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Rexam


Rexam, the drinks can maker with 700 staff at plants in Luton, Milton Keynes and Wakefield, has agreed to be acquired by US-based Ball for £4.4bn.
23-Feb-2015


Rexam is to sell its pharmaceutical devices and prescription retail packaging divisions to Montagu Private Equity for £494m.
04-Feb-2014


Rexam is to sell its personal care operations to Sun Capital Partners and Silgan Holdings for £452m.
04-Jul-2012


Rexam has sold its US-based lid manufacturing business to Berry Plastics for £223m, with the transfer of about 1,500 staff.
21-Jun-2011


Rexam has sold its Petainer PET packaging business to NextWave and WHEB Ventures for £16m.
12-Nov-2009


Rexam is in negotiations to acquire Rostar, the Russian manufacturer of beverage cans, for £149m.
05-Jul-2007


Rexam is to acquire O-I Plastics, the plastic packaging company with 2,800 staff, from Owens Illinois of the US for £813m.
12-Jun-2007


Rexam is to sell its glass packaging business to Ardagh of Ireland for £449m, including 3,600 staff at 13 sites throughout Europe.
13-Mar-2007


Rexam has confirmed the sale of part of its food plastic packaging operations in Gloucestershire, Sweden and Denmark to an undisclosed buyer for £25m.
30-Oct-2006


Rexam is to acquire Truepack, the Indian pharmaceutical packaging company, for £5m.
22-Aug-2006


Rexam is planning to acquire Airspray, the Dutch manufacturer of foam pumps with 140 staff and annual sales of £31m.
23-Feb-2006


Rexam is to acquire Ecanco, the Egyptian beverage can manufacturer, for £61m.
31-Jan-2006


Rexam is to acquire FangXin's beauty packaging business in China for £42m.
26-Jan-2006


Rexam is to acquire Precise Technology, the US plastic packaging manufacturer with 1,700 staff, for £148m.
15-Nov-2005


Rexam is to acquire Delta Plastics, the US manufacturer of plastic injection-moulded jars and closures with 350 staff, for £83m.
07-Sep-2005


Rexam is to sell its Barnsley-based glass packaging business to Ardagh Glass for £50m.
24-May-2005


Rexam has acquired the pharmaceutical packaging division of Compagnie Plastic Omnium of France for £23m.
13-Apr-2004


Rexam has acquired Polglass, the Polish glass packaging company, from Hunan NV for £10m.
20-Feb-2004


Rexam is to acquire Glas Moerdijk, the Dutch glass packaging plant, from Heineken for £30m.
29-Jan-2004


Rexam is to acquire Latasa, the Brazilian producer of aluminium beverage cans for £272m, and is now seeking acquisitions in China.
03-Nov-2003


Rexam has acquired Tritello, the Swedish manufacturer of thermoformed packaging, as well as the thermoforming assets and business of Superfos Packaging of Ystad, Sweden.
14-Oct-2003


Rexam is to sell its medical flexible packaging division to Amcor of Australia for £135m, which will involve the transfer of more than 1,000 staff worldwide.
22-Aug-2003


Rexam is to acquire Risdon Pharma Development, the supplier of plastic packaging to the pharmaceutical industry with factories in France and Germany, from Montagu Private Equity for £90m.
05-Jun-2003


Rexam has acquired Luner Glas, the German glass container manufacturer, for £33m, and has raised £86m in a share placing to fund further acquisitions.
09-Jan-2003


Rexam is to acquire Nienburger Glas, the German glass container manufacturer with 1,270 staff, from Interbrew for £68m.
15-Oct-2002


Rexam is looking to spend up to £100m a year on acquisitions to expand its consumer packaging business, and is particularly interested in plastics and the European glass market.
30-Aug-2002


Rexam has completed the sale of two Danish plastic containers businesses - Rexam Holmia and Rexam Closures & Containers - to Polimoon Holding of Denmark for £7.2m.
13-Aug-2002


Rexam is to invest £40m in two new beverage can-making lines at sites in Naro Fominsk, Russia, and La Selva, Spain.
22-Jul-2002


Rexam is to sell its Image Products coated films and papers business to Sun Capital of the US for £42m.
08-Apr-2002


Rexam is to acquire Crown Cork & Seal's beauty pumps business for £75m, funded by a £108m share placing, in order to enhance its US manufacturing capability.
14-Dec-2001


Rexam has acquired the Danish plastic packaging operation of Danapak and certain assets of Tolkki of Finland for about £16m.
14-Aug-2001


Rexam is to sell two beverage can plants in Runcorn and France to Schmalbach-Lubeca of Germany for £52m, in order to win approval for the acquisition of American National Can.
09-Jul-2001


Rexam is selling its MiTek building products business in the US, which manufactures steel connectors for roofing timbers, to Berkshire Hathaway for £275m.
13-Jun-2001


Rexam is planning to sell its coated films and paper subsidiary to FiberMark of the US for £92m.
08-Mar-2001


Rexam is to sell its Release coated films and papers business to Lohja of Finland for £85m, and the proceeds will be used to reduce debt.
22-Dec-2000


Rexam is looking to sell its beverage can plants at Runcorn, Gelsenkirchen in Germany and Marseilles in France, in order to win European approval for the acquisition of American National Can.
19-Sep-2000


Rexam has sold its printing division to John Mansfield for £318m, and John Mansfield has also announced plans to sell the recently-acquired Waddington's food service and pharmaceutical packaging operations.
05-Apr-2000


Rexam is to acquire American National Can, the US drinks cans maker, for £1.3bn, as part of a strategy to build up a global consumer packaging business.
04-Apr-2000


Rexam has sold its Bowater Windows business to a management buy-out led by Legal & General Ventures for £120m, in order to focus on consumer packaging.
15-Oct-1999


Rexam is to sell its flexible packaging operation in New Zealand to Royal Packaging Industries Van Leer for £8.6m.
23-Apr-1999


Rexam has sold its Australian envelopes and stationery operations for £21m.
11-Mar-1999


Rexam is acquiring Sussex Plastics, the US cosmetics packaging company, for £19m, and is now seeking similar purchases.
11-Feb-1999


Rexam is selling its corrugated board business to SCA of Sweden for £195m, and will now look to sell the remaining operations in its industrial packaging division.
22-Dec-1998


Rexam has had its £379m takeover bid for PLM accepted by the Swedish packaging group.
16-Dec-1998


Rexam has bought Plasticos Dumex, the Mexican closures and containers company, for £5m.
16-Jun-1998


Ekco Packaging has acquired the aluminium foil and ovenable board tray business of Rexam for £12m.
02-May-1998


Rexam has bought Lawson Mardon's medical products division, which exports packaging, bags and pouches for hospitals, for £5.3m.
28-Apr-1998


Rexam is acquiring Tritek Cardboard Packaging, the Newcastle-based corrugated sheet board converter, for £6.7m.
09-Apr-1998


Rexam is selling its Smith & McLaurin self-adhesive labels business to management for £12.4m.
19-Mar-1998


Rexam has acquired NatWest Print, the cheque book printing operation of National Westminster bank, for £8.5m.
03-Mar-1998


Rexam is acquiring Pajco Products, the US paper coverings business, for £13m and will integrate it with its coated paper business based in Massachusetts.
24-Feb-1998


Rexam has reduced its stake in Graphocolor, the French metallised packaging company, from 50% to 20%, and sold its J Arthur Dixon greetings card business, raising a total £2.1m.
10-Feb-1998


McCorquodale Confidential Print has been sold by Rexam to a management buy-out for £2.1m, which means that Rexam's programme of disposals is now 75% complete.
19-Aug-1997


Rexam has sold William Clowes, the book printer, to management for £4.4m, as part of its continuing programme of disposals.
23-Jul-1997


Rexam has sold five more businesses for £18m, including Rexam Cartons and Flexible Packaging of the US, which was sold to a management team, and Dispenser, which was sold to Lindal Ventil of Germany.
04-Jul-1997


Rexam has sold four more subsidiaries for a total £24.4m - Goodhead Group has bought Benham & Company, Cookson has bought Tactus International, and Silgen Plastics has bought Rexam Containers in North America.
08-Apr-1997


Rexam has sold Otis Specialty Papers to Wausau Paper Mills of the US for £36m, and PT Rexam Mulox, the Indonesian maker of chemical containers, to a management buy-out for £1.3m.
13-Feb-1997


Rexam, the printing and packaging concern, is selling three non-core operations: Opax, the lottery ticket maker, Victor, the colour masterbatch maker, and Rexam Performance Products, the US coated films concern.
15-Mar-1996