Form 8.3 - SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC

LONDON--()--

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 dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

€0.001 ordinary shares

Date of dealing

1 May 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
3,240,833 1.37% 739,317 0.31%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
245,112 0.10% 1,844,241 0.78%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,485,945 1.47% 2,583,558 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        

Ap20

3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase   28   31.0200 GBP
Purchase 73 31.0800 GBP
Purchase 93 31.0634 GBP
Purchase 195 35.4000 EUR
Purchase 305 35.4679 EUR
Purchase 483 35.5811 EUR
Purchase 1,040 35.5318 EUR
Purchase 2,578 34.9800 EUR
Purchase 3,269 30.9386 GBP
Purchase 4,019 30.9347 GBP
Purchase 4,219 30.9400 GBP
Purchase 4,222 35.0993 EUR
Purchase 11,072 30.9508 GBP
Sale 13 31.0600 GBP
Sale 101 31.0633 GBP
Sale 154 31.0868 GBP
Sale 218 31.3403 GBP
Sale 222 34.9060 EUR
Sale 445 31.0995 GBP
Sale 658 31.2665 GBP
Sale 2,426 34.9800 EUR
Sale 3,809 30.9287 GBP
Sale 11,089 31.0041 GBP
Sale 19,115 35.4580 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 100 34.9313 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 122 34.8717 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 154 31.0868 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,358 31.0623 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,875 30.9375 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,577 31.0110 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 19,115 35.4580 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 51,938 31.3300 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 195 35.4070 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 305 35.4679 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,040 35.5317 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,327 30.7432 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,578 34.9826 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 51,938 35.7200 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.

Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) NO

Date of disclosure  

2 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 (Note 10)  

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 646311
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180502T141210+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC