Publication of supplementary prospectus

DS Smith Plc ("DS Smith" or "the Company") has today published a prospectus (the "Third Supplementary Prospectus") which is supplementary to the prospectus published by the Company on 17 January 2012 (the "Original Prospectus") as supplemented on 26 January 2012 (the "First Supplementary Prospectus") and 18 April 2012 (the "Second Supplementary Prospectus") in relation to the proposed Acquisition of the packaging division of Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) ("SCA") excluding the kraftliner assets ("SCA Packaging").