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 26 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
3,418,213 1.44% 715,410 0.30%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
212,010 0.09% 2,009,393 0.85%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,630,223 1.53% 2,724,803 1.15%

(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 34 34.9079 EUR
Purchase 74 34.9564 EUR
Purchase 88 30.5000 GBP
Purchase 94 30.6156 GBP
Purchase 110 35.1200 EUR
Purchase 333 30.5088 GBP
Purchase 436 34.5000 EUR
Purchase 527 35.4164 EUR
Purchase 546 35.2369 EUR
Purchase 613 34.8098 EUR
Purchase 755 35.2227 EUR
Purchase 779 34.8687 EUR
Purchase 1,028 35.2735 EUR
Purchase 1,113 30.2249 GBP
Purchase 1,436 35.1571 EUR
Purchase 1,438 35.5600 EUR
Purchase 1,677 35.0611 EUR
Purchase 1,846 30.5094 GBP
Purchase 2,030 35.3500 EUR
Purchase 2,066 30.4042 GBP
Purchase 2,627 30.6845 GBP
Purchase 3,435 35.0384 EUR
Purchase 3,547 30.7500 GBP
Purchase 3,610 30.5400 GBP
Purchase 4,655 35.2391 EUR
Purchase 4,663 35.0257 EUR
Purchase 23,741 35.0782 EUR
Purchase 70,341 30.5197 GBP
Sale 34 30.5795 GBP
Sale 60 30.7372 GBP
Sale 96 30.3569 GBP
Sale 100 30.4200 GBP
Sale 186 30.8544 GBP
Sale 218 34.5000 EUR
Sale 332 30.6481 GBP
Sale 394 35.3275 EUR
Sale 488 35.1376 EUR
Sale 581 35.3182 EUR
Sale 1,319 35.1000 EUR
Sale 1,320 35.3486 EUR
Sale 1,397 30.6338 GBP
Sale 1,646 35.5636 EUR
Sale 1,742 35.1109 EUR
Sale 2,155 35.3140 EUR
Sale 2,190 35.2216 EUR
Sale 2,760 35.0868 EUR
Sale 3,101 30.4809 GBP
Sale 3,398 30.7500 GBP
Sale 3,610 30.5413 GBP
Sale 4,594 30.2800 GBP
Sale 5,105 35.1731 EUR
Sale 5,993 35.3012 EUR
Sale 10,366 35.2567 EUR
Sale 12,986 30.4969 GBP
Sale 16,321 35.3167 EUR
Sale 31,662 35.1200 EUR
Sale 37,162 35.1005 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 34 30.5794 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 60 30.7371 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 96 30.3569 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 186 30.8544 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 394 35.3275 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 720 34.5256 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,051 35.0974 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,754 30.4499 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,258 35.0959 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,550 30.5220 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 10,366 35.2567 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 16,321 35.3167 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 37,162 35.1005 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 94 30.6156 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 105 35.1476 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 674 34.8252 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,537 30.5445 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,902 30.2046 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,066 30.4042 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,627 30.6845 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,893 30.5563 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,483 34.9518 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,663 35.0257 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,258 30.6171 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,651 35.0210 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 19,242 35.1226 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 47,585 30.5424 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: 27 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: 645983
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180427T120143+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC