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 15 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
1,841,634 0.78% 675,754 0.28%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
491,947 0.21% 1,499,836 0.63%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
2,333,581 0.98% 2,175,590 0.92%

(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 94 35.5800 EUR
Purchase 107 35.5400 EUR
Purchase 271 35.5258 EUR
Purchase 278 35.5535 EUR
Purchase 287 35.4356 EUR
Purchase 524 31.4175 GBP
Purchase 765 31.4318 GBP
Purchase 797 31.3878 GBP
Purchase 1,051 35.6091 EUR
Purchase 1,060 31.4836 GBP
Purchase 1,324 31.4879 GBP
Purchase 1,885 31.3600 GBP
Purchase 2,302 35.6281 EUR
Purchase 2,397 31.5390 GBP
Purchase 3,029 31.4412 GBP
Purchase 4,046 31.4108 GBP
Purchase 4,268 31.3513 GBP
Purchase 8,131 35.5114 EUR
Purchase 9,386 35.5806 EUR
Purchase 22,034 35.5468 EUR
Purchase 23,496 35.5000 EUR
Purchase 24,969 31.3614 GBP
Purchase 30,358 31.5190 GBP
Purchase 41,466 35.5023 EUR
Purchase 44,172 31.3828 GBP
Sale 3 31.5000 GBP
Sale 76 35.5000 EUR
Sale 122 35.3000 EUR
Sale 147 35.5046 EUR
Sale 155 31.3030 GBP
Sale 173 31.4447 GBP
Sale 195 31.4600 GBP
Sale 236 31.3971 GBP
Sale 245 35.3099 EUR
Sale 253 35.6988 EUR
Sale 259 31.3000 GBP
Sale 328 35.4200 EUR
Sale 534 35.4129 EUR
Sale 566 35.3741 EUR
Sale 906 31.5073 GBP
Sale 1,137 35.4178 EUR
Sale 2,497 31.3600 GBP
Sale 2,720 31.3014 GBP
Sale 3,707 31.4627 GBP
Sale 5,000 31.5061 GBP
Sale 13,795 31.5600 GBP
Sale 39,551 35.4400 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 147 35.5046 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 173 31.4447 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 389 31.5230 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 566 35.3741 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,252 35.4451 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 39,551 35.4400 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 271 35.5258 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 320 31.3025 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 524 31.4175 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 693 35.6465 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,051 35.6091 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,060 31.4836 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,110 31.3933 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,252 31.4071 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,302 35.6281 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,029 31.4412 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,089 31.4862 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,269 31.3756 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 8,131 35.5114 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 9,386 35.5806 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 22,034 35.5468 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 30,358 31.5191 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 40,811 35.5026 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 44,172 31.3828 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)

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: 16 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: 643199
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180316T123608+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC