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 15 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
3,335,819 1.41% 346,309 0.15%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
48,290 0.02% 2,966,023 1.25%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,384,109 1.43% 3,312,332 1.40%

(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 20 31.2370 GBP
Purchase 90 31.0800 GBP
Purchase 107 31.4530 GBP
Purchase 125 31.2744 GBP
Purchase 153 35.7200 EUR
Purchase 270 31.2368 GBP
Purchase 327 35.6132 EUR
Purchase 451 31.2400 GBP
Purchase 473 35.5000 EUR
Purchase 557 31.2847 GBP
Purchase 638 35.4928 EUR
Purchase 943 35.6079 EUR
Purchase 956 35.6469 EUR
Purchase 1,335 35.5700 EUR
Purchase 1,544 35.5800 EUR
Purchase 2,582 35.5128 EUR
Purchase 3,210 35.6084 EUR
Purchase 3,676 31.4931 GBP
Purchase 3,938 35.5596 EUR
Purchase 5,724 31.3058 GBP
Purchase 6,812 35.6239 EUR
Purchase 7,197 35.6220 EUR
Purchase 9,249 35.6452 EUR
Purchase 11,822 35.5360 EUR
Purchase 15,076 35.5826 EUR
Purchase 47,122 31.1742 GBP
Sale 74 35.5543 EUR
Sale 90 31.0813 GBP
Sale 125 31.3200 GBP
Sale 138 35.5571 EUR
Sale 181 35.5000 EUR
Sale 187 35.5544 EUR
Sale 290 31.2400 GBP
Sale 300 31.2200 GBP
Sale 401 35.7743 EUR
Sale 486 31.2924 GBP
Sale 579 31.3270 GBP
Sale 692 35.6385 EUR
Sale 707 35.5562 EUR
Sale 739 35.5845 EUR
Sale 860 31.3147 GBP
Sale 892 35.6038 EUR
Sale 920 31.1693 GBP
Sale 1,138 35.6063 EUR
Sale 1,217 31.0779 GBP
Sale 1,351 35.6560 EUR
Sale 1,489 35.5689 EUR
Sale 1,594 35.6668 EUR
Sale 3,268 31.3070 GBP
Sale 3,301 35.6453 EUR
Sale 3,429 35.6027 EUR
Sale 4,513 35.6003 EUR
Sale 5,369 35.5929 EUR
Sale 5,498 31.3266 GBP
Sale 8,979 35.5600 EUR
Sale 9,191 31.4480 GBP
Sale 25,858 31.0800 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 138 35.5571 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 229 31.2384 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 486 31.2924 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 579 31.3270 GBP
N/A Long 739 35.5845 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,217 31.0779 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,351 35.6560 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,594 35.6668 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,500 31.3131 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,111 35.5869 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,104 35.6429 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,369 35.5929 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 24,158 31.0800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 107 31.4530 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 557 31.2847 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 638 35.4928 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,032 31.2238 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,500 35.6100 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,104 31.3622 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,812 35.6239 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 8,132 31.0824 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 12,304 31.1960 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 15,076 35.5826 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.
NONE
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 16 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: 647630
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180516T120322+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC