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

23 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
3,937,451 1.66% 690,977 0.29%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
253,148 0.11% 3,078,558 1.30%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
4,190,599 1.77% 3,769,535 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 34.8000 EUR
Purchase 47 30.1259 GBP
Purchase 75 30.3900 GBP
Purchase 104 30.1000 GBP
Purchase 174 30.2748 GBP
Purchase 187 30.2400 GBP
Purchase 189 34.8428 EUR
Purchase 192 34.3577 EUR
Purchase 256 34.7053 EUR
Purchase 266 34.8421 EUR
Purchase 278 34.3260 EUR
Purchase 312 30.0262 GBP
Purchase 378 30.2386 GBP
Purchase 539 34.5051 EUR
Purchase 709 30.0649 GBP
Purchase 767 34.5000 EUR
Purchase 985 34.6086 EUR
Purchase 2,696 34.3806 EUR
Purchase 2,760 34.3768 EUR
Purchase 3,421 30.1010 GBP
Purchase 3,661 34.4261 EUR
Purchase 4,478 30.2084 GBP
Purchase 4,642 34.4481 EUR
Purchase 5,593 34.4354 EUR
Purchase 5,854 34.3147 EUR
Purchase 8,808 34.7164 EUR
Purchase 12,717 34.2261 EUR
Purchase 13,855 30.2547 GBP
Purchase 86,783 34.4333 EUR
Sale 47 30.2123 GBP
Sale 75 30.3900 GBP
Sale 99 30.2200 GBP
Sale 158 34.7400 EUR
Sale 281 34.2500 EUR
Sale 291 34.3153 EUR
Sale 351 30.2400 GBP
Sale 539 34.5051 EUR
Sale 803 34.7779 EUR
Sale 856 30.2722 GBP
Sale 1,214 34.8843 EUR
Sale 1,352 34.2862 EUR
Sale 1,713 30.2380 GBP
Sale 1,715 30.1642 GBP
Sale 1,736 34.2333 EUR
Sale 1,893 30.2950 GBP
Sale 1,956 34.2455 EUR
Sale 2,049 34.4636 EUR
Sale 3,124 30.2413 GBP
Sale 9,016 34.2723 EUR
Sale 13,942 34.6362 EUR
Sale 19,684 30.2106 GBP
Sale 36,762 30.4590 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 47 30.2123 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 291 34.3153 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 680 30.2204 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 803 34.7779 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,214 34.8779 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,713 30.2380 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,715 30.1642 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,207 34.4420 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,770 30.1829 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,765 30.2375 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,881 30.2852 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 12,612 34.4800 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 13,942 34.6362 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 47 30.1259 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 187 30.2400 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 290 34.7264 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 335 34.7467 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 709 30.0649 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,642 34.4478 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,166 34.3649 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 8,808 34.7164 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 12,612 30.2426 GBP

(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)

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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: 24 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: 648141
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180524T142136+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC