Capital Partners, LP (“KPS”). Following the acquisition of Verallia North America and the divestment of these assets to KPS, Ardagh’s North America Glass Division will generate annual revenues of approximately US$2 billion from 16 glass manufacturing facilities, employing 5,000 people.

Ardagh Group is a global leader in packaging solutions, producing metal and glass packaging for most of the world's leading food, beverage and consumer care brands. Ardagh operates 94 production facilities in 23 countries and employs approximately 19,500 people.

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