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 10 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
3,593,677 1.52% 360,497 0.15%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
110,563 0.05% 3,303,578 1.39%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
3,704,240 1.56% 3,664,075 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 17 35.4303 EUR
Purchase 34 31.4404 GBP
Purchase 91 31.1237 GBP
Purchase 106 31.1000 GBP
Purchase 107 31.0464 GBP
Purchase 124 31.4200 GBP
Purchase 266 35.2215 EUR
Purchase 278 31.3037 GBP
Purchase 402 35.2554 EUR
Purchase 420 31.0674 GBP
Purchase 481 31.3800 GBP
Purchase 504 35.4000 EUR
Purchase 525 35.3300 EUR
Purchase 750 35.2060 EUR
Purchase 1,496 35.4071 EUR
Purchase 1,812 30.9632 GBP
Purchase 1,971 31.3787 GBP
Purchase 2,103 35.2422 EUR
Purchase 2,866 35.5081 EUR
Purchase 3,359 35.2712 EUR
Purchase 3,444 31.3645 GBP
Purchase 3,570 30.9118 GBP
Purchase 5,687 35.2160 EUR
Purchase 6,637 35.4747 EUR
Purchase 8,779 31.3007 GBP
Purchase 13,147 31.1009 GBP
Sale 12 35.2558 EUR
Sale 69 31.1975 GBP
Sale 83 35.2555 EUR
Sale 97 35.1655 EUR
Sale 125 31.0402 GBP
Sale 195 31.0660 GBP
Sale 200 35.1200 EUR
Sale 257 35.4839 EUR
Sale 278 31.3037 GBP
Sale 453 35.5000 EUR
Sale 468 35.2306 EUR
Sale 1,272 31.3800 GBP
Sale 1,430 35.2263 EUR
Sale 1,560 31.0569 GBP
Sale 1,805 35.3418 EUR
Sale 2,474 35.2018 EUR
Sale 2,679 31.3814 GBP
Sale 8,984 31.1514 GBP
Sale 15,588 35.5600 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 69 31.1975 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 125 31.0402 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 195 31.0660 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 200 35.1173 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 257 35.4839 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 468 35.2306 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,430 35.2263 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,805 35.3353 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,315 31.0784 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,073 31.1819 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 34 31.4405 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 91 31.1237 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 107 31.0464 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 266 35.2215 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 373 31.0642 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 382 31.3800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 793 35.3785 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,897 30.9085 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,359 35.2712 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,570 30.9118 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,073 35.4900 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 8,779 31.3007 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: 11 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: 647209
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180511T115532+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC