M&A Deal Summary

Vitro and Rexam Acquire Vitro American National Can S.A. de C.V

On August 1, 2003, Vitro and Rexam acquired packaging company Vitro American National Can S.A. de C.V

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Vitro’s 1st and Rexam’s 4th transaction in the Packaging sector.
  • This is Vitro’s 1st and Rexam’s 1st transaction in Mexico.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2003-08-01
Target Vitro American National Can S.A. de C.V
Sector Packaging
Buyer(s) Vitro
Rexam
Deal Type Joint Venture

Target

Vitro American National Can S.A. de C.V

México City, Mexico
Vitro American National Can S.A. de C.V is a manufacturer of metal cans and is based in México.

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Buyer(S) 2

Buyer

Vitro

San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico

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Category Company
Founded 1909
Sector Packaging
Employees14,765
Revenue 2.0B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION

Vitro, is a glass manufacturer in Mexico and one of the world’s major companies in its industry, backed by more than 100 years of experience. Vitro was founded in 1909 and is based in San Pedro Garza García, Mexico.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 4
Sector (Packaging) 1 of 2
Type (Joint Venture) 1 of 1
Country (Mexico) 1 of 1
Year (2003) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-07-07 Vitro - Glass Containers Food & Beverage Division

Mexico

Vitro - Glass Containers Food & Beverage Division includes five Food and Beverages Glass Container manufacturing plants located in Mexico, the operations in Bolivia and the distribution of such products in the United States.

Sell $2.2B
Buyer

Rexam

London, United Kingdom

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Category Company
Founded 1923
Sector Packaging
Employees8,600
Revenue 3.9B GBP (2015)
DESCRIPTION

Rexam PLC is a British multinational consumer packaging company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the largest manufacturer of beverage cans in the world and a leading producer of rigid plastic packaging.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 13
Sector (Packaging) 4 of 11
Type (Joint Venture) 1 of 1
Country (Mexico) 1 of 1
Year (2003) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2003-06-04 Risdon Pharma

Neuenburg, Germany

Risdon Pharma is a manufacturer of primary plastic packaging for the pharmaceutical industry.

Buy €125M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-01-28 Glas Moerdijk B.V.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Glas Moerdijk, B.V. is a manufacturer and marketer of glass bottles.

Buy €43M