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 23 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
3,352,862 1.41% 676,621 0.29%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
192,165 0.08% 1,964,007 0.83%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,545,027 1.49% 2,640,628 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
Purchase 50 35.5400 EUR
Purchase 106 35.5192 EUR
Purchase 155 35.4800 EUR
Purchase 165 31.0593 GBP
Purchase 173 31.1182 GBP
Purchase 186 35.4400 EUR
Purchase 188 31.0756 GBP
Purchase 452 31.1623 GBP
Purchase 698 31.1251 GBP
Purchase 874 31.1239 GBP
Purchase 1,001 31.1021 GBP
Purchase 1,422 31.1387 GBP
Purchase 1,591 35.4836 EUR
Purchase 2,456 35.5456 EUR
Purchase 2,501 35.7080 EUR
Purchase 4,162 35.5009 EUR
Purchase 4,325 31.0800 GBP
Purchase 4,696 31.0866 GBP
Purchase 5,014 31.1237 GBP
Purchase 16,489 35.5000 EUR
Purchase 49,363 31.1038 GBP
Sale 22 35.4931 EUR
Sale 48 31.1387 GBP
Sale 96 31.2183 GBP
Sale 107 31.1298 GBP
Sale 125 31.1196 GBP
Sale 224 31.1500 GBP
Sale 240 31.1385 GBP
Sale 573 31.1049 GBP
Sale 600 31.1098 GBP
Sale 601 35.5420 EUR
Sale 636 31.1275 GBP
Sale 916 35.4577 EUR
Sale 926 35.4787 EUR
Sale 1,143 35.5600 EUR
Sale 1,198 31.1366 GBP
Sale 1,637 31.0800 GBP
Sale 2,766 35.5000 EUR
Sale 3,024 31.0813 GBP
Sale 4,836 31.1288 GBP
Sale 6,037 31.1218 GBP
Sale 17,127 35.4994 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 22 35.4931 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 48 31.1387 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 77 35.4135 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 96 31.2184 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 125 31.1196 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 171 31.3971 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 389 31.1382 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,065 31.0758 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,332 31.0800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,518 35.5551 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 17,127 35.4994 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 106 35.5192 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 172 35.5265 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 173 31.1182 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 188 31.0756 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 571 35.5123 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 698 31.1251 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,086 31.1304 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,518 31.1427 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,456 35.5456 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,501 35.7080 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,469 35.5026 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 32,064 31.0824 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.

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 24 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: 645719
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180424T114818+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC