Meadwestvaco 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): May 1, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
501 South 5th Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-0501
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On May 1, 2012, MeadWestavco Corporation (the Company or MeadWestvaco) issued a press release announcing the completion of the spin-off of its Consumer & Office Products business and subsequent merger of that business with ACCO Brands Corporation (the Transaction), a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. As a result of the Transaction, MeadWestvaco shareholders received 0.32986547 shares of ACCO Brands Corporation common stock for each share of MeadWestvaco common stock they owned of record as of April 24, 2012, resulting in their collective ownership on May 1, 2012 of 50.5% of the issued and outstanding shares of ACCO Brands Corporation common stock. Under the terms of the Transaction, including a working capital adjustment, MeadWestvaco received aggregate consideration of $433 million on a tax-free basis, subject to certain potential post-closing adjustments.
(b) Pro Forma Financial Information
The unaudited pro forma consolidated statements of operations of the Company for the three months ended March 31, 2012 and 2011 and for the three years ended December 31, 2011, 2010 and 2009, and the unaudited pro forma consolidated balance sheet of the Company as of March 31, 2012 are attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.
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.