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Nov 3, 2020

On November 3, 2020, Berlin Packaging announced the acquisition of Consolidated Bottle Corporation.

The acquisition of Consolidated Bottle Corporation significantly expands Berlin Packaging’s Canadian presence, enabling the combined businesses to offer even more packaging solutions and value-added services to their customers. Following the acquisition, the company will be known as Consolidated Bottle Corporation, a Berlin Packaging company. All Consolidated Bottle employees and locations will be retained.

A portfolio company of Oak Hill Capital Partners and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Berlin Packaging is the world’s largest Hybrid Packaging Supplier® of glass, plastic and metal containers and closures.

Founded in 1910, Consolidated Bottle Corporation supplies plastic, glass and metal containers and closures across various industries, including personal care, pharmaceutical, cannabis, food, beverage and industrial.

McMillan represented Consolidated Bottle Corporation and its shareholders, with a team led by Christian Abouchaker (Business Law and M&A), and which included Shannon Ste. Marie (Business Law and M&A), Paul Boshyk (Employment & Labour Relations) and Scott Martyn (Commercial Real Estate).