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 09 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
3,572,939 1.51% 358,590 0.15%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
106,855 0.05% 3,284,455 1.38%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
3,679,794 1.55% 3,643,045 1.54%

(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 12 35.2700 EUR
Purchase 36 35.1870 EUR
Purchase 106 30.8413 GBP
Purchase 125 30.7400 GBP
Purchase 200 30.7901 GBP
Purchase 264 30.7800 GBP
Purchase 278 30.8451 GBP
Purchase 438 35.1859 EUR
Purchase 583 30.8392 GBP
Purchase 829 30.9220 GBP
Purchase 961 35.1000 EUR
Purchase 1,191 35.2333 EUR
Purchase 1,611 35.1975 EUR
Purchase 1,680 30.9186 GBP
Purchase 2,860 30.7935 GBP
Purchase 3,049 30.7614 GBP
Purchase 4,469 30.7504 GBP
Purchase 5,377 30.9200 GBP
Purchase 6,462 35.1940 EUR
Purchase 7,593 35.1970 EUR
Purchase 8,992 35.1835 EUR
Purchase 9,190 30.8713 GBP
Purchase 9,190 30.8569 GBP
Purchase 9,190 30.8826 GBP
Purchase 9,201 35.2000 EUR
Purchase 10,617 30.8566 GBP
Purchase 11,487 35.2400 EUR
Purchase 15,101 35.2130 EUR
Purchase 26,488 30.7760 GBP
Purchase 33,540 35.1905 EUR
Sale 16 30.8100 GBP
Sale 20 30.6800 GBP
Sale 20 30.9180 GBP
Sale 229 35.1400 EUR
Sale 253 35.1000 EUR
Sale 289 35.2347 EUR
Sale 319 35.2074 EUR
Sale 349 35.1317 EUR
Sale 428 30.8290 GBP
Sale 498 35.2035 EUR
Sale 550 30.8138 GBP
Sale 801 35.1724 EUR
Sale 818 30.7450 GBP
Sale 1,412 35.1790 EUR
Sale 2,840 30.7886 GBP
Sale 6,745 30.9200 GBP
Sale 8,671 35.2373 EUR
Sale 9,190 30.8569 GBP
Sale 11,795 35.1918 EUR
Sale 12,290 30.7993 GBP
Sale 14,532 35.2400 EUR
Sale 19,949 35.1902 EUR
Sale 37,593 30.8335 GBP

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name   Nature of transaction   Number of relevant securities   Price per
      unit
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 20 30.9180 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 159 35.2578 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 382 30.9200 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 428 30.8290 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 498 35.2035 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,106 35.1212 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,215 35.1751 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,114 30.7049 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,900 30.8400 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 8,237 35.2373 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 9,409 30.9175 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 14,752 30.7886 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 19,872 30.8037 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 36 35.1869 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 106 30.8413 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 159 30.6227 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 829 30.9220 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,888 35.2381 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,860 30.7935 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,930 35.2098 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,469 30.7504 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,900 35.1332 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,462 35.1940 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,617 30.8566 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 12,842 35.1863 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 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 10 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: 647118
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180510T132740+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC