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 27 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
3,278,220 1.38% 756,361 0.32%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
219,855 0.09% 1,838,267 0.78%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,498,075 1.47% 2,594,628 1.09%

(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 41 34.7000 EUR
Purchase 41 35.2053 EUR
Purchase 94 30.1828 GBP
Purchase 113 34.2816 EUR
Purchase 237 29.9865 GBP
Purchase 279 34.7537 EUR
Purchase 315 30.0502 GBP
Purchase 383 29.9560 GBP
Purchase 430 34.7370 EUR
Purchase 482 30.6972 GBP
Purchase 555 30.3500 GBP
Purchase 569 29.9363 GBP
Purchase 572 34.7304 EUR
Purchase 604 29.9922 GBP
Purchase 877 34.8566 EUR
Purchase 1,050 35.0186 EUR
Purchase 1,457 34.7100 EUR
Purchase 1,645 30.3087 GBP
Purchase 2,000 35.2600 EUR
Purchase 2,110 34.4250 EUR
Purchase 3,017 30.9800 GBP
Purchase 3,707 30.1531 GBP
Purchase 4,795 30.1875 GBP
Purchase 4,945 34.8856 EUR
Purchase 8,521 34.8023 EUR
Purchase 8,975 34.7138 EUR
Purchase 10,500 35.1825 EUR
Purchase 11,395 35.0000 EUR
Purchase 12,320 34.3901 EUR
Purchase 14,092 34.3359 EUR
Purchase 17,675 35.2000 EUR
Purchase 20,591 34.4327 EUR
Purchase 22,604 30.4329 GBP
Sale 4 30.8795 GBP
Sale 20 30.9813 GBP
Sale 29 30.7000 GBP
Sale 51 30.8011 GBP
Sale 62 29.9000 GBP
Sale 96 30.1934 GBP
Sale 175 30.0171 GBP
Sale 320 34.6400 EUR
Sale 408 30.2047 GBP
Sale 501 30.9800 GBP
Sale 555 30.3500 GBP
Sale 655 30.7481 GBP
Sale 926 34.3738 EUR
Sale 991 30.6971 GBP
Sale 1,057 34.3184 EUR
Sale 1,238 34.6427 EUR
Sale 1,322 30.3310 GBP
Sale 1,529 30.4121 GBP
Sale 1,820 34.7073 EUR
Sale 2,443 34.3975 EUR
Sale 4,594 30.3340 GBP
Sale 5,066 34.6204 EUR
Sale 6,892 29.9200 GBP
Sale 7,218 34.9916 EUR
Sale 28,159 34.8614 EUR
Sale 33,696 30.7847 GBP
Sale 68,731 35.1834 EUR
Sale 80,000 34.2096 EUR
Sale 90,000 34.1216 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 4 30.8800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 51 30.8011 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 96 30.1934 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 501 30.9800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 991 30.6971 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,404 34.5543 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,529 30.4121 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,590 30.3762 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,000 30.4781 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,000 34.6421 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,066 34.6204 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 7,218 34.9916 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 24,155 30.9775 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 66,885 35.1973 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 80,000 34.2096 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 90,000 34.1216 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 94 30.1828 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 113 34.2816 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 383 29.9560 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 430 34.7370 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 569 29.9363 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 576 30.1685 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 604 29.9922 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 803 34.8682 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,000 30.4027 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,115 35.2359 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,795 30.1875 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,945 34.8856 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 9,378 30.1517 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,500 35.1825 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 12,320 34.3901 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 14,092 34.3359 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 20,591 34.4327 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)

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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: 30 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: 646101
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180430T104729+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC