RockTenn Announces Expiration of Exchange Offers for Its 4.450% Senior Notes Due 2019, 3.500% Senior Notes Due 2020, 4.900%

RockTenn Announces Expiration of Exchange Offers for Its 4.450% Senior Notes
Due 2019, 3.500% Senior Notes Due 2020, 4.900% Senior Notes Due 2022 and
4.000% Senior Notes Due 2023

NORCROSS, Ga., March 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RockTenn (NYSE:RKT)
announced today the expiration of its offers (the "exchange offers") to
exchange all of its outstanding 4.450% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "Original
2019 Notes") for its 4.450% Senior Notes due 2019, which have been registered
under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") (the
"Exchange 2019 Notes"), 3.500% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "Original 2020
Notes") for its 3.500% Senior Notes due 2020, which have been registered under
the Securities Act (the "Exchange 2020 Notes"), 4.900% Senior Notes due 2022
(the "Original 2022 Notes") for its 4.900% Senior Notes due 2022, which have
been registered under the Securities Act (the "Exchange 2022 Notes") and
4.000% Senior Notes due 2023 (the "Original 2023 Notes" and, together with the
Original 2019 Notes, the Original 2020 Notes and the Original 2022 Notes, the
"Original Notes") for its 4.000% Senior Notes due 2023, which have been
registered under the Securities Act (the "Exchange 2023 Notes" and, together
with the Exchange 2019 Notes, the Exchange 2020 Notes and the Exchange 2022
Notes, the "Exchange Notes").

The exchange offers expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 21,
2013. RockTenn has been advised that $350 million in aggregate principal
amount of the Original 2019 Notes, $350 million in aggregate principal amount
of the Original 2020 Notes, $399 million in aggregate principal amount of the
Original 2022 Notes and $350 million in aggregate principal amount of the
Original 2023 Notes were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn prior to
the expiration of the exchange offers. RockTenn expects that settlement of the
exchange offers will occur on or about March 26, 2013.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to exchange nor a
solicitation of an offer to exchange the Original Notes. The exchange offers
were made only pursuant to the prospectus dated February 21, 2013 and the
related letter of transmittal and only to such persons and in such
jurisdictions as is permitted under applicable law.

About RockTenn:

RockTenn (NYSE:RKT) is one of North America's leading integrated manufacturers
of corrugated and consumer packaging. RockTenn's 26,000 employees are
committed to exceeding their customers' expectations – every time. The Company
operates locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina and
China.

CONTACT: RockTenn
         John Stakel, 678-291-7901
         Senior Vice President-Treasurer
         jstakel@rocktenn.com