Form 8.3 - SMURFIT KAPPA GROUP PLC

LONDON--()--

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)  

Millennium International Management LP

Company dealt in

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

IE00B1RR8406

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)

    Long   Short
  Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities    
(2) Derivatives (other than options) 3,464,248 (1.460%) 248,242 (0.105%)
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell    
Total 3,464,248 (1.460%) 248,242 (0.105%)

(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    

1. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit (Note 5)

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product name,

e.g. CFD

  Nature of transaction

(Note 6)

  Number of relevant securities

(Note 7)

  Price per unit

(Note 5)

CFD Increasing a short position 848 30.122 GBP
CFD Increasing a long positon 645 34.415 EUR
CFD Increasing a long positon 870 34.331 EUR
CFD Increasing a long position 8,808 34.716 EUR
CFD Reducing a short position 187 30.240 GBP
CFD Reducing a short position 274 30.152 GBP
CFD Reducing a short position 380 30.289 GBP
CFD Increasing a short position 401 30.158 GBP
CFD Increasing a long position 290 34.365 EUR
CFD Increasing a long position 102 34.430 EUR
CFD Increasing a long position 117,881 34.489 EUR
CFD Closing a long position 396 30.380 GBP
CFD Opening a short position 187 30.240 GBP
CFD Closing a short position 187 30.219 GBP
CFD Increasing a long position 55 30.199 GBP
CFD Increasing a long position 741 30.262 GBP
CFD Increasing a long position 4,781 30.263 GBP
CFD Increasing a long position 5,628 30.279 GBP
CFD Increasing a long position 7,251 30.298 GBP
CFD Increasing a long position 2,553 30.257 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)

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 attached? (Note 9) NO

Date of disclosure   24th May 2018
Contact name Milos Naumovic
Telephone number +44 203 650 8203
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected  
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)  

Short Name: MILLENNIUM PARTNERS, L.P.
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 648155
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180524T152416+0100

Contacts

Millennium Partners, L.P.

Contacts

Millennium Partners, L.P.