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 22 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
3,856,091 1.63% 671,228 0.28%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
245,318 0.10% 3,095,772 1.31%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
4,101,409 1.73% 3,767,000 1.59%

(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 34.2600 EUR
Purchase 40 30.2200 GBP
Purchase 111 34.5547 EUR
Purchase 178 30.2800 GBP
Purchase 192 34.5306 EUR
Purchase 199 30.3084 GBP
Purchase 209 30.2997 GBP
Purchase 314 30.2196 GBP
Purchase 419 30.2168 GBP
Purchase 574 34.5000 EUR
Purchase 616 34.5338 EUR
Purchase 637 34.4727 EUR
Purchase 899 34.5014 EUR
Purchase 1,042 34.4014 EUR
Purchase 1,109 30.3076 GBP
Purchase 1,290 34.5208 EUR
Purchase 1,437 30.2671 GBP
Purchase 1,507 34.4714 EUR
Purchase 1,589 30.3800 GBP
Purchase 2,107 30.3293 GBP
Purchase 2,455 30.3819 GBP
Purchase 2,534 34.4234 EUR
Purchase 2,684 30.3207 GBP
Purchase 3,069 34.5219 EUR
Purchase 3,468 34.4479 EUR
Purchase 3,542 30.2540 GBP
Purchase 3,783 34.4844 EUR
Purchase 4,250 30.2741 GBP
Purchase 5,424 34.5436 EUR
Purchase 8,546 34.4210 EUR
Purchase 9,094 34.4523 EUR
Purchase 9,191 30.2144 GBP
Purchase 10,895 34.4778 EUR
Purchase 11,403 34.4213 EUR
Purchase 11,880 34.3630 EUR
Purchase 13,585 34.4445 EUR
Purchase 18,381 30.2163 GBP
Purchase 18,381 30.3040 GBP
Purchase 33,147 30.3301 GBP
Sale 1 30.3600 GBP
Sale 103 30.3000 GBP
Sale 111 34.5547 EUR
Sale 118 30.2898 GBP
Sale 124 34.4600 EUR
Sale 150 30.4000 GBP
Sale 155 34.2800 EUR
Sale 187 34.5800 EUR
Sale 205 30.2109 GBP
Sale 254 30.2400 GBP
Sale 300 30.1377 GBP
Sale 326 34.4798 EUR
Sale 386 30.2665 GBP
Sale 390 30.2820 GBP
Sale 435 34.4542 EUR
Sale 543 34.4955 EUR
Sale 809 30.2360 GBP
Sale 851 30.3800 GBP
Sale 897 34.4207 EUR
Sale 982 30.3047 GBP
Sale 1,077 30.3813 GBP
Sale 1,972 34.5000 EUR
Sale 2,499 30.2668 GBP
Sale 2,789 30.3163 GBP
Sale 9,931 34.4200 EUR
Sale 48,430 30.3250 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 1 30.3600 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 187 34.5713 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 205 30.2109 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 300 30.1377 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 559 34.4486 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 809 30.2360 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 897 34.4221 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,012 30.3378 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,020 30.3780 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 16,808 30.2266 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 26,217 30.3775 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 199 30.3084 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 396 30.3800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 899 34.5014 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,042 34.4002 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,109 30.3076 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,437 30.2671 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,455 30.3819 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,973 34.5454 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,706 34.4661 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,336 30.2807 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,895 34.4778 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 11,403 34.4213 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 11,880 34.3630 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 16,808 34.4375 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: 23 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: 648064
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180523T134128+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC