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Smurfit Westrock makes its debut in New York and London

July 8, 2024  By PrintAction Staff

The newly formed Smurfit Westrock company starts trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE), following the completion of the previously announced combination of Smurfit Kappa and WestRock on July 5, 2024.

Smurfit Westrock operates in 40 countries and has more than 100,000 employees.

“Combining Smurfit Kappa and WestRock creates a world-leading sustainable packaging player, bringing together a tremendous depth of experience and expertise from both companies,” said Tony Smurfit, Smurfit Westrock CEO. “We believe that this combination has created the ‘go-to’ leader and partner of choice in sustainable packaging. I’m proud to be chosen to lead this great team of people.”

“The shareholders of both Smurfit Kappa and WestRock have overwhelmingly supported our combination. Smurfit Westrock has a unique geographic footprint and through our industry-leading applications, an unparalleled ability to provide value for our customers,” added Ken Bowles, Smurfit Westrock CFO.

Trading began on LSE today under the ticker SWR, and on NYSE under the ticker SW.

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