Office Depot And OfficeMax Stockholders Approve Merger Of Equals to Create $18 Billion Global Office Solutions Company

10 June 2013

Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) announced on the 10 June 2013 the results of their retrospective special meetings of shareholders. OfficeMax stockholders voted to approve the merger and adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger with Office Depot. Office Depot stockholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of Office Depot common stock to OfficeMax stockholders pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger.

Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) announced on the 10 June 2013 the results of their retrospective special meetings of shareholders. OfficeMax stockholders voted to approve the merger and adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger with Office Depot. Office Depot stockholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of Office Depot common stock to OfficeMax stockholders pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger.

The transaction will create a world-class provider of office products, services and solutions.

A full announcement regarding the merger is available from the OfficeMax website: www.investor.officemax.com