Verallia Buys Back Shares for 3% of Its Share Capital
PARIS, November 03, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News:
As part of Apollo’s1 sale of its remaining stake in Verallia (Paris:VRLA) by way of a private placement with accelerated book building, Verallia has bought back 3.7 million of its shares at a unit price of €30.50 on November 3, 2021. The settlement of the transaction will take place on or about November 5, 2021. This €112,850,000 transaction is financed with the Group’s available cash (€580.3 million as at September 30, 2021) and is carried out as part of the share buyback program authorized pursuant to the 10th resolution approved by the shareholders’ general meeting held on June 15, 2021. The completion of this transaction will not impact Verallia’s credit profile.
Bought-back shares will not be cancelled and will be held for delivery as payment or exchange in relation to a potential external growth transaction.
About Verallia – At Verallia, our purpose is to re-imagine glass for a sustainable future. We want to redefine how glass is produced, reused and recycled, to make it the world’s most sustainable packaging material. We work in common cause with our customers, suppliers and other partners across the value chain to develop new healthy and sustainable solutions for all.
With around 10,000 people and 32 glass production facilities in 11 countries, we are the leading European and the third largest producer globally of glass containers for food and beverages, providing innovative, customized and environmentally-friendly solutions to more than 10,000 businesses around the world.
Verallia produced more than 16 billion bottles and jars and achieved revenues of €2.5 billion in 2020. Verallia is listed on compartment A of the Euronext Paris stock exchange (Ticker: VRLA – ISIN: FR0013447729) and belongs to the SBF 120, CAC Mid 60, CAC Mid & Small et CAC All-Tradable indexes. For more information, visit www.verallia.com .
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1 Through Horizon Investment Holdings S.à. r.l., a company owned by Horizon Parent Holdings S.à. r.l., which is itself indirectly controlled by AIF VIII Euro Leverage, L.P., an investment fund managed by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, Inc.
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