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 31 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
2,943,193 1.24% 1,667,536 0.70%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
670,872 0.28% 1,878,007 0.79%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,614,065 1.52% 3,545,543 1.49%

(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 56 30.8885 GBP
Purchase 78 30.6476 GBP
Purchase 177 35.2400 EUR
Purchase 214 35.1400 EUR
Purchase 215 35.0000 EUR
Purchase 227 30.9029 GBP
Purchase 230 34.9600 EUR
Purchase 300 30.7800 GBP
Purchase 388 30.6922 GBP
Purchase 435 30.9644 GBP
Purchase 578 35.3340 EUR
Purchase 609 35.2300 EUR
Purchase 812 30.8580 GBP
Purchase 872 35.2407 EUR
Purchase 954 35.3218 EUR
Purchase 1,022 34.8800 EUR
Purchase 1,066 30.8846 GBP
Purchase 1,205 35.1257 EUR
Purchase 1,348 35.1258 EUR
Purchase 1,856 35.3654 EUR
Purchase 2,104 30.8420 GBP
Purchase 2,135 30.7972 GBP
Purchase 3,031 35.3305 EUR
Purchase 3,154 34.9756 EUR
Purchase 3,194 30.7109 GBP
Purchase 4,032 35.1264 EUR
Purchase 4,053 30.8434 GBP
Purchase 7,112 35.0671 EUR
Purchase 7,267 35.2808 EUR
Purchase 7,593 35.3073 EUR
Purchase 7,759 35.2079 EUR
Purchase 8,162 35.4053 EUR
Purchase 11,845 35.1920 EUR
Purchase 17,613 35.0754 EUR
Purchase 37,561 30.8453 GBP
Purchase 87,946 35.3971 EUR
Purchase 128,128 35.1581 EUR
Purchase 544,923 35.4000 EUR
Purchase 2,645,054 35.3950 EUR
Sale 21 35.3800 EUR
Sale 94 30.6169 GBP
Sale 100 35.8000 EUR
Sale 123 30.8140 GBP
Sale 125 30.6000 GBP
Sale 125 35.0800 EUR
Sale 139 35.6000 EUR
Sale 214 35.1400 EUR
Sale 215 35.0000 EUR
Sale 230 34.9600 EUR
Sale 245 35.3600 EUR
Sale 281 30.8835 GBP
Sale 306 34.9900 EUR
Sale 404 35.5300 EUR
Sale 439 35.2300 EUR
Sale 466 31.0225 GBP
Sale 500 31.0000 GBP
Sale 534 30.8400 GBP
Sale 824 35.0777 EUR
Sale 881 30.7018 GBP
Sale 886 35.5733 EUR
Sale 1,137 30.8467 GBP
Sale 1,375 30.8007 GBP
Sale 1,416 30.8762 GBP
Sale 1,430 30.8020 GBP
Sale 1,755 34.9920 EUR
Sale 2,508 34.8800 EUR
Sale 2,766 34.9215 EUR
Sale 2,836 35.3306 EUR
Sale 3,156 30.8413 GBP
Sale 3,285 35.2338 EUR
Sale 3,507 35.0089 EUR
Sale 4,748 35.0629 EUR
Sale 5,881 35.2577 EUR
Sale 6,445 35.3969 EUR
Sale 8,379 31.0932 GBP
Sale 8,610 34.9385 EUR
Sale 20,400 35.3946 EUR
Sale 21,205 30.7508 GBP
Sale 22,620 35.1448 EUR
Sale 24,744 35.0335 EUR
Sale 41,839 30.8465 GBP
Sale 54,700 35.3964 EUR
Sale 343,853 35.3965 EUR
Sale 614,608 35.4000 EUR
Sale 1,209,627 35.3994 EUR
Sale 2,725,836 35.3999 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 253 35.4267 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 373 30.8172 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 438 30.5958 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 466 31.0225 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 556 35.4832 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 824 35.0777 EUR
N/A Long 1,755 34.9920 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,042 35.1483 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,766 34.9219 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,836 35.3306 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,000 35.3471 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,000 35.1109 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 6,445 35.3969 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 8,379 31.0932 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 8,610 34.9385 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 10,798 34.9682 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 21,205 30.7508 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 30,614 30.8381 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 300,000 35.3934 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 398,553 35.3964 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 567,804 35.3973 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 78 30.6476 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 108 34.9664 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 373 35.0887 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 388 30.6922 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 954 35.3205 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,066 30.8846 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,885 30.8355 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,104 30.8420 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,000 34.8661 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,000 31.0561 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 12,577 35.3395 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 19,779 35.1203 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 20,000 34.8001 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 20,000 35.3255 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 34,135 35.3001 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 34,214 35.1499 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)

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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: 1 Jun 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: 648622
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180601T132828+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC