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 dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

€0.001 ordinary shares

Date of dealing

17 April 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
3,349,460 1.41% 672,189 0.28%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
221,242 0.09% 2,005,893 0.85%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,570,702 1.51% 2,678,082 1.13%

(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 9 30.6600 GBP
Purchase 149 35.4200 EUR
Purchase 208 30.7197 GBP
Purchase 250 35.3866 EUR
Purchase 315 30.4034 GBP
Purchase 371 30.6142 GBP
Purchase 432 30.5241 GBP
Purchase 1,043 30.7600 GBP
Purchase 1,064 30.5651 GBP
Purchase 1,159 30.7504 GBP
Purchase 1,257 35.4822 EUR
Purchase 1,267 30.6400 GBP
Purchase 1,724 35.4622 EUR
Purchase 1,945 35.5300 EUR
Purchase 2,048 35.4158 EUR
Purchase 2,789 30.6548 GBP
Purchase 3,610 35.4605 EUR
Purchase 3,684 35.5634 EUR
Purchase 4,573 35.6200 EUR
Purchase 6,523 35.4375 EUR
Purchase 6,685 35.6253 EUR
Purchase 11,506 35.4706 EUR
Purchase 17,253 30.6840 GBP
Purchase 50,000 35.5510 EUR
Sale 81 30.3918 GBP
Sale 121 30.7600 GBP
Sale 137 35.3943 EUR
Sale 206 30.5400 GBP
Sale 293 30.5405 GBP
Sale 351 30.6389 GBP
Sale 371 30.6142 GBP
Sale 381 30.6749 GBP
Sale 508 30.6281 GBP
Sale 786 35.3400 EUR
Sale 809 30.7613 GBP
Sale 828 30.5458 GBP
Sale 973 30.5591 GBP
Sale 1,787 35.4900 EUR
Sale 3,892 35.4230 EUR
Sale 6,607 35.6253 EUR
Sale 18,336 30.5506 GBP
Sale 19,155 30.7078 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 81 30.3918 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 137 35.3943 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 293 30.5405 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 351 30.6389 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 368 30.5958 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 381 30.6749 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 597 30.9972 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 786 35.3334 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,046 30.5154 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,455 30.5905 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,892 35.4230 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 13,118 30.7515 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 18,336 30.5506 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 208 30.7197 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 432 30.5241 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 597 35.7545 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 823 35.4248 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,188 30.5699 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,309 30.7328 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,480 30.5858 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,782 35.4828 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,048 35.4158 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,610 35.4605 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,425 35.6200 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 11,506 35.4705 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 50,000 35.5510 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.

Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) NO

Date of disclosure  

18 Apr 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 (Note 10)  

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 645266
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180418T121736+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC