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 dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

€0.001 ordinary shares

Date of dealing

17/05/2018

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
3,602,454 1.52% 556,562 0.23%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
125,644 0.05% 2,971,225 1.25%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,728,098 1.57% 3,527,787 1.49%

(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 2 29.6429 GBP
Purchase 6 29.7029 GBP
Purchase 42 29.4804 GBP
Purchase 51 33.8525 EUR
Purchase 164 33.7800 EUR
Purchase 179 29.4886 GBP
Purchase 208 29.6600 GBP
Purchase 211 33.9851 EUR
Purchase 222 33.8000 EUR
Purchase 359 33.8398 EUR
Purchase 398 29.6786 GBP
Purchase 409 33.9215 EUR
Purchase 480 29.6629 GBP
Purchase 855 33.9401 EUR
Purchase 906 29.6650 GBP
Purchase 2,183 29.6454 GBP
Purchase 2,287 29.6380 GBP
Purchase 2,441 29.5811 GBP
Purchase 2,465 33.8109 EUR
Purchase 2,525 33.9246 EUR
Purchase 3,773 33.8446 EUR
Purchase 4,245 33.8443 EUR
Purchase 6,075 33.8723 EUR
Purchase 6,596 33.7743 EUR
Purchase 6,638 33.8650 EUR
Purchase 7,136 33.9088 EUR
Purchase 8,242 33.8362 EUR
Purchase 11,620 29.6333 GBP
Purchase 12,693 33.9430 EUR
Purchase 12,747 33.9800 EUR
Purchase 14,829 33.8726 EUR
Purchase 24,406 33.9337 EUR
Purchase 28,431 33.8415 EUR
Purchase 36,946 33.9196 EUR
Sale 38 29.6613 GBP
Sale 150 29.6400 GBP
Sale 211 33.9851 EUR
Sale 243 33.8623 EUR
Sale 270 33.9400 EUR
Sale 279 29.6569 GBP
Sale 335 33.8000 EUR
Sale 381 33.7848 EUR
Sale 397 29.3951 GBP
Sale 462 33.9197 EUR
Sale 603 33.9723 EUR
Sale 886 29.6800 GBP
Sale 1,048 29.6595 GBP
Sale 1,349 33.8800 EUR
Sale 1,396 33.8182 EUR
Sale 1,541 33.9323 EUR
Sale 1,560 29.6600 GBP
Sale 3,151 29.6829 GBP
Sale 3,235 29.6468 GBP
Sale 3,804 33.8159 EUR
Sale 4,941 33.9978 EUR
Sale 5,000 33.8118 EUR
Sale 9,191 29.7405 GBP
Sale 10,186 29.6652 GBP
Sale 10,530 33.9467 EUR
Sale 10,692 29.5914 GBP
Sale 12,500 33.9800 EUR
Sale 18,381 29.6790 GBP
Sale 20,007 29.5561 GBP
Sale 26,380 33.9808 EUR
Sale 62,056 29.6382 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 179 34.0914 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 270 33.9332 EUR
N/A Long 381 33.7848 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 397 29.3951 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 744 29.6760 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 869 29.6148 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,396 33.8182 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,235 29.6468 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,941 33.9978 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,000 33.8118 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 10,186 29.6652 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 10,692 29.5914 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 12,370 29.6576 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 20,007 29.5561 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 21,109 29.6099 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 22,095 29.6678 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 26,201 33.9774 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 42 29.4804 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 179 29.7026 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 387 29.6216 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 906 29.6650 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,183 29.6454 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,287 29.6380 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,560 33.9242 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,075 33.8723 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,596 33.7743 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 16,946 33.8821 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 20,000 33.9513 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 21,809 33.8736 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)

2. 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

18 May 2018

Contact name

Femi Badmos

Telephone number

020 3555 1125

If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected  
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)  

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 647830
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180518T151702+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC