Oosterhout, The Netherlands | January 30, 2017

Mauser Group N.V. Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering of Ordinary Shares

Mauser Group N.V. (“MAUSER”), a global supplier of rigid packaging products and services for industrial use, announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 12,620,000 ordinary shares pursuant to a registration statement on Form F-1, as amended, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The initial public offering price is currently expected to be between $20.00 and $22.00 per share. The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,893,000 ordinary shares from MAUSER.

BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Baird, Deutsche Bank Securities and Jefferies are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. BNP Paribas, ING, Natixis and Nomura are acting as co-managers for the offering.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the securities being offered may be obtained, when available, from BofA Merrill Lynch, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd floor, Charlotte, NC  28255-0001, Attn: Prospectus Department or by email at dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com; or from Citigroup, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by telephone at 800-831-9146.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. The securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.

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 shares in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any state.



MAUSER is a worldwide leading producer of industrial packaging with over 4,000 employees and consolidated revenue of over €1 billion. Founded in 1896 and headquartered in Ooosterhout, The Netherlands, the company has provided superior products and service to the international market through innovative packaging technologies. The portfolio for customers in the chemical, agrochemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical sectors as well as in the food and beverage industries includes plastic packaging, fiber drums, steel drums, Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC), and reconditioning services through the National Container Group (NCG). Mauser provides sustainability-oriented full cycle services from production to recycling (“ECO-CYCLE®”). With more than 100 MAUSER/NCG sites and multiple joint ventures in Europe, the Americas and Asia plus two licensee networks for plastic and steel packaging, the company is a presence around the globe.


Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes "forward-looking statements," including with respect to the proposed initial public offering, within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which may be beyond our control. We caution you that the forward-looking information presented in this press release is not a guarantee of future events, and that actual events may differ materially from those made in or suggested by the forward-looking information contained in this press release. In addition, forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “could,” “seeks,” “intends,” “plans,” “estimates,” “anticipates” or other comparable terms.. Any forward-looking information presented herein is made only as of the date of this press release, and we do not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information to reflect changes in assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events, or otherwise.


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Axel Schaefer

Birgit Wölker

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