Westrock Co.

SHAREHOLDER NEWS: Johnson Fistel Investigates Proposed Merger of Westrock and Smurfit Kappa Group

Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Westrock Co. (NYSE: WRK) breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the proposed merger of the Company and Smurfit Kappa Group Plc (OTC: SMFKY).

On July 12, 2023, WestRock announced that it had entered a deal to merge with Smurfit Kappa. Under the terms of the deal, WestRock shareholders will receive one Smurfit WestRock share and $5 cash, equivalent to $43.51 per share, while Smurfit Kappa shareholders will receive one new share.

If you are a shareholder of WestRock and believe the proposed buyout price is too low or you’re interested in learning more about the investigation, please contact lead analyst Jim Baker (jimb@johnsonfistel.com) at 619-814-4471. If emailing, please include a phone number.

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