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

 

August 30, 2018

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-33494

 

20-2699372

(State or other jurisdiction

 

(Commission

 

(IRS Employer

of incorporation)

 

File Number)

 

Identification No.)

 

1101 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 300, Northbrook, IL 60062

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(847) 239-8800

(Registrant’s 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:

 

o            Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o            Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o            Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (Section 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Section 240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company  o

 

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.  o

 

 

 



 

Item 8.01 Other Events.

 

On August 30, 2018, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation issued a press release titled “KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation Announces Cash Dividend.” The press release announced that the Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share payable October 11, 2018 to stockholders of record as of September 28, 2018. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits: In accordance with the provisions of Item 601 of Regulation S-K, the following Exhibits are filed as part of this report:

 

Exhibit
No.

 

Description

99.1

 

Press Release dated August 30, 2018, announcing quarterly dividend

 

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SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

Date: August 30, 2018

 

 

KAPSTONE PAPER AND PACKAGING CORPORATION

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Kathryn D. Ingraham

 

Name:

Kathryn D. Ingraham

 

Title:

Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel

 

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Exhibit 99.1

 

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Andrea K. Tarbox

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

847-239-8812

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, August 30, 2018

 

KAPSTONE PAPER AND PACKAGING CORPORATION

ANNOUNCES CASH DIVIDEND

 

NORTHBROOK, ILLINOIS – August 30, 2018 – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) (the “Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a regular quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share payable on October 11, 2018 to stockholders of record as of September 28, 2018. Future declarations of quarterly dividends and the establishment of future record and payment dates are subject to the determination of the Company’s Board of Directors.

 

About the Company

 

Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, the Company is the fifth largest producer of containerboard and corrugated packaging products and is the largest kraft paper producer in the United States. The Company has four paper mills, 22 converting facilities and more than 60 distribution centers and employs approximately 6,400 people.