Toshiro Misumi, who will serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Diversey Japan, said, “The newly independent Diversey Japan, in cooperation with Carlyle, will have a dedicated organization specifically oriented toward the Japanese market, making it possible for us to respond effectively to our domestic customers’ needs, and also to pursue the best-suited strategies for our local business. Meanwhile we will continue to collaborate closely with Sealed Air and Sealed Air’s Diversey business, drawing on our shared network to provide high-quality products and services to our customers.William V. Hickey, Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Sealed Air, said, “We are very committed to our strategy of growing our presence in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection globally and this transaction allows us to focus our growth and resources in other growth areas in Asia. Diversey Japan is a leader in the Japanese market and we intend to continue our close relationship as we collaborate in areas such as product development, procurement and providing quality service to customers. About The Carlyle Group The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $156 billion of assets under management across 99 funds and 63 fund of fund vehicles as of June 30, 2012. Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value. Carlyle invests across four segments - Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Market Strategies and Fund of Funds Solutions - in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America. Carlyle has expertise in various industries, including: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation. The Carlyle Group employs 1,300 people in 32 offices across six continents. www.carlyle.com; www.youtube.com/onecarlyle; www.twitter.com/onecarlyle About Diversey G.K. Diversey G.K. is a leading provider of cleaning, sanitation and hygiene products and solutions to institutional customers in the Japanese market. Since the establishment of Johnson Japan in 1962, its products, systems and expertise have made food, drink and facilities safer and more hygienic. The company serves end-users in the building maintenance, retail, food service, hotel, health care, and food, dairy and beverage sectors. Diversey Japan differentiates itself in the industry as a total solution provider, combining detergents, equipment and services while also leveraging its specialized know-how to meets its customers’ various needs. www.diversey.co.jp About Sealed Air Sealed Air is a global leader in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection. With widely recognized and inventive brands such as Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Diversey™ brand cleaning and hygiene solutions, Sealed Air offers efficient and sustainable solutions that create business value for customers, enhance the quality of life for consumers and provide a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations. On a pro forma basis, Sealed Air generated revenue of $8.1 billion in 2011, and has approximately 26,300 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.