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EveryWare Global Agrees to Sell UK Business

LANCASTER, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EveryWare Global, Inc. ("EveryWare" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:EVRY), today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Oneida International has entered into an agreement to sell its United Kingdom business to HUK 54 Limited. EveryWare retains all rights to the brands ONEIDA®, Anchor Hocking® and Sant' Andrea®.

Sam Solomon, Chief Executive Officer of EveryWare, stated, "This transaction represents another step toward building a profitable future for EveryWare. We are confident that there remain long-term opportunities to build and grow our brands internationally. Our energies are currently focused on solidifying our core North American operations, and this sale ensures that our resources are dedicated to those initiatives."

For additional detail on the transaction, please refer to the Form 8-K filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

About EveryWare

EveryWare (Nasdaq:EVRY) is a leading marketer of tabletop and food preparation products for the consumer, foodservice, and specialty markets. The Company offers a comprehensive line of tabletop and food preparation products, such as bakeware, beverageware, serveware, storageware, flatware, dinnerware, crystal, banquetware, and hollowware; premium spirit bottles; cookware; gadgets; candle and floral glass containers; and other kitchen products. Additional information can be found on EveryWare's Investor Relations Website: http://investors.everywareglobal.com/.

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CONTACT: Erica Bartsch Sloane & Company ebartsch@sloanepr.comSource:EveryWare Global Inc.