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 04 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
3,543,878 1.49% 442,614 0.19%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
134,303 0.06% 2,249,655 0.95%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
3,678,181 1.55% 2,692,269 1.14%

(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 2 34.5250 EUR
Purchase 48 30.4200 GBP
Purchase 75 30.2400 GBP
Purchase 102 30.4000 GBP
Purchase 108 30.4626 GBP
Purchase 200 34.4800 EUR
Purchase 381 30.5850 GBP
Purchase 408 34.5468 EUR
Purchase 522 34.5609 EUR
Purchase 590 30.4633 GBP
Purchase 652 34.5337 EUR
Purchase 974 30.4819 GBP
Purchase 975 30.4629 GBP
Purchase 1,237 30.5261 GBP
Purchase 1,278 30.4827 GBP
Purchase 2,832 34.5738 EUR
Purchase 2,953 34.6129 EUR
Purchase 3,247 30.5881 GBP
Purchase 3,295 34.5979 EUR
Purchase 4,104 30.3542 GBP
Purchase 6,286 34.5951 EUR
Purchase 7,012 34.5241 EUR
Purchase 7,051 34.5055 EUR
Purchase 7,367 30.4800 GBP
Purchase 7,968 34.5385 EUR
Purchase 9,226 34.4963 EUR
Purchase 12,358 34.6131 EUR
Purchase 12,411 34.2839 EUR
Purchase 13,036 34.8000 EUR
Purchase 15,035 34.5290 EUR
Purchase 15,589 30.5134 GBP
Purchase 20,000 34.4861 EUR
Purchase 22,951 34.5483 EUR
Purchase 29,989 34.5934 EUR
Purchase 35,748 34.5038 EUR
Purchase 36,762 30.3987 GBP
Purchase 67,282 30.4920 GBP
Sale 51 34.6449 EUR
Sale 75 30.2400 GBP
Sale 331 30.4800 GBP
Sale 564 30.4501 GBP
Sale 575 34.6142 EUR
Sale 607 30.4813 GBP
Sale 645 30.5284 GBP
Sale 1,032 34.5200 EUR
Sale 1,182 34.5543 EUR
Sale 1,187 34.4122 EUR
Sale 1,263 30.7477 GBP
Sale 1,744 30.5759 GBP
Sale 3,417 34.3310 EUR
Sale 3,568 34.3499 EUR
Sale 5,292 34.8463 EUR
Sale 5,529 30.4782 GBP
Sale 5,976 30.5158 GBP
Sale 10,108 34.6195 EUR
Sale 12,000 34.4505 EUR
Sale 13,484 34.4355 EUR
Sale 13,786 30.9600 GBP
Sale 18,381 30.5220 GBP
Sale 19,231 34.6200 EUR
Sale 20,000 34.1222 EUR
Sale 25,253 30.5212 GBP
Sale 100,000 34.0817 EUR
NB: The below transactions which were previously disclosed have been cancelled        
Class of relevant   Purchase/sale Number of relevant securities Price per unit
security      
€0.001 ordinary shares Purchase 100 34.4800 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Purchase 204 34.5468 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Purchase 1,416 34.5738 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Purchase 3,143 34.5951 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Purchase 3,506 34.5241 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Purchase 4,613 34.4963 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Sale 516 34.5200 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Sale 591 34.5543 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Sale 1,784 34.3499 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Sale 6,742 34.4355 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 326 30.4800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 564 30.4501 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 575 34.6142 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 645 30.5284 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,187 34.4122 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,263 30.7477 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,341 30.4416 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,000 34.5335 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,493 30.4801 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,292 34.8463 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 8,215 34.6312 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 20,000 34.1222 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 100,000 34.0817 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2 34.5200 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 108 30.4626 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 286 34.6152 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 381 30.5850 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 441 34.0850 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 590 30.4633 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 652 34.5337 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 974 30.4819 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,237 30.5261 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,029 34.6954 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,667 34.6127 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,786 30.5878 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,000 30.5327 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,104 30.3542 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,806 34.4641 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 8,113 30.4824 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 9,988 34.6225 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 15,035 34.5290 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 20,000 34.4862 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 23,183 34.6314 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 35,748 34.5038 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 37,478 30.5051 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)

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 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 8 May 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: 646951
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180508T125129+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC