Thursday 29 September 2022

Riverview announces Special Meeting of Stockholders to approve business combination with Westrock Coffee

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA – Riverview Acquisition Corporation (Nasdaq: RVAC, “RVAC” or “Riverview”), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, today announced that it has scheduled a special meeting of its stockholders on August 25, 2022 to approve its business combination with Westrock Coffee Holdings, LLC (“Westrock Coffee”), a leading integrated coffee, tea, flavors, extracts, and ingredients solutions provider, and certain related matters. The Riverview special meeting will be completely virtual.

Riverview also established a record date of August 3, 2022 for the special meeting.

The Riverview board of directors has unanimously approved the business combination with Westrock Coffee and recommends that Riverview stockholders vote “FOR” the business combination and related proposals described in Riverview’s definitive proxy statement for the special meeting.

Riverview has filed the definitive proxy statement for the special meeting with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is mailing it to its stockholders as of the record date. The definitive proxy statement is available on Westrock Coffee’s investor website at www.westrockcoffee.com/pages/investors and at www.sec.gov.

Riverview stockholders are strongly encouraged to read the definitive proxy statement as it contains important information about Riverview, Westrock Coffee and the business combination transaction between Riverview and Westrock Coffee.

The closing of the business combination is subject to approval by Riverview’s stockholders and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions. The business combination is expected to close promptly after the Riverview special meeting. Upon closing, the combined company will be called “Westrock Coffee Company”, and its common stock is expected to list on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol “WEST.”

Special Meeting Details

The Riverview Special Meeting will be completely virtual.

All Riverview stockholders as of the record date, or their duly appointed proxies, may attend the Riverview Special Meeting virtually. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on the meeting date.

Every Riverview stockholder’s vote is important, regardless of the number of shares held.

If Riverview stockholders have any questions, they are encouraged to contact Alliance Advisors, Riverview’s proxy solicitor, toll-free at (888-596-1864) or email at RVAC@allianceadvisors.com.

Important Information

Neither the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) nor any state securities commission has approved or disapproved of the business combination transaction between Westrock Coffee and Riverview or any of the securities to be issued in connection with the business combination or passed upon the adequacy or accuracy of the disclosures in the proxy statement / prospectus for the business combination. Any representation to the contrary constitutes a criminal offence.

About Westrock Coffee

Westrock Coffee Holdings, LLC is a leading integrated coffee, tea, flavors, extracts, and ingredients solutions provider in the U.S., providing coffee sourcing, supply chain management, product development, roasting, packaging, and distribution services to the retail, food service and restaurant, convenience store and travel center, CPG, non-commercial and hospitality industries around the world. With offices in 10 countries, the company sources coffee and tea from 35 origin countries.

About Riverview Acquisition Corp.

Riverview Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. Management is led by Chief Executive Officer R. Brad Martin, President Charles K. Slatery, and Chief Financial Officer Will Thompson.

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