Form 8.3 - SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC

LONDON--()--

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 12 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
1,786,820 0.75% 1,035,107 0.44%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
828,420 0.35% 1,391,067 0.59%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
2,615,240 1.10% 2,426,174 1.02%

(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        

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3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale

  Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
Purchase 30 31.8433 GBP
Purchase 39 36.0400 EUR
Purchase 94 31.9300 GBP
Purchase 143 35.9843 EUR
Purchase 171 35.9200 EUR
Purchase 233 31.8757 GBP
Purchase 242 31.7652 GBP
Purchase 250 36.0124 EUR
Purchase 390 35.9856 EUR
Purchase 428 35.9135 EUR
Purchase 453 35.6520 EUR
Purchase 507 31.7448 GBP
Purchase 531 36.1200 EUR
Purchase 585 31.8622 GBP
Purchase 763 31.9000 GBP
Purchase 1,015 31.9800 GBP
Purchase 1,060 35.8210 EUR
Purchase 1,086 31.8546 GBP
Purchase 1,164 35.7858 EUR
Purchase 1,449 35.8593 EUR
Purchase 2,128 31.8452 GBP
Purchase 2,200 31.8740 GBP
Purchase 2,534 36.0058 EUR
Purchase 2,772 35.8709 EUR
Purchase 4,698 35.8519 EUR
Purchase 4,881 31.9785 GBP
Purchase 7,443 31.9320 GBP
Purchase 9,536 31.8784 GBP
Purchase 9,742 36.0175 EUR
Purchase 12,490 31.9791 GBP
Purchase 100,000 35.9740 EUR
Sale 61 31.6600 GBP
Sale 63 31.8580 GBP
Sale 143 35.7661 EUR
Sale 183 35.8755 EUR
Sale 209 36.0219 EUR
Sale 507 31.7448 GBP
Sale 520 35.9760 EUR
Sale 628 35.8320 EUR
Sale 1,293 35.9272 EUR
Sale 1,595 35.9297 EUR
Sale 1,927 35.9750 EUR
Sale 2,294 36.1200 EUR
Sale 2,485 31.7008 GBP
Sale 2,574 31.8435 GBP
Sale 4,387 31.8431 GBP
Sale 5,149 31.9714 GBP
Sale 13,361 31.9800 GBP
Sale 20,348 35.9498 EUR
Sale 24,847 36.0123 EUR
Sale 27,587 31.8912 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 63 31.8580 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 183 35.8755 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 628 35.8320 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,156 36.1200 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,485 31.7008 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,831 31.7872 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,522 35.9490 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,767 31.8111 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 31,176 35.8400 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 30 31.8433 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 242 31.7652 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 250 36.0124 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 438 35.9026 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,126 35.8545 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,477 31.9039 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,128 31.8452 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,534 36.0058 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,436 31.9825 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,560 36.1227 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 9,540 35.8591 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 31,176 31.8481 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 100,000 35.9740 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)

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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: 13 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: 642892
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180313T132748+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC