Ball Corp.

10 Longs Peak Drive,
Broomfield, Colorado 5000
United States,
(303) 469-3131
www.ball.com

Ball Corporation is a supplier of metal packaging to the beverage, food, personal care and household products industries. Ball's packaging products are produced for a variety of end uses and are manufactured in facilities around the world. The Company also provides aerospace and other technologies and services to governmental and commercial customers within our aerospace and technologies segment. Ball was formed in 1880 and is based in Broomfield, Colorado.

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Buy (0.2/yr) # 11 - - - 1 - 12
vol $2.7B $7.1B $9.7B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
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According to our data here at Mergr, Ball has acquired 12 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Ball’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Rexam for $7.1B. Ball has acquired in 6 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (50%) and beverages (17%).

When analyzing the packaging sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 102 packaging companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 14 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic packaging acquirer over the past 3 years is Amcor, with 9 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the packaging sector over the past 3 years is AEA Investors with 2 platform acquisitions.

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