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 19 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
3,307,269 1.39% 717,549 0.30%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
212,973 0.09% 1,895,504 0.80%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
3,520,242 1.48% 2,613,053 1.10%

(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 66 31.6500 GBP
Purchase 94 31.7452 GBP
Purchase 105 36.6400 EUR
Purchase 105 31.7800 GBP
Purchase 153 35.6600 EUR
Purchase 196 36.4200 EUR
Purchase 281 31.2502 GBP
Purchase 374 31.6380 GBP
Purchase 428 36.5502 EUR
Purchase 472 31.4883 GBP
Purchase 500 31.0400 GBP
Purchase 618 35.9977 EUR
Purchase 669 31.3079 GBP
Purchase 676 31.2484 GBP
Purchase 1,081 31.4161 GBP
Purchase 1,083 36.3976 EUR
Purchase 1,114 31.5577 GBP
Purchase 2,596 36.0165 EUR
Purchase 3,269 36.6362 EUR
Purchase 3,537 36.5485 EUR
Purchase 3,825 31.4315 GBP
Purchase 4,206 36.3945 EUR
Purchase 5,982 31.8800 GBP
Purchase 6,453 31.8493 GBP
Purchase 6,538 36.6454 EUR
Purchase 12,450 31.5605 GBP
Purchase 44,200 36.3008 EUR
Sale 20 31.4751 GBP
Sale 66 31.6500 GBP
Sale 80 31.4575 GBP
Sale 96 31.1968 GBP
Sale 103 36.4431 EUR
Sale 118 36.2418 EUR
Sale 152 36.1000 EUR
Sale 160 31.2405 GBP
Sale 179 36.0200 EUR
Sale 180 36.4100 EUR
Sale 213 31.0620 GBP
Sale 265 31.5862 GBP
Sale 422 36.0400 EUR
Sale 483 36.0266 EUR
Sale 791 31.4752 GBP
Sale 795 36.0744 EUR
Sale 943 31.4024 GBP
Sale 1,245 31.6242 GBP
Sale 1,310 36.3940 EUR
Sale 1,498 35.9468 EUR
Sale 1,548 36.4373 EUR
Sale 1,615 31.6257 GBP
Sale 2,549 36.3385 EUR
Sale 2,593 31.7506 GBP
Sale 2,720 36.0990 EUR
Sale 3,195 31.7979 GBP
Sale 3,941 31.8814 GBP
Sale 6,538 36.6454 EUR
Sale 9,561 36.3275 EUR
Sale 16,086 31.7147 GBP
Sale 18,167 36.1423 EUR
Sale 19,166 36.4713 EUR
Sale 29,190 36.3068 EUR
Sale 39,856 36.5000 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 12 31.5375 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 80 31.4575 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 96 31.1968 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 103 36.4431 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 118 36.2418 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 160 31.2405 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 795 36.0744 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,129 36.0273 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,453 35.9379 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,040 31.8779 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 8,562 35.7162 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 9,605 36.5222 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 19,166 36.4713 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 78,000 36.0900 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 12 35.6291 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 94 31.7452 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 281 31.2502 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 374 31.6380 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 618 35.9977 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 944 31.1041 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,081 31.4161 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,129 31.4428 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,596 36.0165 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,624 31.8825 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,257 36.6427 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,206 36.3942 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,433 31.3976 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,650 31.8800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 78,000 31.3962 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: 20 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  

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 645482
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180420T120306+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC