Form 8.3 - SMURFIT

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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 13 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
1,792,702 0.76% 939,376 0.40%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
744,194 0.31% 1,433,345 0.60%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
2,536,896 1.07% 2,372,721 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 72 36.0400 EUR
Purchase 116 35.8660 EUR
Purchase 150 35.9066 EUR
Purchase 162 31.9840 GBP
Purchase 168 31.8133 GBP
Purchase 618 35.8100 EUR
Purchase 712 35.9361 EUR
Purchase 814 35.6800 EUR
Purchase 1,013 31.7424 GBP
Purchase 1,586 31.5400 GBP
Purchase 1,607 36.0112 EUR
Purchase 1,949 35.9729 EUR
Purchase 2,097 31.8890 GBP
Purchase 2,181 31.7588 GBP
Purchase 8,781 35.8653 EUR
Purchase 9,676 36.0087 EUR
Purchase 11,004 35.9690 EUR
Purchase 13,380 35.8809 EUR
Purchase 19,608 31.7325 GBP
Purchase 35,735 35.6233 EUR
Purchase 38,065 31.5671 GBP
Purchase 44,243 31.8867 GBP
Sale 71 35.8400 EUR
Sale 72 36.0418 EUR
Sale 94 31.7200 GBP
Sale 150 31.8200 GBP
Sale 213 31.6809 GBP
Sale 224 31.8090 GBP
Sale 337 36.0289 EUR
Sale 464 31.7790 GBP
Sale 553 35.9079 EUR
Sale 586 31.5592 GBP
Sale 621 35.8864 EUR
Sale 774 35.8383 EUR
Sale 804 35.8377 EUR
Sale 1,024 31.7171 GBP
Sale 1,351 35.8237 EUR
Sale 1,586 31.5414 GBP
Sale 1,646 35.6000 EUR
Sale 1,864 35.8574 EUR
Sale 2,018 35.9316 EUR
Sale 2,516 35.8337 EUR
Sale 2,630 35.9345 EUR
Sale 3,044 35.8957 EUR
Sale 3,080 31.8046 GBP
Sale 4,691 35.7967 EUR
Sale 5,584 31.9600 GBP
Sale 5,770 31.8317 GBP
Sale 6,634 35.7972 EUR
Sale 10,895 35.8650 EUR
Sale 11,903 31.8445 GBP
Sale 20,925 35.8655 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 224 31.8090 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 337 36.0289 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 856 35.7939 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,024 31.7171 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,336 31.7896 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,340 35.8427 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,030 31.7396 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,000 31.8671 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,691 35.7967 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,773 31.8651 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,634 35.7971 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 116 35.8660 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 162 31.9840 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,100 35.9496 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,949 35.9730 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,097 31.8890 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,000 35.9554 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,917 31.6116 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 9,676 36.0087 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 11,004 35.9690 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 15,461 31.5425 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 19,608 31.7325 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 33,104 35.6026 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 44,243 31.8867 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)

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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.

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 14 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: 642995
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180314T131129+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC