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 30 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
3,281,374 1.38% 773,204 0.33%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
250,467 0.11% 1,855,712 0.78%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,531,841 1.49% 2,628,916 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 175 31.0714 GBP
Purchase 181 35.1700 EUR
Purchase 191 35.3878 EUR
Purchase 225 35.1932 EUR
Purchase 280 30.9400 GBP
Purchase 349 30.9386 GBP
Purchase 369 31.0295 GBP
Purchase 498 31.1038 GBP
Purchase 730 35.2058 EUR
Purchase 1,063 35.3505 EUR
Purchase 1,084 35.3393 EUR
Purchase 1,547 35.3138 EUR
Purchase 1,967 35.3386 EUR
Purchase 10,618 35.3413 EUR
Purchase 15,000 35.3537 EUR
Purchase 15,183 35.3600 EUR
Purchase 17,807 30.9631 GBP
Sale 12 31.0526 GBP
Sale 32 31.0350 GBP
Sale 96 30.9752 GBP
Sale 253 31.0490 GBP
Sale 315 31.0104 GBP
Sale 337 35.3267 EUR
Sale 369 31.0295 GBP
Sale 449 30.9453 GBP
Sale 481 30.9400 GBP
Sale 484 31.0644 GBP
Sale 573 35.3231 EUR
Sale 709 35.2828 EUR
Sale 793 31.0000 GBP
Sale 818 30.9379 GBP
Sale 973 31.0277 GBP
Sale 1,022 35.3526 EUR
Sale 1,052 31.0563 GBP
Sale 1,081 35.3940 EUR
Sale 1,408 35.3657 EUR
Sale 1,524 31.0411 GBP
Sale 1,571 35.3452 EUR
Sale 1,929 35.3496 EUR
Sale 3,270 35.3351 EUR
Sale 3,597 31.0799 GBP
Sale 4,835 31.0482 GBP
Sale 6,252 35.3259 EUR
Sale 9,189 30.9760 GBP
Sale 10,021 35.3711 EUR
Sale 10,820 35.3523 EUR
Sale 28,608 35.3600 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 12 31.0525 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 62 30.9380 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 96 30.9753 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 201 30.9400 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 205 35.2931 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 253 31.0490 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 332 31.0382 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 368 35.3398 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 474 35.1912 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 484 31.0644 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 756 30.9379 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,000 35.3606 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,524 31.0411 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,395 35.3338 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 7,586 31.0546 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 18,392 35.3498 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 36 35.3666 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 191 35.3879 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 210 31.1815 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 299 35.2068 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 474 30.9427 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 730 35.2058 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,547 35.3138 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,967 35.3386 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,418 30.9424 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,618 35.3413 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 15,000 35.3565 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 15,058 35.3626 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.
NONE
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 1 May 2018
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 0635
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: 646199
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180501T140929+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC