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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD)

4/27/2006 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.

4/14/2005 Proxy Information

In 1982, Mr. Smith joined R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, a leading provider of financial printing and communications as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

On January 6, 2005, pursuant to a board authorized share repurchase program, the company purchased 5,964,804 shares of common stock from Greenwich Street Capital Partners II, L.P., Greenwich Street Employees Fund, L.P., Greenwich Fund, L.P., GSCP Offshore Fund, L.P. and TRV Executive Fund, L.P. (collectively, the “GSC Entities”) for an aggregate price of approximately $200 million, which was at a 5% discount from the New York Stock Exchange closing price on December 31, 2004. The GSC Entities are affiliated with Alfred C. Eckert III who recused himself from the board’s consideration of the company’s repurchase

3/12/2004 Proxy Information

Mr. Walter was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company from 1989 to 1996.

2003 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.