Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Is Investigating The Board Of Directors Of KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation (KS) On Behalf Of Stockholders And Encourages Investors To Contact The Firm

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is investigating potential claims on behalf of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) stockholders concerning the proposed acquisition of the company by WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK).

Our investigation concerns whether KapStone's board of directors failed to adequately shop the company and obtain the best possible value for its stockholders before entering into a definitive merger agreement with WestRock. Under the terms of the agreement, KapStone stockholders will have the option to receive $35.00 per share in cash, or to elect to receive 0.4981 WestRock shares per KapStone share. Elections of stock consideration will be capped at 25% of the outstanding KapStone shares.

If you own KapStone shares, have information, would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Brandon Walker or Melissa Fortunato by email at investigations@bespc.com, or telephone at (212) 355-4648, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is a New York-based law firm concentrating in commercial and securities litigation. For additional information concerning our investigation of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation, please go to http://www.bespc.com/kapstone. For additional information about Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., please go to www.bespc.com.

ContactsBragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.Brandon Walker, Esq.Melissa Fortunato, Esq.(212) 355-4648 investigations@bespc.com www.bespc.com

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