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 18 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
3,522,706 1.49% 540,125 0.23%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
186,070 0.08% 2,952,165 1.24%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
3,708,776 1.56% 3,492,290 1.47%

(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 7 34.1400 EUR
Purchase 38 30.1000 GBP
Purchase 49 30.0647 GBP
Purchase 102 29.6100 GBP
Purchase 159 33.8200 EUR
Purchase 207 29.5405 GBP
Purchase 212 29.9194 GBP
Purchase 227 29.6212 GBP
Purchase 297 34.2000 EUR
Purchase 429 29.6994 GBP
Purchase 432 29.6786 GBP
Purchase 547 29.6711 GBP
Purchase 656 34.1260 EUR
Purchase 1,189 29.6363 GBP
Purchase 1,444 33.8000 EUR
Purchase 1,605 33.8646 EUR
Purchase 1,679 29.6800 GBP
Purchase 1,755 29.6002 GBP
Purchase 2,021 29.6875 GBP
Purchase 2,191 29.8247 GBP
Purchase 2,235 29.8395 GBP
Purchase 2,791 34.1314 EUR
Purchase 3,042 33.9372 EUR
Purchase 3,572 34.1338 EUR
Purchase 4,155 33.9539 EUR
Purchase 5,044 29.7705 GBP
Purchase 6,131 33.8769 EUR
Purchase 11,552 34.1921 EUR
Purchase 17,135 34.1800 EUR
Purchase 20,134 29.7808 GBP
Purchase 21,446 34.1740 EUR
Purchase 25,404 33.8555 EUR
Purchase 25,564 33.9835 EUR
Purchase 26,204 34.1133 EUR
Purchase 32,283 34.2534 EUR
Sale 7 34.1400 EUR
Sale 88 29.6600 GBP
Sale 150 30.0350 GBP
Sale 220 34.2000 EUR
Sale 220 33.7830 EUR
Sale 363 29.6813 GBP
Sale 407 34.2708 EUR
Sale 414 30.4749 GBP
Sale 649 29.7881 GBP
Sale 794 33.8272 EUR
Sale 1,152 33.8000 EUR
Sale 1,239 33.7949 EUR
Sale 1,693 29.9324 GBP
Sale 2,016 29.6800 GBP
Sale 2,459 34.5188 EUR
Sale 2,570 33.9297 EUR
Sale 3,404 29.8438 GBP
Sale 3,926 33.8341 EUR
Sale 4,351 33.9086 EUR
Sale 4,546 34.2052 EUR
Sale 4,653 29.7114 GBP
Sale 6,951 34.2646 EUR
Sale 7,271 29.9104 GBP
Sale 7,700 34.1866 EUR
Sale 11,574 34.3857 EUR
Sale 12,617 34.5255 EUR
Sale 15,160 34.2354 EUR
Sale 21,984 29.8103 GBP
Sale 22,916 29.6240 GBP
Sale 50,210 34.1802 EUR
Sale 53,707 29.8367 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 220 33.7830 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 414 30.4749 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 649 29.7881 GBP
N/A Long 794 33.8272 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 959 33.8537 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,238 30.3068 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,394 29.6776 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,500 34.9312 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,654 33.9057 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,926 33.8341 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,351 33.9087 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,653 29.7114 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 7,271 29.9104 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 8,402 29.6930 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 8,409 29.5907 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 9,963 34.6908 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 11,574 34.3857 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 21,984 29.8103 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 22,916 29.6240 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 49 30.0646 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 227 29.6212 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 429 29.6994 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 495 29.6835 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,129 33.8451 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,500 30.2427 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,554 30.0772 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,605 33.8646 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,662 34.3252 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,679 29.6800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,021 29.6875 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,191 29.8247 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,235 29.8395 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,275 29.9423 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,572 34.1338 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,418 34.1158 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,888 29.6434 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 8,609 33.8743 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 18,887 33.8025 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 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 21 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: 647883
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180521T134450+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC