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Sealed Air Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) today announced financial results for second quarter 2015. Commenting on these results, Jerome A. Peribere, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Our second quarter 2015 performance demonstrates our continued focus on profitable growth and ongoing commitment to delivering innovative solutions to our customers. Net sales in the second quarter increased 3.3% on an organic basis and Adjusted EBITDA of $308 million was 17.2% of net sales. Adjusted EBITDA margins expanded by 280 basis points with margin expansion across all divisions. Given our performance in the first half of 2015 and our forecast for the remainder of the year, we are raising our outlook for Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted EPS and Free Cash Flow."

Unless otherwise stated, all results compare second quarter 2015 results to second quarter 2014 results. Year-over-year financial discussions present operating results as reported, and on an organic or constant dollar basis. Constant dollar performance excludes the impact of currency translation from all periods referenced. Organic performance excludes the impact of currency translation and the results from the divestiture of the North American foam trays and absorbent pads business ("divestiture"), which was divested on April 1, 2015, from all periods referenced. Additionally, non-U.S. GAAP adjusted financial measures, such as Adjusted Earnings Before Interest Expense, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization ("Adjusted EBITDA"), Adjusted Net Earnings, Adjusted Diluted Earnings Per Share ("Adjusted EPS") and Core Tax Rate, exclude the impact of special items, such as restructuring charges, Venezuela remeasurement, cash-settled stock appreciation rights ("SARs") granted as part of the Diversey acquisition and certain other infrequent or one-time items. Please refer to the financial statements included with this press release for a reconciliation of Non-U.S. GAAP to U.S. GAAP financial measures.

Business and Financial Highlights

  • Food Care net sales of $847 million in the second quarter decreased 12.0% as reported. Currency had a negative impact on Food Care net sales of 10.4%, or $101 million, while the divestiture had a negative impact of 5.8%, or $55.9 million. Net sales increased 4.2% on an organic basis, which excludes the impact of currency translation and results from the divestiture, with favorable product price/mix of 2.7% and positive volume of 1.5%. Adjusted EBITDA was $174 million or 20.5% of net sales. Adjusted EBITDA margins expanded 410 basis points compared to last year. The increase in Adjusted EBITDA was attributable to favorable mix and price/cost spread, cost synergies and positive volume trends, partially offset by unfavorable currency translation and the divestiture.
  • Diversey Care net sales of $535 million in the second quarter decreased 8.0% as reported and increased 3.8% on a constant dollar basis. Currency had a negative impact on Diversey Care net sales of 11.8%, or $68 million, in the quarter. All regions experienced positive constant dollar sales growth with volume increasing 1.6% and favorable price/mix of 2.2%. Diversey Care's Adjusted EBITDA was $69 million or 12.9% of net sales. Adjusted EBITDA margins expanded 40 basis points compared to last year and was attributable to favorable price/cost spread, cost synergies and positive volume trends, partially offset by unfavorable currency translation and higher selling, general and administrative expenses (SG&A).
  • Product Care net sales of $381 million in the second quarter decreased 6.8% as reported, and were essentially unchanged on a constant dollar basis. Currency had a negative impact on Product Care net sales of 6.5%, or $27 million. Favorable product price/mix of 1.3% was offset by a volume decline of 1.6%. Volume trends were negatively impacted by continued rationalization efforts, particularly in Latin America and to a lesser extent North America. Adjusted EBITDA was $79 million or 20.7% of net sales. Adjusted EBITDA margins expanded 310 basis points compared to last year. Product Care's Adjusted EBITDA increase was primarily attributable to favorable price/cost spread as well as cost synergies, partially offset by lower sales volumes, unfavorable currency translation and higher SG&A expenses.
  • In the second quarter, the Company issued $400 million of 5.5% senior notes due 2025 and €400 million of 4.5% senior notes due 2023. Net proceeds from the offering were used to repurchase the $750 million 8.375% senior notes due 2021. The senior notes issuance provided extended maturities, increased covenant flexibility and reduced interest expense. The Company expects annualized interest expense savings to be approximately $20 million.
  • On July 14, 2015, the Company announced that its Board of Directors authorized a new repurchase program of up to $1.5 billion of the Company's common stock, reflecting its commitment to return value to shareholders. The new repurchase program has no expiration date and replaces the previously authorized program, which was terminated.

Second Quarter 2015 Summary

Second quarter 2015 net sales of $1.8 billion decreased 9.6% on a reported basis and increased 0.5% on a constant dollar basis. Currency had a negative impact on net sales of 10.1%, or $199 million. Adjusting for currency translation and the divestiture, net sales increased 3.3% on an organic basis. Favorable product price/mix was 2.4% and volume increased 0.9%. Latin America and Asia Pacific were the fastest growing regions, increasing net sales by 8.7% and 3.6% on a constant dollar basis, respectively. Europe, Middle East and Africa delivered constant dollar net sales growth of 2.9%. On an organic basis, North America delivered 2.4% net sales growth.

Second quarter 2015 net earnings on a reported basis were $28 million, or $0.13 per diluted share as compared to $60 million, or $0.28 per diluted share in the second quarter 2014. Both periods include special items, primarily consisting of the loss on debt redemption and refinancing activities in 2015, and restructuring and other associated costs in 2014.

Adjusted EPS was $0.60 for the second quarter 2015. This compares to Adjusted EPS of $0.42 in the second quarter 2014. The core tax rate was 28.9% in the second quarter 2015, compared to 29.5% in the second quarter 2014. During the second quarter 2015, the Company repurchased approximately 1.8 million shares for approximately $86 million. In the first half of 2015, the Company repurchased 3.2 million shares for approximately $150 million. Through July 28, the Company has repurchased 5.9 million shares for approximately $293 million.

Adjusted EBITDA for the second quarter 2015 was $308 million, or 17.2% of net sales, compared to $284 million, or 14.4% of net sales, in second quarter 2014. Adjusted EBITDA margins expanded 280 basis points compared to last year. The year-over-year increase in the second quarter was primarily attributable to favorable mix and price/cost spread, cost synergies and positive volume trends, partially offset by unfavorable currency translation, the impact of the divestiture and higher SG&A expenses.

Cash Flow and Net Debt

Cash flow provided by operating activities in the six months ended June 30, 2015 was $463 million. In March 2015, the Company received a tax refund of $235 million related to the Settlement agreement (as defined in the Company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014) payment. Excluding the tax refund, cash flow provided by operating activities in the six months ended June 30, 2015 was $228 million, which is net of $45 million of restructuring and $18 million of SARs payments. This compares with cash used by operating activities of $756 million in the six months ended 2014, which is net of $50 million of restructuring, $17 million of SARs payments and $930 million related to the Settlement agreement. Capital expenditures were $58 million in the six months ended June 30, 2015 compared to $55 million in the six months ended June 30, 2014.

Free Cash Flow, defined as net cash used in operating activities less capital expenditures, was an inflow of $171 million in the six months ended June 30, 2015, compared with $119 million in the six months ended June 30, 2014, excluding the Settlement agreement. The year-over-year improvement was attributable to higher earnings, lower interest payments and working capital management.

Compared to December 31, 2014, the Company's net debt decreased $197 million to $3.9 billion as of June 30, 2015. This decrease was primarily a result of an increase in cash reflecting the tax refund related to the Settlement agreement payment and cash generated from operating activities, partially offset by amounts paid for dividends and share repurchases.

Updated Outlook for Full Year 2015

Consistent with the presentation of the Company's outlook last quarter, the forecast provided below includes one quarter of financial results from the divestiture, which closed on April 1, 2015.

The Company continues to estimate net sales to be approximately $7.1 billion for the full year 2015, which assumes an unfavorable impact of approximately 9% from foreign currency translation. Excluding the impact of foreign currency translation and the impact of the divestiture, net sales are expected to increase approximately 3% on an organic basis.

The Company is increasing its forecast for Adjusted EPS to a range of $2.24 to $2.28 from its previously provided outlook in the range of $2.11 to $2.18. The Adjusted EPS increase is due to higher net earnings and reflects share repurchases through July 28, 2015. Adjusted EPS guidance excludes the impact of special items. The Company's expected Core Tax Rate for 2015 of approximately 25% is unchanged from prior forecast.

Adjusted EBITDA is now estimated to be in the range of $1.16 billion to $1.17 billion as compared to the previously provided forecast of $1.14 billion to $1.16 billion, which reflects the divestiture and includes approximately $110 million of unfavorable currency translation.

As a result of higher earnings, Free Cash Flow is expected to be approximately $585 million, excluding the tax refund of approximately $235 million received in March 2015 related to the Settlement agreement payment. This compares to the Company's previous outlook of approximately $575 million, which also excluded the tax refund related to the Settlement agreement payment. The Company continues to anticipate capital expenditures of approximately $210 million and cash restructuring payments of approximately $120 million.

Conference Call Information

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Business

Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2014, the Company generated revenue of approximately $7.8 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today's biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning and Diversey® cleaning and hygiene solutions, enables a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 24,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Website Information

We routinely post important information for investors on our website, www.sealedair.com, in the "Investor Relations" section. We use this website as a means of disclosing material, non-public information and for complying with our disclosure obligations under Regulation FD. Accordingly, investors should monitor the Investor Relations section of our website, in addition to following our press releases, SEC filings, public conference calls, presentations and webcasts. The information contained on, or that may be accessed through, our website is not incorporated by reference into, and is not a part of, this document.

Non-U.S. GAAP Information

In this press release and supplement, we have included several non-U.S. GAAP financial measures, including Adjusted Net Earnings and EPS, net sales on a "constant dollar" or "organic" basis, Adjusted Gross Profit, Adjusted Operating Profit, Free Cash Flow, Adjusted EBITDA and Core Tax Rate, as our management believes these measures are useful to investors. We present results and guidance, adjusted to exclude the effects of certain specified items ("special items") and their related tax impact that would otherwise be included under U.S. GAAP, to aid in comparisons with other periods or prior guidance. In addition, non-U.S. GAAP measures are used by management to review and analyze our operating performance and, along with other data, as internal measures for setting annual budgets and forecasts, assessing financial performance, providing guidance and comparing our financial performance with our peers and may also be used for purposes of determining incentive compensation. The non-U.S. GAAP information has limitations as an analytical tool and should not be considered in isolation from or as a substitute for U.S. GAAP information. It does not purport to represent any similarly titled U.S. GAAP information and is not an indicator of our performance under U.S. GAAP. Non-U.S. GAAP financial measures that we present may not be comparable with similarly titled measures used by others. Investors are cautioned against placing undue reliance on these non-U.S. GAAP measures. For a reconciliation of these non-U.S. GAAP measures to U.S. GAAP and other important information on our use of non-U.S. GAAP financial measures, see the attached supplementary information entitled "Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows" (under the section entitled "Non-U.S. GAAP Free Cash Flow"), "Reconciliation of U.S. GAAP Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations to Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations and Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted EBITDA," "Segment Information," "Reconciliation of Non-U.S. GAAP Total Company Adjusted EBITDA to U.S. GAAP Net Earnings from Continuing Operations," "Components of Change in Net Sales by Segment," and "Components of Changes in Net Sales by Region." Information reconciling forward-looking non-U.S. GAAP measures to U.S. GAAP measures is not available without unreasonable effort.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 concerning our business, consolidated financial condition and results of operations. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside our control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from these statements. Therefore, you should not rely on any of these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements can be identified by such words as "anticipates," "believes," "plan," "assumes," "could," "should," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "potential," "seek," "predict," "may," "will" and similar references to future periods. All statements other than statements of historical facts included in this press release regarding our strategies, prospects, financial condition, operations, costs, plans and objectives are forward-looking statements. Examples of forward-looking statements include, among others, statements we make regarding expected future operating results, expectations regarding the results of restructuring and other programs, anticipated levels of capital expenditures and expectations of the effect on our financial condition of claims, litigation, environmental costs, contingent liabilities and governmental and regulatory investigations and proceedings. The following are important factors that we believe could cause actual results to differ materially from those in our forward-looking statements: the cash tax benefits associated with the Settlement agreement (as defined in our 2014 Annual Report on Form 10-K), global economic and political conditions, changes in our credit ratings, changes in raw material pricing and availability, changes in energy costs, competitive conditions, success of our restructuring activities, currency translation and devaluation effects, the success of our financial growth, profitability, cash generation and manufacturing strategies and our cost reduction and productivity efforts, the effects of animal and food-related health issues, pandemics, consumer preferences, environmental matters, regulatory actions and legal matters, and the other information referenced in the "Risk Factors" section appearing in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and as revised and updated by our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K. Any forward-looking statement made by us is based only on information currently available to us and speaks only as of the date on which it is made. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether written or oral, that may be made from time to time, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.

SEALED AIR CORPORATION

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS(1)

(Unaudited)

(In millions, except per share data)

       
Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
June 30, June 30,

2015

2014

2015 2014
    Revised(2) Revised(2)
Net sales

$1,785.0

$1,973.6

$

3,531.4

$

3,801.3

Cost of sales

1,121.2

1,294.0

 

2,218.0

 

2,482.1

Gross profit 663.8 679.6

1,313.4

1,319.2

As a % of total net sales 37.2%

34.4%

 

37.2 % 34.7 %
Selling, general and administrative expenses 415.3 460.7 843.1

909.0

As a % of total net sales 23.3%

23.3%

 

23.9 % 23.9 %
Amortization expense of intangible assets acquired

23.0

31.2

45.6 62.4
Stock appreciation rights expense(3) 1.6

1.7

4.5 2.2
Restructuring and other charges 16.9

14.1

  29.6   20.2
Operating profit 207

171.9

390.6 325.4
Interest expense (59.0)

(73.9)

 

(117.5 ) (152.4 )
Foreign currency exchange (loss) gain related to Venezuelan subsidiaries(4) (30.5)

0.2

(29.7 ) (14.8 )
Gain from Claims Settlement(5)

21.1

Loss on debt redemption and refinancing activities(6)

(110.8)

(0.4)

 

(111.3 ) (0.8 )
Gain on sale of business(7) 29.2

 

29.2
Other income (expense), net 7

(4.8)

 

  12.9   (4.4 )
Earnings before income tax provision 42.9

93

174.2 174.1
Income tax provision 14.8

32.9

  48.9   43.1
Effective income tax rate 34.5%

35.4

 

28.1 % 24.8 %
Net earnings available to common stockholders $28.1

60.1

$ 125.3 $

131.0

Net earnings per common share(8):
Basic : $0.13 $0.28 $ 0.6 $ 0.62
Diluted: 0.13 0.28   0.59   0.61
Dividends per common share $0.13 $0.13 $ 0.26 $ 0.26
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding:
Basic 208.5 213.5   208.7   210.1
Diluted 211.3 215.5   211.5   215.4

(1) The supplementary information included in this press release for 2015 is preliminary and subject to change prior to the filing of our upcoming Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

(2) During the fourth quarter of 2014, we changed the method of valuing our inventories that used the Last In First Out ("LIFO") method to the First In First Out ("FIFO") method, so that all of our inventories are now valued at FIFO. We applied this change in accounting principle retrospectively. Accordingly all previously reported financial information has been revised. The impact of the change on net earnings was not material.

(3) The remaining amount of unvested cash-settled stock appreciation rights ("SARs") fully vested March 31, 2015. However, we will continue to incur expense related to these SARs until the last expiration date of these awards (March 2021). The amount of related future expense will fluctuate based on exercise and forfeiture activity and changes in the assumptions used in the valuation model, including the price of Sealed Air common stock.

(4) Based on changes to the Venezuelan currency exchange rate mechanisms, in the first quarter of 2014, we changed the exchange rate we used to remeasure our Venezuelan subsidiaries' financial statements into U.S. dollars. As a result, as of June 30, 2014 our excess cash position in our Venezuelan subsidiaries was remeasured at the SICAD 2 rate resulting in a $15 million loss for the six months ended June 30, 2014. As of June 30, 2015, based on further changes in the Venezuelan exchange rate mechanisms and our specific facts and circumstances, we changed the rate used to remeasure all of our Bolivar denominated net monetary assets to the SIMADI rate of 197.2980. As a result of the change, we recorded a remeasurement loss of $31 million and $30 million in the three and six months ended June 30, 2015, respectively.

(5) As previously disclosed in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended March 31, 2014, on February 3, 2014 we funded the cash consideration ($930 million) and issued the shares reserved under the Settlement agreement as defined therein. As a result, we recognized a gain on Claims Settlement of $21 million, which primarily consisted of the release of certain tax and other liabilities.

(6) In June 2015, we issued $400 million of 5.5% senior notes due 2025 and €400 million of 4.5% senior notes due 2023 and used the net proceeds of these notes to retire the existing $750 million of 8.375% senior notes due 2021. The aggregate repurchase price was $866 million, which primarily included the principle amount of $750 million, premium of $99 million and accrued interest of $17 million. We recognized a total net pre-tax loss of $111 million in the three months ended June 30, 2015, which included the premiums mentioned above. Also included in the loss on debt redemption was $11 million of accelerated amortization of original non-lender fees related to the 8.375% senior notes.

(7) In April 2015, we completed the sale of our North American foam trays and absorbent pads business for a gain of $29 million.

(8) Net earnings per common share is calculated under the two-class method. See our Annual Report on Form 10-K for period ended December 31, 2014 for further details.

SEALED AIR CORPORATION

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS(1)

(Unaudited)

(In millions)

 
  June 30,     December 31,
2015 2014
 
Assets
Current assets:
Cash and cash equivalents $ 569.2 $ 322.6
Trade receivables, net

1,040.9

1,002.2

Other receivables 183.4 404
Inventories 765.2 695.3
Assets held for sale(2) 5.8 69.3
Other current assets   180.5   227.7
Total current assets

2,745.0

2,721.1

Property and equipment, net 928.4 970.6
Goodwill

2,959.7

2,998.6

Intangible assets, net 832.4 872.2
Other assets, net   489.9   479.2
Total assets $

7,955.4

$

8,041.7

Liabilities and stockholders' equity
Current liabilities:
Short-term borrowings $ 92.7 $ 130.4
Current portion of long-term debt 1.6 1.1
Accounts payable 733.3 638.7
Liabilities held for sale (2) - 6.1
Other current liabilities   826.4   954.6
Total current liabilities

1,654.0

1,730.9

Long-term debt, less current portion

4,369.0

4,282.5

Other liabilities   857.7   865.5
Total liabilities  

6,880.7

 

6,878.9

Stockholders' equity  

1,074.7

 

1,162.8

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $

7,955.4

$

8,041.7

CALCULATION OF NET DEBT (1)

   
June 30, December 31,
2015 2014
 
 
Short-term borrowings $ 92.7 $ 130.4
Current portion of long-term debt 1.6 1.1
Long-term debt, less current portion  

4,369.0

 

4,282.5

Total debt

4,463.3

4,414.0

Less: cash and cash equivalents   (569.2 )   (322.6 )
Net debt $

3,894.1

$

4,091.4

(1) The supplementary information included in this press release for 2015 is preliminary and subject to change prior to the filing of our upcoming Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

(2) In January 2015, we completed the sale relating to our building located in Racine, Wisconsin. As of December 31, 2014, the building and certain related assets were included in assets held for sale. Accordingly, we transferred $26 million from assets held for sale as of December 31, 2014. In addition, during the second quarter we completed the sale of our North American foam trays and absorbent pads business. During the first quarter of 2015, the assets and liabilities met the criteria of held for sale classification. Accordingly, we had reclassified $42 million of assets and $6 million of liabilities to held for sale as of December 31, 2014.

SEALED AIR CORPORATION

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS(1)

(Unaudited)

(In millions)

 
Six Months Ended June 30,
2015 2014
Revised(2)
Net earnings available to common stockholders $ 125.3 $

131.0

Adjustments to reconcile net earnings to net cash provided by (used in) operating 276.9 187.3
activities(3)(5)
Changes in:
Trade receivables, net (47.9 ) (56.1 )
Inventories (99.1 ) (97.8 )
Accounts payable 101.8 69
Settlement agreement, and related items (4) 235.2 (929.7 )
Changes in all other operating assets and liabilities   (128.8 )   (59.5 )
Cash flow provided by (used in) operating activities 463.4 (755.8 )
 
Capital expenditures for property and equipment (57.6 ) (55.1 )
Proceeds from sale of business(5) 75.6
Business acquired in purchase transactions, net of cash and cash equivalents acquired (8.5 )
Proceeds from sales of property, equipment and other assets 26.4 1.2
Other investing activities   36.9   5.8
Cash flow provided by (used in) investing activities 72.8 (48.1 )
 
Net proceeds from short-term borrowings and long-term debt 68.6 362.2
Repurchase of common stock (149.7 ) (130.0 )
Payments for debt extinguishment costs (108.3 )
Dividends paid on common stock (54.8 ) (56.0 )
Acquisition of common stock for tax withholding obligations under our Omnibus stock plan and 2005 Contingent Stock Plan (7.4 ) (2.8 )
Other financing activities   (0.1 )   0.1
Cash flow (used in) provided by financing activities (251.7 ) 173.5
 
Effect of foreign currency exchange rates on cash and cash equivalents   (37.9 )   (5.5 )
 
Cash and cash equivalents beginning of period $ 322.6 $ 992.4
Net change in cash and cash equivalents   246.6   (635.9 )
Cash and cash equivalents end of period $ 569.2 $ 356.5
 
Non-U.S. GAAP Free Cash Flow:
Cash flow from operating activities(4) $ 463.4 $ (755.8 )
Capital expenditures for property and equipment   (57.6 )   (55.1 )
Free Cash Flow(6) $ 405.8 $ (810.9 )
Settlement agreement and related items (4)   (235.2 )   929.7
Free Cash Flow excluding Settlement agreement and related accrued interest $ 170.6 $ 118.8
 
Additional Cash Flow Information:
Interest payments, net of amounts capitalized(7) $ 131.4 $ 563.1
Income tax payments $ 52.8 $ 41.2
SARs payments (less amounts included in restructuring payments) $ 18.3 $ 17
Restructuring payments (including associated costs) $ 45.2 $ 49.9

(1) The supplementary information included in this press release for 2015 is preliminary and subject to change prior to the filing of our upcoming Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

(2) During the fourth quarter of 2014, we changed the method of valuing our inventories that used the LIFO method to the FIFO method, so that all of our inventories are now valued at FIFO. We applied this change in accounting principle retrospectively. Accordingly all previously reported financial information has been revised. The impact of the change to net earnings was not material. Certain other reclassifications have been made to prior year numbers to conform to current year presentation.

(3) 2015 primarily consists of loss on bond redemption of $111 million, depreciation and amortization of $109 million, share-based compensation expense of $33 million, and a remeasurement loss of $30 million partially offset by a gain on sale of business of $(29) million. 2014 primarily consists of depreciation and amortization of $164 million, profit sharing expense of $19 million and a remeasurement loss of $15 million, partially offset by gain on Settlement agreement of $(21) million.

(4) During the first quarter of 2015, the Company received the tax refund of $235 million related to the Settlement agreement payment. During the first quarter of 2014, we used $930 million of cash to fund the cash portion of the Settlement agreement and related accrued interest. To fund the cash payment, we used $555 million of cash and cash equivalents and utilized borrowings of $260 million from our revolving credit facility and $115 million from our accounts receivable securitization programs.

(5) During the second quarter of 2015, we completed the sale of our North American foam trays and absorbent pads business for net cash proceeds of $76 million, resulting in the recording of a $29 million gain.

(6) Free cash flow does not represent residual cash available for discretionary expenditures, including mandatory debt servicing requirements or non-discretionary expenditures that are not deducted from this measure.

(7) Interest payments in 2014 include $417 million related to the Settlement agreement.

SEALED AIR CORPORATION

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

RECONCILIATION OF U.S. GAAP CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS TO

NON-U.S. GAAP ADJUSTED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS AND

NON-U.S. GAAP ADJUSTED EBITDA(1)

(Unaudited)

(In millions, except per share data)

Three Months Ended
June 30,
2015

 

  2014

U.S. GAAP

As
Reported

Less:

Special

Items(2)

 

Non-U.S.
GAAP
Adjusted

U.S. GAAP

As
Reported

 

Less:

Special
Items(2

 

Non-U.S.
GAAP
Adjusted

 

Revised(3)

Revised(3)

Net sales $

1,785.0

$ $

1,785.0

$

1,973.6

$

 

$

1,973.6

Cost of sales  

1,121.2

  (1.6 )  

1,119.6

 

1,294.0

  (5.3 )  

1,288.7

Gross profit 663.8 1.6 665.4 679.6 5.3 684.9
As a % of total net sales 37.2 % 37.3 % 34.4 % 34.7 %
Selling, general and administrative expenses 415.3 (7.8 ) 407.5 460.7 (6.4 ) 454.3
As a % of total net sales 23.3 % 22.8 % 23.3 %

23.0

%
Amortization expense of intangible assets acquired

23.0

23.0

31.2 31.2
Stock appreciation rights expense 1.6 (1.6 ) 1.7 (1.7 )
Restructuring and other charges   16.9   (16.9 )     14.1   (14.1 )  
Operating profit

207.0

27.9 234.9 171.9 27.5 199.4
As a % of total net sales 11.6 % 13.2 % 8.7 % 10.1 %
Interest expense (59.0 ) (59.0 ) (73.9 ) (73.9 )
Foreign currency exchange gain (loss) related to Venezuelan subsidiaries (30.5 ) 30.5 0.2 (0.2 )
Loss on debt redemption and refinancing activities (110.8 ) 110.8 (0.4 ) 0.4
Gain on sale of business 29.2 (29.2 )
Other income (expense), net  

7.0

  (3.9 )   3.1   (4.8 )   7.5   2.7
Earnings before income tax provision 42.9 136.1

179.0

93.0

35.2 128.2
Income tax provision

 

14.8

 

37.0

 

51.8

  32.9   4.9   37.8
Effective income tax rate(4)   34.5 %       28.9 %   35.4 %       29.5 %
Net earnings available to common stockholders $ 28.1 $ 99.1 $ 127.2 $ 60.1 $ 30.3 $ 90.4
Net earnings per common share(5):
Diluted $ 0.13 $ 0.47 $

0.60

$ 0.28 $ 0.14 $ 0.42
 
Weighted average number of common shares
outstanding:
Diluted   211.3   211.3   211.3   215.5   215.5   215.5
 
Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted EBITDA:
Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted Operating Profit $ 234.9 $ 199.4
Other income (expense), net 3.1 2.7
Depreciation and amortization(6) 69.3 81.6
Write down of non-strategic assets, included in depreciation and amortization   0.3   0.1
Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted EBITDA $ 307.6 $ 283.8
As a % of total net sales 17.2 % 14.4 %

(1) The supplementary information included in this press release for 2015 is preliminary and subject to change prior to the filing of our upcoming Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

(2) Special items consist of certain one-time costs or charges/credits that are included in our U.S. GAAP reported results. These special items include restructuring and other associated costs related to our previously announced Fusion program ("Fusion"), Earnings Quality Improvement Program ("EQIP") and the Integration and Optimization Program ("IOP") restructuring programs, foreign currency exchange losses related to Venezuelan subsidiaries, stock appreciation rights ("SARs") expense, losses recorded on debt redemption and refinancing activities, gain on sale of business, and income from sale of equity method investment.

(3) During the fourth quarter of 2014, we changed the method of valuing our inventories that used the LIFO method to the FIFO method, so that all of our inventories are now valued at FIFO. We applied this change in accounting principle retrospectively. Accordingly all previously reported financial information has been revised. The impact of the change to net earnings was not material.

(4) Our Core Tax Rate is defined as the effective income tax rate on Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted Net Earnings.

(5) Net earnings per common share is calculated under two-class method. See our Annual Report on Form 10-K for period ended December 31, 2014 for further details.

(6) Depreciation and amortization includes:

          Three Months Ended
June 30,
2015     2014
Depreciation of property, plant and equipment $ 31.4 $ 38.5
Amortization of intangible assets acquired

23.0

31.2
Amortization of deferred share-based compensation   14.9   11.9
Total $ 69.3 $ 81.6

SEALED AIR CORPORATION

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

RECONCILIATION OF U.S. GAAP CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS TO

NON-U.S. GAAP ADJUSTED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS AND

NON-U.S. GAAP ADJUSTED EBITDA(1)

(Unaudited)

(In millions, except per share data)

Six Months Ended
June 30,
2015   2014

U.S.
GAAP
As
Reported

 

Less:
Special
Items(4)

 

 

Non-U.S.
GAAP
Adjusted

U.S.
GAAP
As
Reported

 

 

Less:
Special
Items(4)

 

 

Non-U.S.
GAAP
Adjusted

 

 

Revised(3)

 

Revised(3)

   

 

 

 

Net sales $

3,531.4

$ $

3,531.4

$

3,801.3

$

$

3,801.3

Cost of sales  

2,218.0

  (2.5 )  

2,215.5

 

2,482.1

  (6.4 )  

2,475.7

Gross profit

1,313.4

2.5

1,315.9

1,319.2

6.4

1,325.6

As a % of total net sales 37.2 % 37.3 % 34.7 % 34.9 %
Selling, general and administrative expenses(2) 843.1 (16.5 ) 826.6

909.0

(10.8 ) 898.2
As a % of total net sales 23.9 % 23.4 % 23.9 % 23.6 %
Amortization expense of intangible assets acquired 45.6 45.6 62.4 62.4
Stock appreciation rights expense 4.5 (4.5 ) 2.2 (2.2 )
Restructuring and other charges   29.6   (29.6 )     20.2   (20.2 )  
Operating profit 390.6 53.1 443.7 325.4 39.6

365.0

As a % of total net sales 11.1 % 12.6 % 8.6 % 9.6 %
Interest expense (117.5 ) (117.5 ) (152.4 ) (152.4 )
Foreign currency exchange loss related to Venezuelan subsidiaries (29.7 ) 29.7 (14.8 ) 14.8
Gain from Claims Settlement 21.1

(21.1)

 

Loss on debt redemption and refinancing activities (111.3 ) 111.3 (0.8 ) 0.8
Gain on sale of business 29.2 (29.2 )
Other income (expense), net   12.9   (6.9 )  

6.0

  (4.4 )   9.4  

5.0

Earnings before income tax provision   174.2  

158.0

  332.2   174.1   43.5   217.6
Income tax provision   48.9   41.5   90.4   43.1   13.6   56.7
Effective income tax rate(4)   28.1 %       27.2 %   24.8 %       26.1 %
Net earnings available to common stockholders $ 125.3 $ 116.5 $ 241.8 $

131.0

$ 29.9 $ 160.9
Net earnings per common share(5):            
Diluted: $ 0.59 $ 0.55 $ 1.14 $ 0.61 $ 0.14 $ 0.75
 
Weighted average number of common shares
outstanding:
Diluted   211.5   211.5   211.5   215.4   215.4   215.4
 
Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted EBITDA:
Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted Operating Profit $ 443.7 $

365.0

Other income (expense), net

6.0

5.0

Depreciation and amortization(6) 142.4 164.4
Write down of non-strategic assets, included in depreciation and amortization   (0.3 )   0.1
Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted EBITDA $ 591.8 $ 534.5
As a % of total net sales 16.8 % 14.1 %

(1) The supplementary information included in this press release for 2015 is preliminary and subject to change prior to the filing of our upcoming Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

(2) Special items consist of certain one-time costs or charges/credits that are included in our U.S. GAAP reported results. These special items include restructuring and other associated costs related to our previously announced Fusion program ("Fusion"), Earnings Quality Improvement Program ("EQIP") and the Integration and Optimization Program ("IOP") restructuring programs, foreign currency exchange losses related to Venezuelan subsidiaries, stock appreciation rights ("SARs") expense, and losses recorded on debt redemption and refinancing activities, gain on sale of business, and income from sale of equity method investment.

(3) During the fourth quarter of 2014, we changed the method of valuing our inventories that used the LIFO method to the FIFO method, so that all of our inventories are now valued at FIFO. We applied this change in accounting principle retrospectively. Accordingly all previously reported financial information has been revised. The impact of the change to net earnings was not material.

(4) Our Core Tax Rate is defined as the effective income tax rate on Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted Net Earnings.

(5) Net earnings per common share is calculated under two-class method. See our Annual Report on Form 10-K for period ended December 31, 2014 for further details.

(6) Depreciation and amortization includes:

             

Six Months Ended

June 30,

2015     2014
Depreciation of property, plant and equipment $ 63.6 $ 75.6
Amortization of intangible assets acquired 45.6 62.4
Amortization of deferred share-based compensation   33.2   26.4
Total $ 142.4 $ 164.4

SEALED AIR CORPORATION

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

SEGMENT INFORMATION(1)

(Unaudited)

(In millions)

 
  Three Months Ended       Six Months Ended    
June 30, % June 30, %
2015   2014 Change 2015   2014 Change
 
Net Sales:    
Food Care $ 846.6 $ 962.1 (12.0 ) % $ 1,726.4 $ 1,866.4 (7.5 ) %
As a % of Total Company net sales 47.4 % 48.7 % 48.9 % 49.1 %
Diversey Care 535.0 581.3 (8.0 ) % 1,002.9 1,086.4 (7.7 ) %
As a % of Total Company net sales 30.0 % 29.5 % 28.4 % 28.6 %
Product Care 381.0 408.7 (6.8 ) % 758.1 802.5 (5.5 ) %
As a % of Total Company net sales   21.3 %   20.7 %       21.5 %   21.1 %    
Total Reportable Segments Net Sales 1,762.6 1,952.1 (9.7 ) % 3,487.4 3,755.3 (7.1 ) %
Other 22.4   21.5   4.2 %   44.0   46.0   (4.3 ) %
Total Company Net Sales $ 1,785.0 $ 1,973.6   (9.6 ) % $ 3,531.4 $ 3,801.3   (7.1 ) %
  Three Months Ended     Six Months Ended  
June 30, % June 30, %
2015     2014 Change 2015     2014 Change
Revised(2) Revised(2)
Adjusted EBITDA:
Food Care $ 173.7 $ 157.8 10.1 % $ 364.2 $ 316.8 15.0 %
Adjusted EBITDA Margin 20.5 % 16.4 % 21.1 % 17.0 %
Diversey Care 69.1 72.4 (4.6 ) % 110.1 116.8 (5.7 ) %
Adjusted EBITDA Margin 12.9 % 12.5 % 11.0 % 10.8 %
Product Care 79.0 72.0 9.7 % 154.6 141.1 9.6 %
Adjusted EBITDA Margin   20.7 %   17.6 %       20.4 %   17.6 %    
Total Reportable Segments Adjusted

EBITDA

321.8 302.2 6.5 % 628.9 574.7 9.4 %
Other   (14.2 )   (18.4 )   (22.8 ) %   (37.1 )   (40.2 )   (7.7 ) %
Non-U.S. GAAP Total Company

Adjusted EBITDA

$ 307.6 $ 283.8   8.4 % $ 591.8 $ 534.5   10.7 %
Adjusted EBITDA Margin 17.2 % 14.4 % 16.8 % 14.1 %

(1) The supplementary information included in this press release for 2015 is preliminary and subject to change prior to the filing of our upcoming Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

(2) During the fourth quarter of 2014, we changed the method of valuing our inventories that used the LIFO method to the FIFO method, so that all of our inventories are now valued at FIFO. We applied this change in accounting principle retrospectively. Accordingly all previously reported financial information has been revised. The impact of the change to net earnings was not material.

SEALED AIR CORPORATION

SEGMENT INFORMATION – CONTINUED

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION(1)

RECONCILIATION OF NON-U.S. GAAP TOTAL COMPANY ADJUSTED EBITDA TO

U.S. GAAP NET EARNINGS FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS

(Unaudited)

(In millions)

 
Three Months Ended     Six Months Ended
June 30, June 30,
2015     2014 2015     2014

 

Revised(2)

 

Revised(2)

Non-U.S. GAAP Total Company Adjusted EBITDA $ 307.6 $ 283.8 $ 591.8 $ 534.5
Depreciation and amortization (3) (69.3 ) (81.6 ) (142.4 ) (164.4 )
Special items(4):
Accelerated depreciation of non-strategic assets related to restructuring programs (0.3 ) (0.1 ) 0.3 (0.1 )
Restructuring and other charges(5) (16.9 ) (14.1 ) (29.6 ) (20.2 )
Other restructuring associated costs included in cost of (10.2 ) (9.6 ) (19.3 ) (15.0 )
sales and selling, general and administrative expenses
SARs (1.6 ) (1.7 ) (4.5 ) (2.2 )
Foreign currency exchange (loss) gains related to (30.5 ) 0.2 (29.7 ) (14.8 )
Venezuelan subsidiaries
Loss on debt redemption and refinancing activities (110.8 ) (0.4 ) (111.3 ) (0.8 )
Gain from Claims Settlement in 2014 and related costs 21.1
Gain from sale of North American foam trays and absorbent pads business 29.2 29.2
Other 4.7 (9.6 ) 7.2 (11.6 )
Interest expense (59.0 ) (73.9 ) (117.5 ) (152.4 )
Income tax (benefit) provision   14.8   32.9   48.9   43.1
U.S. GAAP net earnings available to common stockholders $ 28.1 $ 60.1 $ 125.3 $

131.0

(1) The supplementary information included in this press release for 2015 is preliminary and subject to change prior to the filing of our upcoming Annual Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

(2) During the fourth quarter of 2014, we changed the method of valuing our inventories that used the LIFO method to the FIFO method, so that all of our inventories are now valued at FIFO. We applied this change in accounting principle retrospectively. Accordingly all previously reported financial information has been revised. The impact of the change to net earnings was not material.

(3) Depreciation and amortization by segment is as follows:

  Three Months Ended       Six Months Ended
June 30, June 30,
2015       2014 2015       2014
 
Food Care $ 26.7 $ 27.1 $ 55.2 $ 59.1
Diversey Care 25.2 29.8 51.3 62.1
Product Care   9.4   9.9   19.5   20.5
Total reportable segments 61.3 66.8

126.0

141.7
Other  

8.0

  14.8   16.4   22.7
Total Company depreciation and amortization $ 69.3 $ 81.6 $ 142.4 $ 164.4

(4) Includes items we consider unusual or special items. See Note 2 of "Reconciliation of U.S. GAAP Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations to Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations and Non-U.S. GAAP Adjusted EBITDA," for further information.

(5) Restructuring and other charges by segment is as follows:

Three Months Ended       Six Months Ended
June 30, June 30,
  2015       2014 2015       2014
 
Food Care $ 7.2 $

7.0

$ 14.1 $ 11.1
Diversey Care 6.3 3.4 9.5 3.8
Product Care   3.3   3.5   5.9  

5.0

Total reportable segments 16.8 13.9 29.5 19.9
Other   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.3
Total Company restructuring and other charges $ 16.9 $ 14.1 $ 29.6 $ 20.2

SEALED AIR CORPORATION

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

COMPONENTS OF CHANGE IN NET SALES BY SEGMENT(1)

(Unaudited)

(In millions)

  Three Months Ended June 30,
Food Care   Diversey Care   Product Care   Other   Total

Company

2014 Net Sales $ 962.1   $ 581.3   $ 408.7   $ 21.5   $ 1,973.6  
 
Volume - Units 14.7 1.5 % 9.5 1.6 % (6.7 ) (1.6 ) % 0.5 2.3 % 18.0 0.9 %
Product price/mix (2) 26.3 2.7 % 12.5 2.2 % 5.5 1.3 % 3.7 17.2 % 48.0 2.4 %
Divestiture   (55.9 )   (5.8 ) %     %     %     %   (55.9 )   (2.8 ) %
Total constant dollar change (Non-U.S. GAAP)(3) (14.9 ) (1.6 ) % 22.0 3.8 % (1.2 ) (0.3 ) % 4.2 19.5 % 10.1 0.5 %
Foreign currency translation   (100.6 )   (10.4 ) %   (68.3 )   (11.8 ) %   (26.5 )   (6.5 ) %   (3.3 )   (15.3 ) %   (198.7 )   (10.1 ) %
Total change (U.S. GAAP)   (115.5 )   (12.0 ) %   (46.3 )   (8.0 ) %   (27.7 )   (6.8 ) %   0.9   4.2 %   (188.6 )   (9.6 ) %
                   
2015 Net Sales $ 846.6 $ 535.0 $ 381.0 $ 22.4 $ 1,785.0
  Six Months Ended June 30,
Food Care     Diversey Care   Product Care   Other Total
2014 Net Sales $ 1,866.40     $

1,086.4

    $ 802.5   $

46.0

    $

3,801.3

 
 
Volume - Units 37.5

2.0

% 8.6 0.8 % (16.1 ) (2.0 ) % (1.5 ) (3.3 ) % 28.5 0.7 %
Product price/mix (2) 55.9

3.0

%

21.0

1.9 % 19.3 2.4 % 5.3 11.5 % 101.5 2.7 %
Divestiture   (55.4 )   (3.0 ) %     %     %     %  

(55.4)

 

  (1.4 ) %
Total constant dollar change (Non-U.S. GAAP)(3)

38.0

2.0

% 29.6 2.7 % 3.2 0.4 % 3.8 8.2 % 74.6

2.0

%
Foreign currency translation   (178.0 )   (9.5 ) %   (113.1 )   (10.4 ) %   (47.6 )   (5.9 ) %   (5.8 )   (12.5 ) %   (344.5 )   (9.1 ) %
Total change (U.S. GAAP)   (140.0 )   (7.5 ) %   (83.5 )   (7.7 ) %   (44.4 )   (5.5 ) %   (2.0 )   (4.3 ) %   (269.9 )   (7.1 ) %
                   
2015 Net Sales $

1,726.4

$

1,002.9

$ 758.1 $

44.0

$

3,531.4

(1) The supplementary information included in this press release for 2015 is preliminary and subject to change prior to the filing of our upcoming Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

(2) Our product price/mix reported above includes the net impact of our pricing actions and rebates as well as the period-to-period change in the mix of products sold. Also included in our reported product price/mix is the net effect of some of our customers purchasing our products in non-U.S. dollar or euro denominated countries at selling prices denominated in U.S. dollars or euros. This primarily arises when we export products from the U.S. and euro-zone countries.

(3) Changes in these items excluding the impact of foreign currency translation are non-U.S. GAAP financial measures. Since we are a U.S. domiciled company, we translate our foreign-currency-denominated financial results into U.S. dollars. Due to changes in the value of foreign currencies relative to the U.S. dollar, translating our financial results from foreign currencies to U.S. dollars may result in a favorable or unfavorable impact. It is important that we take into account the effects of foreign currency translation when we view our results and plan our strategies. Nonetheless, we cannot control changes in foreign currency exchange rates. Consequently, when our management looks at our financial results to measure the core performance of our business, we exclude the impact of foreign currency translation by translating our current period results at prior period foreign currency exchange rates. We also may exclude the impact of foreign currency translation when making incentive compensation determinations. As a result, our management believes that these presentations are useful internally and may be useful to our investors.

SEALED AIR CORPORATION

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

COMPONENTS OF CHANGE IN NET SALES BY REGION(1)(2)

(Unaudited)

(In millions)

 
  Three Months Ended June 30,
North America   EMEA(3)   Latin America   APAC(4)   Total
2014 Net Sales(1) $ 783.8   $ 728.1   $

200.0

  $ 261.7   $

1,973.6

 
 
Volume - Units 8.5 1.1 % 9.9 1.4 % (6.3 ) (3.2 ) % 5.9 2.3 %

18.0

0.9 %
Product price/mix

10.0

1.3 % 10.9 1.5 % 23.8 11.9 % 3.3 1.3 %

48.0

2.4 %
Divestiture   (55.9 )   (7.1 ) %     %     %     %   (55.9 )   (2.8 ) %
Total constant dollar change (Non-U.S. GAAP) (37.4 ) (4.7 ) % 20.8 2.9 % 17.5 8.7 % 9.2 3.6 % 10.1 0.5 %
Foreign currency translation   (7.6 )   (1.0 ) %   (131.7 )   (18.1 ) %   (36.3 )   (18.2 ) %   (23.1 )   (8.8 ) %   (198.7 )   (10.1 ) %
Total change (U.S. GAAP)   (45.0 )   (5.7 ) %   (110.9 )   (15.2 ) %   (18.8 )   (9.5 ) %   (13.9 )   (5.2 ) %   (188.6 )   (9.6 ) %
                   
2015 Net Sales $ 738.8 $ 617.2 $ 181.2 $ 247.8 $

1,785.0

  Six Months Ended June 30,
North America EMEA(3)   Latin America APAC(4)   Total
2014 Net Sales $

1,504.9

    $

1,389.6

  $ 387.3     $ 519.5   $

3,801.3

 
 
Volume - Units 12.7 0.8 %

18.0

1.3 % (15.3 ) (4.0 ) % 13.1 2.5 % 28.5 0.7 %
Product price/mix

28.0

1.9 %

23.0

1.7 % 45.3 11.7 % 5.2

1.0

% 101.5 2.7 %
Divestiture   (55.4 )   (3.7 )     %     %     %   (55.4 )   (1.4 ) %
Total constant dollar change (Non-U.S. GAAP) (14.7 ) (1.0 ) %

41.0

3.0

%

30.0

7.7 % 18.3 3.5 % 74.6

2.0

%
Foreign currency translation   (14.1 )   (0.9 ) %   (232.7 )   (16.7 ) %   (58.4 )   (15.1 ) %   (39.3 )   (7.6 ) %   (344.5 )   (9.1 ) %
Total change (U.S. GAAP)   (28.8 )   (1.9 ) %   (191.7 )   (13.7 ) %   (28.4 )   (7.4 ) %   (21.0 )   (4.1 ) %   (269.9 )   (7.1 ) %
                   
2015 Net Sales $

1,476.1

$

1,197.9

$ 358.9 $ 498.5 $

3,531.4

(1) The supplementary information included in this press release for 2015 is preliminary and subject to change prior to the filing of our upcoming Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

(2) During the second quarter of 2015, the Company underwent a reorganization of its Asia, Middle East, Africa and Turkey region (AMAT). This reorganization involved the transition of the AMAT region to an Asia Pacific region (APAC) and moving the Middle East, Africa and Turkey countries into the Company's existing European regional organization (EMEA).

(3) EMEA consists of Europe, Middle East, Africa and Turkey.

(4) APAC refers collectively to our Asia Pacific region. This consists of i) Greater China, ii) India/Southeast Asia and iii) Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Korea.

Sealed Air Corporation
Investor:
Lori Chaitman, 201-703-4161
or
Media:
Ken Aurichio, 201-703-4164

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