Owens-Illinois, Inc.

One Michael Owens Way,
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
United States,
(567) 336-5000

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc. is a global glass container manufacturing company. The Company competes in the glass container segment of the rigid packaging market and is the leading glass container manufacturer in most of the countries where it has manufacturing facilities. Owens-Illinois, Inc. was established in 1903 and is based Perrysburg, Ohio.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 3 1 1 - - - 5
vol $1.3B $300M $2.2B $3.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $1.8B $1.8B

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Largest Vitro - Glass Containers Food & Beverage Division
$2.2B (2015-07-07)
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Largest OI Plastic Products FTS, Inc.
$1.8B (2007-08-01)

According to our data here at Mergr, Owens-Illinois has acquired 5 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Owens-Illinois’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Vitro - Glass Containers Food & Beverage Division for $2.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2007, when it sold OI Plastic Products FTS to Rexam for $1.8B. Owens-Illinois has acquired in 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include packaging (60%) and manufacturing (40%).

When analyzing the packaging sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 108 packaging companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 12 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic packaging acquirer over the past 3 years is ProAmpac, with 10 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the packaging sector over the past 3 years is Leonard Green and Partners LP with 2 platform acquisitions.

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