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 07 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
1,700,724 0.72% 1,015,315 0.43%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
803,750 0.34% 1,252,098 0.53%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
2,504,474 1.06% 2,267,413 0.96%

(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 40 31.5600 GBP
Purchase 78 32.0910 GBP
Purchase 100 31.7168 GBP
Purchase 137 35.9400 EUR
Purchase 181 32.0213 GBP
Purchase 273 31.4039 GBP
Purchase 276 35.0402 EUR
Purchase 361 32.1437 GBP
Purchase 368 31.4283 GBP
Purchase 463 36.0000 EUR
Purchase 548 35.0900 EUR
Purchase 841 31.8913 GBP
Purchase 945 31.5049 GBP
Purchase 1,486 31.5616 GBP
Purchase 1,532 35.1543 EUR
Purchase 1,563 35.8833 EUR
Purchase 1,897 31.5101 GBP
Purchase 2,466 31.4174 GBP
Purchase 2,922 35.4627 EUR
Purchase 2,958 35.5498 EUR
Purchase 3,000 35.6538 EUR
Purchase 3,000 35.1000 EUR
Purchase 3,856 35.0011 EUR
Purchase 4,542 35.6829 EUR
Purchase 5,745 31.5042 GBP
Purchase 5,908 35.6978 EUR
Purchase 7,499 31.4960 GBP
Purchase 7,566 35.6229 EUR
Purchase 8,363 31.4574 GBP
Purchase 11,323 32.1785 GBP
Purchase 21,051 31.7111 GBP
Purchase 23,695 31.8121 GBP
Purchase 30,328 31.4556 GBP
Purchase 44,894 31.7244 GBP
Purchase 45,000 32.3558 GBP
Purchase 57,210 31.5051 GBP
Purchase 61,100 32.0965 GBP
Purchase 65,492 31.6280 GBP
Purchase 79,710 31.7717 GBP
Purchase 87,312 32.0136 GBP
Purchase 100,000 32.0656 GBP
Purchase 100,000 35.9633 EUR
Purchase 100,643 35.3136 EUR
Sale 28 35.9000 EUR
Sale 64 35.6600 EUR
Sale 150 32.0421 GBP
Sale 200 36.0200 EUR
Sale 220 31.4400 GBP
Sale 238 31.7550 GBP
Sale 258 31.3568 GBP
Sale 271 35.9794 EUR
Sale 283 35.2200 EUR
Sale 362 31.4568 GBP
Sale 423 35.6920 EUR
Sale 510 35.9400 EUR
Sale 609 32.3359 GBP
Sale 664 31.3783 GBP
Sale 709 31.8374 GBP
Sale 727 31.3089 GBP
Sale 826 35.0880 EUR
Sale 856 31.4157 GBP
Sale 877 35.2096 EUR
Sale 878 31.8324 GBP
Sale 947 31.6925 GBP
Sale 976 31.4017 GBP
Sale 1,141 35.6255 EUR
Sale 1,809 35.6266 EUR
Sale 2,012 35.5835 EUR
Sale 2,080 31.4682 GBP
Sale 2,419 31.3700 GBP
Sale 2,641 35.6801 EUR
Sale 2,829 31.3976 GBP
Sale 4,102 31.5004 GBP
Sale 4,331 35.7227 EUR
Sale 4,598 32.0878 GBP
Sale 5,000 35.1400 EUR
Sale 6,630 35.9976 EUR
Sale 6,667 31.4915 GBP
Sale 9,432 31.5693 GBP
Sale 9,806 35.8800 EUR
Sale 17,482 32.1419 GBP
Sale 19,320 35.1591 EUR
Sale 28,557 31.4030 GBP
Sale 37,255 31.6065 GBP
Sale 40,349 35.2877 EUR
Sale 97,671 35.3501 EUR
Sale 102,946 31.9137 GBP
Sale 161,307 36.0000 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 588 31.7878 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 609 32.3359 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 664 31.3783 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 709 31.8374 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 877 35.2096 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,909 36.0050 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,080 31.4682 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,102 31.5004 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,331 35.7227 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,000 35.1400 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,630 35.9976 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 11,891 31.4941 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 19,320 35.1591 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 39,046 32.1774 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 40,349 35.2877 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 41,487 31.3800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 42,170 35.2122 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 51,739 31.7561 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 54,091 35.4324 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 161,307 36.0000 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 78 32.0910 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 179 31.5842 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 181 32.0213 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 273 31.4039 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 361 32.1437 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 642 35.5743 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 841 31.8913 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 945 31.5049 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,468 32.1349 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,532 35.1543 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,897 31.5101 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,316 35.5520 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,000 35.1000 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,856 35.0011 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 14,664 35.2394 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 22,899 31.8821 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 23,695 31.8121 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 28,173 31.5801 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 30,328 31.4556 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 41,487 35.7898 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 42,593 31.4914 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 45,000 32.3558 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 57,210 31.5051 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 61,100 32.0965 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 79,710 31.7717 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 85,979 35.3262 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 87,312 32.0136 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 100,000 32.0656 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 100,000 35.9633 EUR

(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: 8 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: 642642
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180308T141725+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC