Newly formed company Smurfit Westrock made its debut on the New York and London stock exchanges.


Merger of Smurfit Kappa and WestRock creates Smurfit Westrock

Merger of Smurfit Kappa and WestRock creates Smurfit Westrock

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Smurfit Westrock plc, a global leader in sustainable packaging, announces its primary listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), under the ticker ‘SW,’ following the completion of the previously announced combination of Smurfit Kappa and WestRock.

The company also has a standard listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the ticker ‘SWR’.

Smurfit Westrock, operating in 40 countries and tapping into the expertise of over 100,000 people, has a unique and unrivaled ability to provide its customers with the most diverse, innovative and sustainable range of renewable and recyclable packaging solutions.

“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.

Smurfit Westrock is a leading provider of paper-based packaging solutions in the world, with approximately 100,000 employees across 40 countries.