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 30 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
3,537,645 1.49% 661,478 0.28%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
159,021 0.07% 2,831,957 1.19%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
TOTAL:
3,696,666 1.56% 3,493,435 1.47%

(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 18 31.1004 GBP
Purchase 37 35.4454 EUR
Purchase 147 31.1600 GBP
Purchase 150 35.8900 EUR
Purchase 215 31.0883 GBP
Purchase 328 35.8465 EUR
Purchase 341 35.5800 EUR
Purchase 368 35.5411 EUR
Purchase 428 31.3557 GBP
Purchase 616 35.9522 EUR
Purchase 621 35.7519 EUR
Purchase 624 31.3534 GBP
Purchase 757 31.3045 GBP
Purchase 782 35.6997 EUR
Purchase 1,159 35.5368 EUR
Purchase 1,668 31.2748 GBP
Purchase 1,888 31.2832 GBP
Purchase 3,020 31.0600 GBP
Purchase 6,011 31.2733 GBP
Purchase 6,242 35.7759 EUR
Purchase 9,654 35.5978 EUR
Purchase 11,548 31.3525 GBP
Purchase 15,188 36.0056 EUR
Purchase 39,900 35.4790 EUR
Purchase 47,873 31.2023 GBP
Sale 18 31.3687 GBP
Sale 53 31.4299 GBP
Sale 54 36.1200 EUR
Sale 83 31.2200 GBP
Sale 98 35.5600 EUR
Sale 147 31.1600 GBP
Sale 158 35.6975 EUR
Sale 198 35.5589 EUR
Sale 200 31.0302 GBP
Sale 201 31.5046 GBP
Sale 206 35.7576 EUR
Sale 229 35.5862 EUR
Sale 265 35.7210 EUR
Sale 290 31.2000 GBP
Sale 305 31.1041 GBP
Sale 357 31.3845 GBP
Sale 462 35.7617 EUR
Sale 475 31.2354 GBP
Sale 503 31.0889 GBP
Sale 508 35.7006 EUR
Sale 526 35.5287 EUR
Sale 549 31.2265 GBP
Sale 590 31.0600 GBP
Sale 593 31.4307 GBP
Sale 620 31.4530 GBP
Sale 646 31.2101 GBP
Sale 864 35.8258 EUR
Sale 904 35.8463 EUR
Sale 960 31.3962 GBP
Sale 1,148 35.8016 EUR
Sale 2,075 35.9660 EUR
Sale 2,120 31.2585 GBP
Sale 2,210 35.7899 EUR
Sale 2,739 35.4600 EUR
Sale 3,020 31.0613 GBP
Sale 3,077 35.7887 EUR
Sale 5,448 35.9231 EUR
Sale 7,086 35.8008 EUR
Sale 7,153 35.7411 EUR
Sale 7,413 31.2616 GBP
Sale 7,467 35.8299 EUR
Sale 9,191 31.5609 GBP
Sale 9,191 31.2328 GBP
Sale 13,786 31.5606 GBP
Sale 29,489 35.9066 EUR
Sale 67,610 35.7911 EUR
Sale 100,000 35.9399 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 201 31.5046 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 364 35.7084 EUR
N/A Long 508 35.7006 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,148 35.8016 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,920 31.1340 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,134 31.0557 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,698 35.9104 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,144 35.9343 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 7,086 35.8008 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 13,700 35.7809 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 29,489 35.9066 EUR
N/A Long 100,000 35.9399 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 368 35.5411 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 624 31.3534 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,920 35.5903 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,000 35.9862 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,644 31.4393 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,709 31.3828 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 11,548 31.3525 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 16,625 31.0624 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: 31 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: 648544
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180531T145933+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC