UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 28, 2021
 

 
WestRock Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
 

 
Delaware
 
 
001-38736
 
 
37-1880617
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
 
 
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
 
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
1000 Abernathy Road, Atlanta, Georgia
30328
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
 
(770) 448-2193
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
WRK
New York Stock Exchange
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).  Emerging growth company
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
 

 


Item 2.02.         Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On January 28, 2021, WestRock Company issued a press release announcing WestRock’s financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2021. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
 
The information provided pursuant to this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1 in Item 9.01, is “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filings.
 
Item 7.01.         Regulation FD Disclosure
 
On January 28, 2021, WestRock will host a conference call during which it will discuss WestRock’s financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2021 and other topics that may be raised during the discussion. The presentation to be used in connection with the conference call is attached as Exhibit 99.2.
 
The information provided pursuant to this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.2 in Item 9.01, is “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” with the SEC or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filings.


Item 9.01.          Financial Statements and Exhibits

  (c)
Exhibits
 
 
 
 
 
 
99.1
Press release dated January 28, 2021
 
 
99.2
Q1 FY21 Results



SIGNATURES


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.

 
 
WESTROCK COMPANY
 
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date:  January 28, 2021 By:
/s/ Robert B. McIntosh
 
 
Robert B. McIntosh
 
 
Executive Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary