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EveryWare Names Interim Financial Chief

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LANCASTER, Ohio–EveryWare Global has named Joel Mostrom interim chief financial officer, effective Oct. 3. Mostrom will succeed Bernard Peters, who will leave the company on the same date. Mostrom is a senior director with Alvarez & Marsal, a consultancy group. “I thank Bernard for his contributions to EveryWare and wish him well,” said Sam Solomon,More »

Last updated: September 24, 2014

EveryWare Global Sells UK Business

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LANCASTER, Ohio–EveryWare Global’s Oneida International subsidiary last week agreed to sell its United Kingdom business to HUK 54 Limited for £3.7 million British pounds, or approximately $6.13 million. The agreement includes debts paid by HUK to EveryWare Global and the repayment of Oneida’s revolving credit facility with Burdale Financial Limited. EveryWare retains all rights toMore »

Last updated: August 25, 2014

EveryWare Gets Investment from Monomoy, Amends Credit Agreements

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LANCASTER, Ohio-Monomoy Capital Partners, an investment firm, has agreed to invest $20 million in EveryWare Global, which has also amended its term loan agreement and asset-based lending (ABL) facility. The investment is in return for EveryWare’s series A senior redeemable preferred stock, with a liquidation preference of $21.2 million and warrants to purchase 4,438,005 sharesMore »

Last updated: July 31, 2014

EveryWare Gains Extension for Loan Agreement

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LANCASTER, Ohio-EveryWare Global has received an extension for the forbearance on its term loan agreement through July 15. Under the terms of the amendment agreed upon between the company, its administrative agent and its lenders, the lenders will continue to forbear from exercising their rights and remedies under the term loan through 5 p.m. onMore »

Last updated: July 3, 2014

EveryWare Global Makes Solomon Permanent CEO

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LANCASTER, Ohio–EveryWare Global’s board of directors has appointed Sam Solomon its permanent CEO, effective today.  Solomon was named the company’s interim CEO in February. The company also announced its intention to reopen its Lancaster, Ohio, manufacturing operations this week. As previously reported, EveryWare Global temporarily shut down its Lancaster, Ohio, and Monaca, Pa., facilities onMore »

Last updated: June 9, 2014

EveryWare Posts Q1 Loss; Suspends North American Manufacturing

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LANCASTER, Ohio-In the midst of reporting a $38.3 million first-quarter net loss, EveryWare Global also said it intends to idle its North American manufacturing facilities for three to four weeks. Sam Solomon, the company’s interim CEO, said EveryWare is shutting its North American production “to reduce inventory and improve liquidity.” Solomon added that the companyMore »

Last updated: May 21, 2014

EveryWare Global Posts Q4 Loss, Increased Loss for FY

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LANCASTER, Ohio-With gross margin off and expenses rising due to restructuring and the recently acquired business in the United Kingdom, EveryWare Global reported a net loss of $14.3 million in its fiscal fourth quarter, compared to net income of $1.1 million for its fourth quarter of last year. For the fiscal year ending on Dec.More »

Last updated: April 1, 2014

New CEO at EveryWare Global

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LANCASTER, Ohio–EveryWare Global has appointed Sam Solomon to serve as interim CEO, effective immediately. Solomon succeeds John Sheppard, who left the company Feb. 24. A statement from EveryWare Global did not provide any details on Sheppard’s future plans. Solomon joins EveryWare, whose brands include Anchor Hocking and Oneida, with more than 20 years of leadershipMore »

Last updated: February 25, 2014