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Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces Dividend on the Company’s Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (RYAM) announced that the Company’s board of directors has declared a second quarter cash dividend of $2.00 per share of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock of the Company. The dividend is payable on August 15, 2019 to stockholders of record on August 1, 2019.

On August 15, 2019, the Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock will automatically convert to Common Stock of the Company. Based on current Common Stock trading levels, holders of the Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock are expected to receive 7.7459 shares of Common Stock per share of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock. The Company expects to issue approximately 13.4 million shares of Common Stock, bringing the total number of Common Stock outstanding to approximately 63 million shares. For more complete information, investors should read the prospectus supplement relating to the Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock dated August 4, 2016 that the Company has filed with the SEC. This document is available at no charge by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website www.sec.gov.

About Rayonier Advanced Materials

Rayonier Advanced Materials is a global leader of cellulose-based technologies, including high purity cellulose specialties, a natural polymer commonly found in cell phones, computer screens, filters and pharmaceuticals. The Company also manufactures products for lumber, paper and packaging markets. With manufacturing operations in the U.S., Canada and France, Rayonier Advanced Materials employs approximately 4,200 people and generated approximately $2.1 billion of revenues in 2018. More information is available at www.rayonieram.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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