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WestRock Company Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results; New Company to Begin Trading on July 1 Upon the Merger of RockTenn and MWV

NORCROSS, Ga. and RICHMOND, Va., June 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WestRock (NYSE:WRK) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss third quarter fiscal 2015 results and other topics on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 9 a.m. EDT. WestRock will release its third quarter fiscal 2015 results after the market closes on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

WestRock will begin trading on July 1 upon the merger of RockTenn (NYSE:RKT) and MWV (NYSE:MWV).

The webcast of the call, along with the presentation, press release and other relevant financial and statistical information, can be accessed on the Investors section of WestRock's website at www.westrock.com. The webcast and presentation will also be archived on www.westrock.com.

Investors who wish to participate in the webcast via teleconference should dial 888-790-4710 (inside the U.S.) or 773-756-0961 (outside the U.S.) at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call and enter the passcode WESTROCK. Replays of the call will be available through August 30, 2015, and can be accessed at 866-351-2785 (inside the U.S.) and 203-369-0055 (outside the U.S.).

About WestRock

WestRock Company aspires to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. WestRock's 42,000 team members will support customers around the world from approximately 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. WestRock will trade on the NYSE under the ticker symbol WRK.

RockTenn Contacts:
Investor Contact:
John Stakel
Senior Vice President, Treasurer
678-291-7901
jstakel@rocktenn.com

Media Contact:
Robin Keegan
Director, Corporate Communications
770-326-8245
rokeegan@rocktenn.com

MWV Contacts:
Investor Contact:
Jason Thompson
Director, Investor Relations
804-444-2556
jason.thompson@mwv.com

Media Contact:
Tucker McNeil
Director, Corporate Communications
804-444-6397
mediainquiries@mwv.com

CAUTIONARY STATEMENTS

This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words or phrases such as "may," "will," "could," "should," "would," "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "project," "intend," "plan," "believe," "target," "prospects," "potential" and "forecast," and other words, terms and phrases of similar meaning. Forward-looking statements involve estimates, expectations, projections, goals, forecasts, assumptions, risks and uncertainties. RockTenn and MWV caution readers that any forward-looking statement is not a guarantee of future performance and that actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statement. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the statements that WestRock will begin trading on July 1, 2015 and WestRock's 42,000 team members will support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. With respect to these statements, RockTenn and MWV have made assumptions regarding, among other things, whether and when the proposed transaction will be approved and whether and when the proposed transaction will close. Further, RockTenn's and MWV's businesses are subject to a number of general risks that would affect any such forward-looking statements including, among others, decreases in demand for their products; increases in energy, raw materials, shipping and capital equipment costs; reduced supply of raw materials; fluctuations in selling prices and volumes; intense competition; the potential loss of certain customers; the scope, costs, timing and impact of any restructuring of our operations and corporate and tax structure; and adverse changes in general market and industry conditions. Such risks and other factors that may impact management's assumptions are more particularly described in RockTenn's and MWV's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including under the caption "Business – Forward-Looking Information" and "Risk Factors" in RockTenn's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2014 and "Management's discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations – Forward-looking Statements" and "Risk factors" in MWV's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014. The information contained herein speaks as of the date hereof and neither RockTenn nor MWV have or undertake any obligation to update or revise their forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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