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SMART Global Holdings to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Financial Results on Thursday, December 21, 2017

Newark, CA — December 11, 2017SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SGH), parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today announced that it will report its first quarter fiscal 2018 financial results and business outlook after the market closes on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The Company will host a corresponding conference call at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (PT), 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The call will be broadcast live over the internet on the Events section of the Company's website at www.smartgh.com.

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Newark, CA — December 4, 2017SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART") (NASDAQ: SGH), parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 3,261,102 of its ordinary shares by certain selling shareholders at a price to the public of $33.50 per share. SMART did not sell any of its ordinary shares in the offering and SMART did not receive any proceeds from the offering by the selling shareholders. The underwriters of the offering also have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 489,165 of SMART's ordinary shares from certain of the selling shareholders.

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SMART Global Holdings To Participate in Barclays Technology Conference

Newark, CA — December 1, 2017SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART" or "SGH") (NASDAQ: SGH), parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today announced that it will participate in the Barclays Technology Conference in San Francisco, CA on December 6, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

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SMART Global Holdings Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering of Ordinary Shares

Newark, CA — November 30, 2017SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART" or "SGH") (NASDAQ: SGH), parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,261,102 of its ordinary shares by certain selling shareholders at a price to the public of $33.50 per share. SMART is not selling any of its ordinary shares in the offering and SMART will not receive any proceeds from the offering by the selling shareholders. The underwriters of the offering also have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 489,165 of SMART's ordinary shares from certain of the selling shareholders. The offering is expected to close on December 4, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions.

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SMART Global Holdings Announces Launch of Proposed Secondary Offering of Ordinary Shares

Newark, CA – November 27, 2017SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART" or "SGH") (NASDAQ: SGH), parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today announced an underwritten public offering of 3,261,102 of its ordinary shares by certain selling shareholders, subject to market conditions and other factors. SMART is not selling any of its ordinary shares in the offering and SMART will not receive any proceeds from the offering by the selling shareholders. The underwriters of the offering will also have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 489,165 of SMART's ordinary shares from certain of the selling shareholders.

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SMART Global Holdings Updates Guidance for First Quarter Fiscal 2018 and Provides Direction for Second Quarter Fiscal 2018

Company Expects Net Sales and EPS Above the High End of the Prior First Quarter Guidance Range

Newark, CA, November 15, 2017 - SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART" or "SGH") (NASDAQ: SGH), parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today updated its guidance for the first quarter ending November 24, 2017 and provided direction to anticipated second quarter fiscal 2018 net sales and GAAP and non-GAAP earnings per share (EPS).

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SMART Modular Showcases its NVDIMM with Encryption on Windows® Server OS at Super Computing 2017

Newark, CA, November 15, 2017 - SMART is participating in the Super Computing 2017 (SC17) show to promote the industry adoption of persistent memory in the form of JEDEC-standard NVDIMMs. SMART will be showcasing its DDR4-2666 16GB JEDEC-compliant NVDIMM, with encryption, running on a Supermicro® X11DPI-N Superserver loaded with the Windows Server 2016 operating system.

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SMART Modular Showcases its Gen-Z NVRAM Media Controller Card at Super Computing 2017

Newark, CA, November 15, 2017 - SMART is showcasing its new Gen-Z NVRAM Media Controller Card in a PCIe HHHL (half-height half-length) form factor. SMART is supporting OEMs adopting the new Gen-Z high bandwidth, low latency interconnect protocol standard for handling big data.

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SMART Global Holdings Announces CEO Transition

Newark, CA, November 7, 2017 - SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART", "SGH" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SGH), parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today announced that Iain MacKenzie, SMART's long time Chief Executive Officer, has decided to transition to a revised role during the 2018 calendar year. Mr. MacKenzie will remain a member of SGH's board of directors following the transition. It is anticipated that a search for a new CEO will commence in the near future. Mr. MacKenzie will remain in his current CEO position until the new CEO is in place and expects to be available to assist the new CEO with the transition.

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SMART Modular Showcases its NVDIMMs on Windows® Server OS at In-Memory Computing Summit

Newark, CA, October 24, 2017 - SMART, along with the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) NVDIMM Special Interest Group, is participating in the In-Memory Computing Summit event to promote the industry adoption of persistent memory in the form of JEDEC-standard NVDIMMs.

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SMART Global Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2017 Financial Results

Newark, CA, September 28, 2017 - SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART") (NASDAQ: SGH), parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2017 ended August 25, 2017.

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SMART Modular Showcases its NVDIMMs on Windows® Server OS at Microsoft Ignite

Newark, CA, September 27, 2017 - SMART, along with the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) NVDIMM Special Interest Group, is participating in the Microsoft Ignite event to showcase the industry adoption of persistent memory in the form of JEDEC-standard NVDIMMs.

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SMART Global Holdings Appoints Randy Furr to its Board of Directors

Newark, CA, September 21, 2017 - SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART") (NASDAQ: SGH), the parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today announced the appointment of Randy W. Furr, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bloom Energy, to its board of directors and its audit committee.

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SMART Global Holdings to Announce Year-End and Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results on Thursday, September 28, 2017

NEWARK, CA, September 7, 2017SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SGH), parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today announced that it will report its year-end and fourth quarter fiscal 2017 financial results and business outlook after the market closes on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The Company will host a corresponding conference call at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (PT), 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The call will be broadcast live over the internet on the Events section of the Company's website at www.smartgh.com.

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SMART Global Holdings, Inc. Announces Upcoming Investor Events

NEWARK, CA, August 24, 2017SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART") (NASDAQ: SGH), the parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today announced that it will participate in the following investor conferences:

Event: Jefferies 2017 Semiconductor, Hardware and Communications Infrastructure Summit
Date: August 30, 2017
Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Note: This event is not webcast

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SMART Global Holdings, Inc. Announces Refinancing Transaction

  • Extends maturities of Term Loans to August 2022 and Revolver to February 2022
  • Substantially reduces annual interest expense and increases operating flexibility
  • Terminates outstanding Second Tranche Warrants

NEWARK, CA, August 9, 2017SMART Global Holdings, Inc. ("SMART") (NASDAQ: SGH), the parent company of SMART Modular Technologies, Inc., today announced the refinancing of the Senior Secured Credit Agreement of its operating group. The transaction increases the principal amount of the Term Loans from $151 million to $165 million. The maturity on the Term Loans is extended to August 2022, while the maturity on the Revolver is extended to February 2022. The Term Loans bear interest at LIBOR + 6.25% and the rate on the Revolver is unchanged at LIBOR + 4.00%.

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SMART Modular Announces its Gen-Z NVRAM Media Controller Demonstration Card

Supports OEMs adopting the new Gen-Z high bandwidth, low latency interconnect protocol standardfor handling big data.

NEWARK, CA, August 8, 2017SMART Modular Technologies, a subsidiary of SMART Global Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ: SGH), and a leader in specialty memory, storage and hybrid solutions including memory modules, Flash memory cards and other solid state storage products, today announced its Gen-Z NVRAM media controller demonstration card. In a PCIe HHHL (half-height half-length) form factor, SMART’s demonstration cardsupports the Gen-Z interconnect standard which was developed to enable new solution architectures for delivering high levels of performance (high-bandwidth, low-latency), software efficiency, power optimizations, and industry agility.

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SMART Modular Announces NVDIMMs with Encryption for High Security Applications

NEWARK, CA, August 8, 2017SMART Modular Technologies, a subsidiary of SMART Global Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ: SGH), and a leader in specialty memory, storage and hybrid solutions including memory modules, Flash memory cards and other solid state storage products, today announced that its DDR4 NVDIMMs are now available with encryption. With the addition of encryption, SMART’s NVDIMMs are ideally suited for financial and other data-sensitive applications where protecting data on the NVDIMM is critical.

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