Reynolds Group Holdings Ltd., the packaging company owned by New Zealand billionaire Graeme Hart, agreed to acquire Graham Packaging Co. for $1.68 billion, beating Silgan Holdings Inc. for the plastic-container maker.
3M Co.’s retreat from a $550 million office-products purchase amid regulatory pressure will let it focus on an even bigger acquisition while forcing deal partner Avery Dennison Corp. to put the unit back on the block.
Sherwin-Williams Co., NL Industries Inc. and ConAgra Grocery Products LLC were ordered by a judge to pay $1.1 billion to replace or contain lead paint in millions of homes after losing a public-nuisance lawsuit brought by 10 California cities and counties.
Rank Group Ltd., the packaging company owned by New Zealand billionaire Graeme Hart , is the bidder that submitted an unsolicited $1.64 billion cash takeover offer for Graham Packaging Co. , according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Campbell’s soup and Chef Boyardee pasta are banned from Lori Popkewitz Alper’s pantry in Bedford, Massachusetts, because the mother of three says her family may be harmed by the chemical that lines the metal containers.