Creates New Global Leader in Food Safety and Security, Facility Hygiene and Product Protection
ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., Monday, October 3, 2011 – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Diversey Holdings, Inc. (“Diversey”), a leading solutions provider to the global cleaning and sanitation market. Under the terms of the agreement, Diversey shareholders will receive $2.1 billion in cash and 31.7 million shares of Sealed Air common stock valued at $16.70 per share for a total consideration to shareholders of $2.6 billion. Diversey, based in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, with approximately 10,000 employees and 2010 net sales of $3.1 billion, joins Sealed Air as a reportable segment. The leadership teams of both Diversey and Sealed Air will remain in their roles as integration planning continues.