International Paper to Sharpen Focus on Industrial Packaging, Announces Spin-off of Printing Papers

International Paper (NYSE: IP) announced a plan to pursue a spin-off of the Company’s Printing Papers segment into a standalone, publicly traded company (“SpinCo”). The transaction will result in two streamlined, leading companies well positioned for long-term success. Upon completion of the transaction, International Paper and SpinCo will each be well positioned to create long-term value.

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