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 28 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
3,628,777 1.53% 595,672 0.25%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
96,413 0.04% 2,801,244 1.18%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,725,190 1.57% 3,396,916 1.43%

(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 72 35.8200 EUR
Purchase 109 36.9800 EUR
Purchase 206 36.9506 EUR
Purchase 251 36.1048 EUR
Purchase 306 36.7900 EUR
Purchase 312 35.8600 EUR
Purchase 459 36.6733 EUR
Purchase 1,570 35.8681 EUR
Purchase 1,962 36.6679 EUR
Purchase 9,723 36.6400 EUR
Sale 319 36.6474 EUR
Sale 489 36.2778 EUR
Sale 497 36.7123 EUR
Sale 547 36.7543 EUR
Sale 837 36.2482 EUR
Sale 853 36.3563 EUR
Sale 1,201 36.5182 EUR
Sale 2,157 36.6614 EUR
Sale 3,016 36.7121 EUR
Sale 7,838 36.6895 EUR
Sale 17,365 36.5902 EUR
Sale 25,272 36.4231 EUR
Sale 30,214 36.5396 EUR
Sale 99,145 36.5496 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 489 36.2778 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,050 36.4595 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 7,838 36.6895 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 18,708 36.2996 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 19,387 36.9866 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 20,000 36.5086 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 20,000 36.2970 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 20,000 36.6584 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 30,214 36.5396 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 323 36.0612 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,882 35.8739 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,962 36.6672 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 8,424 36.6427 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: 648370
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180529T112409+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC