RockTenn Company shareholders have until June 23 to elect the form of consideration they wish to receive in the pending merger of RockTenn and MeadWestvaco into WestRock Company.
RockTenn shareholders can elect to receive, for their shares of RockTenn Class A common stock, either cash, WestRock common stock, or a combination of cash and WestRock common stock. The cash and stock elections will be subject to proration and adjustment procedures.
The pending combination between MWV and RockTenn was announced on January 26, 2015. The companies have received antitrust approval in the United States and are awaiting other regulatory and shareholder approvals that are expected this month.