The complete agreement between Wausau Paper and Starboard will be included as an exhibit to the company's Current Report on Form 8-K which will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Further details regarding the 2013 Annual Meeting will be included in the company's definitive proxy materials, which will be filed with the SEC.
Important Information:This information may be deemed to be solicitation material in respect to the solicitation of proxies from shareholders in connection with Wausau Paper Corp.’s 2013 annual meeting of shareholders. Wausau Paper Corp. (the “company”), its directors and certain of its executive officers may be deemed to be participants in such solicitation. The company will file a proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) in connection with the 2013 annual meeting of shareholders. The proxy statement, any other relevant documents and other material filed with the SEC concerning the company will be, when filed, available free of charge at www.sec.gov and www.wausaupaper.com. Shareholders are urged to read the proxy statement and any other relevant documents file when they become available because they will contain important information.
About Wausau Paper:Wausau Paper produces and markets specialty papers for industrial, commercial and consumer end markets as well as a complete line of away-from-home towel and tissue products. The company is headquartered in Mosinee, Wisconsin, and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol WPP. To learn more about Wausau Paper visit: www.wausaupaper.com.
Safe Harbor under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The matters discussed in this news release concerning the company’s future performance or anticipated financial results are forward-looking statements and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties which may cause results to differ materially from those set forth in these statements. Among other things, these risks and uncertainties include the strength of the economy and demand for paper products, increases in raw material and energy prices, manufacturing problems at company facilities, and other risks and assumptions described under “Information Concerning Forward-Looking Statements” in Item 7 and in Item 1A of the company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012. The company assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements that become untrue because of subsequent events.