Latham & Watkins Leads BWAY In $265M Ropak Buy

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 3:44 PM EST) -- Private equity-owned container company BWAY Corp. has agreed to purchase Ropak Packaging from the LINPAC Group for about $265 million, expanding its consumer goods, food processing, construction and petroleum capabilities, BWAY announced Monday.

In connection with the deal, BWAY will buy Ropak from LINPAC, a private British packaging, container and film conglomerate, in an all-stock purchase. Ropak, which specializes in rigid plastic containers, is expected to enhance BWAY's existing rigid container business, which spans 22 plants throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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