Amcor Offers To Buy Parts of Alcan Packaging

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

Amcor Ltd. has offered to acquire parts of Alcan Packaging for $2,025 million from Rio Tinto, including Alcan Packaging Global Pharmaceuticals, Alcan Packaging Food Europe, Alcan Packaging Food Asia, and Alcan Packaging Global Tobacco. This acquisition would add about $4.1 billion in sales and 14,000 employees across 80 plants in 28 countries.

According to Amcor managing director and CEO Ken MacKenzie, “We believe that this acquisition will bring customers of both Amcor and Alcan Packaging even greater value through broader offerings and enhanced customer service.”

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