Form 8.3 - SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC

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FORM 8.3

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

1. KEY INFORMATION

    Name of person dealing (Note 1)   Barclays PLC.
  Company dealt in SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC
  Class of relevant security to which the €0.001 ordinary shares
  dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)  
  Date of dealing 06 March 2018

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:       €0.001 ordinary shares
Long   Short
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities
1,839,568 0.78% 1,469,371 0.62%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
1,217,811 0.51% 1,368,944 0.58%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,057,379 1.29% 2,838,315 1.20%

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:   Long   Short
    Number   (%)   Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities        

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

       

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

       
Total        

3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
Purchase 17 30.2611 GBP
Purchase 27 30.2607 GBP
Purchase 174 30.7899 GBP
Purchase 219 34.2980 EUR
Purchase 230 30.0878 GBP
Purchase 230 30.3630 GBP
Purchase 403 34.5349 EUR
Purchase 433 33.8600 EUR
Purchase 574 30.4978 GBP
Purchase 697 30.1900 GBP
Purchase 892 34.2920 EUR
Purchase 1,000 30.2695 GBP
Purchase 1,001 34.5219 EUR
Purchase 1,112 34.2900 EUR
Purchase 1,741 30.3167 GBP
Purchase 1,861 34.3000 EUR
Purchase 1,922 33.9331 EUR
Purchase 2,289 34.2774 EUR
Purchase 2,367 30.1169 GBP
Purchase 2,396 30.3891 GBP
Purchase 2,596 34.3051 EUR
Purchase 3,214 30.1200 GBP
Purchase 3,553 34.2616 EUR
Purchase 3,679 34.1460 EUR
Purchase 5,000 33.8533 EUR
Purchase 5,028 30.5258 GBP
Purchase 5,386 34.0863 EUR
Purchase 6,050 33.5184 EUR
Purchase 6,617 34.4290 EUR
Purchase 6,833 34.2120 EUR
Purchase 7,505 34.2382 EUR
Purchase 10,000 30.1140 GBP
Purchase 11,537 30.3086 GBP
Purchase 11,661 30.4183 GBP
Purchase 13,426 30.4059 GBP
Purchase 17,967 33.9400 EUR
Purchase 18,449 30.2043 GBP
Purchase 21,975 30.3592 GBP
Purchase 23,769 30.7312 GBP
Purchase 26,040 30.4019 GBP
Purchase 30,000 30.3734 GBP
Purchase 33,507 34.0036 EUR
Purchase 34,435 30.4892 GBP
Purchase 38,058 30.3727 GBP
Purchase 38,568 30.1381 GBP
Purchase 39,682 30.0252 GBP
Purchase 61,139 34.1950 EUR
Purchase 62,878 30.6652 GBP
Purchase 96,882 34.1655 EUR
Purchase 101,841 30.1240 GBP
Sale 66 33.8000 EUR
Sale 192 30.0369 GBP
Sale 219 34.2980 EUR
Sale 253 33.8016 EUR
Sale 383 30.9442 GBP
Sale 420 34.0896 EUR
Sale 451 30.0973 GBP
Sale 505 30.4586 GBP
Sale 524 30.3958 GBP
Sale 635 30.2707 GBP
Sale 892 34.2920 EUR
Sale 933 33.8681 EUR
Sale 985 30.7850 GBP
Sale 1,111 30.0240 GBP
Sale 1,112 34.2900 EUR
Sale 1,131 33.5000 EUR
Sale 1,274 33.8251 EUR
Sale 1,433 30.2305 GBP
Sale 1,607 30.1200 GBP
Sale 1,788 33.8131 EUR
Sale 1,907 30.4139 GBP
Sale 2,296 34.2808 EUR
Sale 2,298 33.9937 EUR
Sale 2,365 30.5359 GBP
Sale 2,369 30.4213 GBP
Sale 2,712 33.5057 EUR
Sale 2,838 34.0728 EUR
Sale 2,905 34.3059 EUR
Sale 3,685 33.7919 EUR
Sale 4,411 30.3332 GBP
Sale 5,045 30.5199 GBP
Sale 5,053 30.3554 GBP
Sale 6,419 30.3957 GBP
Sale 6,662 33.9207 EUR
Sale 7,134 30.5987 GBP
Sale 7,689 34.0717 EUR
Sale 10,000 29.8982 GBP
Sale 13,905 34.3000 EUR
Sale 17,528 30.5242 GBP
Sale 23,500 30.1413 GBP
Sale 42,000 34.0336 EUR
Sale 45,709 30.3668 GBP
Sale 46,921 30.1300 GBP
Sale 47,879 30.4324 GBP
Sale 50,782 33.9830 EUR

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name   Nature of transaction   Number of relevant securities   Price per
      unit
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 170 30.8372 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 400 30.9572 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 420 34.0897 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 451 30.0973 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 500 30.8432 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 635 30.2707 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 933 33.8681 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,000 33.4963 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,365 30.5359 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,411 30.3332 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,793 33.9771 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 10,000 29.8982 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 12,678 30.6764 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 14,470 30.2327 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 19,383 30.4175 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 42,000 34.0336 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 50,782 33.9830 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 17 30.2611 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 27 30.2607 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 230 30.3630 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,741 30.3167 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,996 34.3908 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,000 29.9026 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,396 30.3891 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,643 30.4466 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 7,157 34.1442 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 9,868 34.5228 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,000 30.3830 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,000 30.1610 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,000 30.1140 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,000 30.5762 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 11,661 30.4183 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 11,963 34.5736 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 13,426 30.4059 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 14,708 30.3927 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 21,975 30.3592 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 22,507 33.8625 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 23,769 30.7312 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 34,435 30.4892 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 39,682 30.0252 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 49,176 34.1029 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 62,878 30.6652 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 96,882 34.1655 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 101,841 30.1240 GBP

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product name,

e.g. call option

  Writing, selling, purchasing, varying etc.   Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 7)   Exercise price   Type, e.g. American, European etc.   Expiry date   Option money paid/received per unit (Note 5)

(ii) Exercising

Product name,

e.g. call option

  Number of securities   Exercise price per unit (Note 5)

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)

Nature of transaction

(Note 8)

  Details   Price per unit

(if applicable) (Note 5)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing
and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option
referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any
relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this
should be stated.
NONE
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 7 Mar 2018
Contact name: ELISE TANG
Telephone number: 0207 1163001
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 642574
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180307T124148+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC