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 14 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
3,312,608 1.40% 365,826 0.15%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
107,538 0.05% 3,010,586 1.27%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
3,420,146 1.44% 3,376,412 1.42%

(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   15   31.1200 GBP
Purchase 47 31.2600 GBP
Purchase 53 31.1400 GBP
Purchase 101 31.3200 GBP
Purchase 105 31.2473 GBP
Purchase 122 35.4365 EUR
Purchase 144 31.2800 GBP
Purchase 149 35.4200 EUR
Purchase 385 35.3547 EUR
Purchase 387 35.4166 EUR
Purchase 589 31.2610 GBP
Purchase 754 31.2200 GBP
Purchase 828 35.4084 EUR
Purchase 877 35.5371 EUR
Purchase 1,593 35.4820 EUR
Purchase 1,912 31.2509 GBP
Purchase 2,018 35.5600 EUR
Purchase 2,492 31.1980 GBP
Purchase 4,080 35.4751 EUR
Purchase 6,464 35.3746 EUR
Purchase 6,472 31.2207 GBP
Purchase 8,351 35.3768 EUR
Purchase 8,612 31.2327 GBP
Purchase 10,413 35.4766 EUR
Purchase 13,700 35.4137 EUR
Purchase 36,351 31.1992 GBP
Sale 15 35.4200 EUR
Sale 76 35.4847 EUR
Sale 135 35.5000 EUR
Sale 150 35.4600 EUR
Sale 154 35.7100 EUR
Sale 170 31.3600 GBP
Sale 191 31.2751 GBP
Sale 206 35.3180 EUR
Sale 274 35.4502 EUR
Sale 297 31.2631 GBP
Sale 323 35.3806 EUR
Sale 385 35.3547 EUR
Sale 400 35.4395 EUR
Sale 557 35.4128 EUR
Sale 639 35.3556 EUR
Sale 765 35.4377 EUR
Sale 877 35.5371 EUR
Sale 1,063 31.2038 GBP
Sale 1,275 31.2196 GBP
Sale 1,283 35.4130 EUR
Sale 1,459 35.3855 EUR
Sale 1,506 31.1911 GBP
Sale 1,662 31.2200 GBP
Sale 2,049 35.4403 EUR
Sale 2,571 35.3831 EUR
Sale 3,016 35.4173 EUR
Sale 3,750 31.2001 GBP
Sale 3,973 31.2179 GBP
Sale 4,448 31.2202 GBP
Sale 6,481 35.4104 EUR
Sale 6,715 31.2250 GBP
Sale 6,781 35.3968 EUR
Sale 11,766 31.2245 GBP
Sale 12,568 35.4000 EUR
Sale 16,351 31.2104 GBP
Sale 324,951 35.3600 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 170 31.3557 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 309 35.5052 EUR
N/A Long 323 35.3806 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 400 35.4426 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 500 31.3171 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 557 35.4128 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,275 31.2196 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,125 31.1913 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,498 35.4507 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,453 31.2175 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,935 35.3750 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,973 31.2179 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 10,337 35.3971 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 323,425 35.3600 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 105 31.2474 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 700 35.4683 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 754 31.2200 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 910 35.4665 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,498 31.2653 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,763 31.2584 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 7,128 35.3626 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 12,000 35.5297 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 13,700 35.4137 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) YES/NO

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 15 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: 647523
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180515T143011+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC