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 29 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
3,572,054 1.51% 558,483 0.24%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
54,800 0.02% 2,843,425 1.20%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,626,854 1.53% 3,401,908 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        

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3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
Purchase 2 36.3200 EUR
Purchase 43 36.1000 EUR
Purchase 102 31.3300 GBP
Purchase 104 31.1600 GBP
Purchase 193 31.3875 GBP
Purchase 217 35.6800 EUR
Purchase 314 31.2888 GBP
Purchase 505 35.8600 EUR
Purchase 736 35.8390 EUR
Purchase 915 35.8733 EUR
Purchase 1,000 36.2931 EUR
Purchase 1,013 31.2608 GBP
Purchase 1,050 36.0583 EUR
Purchase 1,106 35.7983 EUR
Purchase 1,126 31.5537 GBP
Purchase 1,722 35.7063 EUR
Purchase 1,907 31.3400 GBP
Purchase 2,143 36.0242 EUR
Purchase 2,148 31.2585 GBP
Purchase 4,123 31.4086 GBP
Purchase 4,225 35.7600 EUR
Purchase 7,626 36.0506 EUR
Purchase 8,392 35.9295 EUR
Purchase 18,232 31.3483 GBP
Purchase 19,052 31.3966 GBP
Purchase 29,008 31.4233 GBP
Purchase 39,080 35.8315 EUR
Purchase 40,218 31.4420 GBP
Sale 1 36.0600 EUR
Sale 35 36.2600 EUR
Sale 43 36.1000 EUR
Sale 50 31.4000 GBP
Sale 101 31.4700 GBP
Sale 141 35.8546 EUR
Sale 189 35.9909 EUR
Sale 367 36.3000 EUR
Sale 402 31.2396 GBP
Sale 493 31.2600 GBP
Sale 551 31.2614 GBP
Sale 689 36.3269 EUR
Sale 841 31.5020 GBP
Sale 1,080 31.4414 GBP
Sale 1,341 35.9717 EUR
Sale 1,478 36.0985 EUR
Sale 1,822 36.0781 EUR
Sale 1,898 36.0421 EUR
Sale 1,907 31.3400 GBP
Sale 2,288 31.4964 GBP
Sale 2,645 31.2956 GBP
Sale 3,190 35.9125 EUR
Sale 3,402 31.3949 GBP
Sale 4,587 36.1097 EUR
Sale 4,852 35.9548 EUR
Sale 4,879 36.1914 EUR
Sale 6,570 35.9290 EUR
Sale 7,657 35.9543 EUR
Sale 11,593 36.0370 EUR
Sale 16,955 36.0573 EUR
Sale 18,003 31.3388 GBP
Sale 19,537 36.1570 EUR
Sale 31,092 36.0424 EUR
Sale 55,200 35.9748 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 1 36.0600 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 189 35.9909 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 689 36.3269 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 841 31.5020 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,475 31.2574 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,500 31.2105 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,288 31.4964 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,190 35.9125 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,505 31.3016 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,288 31.3182 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,722 35.8573 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,924 36.1680 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 9,753 36.1344 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 12,100 36.0010 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 19,537 36.1570 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 348 35.7271 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,197 35.6892 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,500 35.7895 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,143 36.0242 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,296 31.4890 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 9,753 31.4989 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 18,232 31.3483 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 19,052 31.3966 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 19,454 35.7261 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 19,626 35.9360 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 40,218 31.4420 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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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 attached? (Note 9) YES/NO

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 30 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: 648456
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180530T143805+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC