SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event
reported): November 28, 2012
GRAPHIC PACKAGING HOLDING COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
814 Livingston Court
Marietta, Georgia 30067
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On November 28, 2012, Graphic Packaging Holding Company issued a press release announcing an agreement to acquire A & R Carton Holding B.V., a leading beer and beverage packaging company based in the Netherlands. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release dated November 28, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: November 30, 2012
/s/Stephen A. Hellrung
Stephen A. Hellrung
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary