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 25 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
3,373,380 1.42% 653,114 0.28%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
167,490 0.07% 1,980,763 0.84%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
3,540,870 1.49% 2,633,877 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 14 30.0100 GBP
Purchase 35 30.1011 GBP
Purchase 106 34.5980 EUR
Purchase 143 30.2000 GBP
Purchase 151 34.6200 EUR
Purchase 211 34.3851 EUR
Purchase 213 34.5359 EUR
Purchase 314 34.5157 EUR
Purchase 348 34.6405 EUR
Purchase 351 34.3800 EUR
Purchase 520 34.5900 EUR
Purchase 581 30.1141 GBP
Purchase 889 34.5190 EUR
Purchase 978 34.6236 EUR
Purchase 1,321 34.7275 EUR
Purchase 1,587 34.4422 EUR
Purchase 1,776 34.4994 EUR
Purchase 1,985 30.1572 GBP
Purchase 2,052 34.7348 EUR
Purchase 2,713 30.3099 GBP
Purchase 3,134 30.2079 GBP
Purchase 3,329 30.2204 GBP
Purchase 3,404 30.2083 GBP
Purchase 3,953 30.1000 GBP
Purchase 8,000 34.4861 EUR
Purchase 18,453 34.4000 EUR
Purchase 32,121 34.4685 EUR
Purchase 32,755 30.1695 GBP
Sale 1 34.4600 EUR
Sale 35 30.0788 GBP
Sale 96 30.2215 GBP
Sale 173 34.4899 EUR
Sale 211 34.3851 EUR
Sale 281 30.1460 GBP
Sale 397 30.1068 GBP
Sale 599 34.4705 EUR
Sale 1,168 34.5844 EUR
Sale 1,495 30.3388 GBP
Sale 1,563 34.4687 EUR
Sale 1,984 30.1585 GBP
Sale 2,166 30.1013 GBP
Sale 3,329 30.2234 GBP
Sale 3,363 30.2006 GBP
Sale 4,008 34.7835 EUR
Sale 4,257 34.4126 EUR
Sale 16,020 30.2931 GBP
Sale 16,257 34.5628 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 1 34.4600 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 35 30.0788 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 96 30.2215 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,585 34.4390 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,984 30.1585 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,000 30.3372 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,263 30.3858 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,335 34.4677 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,008 34.7835 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,257 34.4127 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 14,672 34.5761 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 24,000 30.4600 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 35 30.1011 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 106 34.5980 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 294 34.3825 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 314 34.5157 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 581 30.1141 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 948 34.9499 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,415 30.3914 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,504 30.1000 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,335 30.1003 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,414 30.1024 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,479 34.6846 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,713 30.3099 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 7,148 30.2295 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 8,000 34.4861 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 24,000 34.8114 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 32,121 34.4685 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.

None

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 26 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: 645892
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180426T115644+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC