Statement re Completion of 5 Year €230 million Trade Receivables Securitisation Refinancing

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Smurfit Kappa announces successful completion of 5 Year €230 million Trade Receivables Securitisation Refinancing

Smurfit Kappa Group plc (the “Group”) is pleased to announce the refinancing of its existing 5-year trade receivables securitisation facility with Lloyds Bank plc. The facility had been scheduled to mature in 2019.

The refinanced facility, which utilises the Group’s receivables in France, Germany and the United Kingdom, will mature in June 2023 and provide for up to €230 million in financing.

The facility complements the Group’s existing €175 million securitisation facility which matures in 2022.

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Contact
Garrett Quinn

Smurfit Kappa Group

T: +353 1 202 7180

E: ir@smurfitkappa.com

FTI Consulting

Melanie Farrell or Mark Kenny

T: +353 1 765 0800

E: smurfitkappa@fticonsulting.com

About Smurfit Kappa

Smurfit Kappa, a FTSE 100 company, is one of the leading providers of paper-based packaging solutions in the world, with around 46,000 employees in approximately 370 production sites across 35 countries and with revenue of €8.6 billion in 2017. We are located in 22 countries in Europe, and 13 in the Americas. We are the only large-scale pan-regional player in Latin America.

With our proactive team we relentlessly use our extensive experience and expertise, supported by our scale, to open up opportunities for our customers. We collaborate with forward-thinking customers by sharing superior product knowledge, market understanding and insights in packaging trends to ensure business success in their markets. We have an unrivalled portfolio of paper-packaging solutions, which is constantly updated with our market-leading innovations. This is enhanced through the benefits of our integration, with optimal paper design, logistics, timeliness of service, and our packaging plants sourcing most of their raw materials from our own paper mills.

Our products, which are 100% renewable and produced sustainably, improve the environmental footprint of our customers.

Follow us on Twitter at @smurfitkappa and on LinkedIn at ‘Smurfit Kappa’.

www.smurfitkappa.com

Short Name: Smurfit Kappa GrpPLC
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