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 dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

€0.001 ordinary shares

Date of dealing

04 June 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
3,040,998 1.28% 1,789,253 0.75%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
692,643 0.29% 1,872,343 0.79%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,733,641 1.57% 3,661,596 1.54%

(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    

1. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
Purchase 10 29.3600 GBP
Purchase 170 29.0886 GBP
Purchase 268 28.7987 GBP
Purchase 817 30.6996 GBP
Purchase 1,011 30.6070 GBP
Purchase 1,037 29.3724 GBP
Purchase 1,095 30.2315 GBP
Purchase 2,268 30.0426 GBP
Purchase 2,491 29.4575 GBP
Purchase 2,934 29.8834 GBP
Purchase 4,426 29.2534 GBP
Purchase 4,863 29.3424 GBP
Purchase 5,154 29.3607 GBP
Purchase 6,047 30.7398 GBP
Purchase 7,617 28.9369 GBP
Purchase 9,059 29.1641 GBP
Purchase 12,739 29.8309 GBP
Purchase 20,248 28.8000 GBP
Purchase 34,429 29.3151 GBP
Purchase 96,072 29.4067 GBP
Sale 18 29.0162 GBP
Sale 26 29.0248 GBP
Sale 153 29.5745 GBP
Sale 281 29.3956 GBP
Sale 326 29.1016 GBP
Sale 397 30.8262 GBP
Sale 410 29.1726 GBP
Sale 504 29.4132 GBP
Sale 677 29.3640 GBP
Sale 1,065 29.0063 GBP
Sale 1,152 29.3916 GBP
Sale 1,396 28.9738 GBP
Sale 1,685 29.0000 GBP
Sale 2,208 29.1906 GBP
Sale 2,933 30.2769 GBP
Sale 3,448 30.7419 GBP
Sale 3,485 28.8012 GBP
Sale 4,288 28.8844 GBP
Sale 5,463 29.1258 GBP
Sale 7,272 28.9607 GBP
Sale 7,789 29.0060 GBP
Sale 12,728 29.3765 GBP
Sale 13,550 29.6222 GBP
Sale 16,360 28.9763 GBP
Sale 22,847 29.0519 GBP
Sale 23,861 29.1228 GBP
Sale 25,299 28.8595 GBP
Sale 103,867 29.5430 GBP

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name   Nature of transaction   Number of relevant securities   Price per
      unit
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 504 29.4132 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,396 28.9738 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 4,288 28.8844 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 7,272 28.9607 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 7,789 29.0060 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 11,128 29.5428 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 13,550 29.6222 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 16,360 28.9763 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 25,299 28.8595 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 92,739 29.5431 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 100 28.9026 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 200 28.8626 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 745 28.8238 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,000 29.0026 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,095 30.2315 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,149 29.8329 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,342 29.1362 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,000 28.9744 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,268 30.0426 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,862 29.2849 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,426 29.2534 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,429 29.3430 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 19,523 28.8000 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 30,000 29.3110 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 36,249 28.8023 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 53,789 29.7945 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)

2. 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: 5 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: 648792
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180605T144630+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC