WestRock (WRK) merger for Meadwestvaco (MWV) shareholders.

Meadwestvaco completed its merger with Rock Tenn to form WestRock on 7/1/2015 for WestRock stock.

For more information, the SEC filing for this merger can be found through the WestRock web site at:


Choose the S-4/A filing of 5/18/2015.

For Meadwestvaco shareholders, this is a standard merger transaction. The information below is based on the information available from the S-4/A filed with the SEC. Price information is from websites offering historical prices.

If your club held Rock-Tenn prior to the merger, please see FAQ 435: WestRock merger for Rock-Tenn shareholders.

The Merger Entry

Go to Transactions > Merger or Accounting > Securities > Record merger of securities depending on the version of the software being used. If you are unfamiliar with merger transactions you can get help at this URL: https://www.iclub.com/support/kb/default.asp?page=normal_merger

Here is the information you need to complete the merger.

Date: 7/1/2015

Old Security or Merging Company: Meadwestvaco (MWV)

Price per share of old Security / MWV - Use last valuation date price

Cash received: See your broker statement for cash-in-lieu

New Security: WestRock (WRK)

Shares received : .78 x (#of MWV)

(Remember to include fractional shares.)

For example, if you owned 100 MWV shares, you should receive .78 x 100 = 78 shares.

Price per Share of New Company : 60.74 (opening price on 7/1/2015)

Save the transaction and the merger has been entered.