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06/24/15RockTenn Shareholders and MWV Stockholders Approve Combination
NORCROSS, Ga. and RICHMOND, Va., June 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rock-Tenn Company (RockTenn) (NYSE:RKT) and MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) (NYSE:MWV) today announced that shareholders of RockTenn and stockholders of MWV overwhelmingly approved the proposed combination of the two packaging companies into WestRock Company (WestRock) at their respective special meetings held earlier today.At the RockTenn special meeting, more than 97% of the shares voted "FOR" the proposal to approve the busines... 
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06/15/15WestRock 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 pr... 
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06/04/15MWV and RockTenn Announce Election Deadline
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06/02/15MWV Announces Licensing Agreement with Burgopak
Partnership solidifies strategic commitment to improving medication adherence through packaging RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 2, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today announced a licensing agreement with Burgopak Ltd. MWV Healthcare will market Burgopak’s award-winning medication adherence packaging, serving the pharmaceutical and animal health markets in the United Stat... 
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05/21/15Mwv And Rocktenn Announce Special Meetings And Expected Close Date For Combination
RICHMOND, Va., and NORCROSS, Ga., – May 21, 2015 – MeadWestvaco Corporation (“MWV”) (NYSE: MWV) and Rock-Tenn Company (“RockTenn”) (NYSE: RKT) 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 WestR... 
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05/04/15MWV Offers Beauty Care Brands Portability and Convenience with Launch of MiniMod™
Global packaging company expands portfolio with new airless pump-on-pouch dispensing system RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today introduced MiniMod™, the company’s new airless pump and pouch dispensing system. MWV's new MiniMod™ is an airless pump and pouch dispensing system that is easily actuated with a push button. (Photo: Business Wi... 
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04/30/15MWV Announces Completion of the Purchase of the Carolina® Business from International Paper
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today announced the completion of the previously announced agreement with International Paper (NYSE: IP) to acquire the Carolina® coated bristols business. There were no manufacturing assets included in the purchase. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MWV and International Paper have agreed t... 
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04/30/15MWV Announces Completion of the Sale of European Tobacco Folding Carton Business to AR Packaging Group
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE:MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today announced the completion of the previously announced sale of its European-based tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging Group AB. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Included in the sale were operations at three facilities in Graz, Austria; Krakow, Poland; and Moscow, Russia, which manuf... 
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04/29/15MWV Reports Improved First Quarter Results
First Quarter Highlights: Earnings ex-items were $0.27 per share, up 17% vs. $0.23 on the same basis in the prior year Revenue declined 3%; grew 3.5% ex-currency and portfolio from volume and price/mix improvement Enterprise EBITDA ex-items of $188 million was essentially unchanged; includes $19 million of currency impact and $13 million of lower pension income ... 
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04/27/15MWV Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 27, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation’s (NYSE: MWV) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 cents per common share. The payment of the dividend will be made May 26, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business May 7, 2015. About MWV MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) is a global packaging company providing innovative solutions to the world’s most admired bran... 
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04/08/15MWV to Release First Quarter 2015 Results and Host Conference Call
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 8, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, will release its first quarter 2015 results on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, before the market opens. The news release and slides for the results will be available on MWV’s website at www.mwv.com. The company will host its first quarter 2015 results conference call on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 10 a.m. ... 
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04/02/15MWV and Pennsylvania State University Release Consumer Insights Study about Takeout Packaging
Study finds that consumers are disappointed with current takeout packaging; brands can increase customer satisfaction with better packaging technology RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 2, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today released research findings from a study conducted jointly with Pennsylvania State University via a webinar hosted by QSR Magazine. The study rev... 
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03/31/15MWV Expands Product Offering for Commercial and Specialty Print Markets
Global packaging company to acquire Carolina® business from International Paper RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Carolina® coated bristols business from International Paper Company (NYSE: IP). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed and the transacti... 
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03/20/15MWV and RockTenn Announce Executive Leadership Team for Combined Company
RICHMOND, Va. & NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 20, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) (NYSE: MWV) and Rock-Tenn Company (RockTenn) (NYSE: RKT) announced the executive leadership team for the combined company following the completion of the transaction. As previously announced, Steve Voorhees will serve as the new company’s chief executive officer and John Luke will be non-executive chairman of the board. “The announcement of o... 
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03/10/15MWV and RockTenn Announce Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Pending Business Combination
NORCROSS, Ga. & RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 10, 2015-- Rock-Tenn Company (“RockTenn”) (NYSE: RKT) and MeadWestvaco Corporation (“MWV”) (NYSE: MWV) today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) with respect to the pending business combination transaction between RockTenn and MWV has expired. The 30-day waiting period is required by the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Departm... 
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02/24/15MWV Packaging Matters Finds Strong Link Between Packaging Satisfaction and Consumer Purchasing Behavior
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today launched Packaging Matters™, the company’s third annual study of the impact of packaging on product satisfaction and consumer purchasing behavior. This year Packaging Matters examined the attitudes of consumers in five markets (Brazil, China, Germany, France and the United States) across 11 FMCG product ... 
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01/27/15MWV Cancels Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter 2014 Results
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) announced that it will not be holding its conference call to discuss fourth quarter 2014 results, which was previously scheduled to take place on Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015 at 10 a.m. EST. MWV released its fourth quarter and full-year 2014 results on Monday, January 26, 2014, in conjunction with its announced combination with Rock-Tenn Company (NYSE: RKT). MWV’s fourth quar... 
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01/26/15MWV Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation’s (NYSE:MWV) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 cents per common share. The payment of the dividend will be made March 2, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business February 5, 2015. About MWV MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) is a global packaging company providing innovative solutions to the world’s most admired... 
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01/26/15MWV and RockTenn Agree to Combination Creating a $16 Billion Global Packaging Leader
Two Industry Leaders to Create a Powerful Global Provider of Consumer and Corrugated Packaging Solutions Combined Company Positioned to Generate Substantial Cash Flow to Deliver Superior Growth and Strong Shareholder Returns Total Annual Synergies of $300 Million to be Achieved over Three Years Expect to Maximize the Value of MWV’s Pension Surplus Through Plan Consolidation ... 
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01/26/15MWV Reports Strong Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Sales and Earnings Growth
Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Highlights: Fourth quarter earnings from continuing operations were $0.31 per share; earnings ex-items were up 59% to $0.46 vs. $0.29 on the same basis in the prior year Full-year earnings from continuing operations were $1.53 per share; earnings ex-items were up 80% to $1.85 vs. $1.03 on the same basis in the prior year Fourth quarter and full-year sal... 
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01/22/15MWV Agrees to Sell European Tobacco Folding Carton Business to AR Packaging Group
Company will continue to be a global leader in high-quality paperboard for tobacco and other premium packaging RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its European-based tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging Group AB, a maker of paperboard cartons, flexible packaging, ... 
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01/08/15MWV to Separate Specialty Chemicals Business
Spinoff will enhance value for shareholders by creating two strong, market-leading companies Continues strong record of returning value to shareholders – $4 billion over last decade Conference call to discuss announcement today at 9:00 a.m. EST RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2015-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, announce... 
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MWV (Common Stock)
ExchangeNYSE
(US Dollar)
Price$48.30
Change (%) Stock is Up 1.11 (2.35%)
Volume4,451,874
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