Berry Global trumps Apollo with $4.4bn RPC bid

Berry Global Group's chief executive, Tom Salmon, called the deal a "transformational combination"

Berry Global Group has trumped Apollo Management Group’s offer for UK-headquartered converter RPC Group and agreed a deal worth $4.37 billion. RPC had accepted a $4.3bn offer from the private equity firm in January, but the deal was put on hold while Berry conducted its own due diligence and was given a deadline of 13 March,…