Director/PDMR Shareholding

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Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland’s Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1   Name of the Issuer

 

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

  2   Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities

 

Roberto Newell

3 State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person

 

N/A

4 Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

 

Notification is in respect of Mr Newell

5 Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them

 

Ordinary shares

6 Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder

 

Roberto Newell

7 State the nature of the transaction

 

Purchase of shares in the market

8 Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired

 

965

9 Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them disposed of

 

Nil

10 Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction

 

Acquisition price: US Dollars 25.64

11 Date and place of transaction

 

21 June 2016; New York

12 Date issuer informed of transaction

 

22 June 2016

13 Any additional information

 

N/A

14 Name of contact and telephone number for queries

 

Michael O’Riordan

+353 (0)1 202 7000

 

Person authorised on behalf of the issuer responsible for making the notification

 

Jim Fitzharris ______________________________________________

 

Date of notification 22 June 2016______________________________

Information required under Irish Stock Exchange Listing Rule 6.10

The following additional information is required to be disclosed under ISE Listing Rule 6.10 in respect of interests in securities of a director or secretary or their connected persons. An issuer is not being required to submit the information below to the Central Bank in respect of any PDMR who is also a director/secretary/connected persons.

15   Name of director or secretary (if not required to be stated in box 2)

 

As stated above

  16   State whether the notification relates to a single

transaction being notified in accordance with the Market Abuse Rules and ISE LR 6.10

 

Yes

17 Description of class of share

 

 

Ordinary

18 Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

0.0004%

19 Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

N/A

20 Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

4,965

0.002%

If a person whose interests are required to be disclosed under ISE Listing Rule 6.10 has been granted options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:

21   Date of grant

 

N/A

  22   Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

 

N/A

23 Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

N/A

24 Description of shares involved (class and number)

 

N/A

25 Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

 

N/A

26 Total number of shares over which options are held following notification

 

N/A

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris ______________________________________________

 

Date of notification 22 June 2016_____________________________

The duly designated officer of the issuer responsible for making this notification acknowledges and confirms that he/she is aware that the information as has been provided in response to the questions 15 to 26 above is not information which has been required by or which has been requested by the Central Bank, and is information which is required to be provided to the Irish Stock Exchange only.

Short Name: Smurfit Kappa GrpPLC
Category Code: DSH
Sequence Number: 533380
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160622T160916+0100

Contacts

Smurfit Kappa Group PLC

Contacts

Smurfit Kappa Group PLC