Tag Archives: WRK Spinoff

WestRock Completes Ingevity Spinoff, Ingevity Trades Under NGVT Symbol

It took years and featured a number of delays, but WestRock (WRK) finally completed the spinoff of its specialty chemicals business, Ingevity (NGVT). The new company began trading on the NYSE today and shareholders should have received one share of NGVT for every six shares of WRK owned. As usual, executives are excited about the future prospects and here… Read More »

WestRock Set To Spin Off Ingevity on May 15th, After Delays

After delaying the spinoff of its chemical business due to ‘complexities’, WestRock (WRK) is finally ready to complete the spinoff of Ingevity. The transaction is expected to be completed on May 15th, with WestRock shareholders receiving 1 share of the Ingevity for every 6 WestRock shares owned. The new company will trade on the NYSE under the ticker… Read More »

WestRock’s Ingevity Spin Pushed Back To May

Wall Street loves spinoffs, but these transactions are hardly simple affairs to execute. There is a reason most of them take more than 9 months to consummate. After pushing off the expected completion date of Ingevity’s spinoff again, it seems WestRock (WRK) is learning that fact the hard way. The specialty chemical spinoff is now expected to be… Read More »

Introducing Ingevity – WestRock’s Specialty Chemicals Spinoff

Starboard Fund, the ‘Tom Brady of activists‘, successfully campaigned for a spinoff of MeadWestvaco’s specialty chemical group earlier this year. The spin got delayed a bit as the company merged with RockTenn in order to create a consumer and corrugated packaging giant named WestRock (WRK). Now that the merger has closed, the spinoff is heating up again and… Read More »