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 09 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
1,744,679 0.74% 1,051,862 0.44%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
847,060 0.36% 1,309,135 0.55%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
2,591,739 1.09% 2,360,997 1.00%

(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 127 35.9859 EUR
Purchase 201 31.9000 GBP
Purchase 267 32.0210 GBP
Purchase 538 32.0576 GBP
Purchase 611 32.0357 GBP
Purchase 730 36.0000 EUR
Purchase 754 36.0059 EUR
Purchase 1,028 32.0314 GBP
Purchase 1,050 32.0230 GBP
Purchase 1,354 31.9100 GBP
Purchase 2,060 35.9445 EUR
Purchase 2,240 35.9392 EUR
Purchase 2,340 31.9610 GBP
Purchase 5,478 35.9097 EUR
Purchase 6,249 35.9242 EUR
Purchase 6,801 31.9559 GBP
Purchase 8,006 31.9725 GBP
Purchase 8,798 31.9880 GBP
Purchase 9,286 35.9325 EUR
Purchase 9,900 31.9413 GBP
Purchase 11,461 35.9224 EUR
Purchase 15,203 31.9492 GBP
Purchase 15,727 32.0597 GBP
Purchase 16,565 35.9400 EUR
Purchase 26,026 35.9521 EUR
Purchase 37,299 31.9205 GBP
Purchase 45,142 31.9024 GBP
Purchase 51,148 35.9687 EUR
Sale 3 32.0565 GBP
Sale 72 35.9300 EUR
Sale 87 35.9882 EUR
Sale 120 31.9577 GBP
Sale 149 32.0762 GBP
Sale 183 31.9734 GBP
Sale 297 32.2000 GBP
Sale 535 35.8460 EUR
Sale 556 35.9519 EUR
Sale 758 32.0645 GBP
Sale 1,155 31.9025 GBP
Sale 1,354 31.9100 GBP
Sale 2,029 32.2014 GBP
Sale 2,309 31.9976 GBP
Sale 2,626 35.8144 EUR
Sale 3,243 35.8830 EUR
Sale 4,289 35.8589 EUR
Sale 5,393 35.9527 EUR
Sale 9,925 31.9425 GBP
Sale 13,591 35.9248 EUR
Sale 43,784 31.9839 GBP
Sale 68,219 36.0000 EUR
Sale 195,354 32.1626 GBP

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name   Nature of transaction   Number of relevant securities   Price per
      unit
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 87 35.9882 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 120 31.9577 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 127 35.9528 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 332 32.0196 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 758 32.0645 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,155 31.9025 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,477 32.1951 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,289 35.8589 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,742 35.8444 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 7,554 31.9016 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 16,469 31.9395 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 57,086 36.0000 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 163,313 32.1974 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 127 35.9859 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 182 31.8415 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 241 32.0425 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 267 32.0210 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 362 32.0243 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 538 32.0576 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 611 32.0357 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 754 36.0059 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,028 32.0314 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,336 31.9041 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,060 35.9445 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,000 35.9862 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 9,286 35.9324 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,610 35.8582 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 37,299 31.9206 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 40,538 36.0021 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 45,142 31.9024 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 47,800 35.9377 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.

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 12 Mar 2018
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 0635
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: 642827
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180312T152134+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC