Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Although the origins of some of our operations date back to the early part of the 19th century, we trace our business as it is today back to the 1982 merger of The British Aluminium Company Limited and Alcan Aluminium U.K. Limited, which created British Alcan. The original Luxfer Group was formed in February 1996 in connection with the management buy-in (the "Management Buy-In") of certain downstream assets of British Alcan. Our current Chief Executive, Brian Purves, and our current Director of Administration, Stephen Williams, were members of the Management Buy-In team. The Management Buy-In was financed by a syndicate of private equity investors. Upon completion of a capital reorganization in 2007, these investors fully exited their original investment in the business. ... More ...