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 21 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
3,651,665 1.54% 582,849 0.25%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
209,675 0.09% 2,994,264 1.26%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,861,340 1.63% 3,577,113 1.51%

(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 34.2200 EUR
Purchase 24 34.3482 EUR
Purchase 102 30.0308 GBP
Purchase 103 29.9800 GBP
Purchase 104 30.0900 GBP
Purchase 152 30.0600 GBP
Purchase 180 34.3200 EUR
Purchase 219 34.1800 EUR
Purchase 221 29.9986 GBP
Purchase 350 30.0737 GBP
Purchase 387 34.1600 EUR
Purchase 487 30.0174 GBP
Purchase 528 30.0757 GBP
Purchase 607 30.1011 GBP
Purchase 831 34.3720 EUR
Purchase 833 34.2217 EUR
Purchase 868 29.9634 GBP
Purchase 894 34.3638 EUR
Purchase 929 34.2990 EUR
Purchase 1,062 34.3662 EUR
Purchase 1,348 34.3096 EUR
Purchase 1,397 30.0567 GBP
Purchase 1,508 34.1706 EUR
Purchase 2,126 34.3574 EUR
Purchase 2,190 30.0680 GBP
Purchase 2,710 34.1920 EUR
Purchase 2,946 30.0353 GBP
Purchase 3,348 30.0521 GBP
Purchase 3,635 30.0000 GBP
Purchase 4,005 34.2229 EUR
Purchase 4,595 30.0769 GBP
Purchase 5,590 34.3813 EUR
Purchase 6,549 34.3184 EUR
Purchase 9,135 34.3041 EUR
Purchase 11,200 34.3383 EUR
Purchase 11,606 34.2651 EUR
Purchase 22,304 30.0258 GBP
Purchase 22,976 30.0555 GBP
Purchase 25,127 34.2947 EUR
Sale 3 34.3400 EUR
Sale 102 30.0300 GBP
Sale 224 30.0372 GBP
Sale 303 34.3500 EUR
Sale 305 34.4000 EUR
Sale 725 30.0000 GBP
Sale 761 34.2727 EUR
Sale 866 30.0427 GBP
Sale 877 30.0389 GBP
Sale 1,009 34.2715 EUR
Sale 1,347 30.0167 GBP
Sale 1,444 34.1600 EUR
Sale 1,498 30.0272 GBP
Sale 1,627 34.3515 EUR
Sale 1,689 34.4125 EUR
Sale 1,691 30.0494 GBP
Sale 2,366 29.9980 GBP
Sale 2,771 30.0013 GBP
Sale 5,126 30.0602 GBP
Sale 5,512 34.2575 EUR
Sale 10,000 34.3273 EUR
Sale 26,709 30.0108 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 202 34.2766 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 761 34.2727 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 866 30.0427 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,498 30.0272 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,500 30.0173 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,689 34.4125 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,366 29.9980 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,636 34.3146 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,126 30.0602 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,310 34.2570 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 7,000 29.9986 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 14,855 29.9976 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 102 30.0308 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 249 30.0630 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 519 30.0000 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 528 30.0757 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 607 30.1011 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 857 34.3170 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 868 29.9634 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 875 29.9798 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 894 34.3624 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,190 30.0680 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,394 34.1996 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,649 34.1825 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,358 30.0687 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,590 34.3813 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,549 34.3184 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 11,200 34.3383 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: 22 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: 647998
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180522T125934+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC