Admission to the FTSE250 and FTSE All Share Indices

Smurfit Kappa Group plc notes the announcement issued on 1 June, 2016 by FTSE confirming that SKG will be included as a constituent of the FTSE250 and FTSE All Share Indices from the close of business on Friday, 17 June, 2016.

Tony Smurfit Group CEO commented "We expect our inclusion in the FTSE AllShare to provide an incremental benefit to our shareholders. Over time, our new dual listing arrangement should widen the base of investors eligible to invest in the Group while further strengthening the liquidity in our shares.”