MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV)
and Rock-Tenn Company
each announced a date for special meetings of their respective shareholders or stockholders to approve the previously announced combination of the two packaging companies. Subject to these approvals and certain regulatory approvals, the merger is currently expected to close on July 1, 2015, at which point MWV and RockTenn will become subsidiaries of WestRock Company, which will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WRK.
The MWV meeting of stockholders will be held on Wednesday, June 24 at 9 a.m. EDT at 501 South 5th Street, Richmond, VA.
The RockTenn meeting of shareholders will be held on Wednesday, June 24 at 9 a.m. EDT at Hyatt Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina, 4000 Summit Boulevard, Atlanta, GA.
The approval of each company’s stockholders or shareholders is required to complete the Business Combination Agreement announced by the companies on Jan. 26, 2015.