Sun Capital Buys Alcan Packaging Beauty

Sun Capital Partners has acquired Alcan Packaging Beauty from Rio Tinto. No financial terms were disclosed. APB is a French provider of tube, fragrance and cosmetic plastic packaging to the beauty industry.

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We are pleased to announce that an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. has completed the acquisition of the Alcan Packaging Beauty Business (“APB”) from Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RTP). The purchase price was bridged by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.

APB, based in France, is a world leading supplier of tube, fragrance and cosmetic plastic packaging to the beauty industry. The Company has a global industrial footprint and organization with 26 manufacturing sites in 12 countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas. APB has revenues of approximately $750 million and employs approximately 8,000 people.

About Sun Capital: Sun Capital Partners is a leading private investment firm focused on leveraged buyouts, equity, debt and other investments in market-leading companies that can benefit from its in-house operating professionals and experience. Sun Capital affiliates have invested in over 235 companies worldwide since its inception in 1995, with combined sales in excess of $40 billion. Sun Capital has offices in Boca Raton, Los Angeles and New York, and affiliates with offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Shanghai and Shenzhen.