/C O R R E C T I O N -- Unisource Worldwide, Inc./

              /C O R R E C T I O N -- Unisource Worldwide, Inc./

PR Newswire

NORCROSS, Ga., April 22, 2013

In the news release, Unisource Worldwide Signs Letter of Intent with
International Paper to Explore the Creation of a Standalone Distribution
Business, issued April 22, 2013 by Unisource Worldwide, Inc. over PR Newswire,
we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, first sentence,
should read "April 19, 2013" rather than "April 22, 2013" as originally issued
inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:

  Unisource Worldwide Signs Letter of Intent with International Paper to
  Explore the Creation of a Standalone Distribution Business

NORCROSS, Ga., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Unisource Worldwide today
announced it is engaged in exclusive talks with International Paper regarding
a proposed transaction in which its xpedx distribution business would be
combined with Unisource. Unisource and xpedx are leading, complementary
business-to-business distributors of printing paper, packaging and facility
supplies.

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The discussions were initiated after Unisource approached International Paper
about the potential business combination, and on April 19, 2013, the parties
entered into a non-binding letter of intent to explore a possible transaction.
Unisource will continue doing business as usual until a proposed deal is
closed. If no transaction is completed, Unisource will remain a private
company.

Both Unisource and xpedx are recognized industry leaders that share the goal
of serving customers by delivering the quality products and solutions they
need, when and where their customers need them. Combining the two businesses
would enable an expanded geographic reach to important regions of the world,
and further optimize and strengthen the supply chain, resulting in better
customer service.

Seth Meisel, a member of the Unisource Board of Directors and a Managing
Director at Bain Capital, the majority owner of the Company, said, "Unisource
and xpedx serve their markets and customers well. A new company that unites
their capabilities can create even more opportunities to deliver value and
growth."

About Unisource Worldwide, Inc.
Unisource Worldwide, Inc., headquartered in Norcross, Ga. is one of the
largest privately held companies in the United States and offers a
comprehensive suite of customer solutions – including engineered design
capabilities, eBusiness technologies, logistics expertise, paper brokerage
services, and environmentally-responsible options. The company also markets a
full line of commercial printing and business imaging papers, packaging
materials and systems, and facility supplies and equipment. With more than
4,500 Team Members located worldwide throughout business units in the United
States, Canada, Europe and Asia; and a fleet of "Big Red" trucks based at
approximately 90 locations across North America, Unisource is the company that
provides Customer Solutions in a Global Market. Unisource can be found online
at www.unisourceworldwide.com.

SOURCE Unisource Worldwide, Inc.

Website: http://www.unisourceworldwide.com
Contact: Kevin Feeney, Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Unisource
Worldwide, Inc., (770) 209-6552
 
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