Total Voting Rights
DS Smith Plc ("the Company")
Voting Rights and Share Capital Update
In conformity with DTR 5.6.1 the Company notifies that as at the date of this announcement, it has a single class of shares in issue being ordinary shares of 10 pence each ("Ordinary Shares") and that a further 284,638 Ordinary Shares have been issued since the last notification on 29 July 2011, bringing the total number to 436,224,468 Ordinary Shares in issue.There are no Ordinary Shares held in Treasury.Each Ordinary Share entitles the holder to a single vote at general meetings of the Company.
This figure (436,224,468) may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Date: 31 August 2011