SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors Of An Investigation Concerning Whether The Sale Of KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation To WestRock Company Is Fair To Shareholders

The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:

To: All Persons or Entities who purchased KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation ("Kapstone" or the "Company") (NYSE: KS) stock  prior to January 29, 2018 .

You are hereby notified that Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has commenced an  investigation into the  fairness of the sale of KapStone to WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK). Under the terms of the transaction, KapStone shareholders may elect to receive $35 or 0.4981 WestRock shares for each KapStone share they own. To learn more about the action and your rights,  go to:

http://www.zlk.com/mna/kapstone-paper-and-packaging-corporation

or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at  jlevi@levikorsinsky.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972.  There is no cost or obligation to you.

The investigation concerns whether the Board of KapStone breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether WestRock Company is underpaying for KapStone shares, thus unlawfully harming KapStone shareholders.

Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, Connecticut, California, and Washington D.C. The firm's attorneys have extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities lawsuits and have  recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for aggrieved shareholders. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

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