Washington, D.C. 20549




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 2, 2018


WRKCo Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)


Delaware 001-37484 47-3335141
(State or other jurisdiction of  (Commission (IRS Employer
incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)


1000 Abernathy Road, Atlanta, GA 30328
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


(770) 448-2193

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


WestRock Company

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Item 8.01. Other Events.


On November 2, 2018, WestRock Company issued a press release announcing the completion of the Mergers (as such term is defined in that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of January 28, 2018, among WRKCo Inc. (formerly known as WestRock Company), KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation, WestRock Company (formerly known as Whiskey Holdco, Inc.), Whiskey Merger Sub, Inc. and Kola Merger Sub, Inc. A copy of the release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


Exhibit Number   Description of Exhibit
99.1   Press Release, dated November 2, 2018.










Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.


  By: /s/ Robert B. McIntosh  
    Name: Robert B. McIntosh  
    Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary



Date: November 5, 2018