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InsideArbitrage Potential Deal Alert: WestRock In Talks To Merge With Smurfit Kappa

  • September 12, 2023


StockWestRock CompanySymbolWRK
Date Announced09/06/2023Source Press Release
TypeUnsolicited BidAcquiring Company/Person Smurfit Kappa
Date of Confirmation: 09/12/2023Price at Confirmation: $35.00
Potential Profit: 5.33%Annualized Profit: 324.03%

Smurfit Kappa Group, confirms that the boards of directors of Smurfit Kappa and WestRock Company (WRK) are discussing the key terms of a potential combination to create Smurfit WestRock, a global leader in sustainable packaging.


September 12, 2023: Smurfit Kappa Group Plc agreed to acquire WestRock Co. in an $11.2 billion deal that creates an Irish-American packaging industry powerhouse.

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