NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan E. Monteverde, a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of MeadWestvaco ("MeadWestvaco" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: MWV) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to Rock-Tenn Company (Nasdaq: RKT) for approximately $9.7 billion. The Company's stockholders will receive 0.78 shares for each share of MeadWestvaco common stock they own. Rock-Tenn shareholders can elect to receive one share of the merged entity, or a cash amount equal to the volume weighted average price of Rock-Tenn shares over a five-day period ending three-days before the deal closes.
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The investigation focuses on whether MeadWestvaco's Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company's stockholders by failing to conduct a fair sales process and whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of MeadWestvaco's shareholders.
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