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 11 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
3,611,198 1.52% 351,763 0.15%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
107,006 0.05% 3,326,955 1.40%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
3,718,204 1.57% 3,678,718 1.55%

(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 24 31.2800 GBP
Purchase 109 31.3609 GBP
Purchase 128 31.2900 GBP
Purchase 201 31.2600 GBP
Purchase 243 31.2675 GBP
Purchase 294 35.6053 EUR
Purchase 356 31.1789 GBP
Purchase 854 35.5069 EUR
Purchase 866 31.2860 GBP
Purchase 1,026 31.3147 GBP
Purchase 2,357 35.7680 EUR
Purchase 3,802 35.4140 EUR
Purchase 3,899 31.3181 GBP
Purchase 8,039 35.3907 EUR
Purchase 8,727 35.6309 EUR
Purchase 22,485 35.5914 EUR
Purchase 28,479 31.2252 GBP
Purchase 34,464 35.4442 EUR
Sale 17 35.7361 EUR
Sale 18 31.1214 GBP
Sale 130 35.7192 EUR
Sale 132 35.7360 EUR
Sale 149 35.6500 EUR
Sale 153 31.5200 GBP
Sale 245 35.5023 EUR
Sale 576 35.5295 EUR
Sale 754 31.1200 GBP
Sale 1,200 35.5423 EUR
Sale 1,249 31.4312 GBP
Sale 2,461 35.7000 EUR
Sale 2,772 31.4059 GBP
Sale 2,839 35.6084 EUR
Sale 3,308 35.5181 EUR
Sale 3,364 35.5304 EUR
Sale 5,519 35.6526 EUR
Sale 8,283 35.5126 EUR
Sale 8,611 35.3600 EUR
Sale 9,191 31.4300 GBP
Sale 12,061 35.3682 EUR
Sale 27,066 35.5512 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 17 31.2970 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 647 35.5291 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 754 31.1200 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,374 35.5277 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,151 31.4372 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,519 35.6526 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 17 35.4088 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 109 31.3609 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 243 31.2675 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 774 35.6854 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 854 35.5054 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 866 31.2860 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,357 35.7680 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,082 31.1750 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 7,248 35.3626 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 8,018 31.1224 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: 14 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: 647411
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180514T144337+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC