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 24 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
3,356,318 1.42% 700,361 0.30%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
186,150 0.08% 1,937,939 0.82%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,542,468 1.49% 2,638,300 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        

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3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
Purchase 100 30.9800 GBP
Purchase 105 35.5739 EUR
Purchase 106 31.0400 GBP
Purchase 125 30.9400 GBP
Purchase 146 35.5032 EUR
Purchase 167 31.3500 GBP
Purchase 176 30.9781 GBP
Purchase 303 35.5640 EUR
Purchase 378 31.1124 GBP
Purchase 392 35.5303 EUR
Purchase 659 31.0825 GBP
Purchase 717 31.1400 GBP
Purchase 970 35.4979 EUR
Purchase 1,000 35.5297 EUR
Purchase 1,330 30.9733 GBP
Purchase 2,163 35.5894 EUR
Purchase 4,283 30.9900 GBP
Purchase 5,507 31.0220 GBP
Purchase 6,106 35.5339 EUR
Purchase 6,709 35.5166 EUR
Purchase 15,630 35.5000 EUR
Purchase 42,153 31.0456 GBP
Sale 96 31.1218 GBP
Sale 150 31.3000 GBP
Sale 162 35.5400 EUR
Sale 172 30.9800 GBP
Sale 235 30.9976 GBP
Sale 307 35.4801 EUR
Sale 368 31.1000 GBP
Sale 405 31.0476 GBP
Sale 667 31.1925 GBP
Sale 853 30.9779 GBP
Sale 1,034 31.2257 GBP
Sale 1,394 31.1356 GBP
Sale 1,686 31.0097 GBP
Sale 2,767 30.9813 GBP
Sale 2,821 35.5127 EUR
Sale 3,634 35.4880 EUR
Sale 4,098 35.5317 EUR
Sale 6,090 35.4894 EUR
Sale 6,320 35.5276 EUR
Sale 12,473 35.4935 EUR
Sale 18,162 35.5278 EUR
Sale 20,433 35.5062 EUR
Sale 24,876 31.0064 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 96 31.1218 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 172 30.9800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 235 30.9976 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 541 31.2933 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 853 30.9779 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 918 35.4740 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,034 31.2257 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 18,162 35.5278 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 20,433 35.5062 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 25,377 35.4945 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 105 35.5740 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 146 35.5032 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 267 30.9824 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 303 35.5640 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 378 31.1124 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,139 31.1442 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,710 35.5026 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 12,099 31.0160 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 13,700 35.5267 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 24,777 31.0502 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 attached? (Note 9) YES/NO

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 25 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: 645809
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180425T120854+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC