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 08 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
1,728,825 0.73% 966,366 0.41%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
733,772 0.31% 1,259,291 0.53%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
2,462,597 1.04% 2,225,657 0.94%

(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 14 31.2800 GBP
Purchase 20 35.6175 EUR
Purchase 47 31.9185 GBP
Purchase 99 31.9700 GBP
Purchase 141 35.3100 EUR
Purchase 158 35.9000 EUR
Purchase 190 31.4343 GBP
Purchase 220 31.6630 GBP
Purchase 324 31.7012 GBP
Purchase 465 32.0173 GBP
Purchase 590 31.8928 GBP
Purchase 647 32.0100 GBP
Purchase 821 31.3638 GBP
Purchase 985 31.6092 GBP
Purchase 1,000 31.9800 GBP
Purchase 1,017 35.3293 EUR
Purchase 1,230 31.5912 GBP
Purchase 1,348 31.8688 GBP
Purchase 1,502 35.7103 EUR
Purchase 1,585 35.3845 EUR
Purchase 1,732 31.8355 GBP
Purchase 1,954 31.4418 GBP
Purchase 2,272 35.6322 EUR
Purchase 3,054 31.6294 GBP
Purchase 3,075 35.3145 EUR
Purchase 3,193 35.6854 EUR
Purchase 3,504 31.9799 GBP
Purchase 4,296 35.8148 EUR
Purchase 8,634 31.5439 GBP
Purchase 11,787 35.3656 EUR
Purchase 12,215 31.7821 GBP
Purchase 14,149 35.8800 EUR
Purchase 14,857 31.4931 GBP
Purchase 17,464 35.9200 EUR
Purchase 50,000 35.3117 EUR
Purchase 60,048 35.4829 EUR
Sale 14 31.2800 GBP
Sale 14 32.0395 GBP
Sale 15 32.2400 GBP
Sale 55 35.8776 EUR
Sale 64 31.9214 GBP
Sale 122 35.8903 EUR
Sale 160 35.9562 EUR
Sale 203 31.6200 GBP
Sale 230 31.4400 GBP
Sale 364 31.8947 GBP
Sale 510 31.9200 GBP
Sale 641 35.9344 EUR
Sale 898 31.9143 GBP
Sale 900 31.7392 GBP
Sale 960 31.6513 GBP
Sale 1,067 35.5241 EUR
Sale 1,467 31.7106 GBP
Sale 1,546 31.5151 GBP
Sale 1,848 35.7328 EUR
Sale 2,309 31.8450 GBP
Sale 2,425 31.5322 GBP
Sale 3,923 31.6012 GBP
Sale 4,673 35.4995 EUR
Sale 4,770 31.9927 GBP
Sale 6,372 35.5751 EUR
Sale 7,135 35.8800 EUR
Sale 9,196 31.5023 GBP
Sale 11,366 35.5086 EUR
Sale 14,879 31.6891 GBP
Sale 16,334 35.4866 EUR
Sale 26,088 35.4530 EUR
Sale 27,039 35.4647 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 14 32.0400 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 55 35.8776 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 364 31.8947 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 375 31.9181 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 801 35.9310 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 900 31.7392 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 960 31.6513 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,220 31.6891 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,468 31.9237 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,444 31.6617 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,316 35.8800 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,673 35.4995 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 26,088 35.4530 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 41,714 35.2000 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 20 35.6175 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 100 35.7463 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 220 31.6630 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 324 31.7012 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 341 35.6878 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 590 31.8928 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 655 31.8482 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 985 31.6092 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,502 35.7103 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,608 31.9225 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,471 31.9172 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,296 35.8147 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,000 35.3061 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 8,634 31.5439 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,000 35.3590 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 13,581 35.8826 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 14,857 31.4931 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 41,714 31.4190 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 50,000 35.3117 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: 9 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: 642749
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180309T151455+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC