Wed, May 13, 7:48 AM
- Owens-Illinois (NYSE:OI) agrees to acquire Vitro’s food and beverage glass container business for $2.15B in a move that will allow OI to expand in the growing market for food packaging in Mexico.
- OI expects the deal to add $0.50 to EPS in the third year after closing and to generate $945M/year in revenue; the deal is expected to close within a year.
- OI will add Vitro’s five Mexican factories and one in Bolivia, and retain the leadership of the company’s food-and-beverage operations.
- OI +2.7% premarket.
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