Verallia’s Italian subsidiary Verallia Italia S.p.a., alongside several other local glass manufacturers, is subject to an investigation by the Italian Antitrust Authority concerning alleged anticompetitive conducts in the production and commercialization of glass wine bottles in Italy made from 2022 onwards.
On Wednesday, 8 November 2023, Authority officials carried out inspections at the main offices of the companies as well as national trade association Assovetro. Verallia has provided all requested information and is fully cooperating with the Authority in the course of this investigation.
As a reminder, compliance with regulation and business ethics is at the cornerstone of Verallia’s values. The Group denies any inappropriate behavior and is confident that it will clarify the legitimacy of its position in relation to this investigation, the opening of which does not imply any finding of wrongdoing.