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 20 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
3,325,957 1.40% 704,482 0.30%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
209,767 0.09% 1,928,317 0.81%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
3,535,724 1.49% 2,632,799 1.11%

(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 (Note 5)

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name   Nature of transaction   Number of relevant securities   Price per
      unit
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 96 31.5897 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 112 35.7062 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 245 35.9127 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 779 36.4127 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 789 35.9509 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,537 31.3552 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,110 36.2262 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,883 35.7666 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,058 31.4873 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,404 35.7894 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,903 36.4903 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 8,892 31.4592 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 366 31.4688 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 474 31.3625 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 493 35.8023 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 497 36.0890 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 739 31.3020 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 781 36.1835 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,221 31.8658 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,401 31.3620 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,469 31.2982 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,555 36.0474 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,883 31.3028 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,158 35.9595 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 7,645 35.8000 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,367 35.9603 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 18,168 35.7570 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)

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: 23 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: 645623
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180423T172112+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC