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Update on Brazilian Regulatory Proceedings


On Oct. 2, 2015, Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômico (CADE) concluded the first stage of its investigation and the General Superintendent issued an opinion that expresses competition concerns regarding unconditional clearance of Ball’s proposed acquisition of Rexam PLC.

Update on the European Commission Phase II Proceedings


Today, Ball confirms that it received a Statement of Objections (SO) from the European Commission in relation to its proposal to buy Rexam.

Ball Files Updated Proxy with SEC


Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today filed an updated proxy with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The full text of the proxy can be found online at:

Ball Files Proxy with SEC


On 19 February 2015, the Boards of Ball Corporation ("Ball") and Rexam PLC ("Rexam") announced the terms of a recommended cash and share offer by Ball UK Acquisition Limited ("Bidco"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ball, for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Rexam (the "Offer Announcement").

Ball Receives Second Request for Information from FTC


Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) announced today that it has received a Request for Additional Information, or a "second request," from the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 in connection with the FTC's review of Ball's recommended offer to acquire Rexam PLC. This second request from the FTC is a standard part of the United States' regulatory process.

Offer for Rexam PLC


This announcement is an advertisement and not a prospectus or prospective equivalent document and investors should not make any investment decision in relation to the new Ball shares except on the basis of information in the prospectus and the scheme document which are proposed to be published in due course.

Ball Offers Acquisition of Rexam PLC


Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) and Rexam PLC (LSE:REX) today announced the terms of a recommended offer by Ball to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Rexam in a cash and stock transaction.

Ball Responds to Acquisition Speculation


Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) today announced that its board of directors is in discussions concerning a possible acquisition of Rexam PLC. The proposed transaction includes a combination of cash and equity.