12 September 2023

McCann FitzGerald LLP advises WestRock on combination with Smurfit Kappa

We are pleased to have partnered with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP on advising WestRock on its agreed combination with Smurfit Kappa to create Smurfit WestRock. The deal is set to create a global leader in sustainable packaging. Subject to the satisfaction of the conditions to closing, the transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2024.

The McCann FitzGerald LLP team was led by David Byers, Stephen FitzSimons, Gary McSharry and Alan Heuston.

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