Sealed Air Completes the Sale of Its Diversey Care Division and Food Hygiene Cleaning Business

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Wednesday, September 6, 2017 -- Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) announced today that it has completed the sale of its Diversey Care division and the food hygiene and cleaning business within its Food Care division to Bain Capital Private Equity for approximately $3.2 billion.

“We will use the proceeds of the sale to repay debt, maintain our net leverage ratio in the range of 3.5 to 4.0 times, repurchase shares and invest in our core business and targeted M&A activity,” said Jerome A. Peribere, Sealed Air President and Chief Executive Officer.  “Sealed Air is well positioned for profitable growth and strong cash flow. We will be driven by a proven business model, enhanced strategic focus and improved ability to optimize capital allocation and invest in new disruptive technologies.”

Peribere added, “Sealed Air will continue to be a leading knowledge-based business focused on food, product and medical packaging solutions that deliver waste reduction, product security, improved efficiency of our customers’ operations and make a positive impact by conserving resources."

 

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