Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) (the “Company”) announced today the pricing of a previously announced secondary public offering of 15,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock by certain funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC and certain funds affiliated with Graham Partners, Inc. (collectively, the “Selling Stockholders”) at $21.63 per share. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,250,000 shares of common stock from the Selling Stockholders. The Company itself is not selling any shares and will not receive any proceeds from the offering, and it will not change the number of shares of the Company’s common stock that are currently outstanding. The offering is currently expected to close on July 23, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions. Citigroup, BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Credit Suisse, Baird and Barclays are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Wells Fargo Securities and Apollo Global Securities are acting as co-managers for the offering. A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. A copy of the registration statement can be obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov. The offering is being made only by means of prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from: Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 (Tel: 800-831-9146) or BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department, email email@example.com. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Berry PlasticsBerry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading provider of value-added plastic consumer packaging and engineered materials delivering high-quality customized solutions to our customers with annual net sales of $4.8 billion in fiscal 2012. With world headquarters in Evansville, Indiana, the Company's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BERY. Forward-looking Statements Certain statements and information included in this release may constitute “forward looking statements” within the meaning of the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied in such forward looking statements. Additional discussion of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from management’s projections, forecasts, estimates and expectations is contained in the companies’ Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The companies do not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, or to make any other forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.