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 25 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
3,778,364 1.59% 570,992 0.24%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
97,493 0.04% 2,930,513 1.24%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
3,875,857 1.63% 3,501,505 1.48%

(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 1 30.8261 GBP
Purchase 32 35.1400 EUR
Purchase 43 31.0211 GBP
Purchase 78 31.0171 GBP
Purchase 95 30.9278 GBP
Purchase 100 35.4428 EUR
Purchase 102 34.6300 EUR
Purchase 104 34.8000 EUR
Purchase 106 30.9600 GBP
Purchase 161 35.0973 EUR
Purchase 404 30.9649 GBP
Purchase 405 35.4149 EUR
Purchase 413 35.3443 EUR
Purchase 434 35.4814 EUR
Purchase 443 35.1872 EUR
Purchase 495 30.5728 GBP
Purchase 513 35.4453 EUR
Purchase 555 35.1229 EUR
Purchase 612 35.1374 EUR
Purchase 683 30.8000 GBP
Purchase 849 30.9905 GBP
Purchase 1,037 31.0786 GBP
Purchase 1,098 35.3999 EUR
Purchase 1,345 35.4400 EUR
Purchase 1,497 35.3642 EUR
Purchase 1,557 30.9617 GBP
Purchase 1,650 31.0535 GBP
Purchase 2,439 34.9462 EUR
Purchase 2,520 34.8784 EUR
Purchase 3,197 31.0209 GBP
Purchase 3,610 30.8549 GBP
Purchase 3,928 35.3937 EUR
Purchase 4,243 31.0162 GBP
Purchase 6,918 30.8607 GBP
Purchase 7,153 34.8393 EUR
Purchase 7,220 35.4170 EUR
Purchase 8,101 34.7244 EUR
Purchase 10,021 35.4029 EUR
Purchase 12,012 35.0196 EUR
Purchase 27,130 30.8445 GBP
Sale 7 30.8400 GBP
Sale 31 31.0200 GBP
Sale 32 35.1400 EUR
Sale 43 30.9977 GBP
Sale 75 35.4069 EUR
Sale 118 31.0813 GBP
Sale 163 35.4035 EUR
Sale 178 30.8000 GBP
Sale 328 35.4599 EUR
Sale 369 35.4632 EUR
Sale 371 35.4800 EUR
Sale 396 30.8047 GBP
Sale 492 30.7643 GBP
Sale 513 35.4453 EUR
Sale 584 31.0800 GBP
Sale 598 35.4047 EUR
Sale 607 35.4147 EUR
Sale 615 35.2006 EUR
Sale 629 35.3875 EUR
Sale 705 30.8297 GBP
Sale 803 35.4121 EUR
Sale 1,117 31.0758 GBP
Sale 1,624 35.2196 EUR
Sale 1,727 35.3623 EUR
Sale 2,232 35.3177 EUR
Sale 2,774 30.9126 GBP
Sale 2,897 35.3679 EUR
Sale 5,436 35.2248 EUR
Sale 6,309 35.2198 EUR
Sale 7,517 35.3413 EUR
Sale 11,855 35.3173 EUR
Sale 17,927 35.4137 EUR
Sale 18,245 34.7534 EUR
Sale 18,382 30.5290 GBP
Sale 22,677 35.3315 EUR
Sale 24,664 35.3850 EUR
Sale 33,248 31.0055 GBP
Sale 59,791 35.3497 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 43 30.9976 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 492 30.7643 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 516 34.9579 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 736 30.8288 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,232 35.3183 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,354 35.0716 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,225 34.9748 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,207 35.3972 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,787 35.3805 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,264 35.3413 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,925 35.4373 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 7,700 31.0775 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 9,000 35.2780 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 16,772 31.0063 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 19,275 35.1774 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 19,457 35.3817 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 20,000 35.4340 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 20,000 35.4414 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1 30.8300 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 43 31.0211 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 100 35.4428 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 206 34.7349 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 612 35.1354 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 984 35.3917 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,497 35.3642 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,197 31.0209 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,225 30.6363 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,293 30.6852 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,610 30.8549 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,190 31.0835 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 7,153 34.8393 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 8,668 30.9649 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 17,075 35.4137 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: 29 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: 648352
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180529T100827+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC