Saint-Gobain launches sale of glass bottle maker Verallia

French building materials group Saint-Gobain is launching the sale of its European glass bottle maker Verallia in a potential 3 billion euro ($3.45 bln) deal, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

The deal comes after the French group sold Verallia's U.S. operations to Irish Ardagh for $1.7 billion, and amid a messy takeover situation for Saint-Gobain in Switzerland.Read more at: www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/16/cie-saint-gobain-ma-verallia-idUSF9N0NS00C20150116French building materials group Saint-Gobain is launching the sale of its European glass bottle maker Verallia in a potential 3 billion euro ($3.45 bln) deal, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.   

The deal comes after the French group sold Verallia's U.S. operations to Irish Ardagh for $1.7 billion, and amid a messy takeover situation for Saint-Gobain in Switzerland.

Read more at: www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/16/cie-saint-gobain-ma-verallia-idUSF9N0NS00C20150116

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Date: 26 January 2015
Source: www.reuters.com

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