Bryan Cave Reps Silgan In $4B Graham Packaging Deal

Law360, New York (April 13, 2011, 12:56 PM EDT) -- Consumer goods packaging supplier Silgan Holdings Inc. said Wednesday it would pick up plastic container supplier Graham Packaging Co. Inc. in a $4.1 billion deal that will expand its global reach in the food and beverage industry.

The tie-up will create an entity with $4.6 billion in combined revenues coming from the food and specialty beverage packaging markets alone, making Silgan a world leader in those two sectors, known for their stable demand levels and growing multinational customers, the buyer said.

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