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

18 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
3,364,639 1.42% 716,684 0.30%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
242,148 0.10% 1,990,099 0.84%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,606,787 1.52% 2,706,783 1.14%

(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 2 31.6000 GBP
Purchase 13 31.8000 GBP
Purchase 146 35.5200 EUR
Purchase 148 36.3600 EUR
Purchase 192 30.9416 GBP
Purchase 206 31.0897 GBP
Purchase 215 36.4027 EUR
Purchase 411 31.1583 GBP
Purchase 597 35.5396 EUR
Purchase 829 31.5000 GBP
Purchase 904 35.4932 EUR
Purchase 1,599 31.6512 GBP
Purchase 1,812 35.6174 EUR
Purchase 2,741 35.6776 EUR
Purchase 2,883 35.7674 EUR
Purchase 4,494 30.9625 GBP
Purchase 5,059 31.5984 GBP
Purchase 5,096 36.0207 EUR
Purchase 5,206 36.0195 EUR
Purchase 6,634 36.3654 EUR
Purchase 9,631 31.4886 GBP
Purchase 11,391 35.6764 EUR
Purchase 15,411 35.6429 EUR
Purchase 20,000 35.6623 EUR
Purchase 25,074 31.2188 GBP
Sale 74 35.4900 EUR
Sale 78 31.3553 GBP
Sale 135 36.3566 EUR
Sale 146 35.5200 EUR
Sale 152 31.7184 GBP
Sale 187 31.0309 GBP
Sale 232 36.3800 EUR
Sale 354 35.4979 EUR
Sale 390 36.3747 EUR
Sale 476 35.4968 EUR
Sale 713 30.8749 GBP
Sale 975 31.6354 GBP
Sale 989 31.1127 GBP
Sale 1,338 31.4623 GBP
Sale 1,854 31.3648 GBP
Sale 2,181 31.7491 GBP
Sale 2,630 35.5266 EUR
Sale 3,747 36.1587 EUR
Sale 5,758 31.5000 GBP
Sale 5,838 31.5021 GBP
Sale 6,634 36.3654 EUR
Sale 8,798 31.5014 GBP
Sale 9,202 30.8100 GBP
Sale 11,256 36.5155 EUR
Sale 13,803 30.8626 GBP
Sale 33,983 36.3600 EUR
Sale 44,575 36.3665 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 15 30.8773 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 135 36.3566 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 187 31.0309 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 535 31.7157 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 624 31.5208 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 713 30.8749 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 975 31.6354 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,338 31.4623 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,181 31.7491 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,630 35.5266 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,579 36.4279 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,630 36.1853 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,650 31.5000 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 11,256 36.5155 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 39,735 36.3572 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 206 31.0897 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 215 36.4119 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 411 31.1583 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 989 36.4971 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,741 35.6776 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,842 31.5025 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,430 31.4755 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,494 30.9625 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,180 31.4486 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 13,700 35.7759 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 15,411 35.6429 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 20,000 35.6623 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) YES/NO

Date of disclosure  

19 April 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: 645370
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180419T113542+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC