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 24 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
3,899,699 1.64% 560,141 0.24%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
98,812 0.04% 3,020,004 1.27%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,998,511 1.69% 3,580,145 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 2 34.7200 EUR
Purchase 14 34.8200 EUR
Purchase 14 34.9000 EUR
Purchase 20 34.6705 EUR
Purchase 28 34.9300 EUR
Purchase 213 34.5764 EUR
Purchase 291 30.3849 GBP
Purchase 314 30.1886 GBP
Purchase 350 30.6850 GBP
Purchase 484 30.5749 GBP
Purchase 535 34.4056 EUR
Purchase 589 34.4754 EUR
Purchase 645 34.6003 EUR
Purchase 1,028 34.5598 EUR
Purchase 1,098 34.5875 EUR
Purchase 1,401 30.2142 GBP
Purchase 2,659 30.2761 GBP
Purchase 2,953 34.5639 EUR
Purchase 3,452 34.6058 EUR
Purchase 4,221 30.2434 GBP
Purchase 4,584 34.4632 EUR
Purchase 9,315 34.8975 EUR
Purchase 11,888 30.5640 GBP
Purchase 16,342 30.2187 GBP
Purchase 29,255 30.6059 GBP
Purchase 36,267 34.4091 EUR
Purchase 106,823 30.0456 GBP
Sale 15 30.4400 GBP
Sale 100 34.5000 EUR
Sale 115 34.7652 EUR
Sale 135 30.7800 GBP
Sale 194 34.5100 EUR
Sale 224 30.2250 GBP
Sale 233 30.1841 GBP
Sale 300 35.0100 EUR
Sale 323 34.7702 EUR
Sale 474 34.4051 EUR
Sale 484 30.5749 GBP
Sale 487 30.4000 GBP
Sale 646 34.3984 EUR
Sale 758 30.5672 GBP
Sale 779 30.0013 GBP
Sale 1,013 30.1142 GBP
Sale 1,137 34.5446 EUR
Sale 1,147 34.5177 EUR
Sale 1,901 30.1600 GBP
Sale 2,220 30.3634 GBP
Sale 2,597 34.5489 EUR
Sale 2,876 34.4000 EUR
Sale 3,388 30.0000 GBP
Sale 4,595 30.4760 GBP
Sale 4,927 34.5425 EUR
Sale 8,495 30.3507 GBP
Sale 9,191 30.5400 GBP
Sale 10,173 34.4054 EUR
Sale 20,585 34.6177 EUR
Sale 20,799 34.6448 EUR
Sale 44,510 35.0033 EUR

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name   Nature of transaction   Number of relevant securities   Price per
      unit
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 224 30.2250 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 233 30.1841 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 465 34.6793 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 654 35.1593 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 776 34.3936 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,179 30.3410 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,244 34.6226 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,500 30.2932 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,781 30.0000 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,462 34.5285 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 18,818 35.0166 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 20,585 34.6177 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 22,400 34.4166 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 25,038 34.9892 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 35,000 34.5200 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 20 34.6705 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 56 34.9142 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 350 30.6850 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 403 30.2115 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 504 30.1640 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 535 34.4056 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,098 34.5863 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,146 34.4735 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,151 30.3633 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,500 34.5741 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,452 34.6058 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,761 30.0566 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 11,888 30.5640 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 16,342 30.2187 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 29,255 30.6059 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 33,649 34.4025 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 35,000 30.2780 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 54,857 30.0024 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)

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: 25 May 2018
Contact name: Femi Badmos
Telephone number: 020 3555 1125
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: 648242
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180525T131613+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC