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 05 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
3,150,253 1.33% 1,894,132 0.80%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
819,978 0.35% 2,011,147 0.85%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
3,970,231 1.67% 3,905,279 1.65%

(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 117 33.7164 EUR
Purchase 141 28.9005 GBP
Purchase 156 28.7588 GBP
Purchase 262 32.7200 EUR
Purchase 280 33.2400 EUR
Purchase 295 28.6391 GBP
Purchase 338 28.7566 GBP
Purchase 382 28.7200 GBP
Purchase 458 28.6979 GBP
Purchase 485 32.7120 EUR
Purchase 560 32.8800 EUR
Purchase 827 32.8092 EUR
Purchase 833 32.9031 EUR
Purchase 1,050 29.1180 GBP
Purchase 1,138 28.7375 GBP
Purchase 1,170 32.6700 EUR
Purchase 1,223 32.7380 EUR
Purchase 1,250 28.7000 GBP
Purchase 1,253 28.5327 GBP
Purchase 1,263 32.7100 EUR
Purchase 1,763 28.8001 GBP
Purchase 1,856 32.7400 EUR
Purchase 1,978 29.1276 GBP
Purchase 2,266 32.8163 EUR
Purchase 2,370 32.7300 EUR
Purchase 2,760 33.0284 EUR
Purchase 3,259 32.9800 EUR
Purchase 3,642 32.2831 EUR
Purchase 3,815 28.6430 GBP
Purchase 4,178 28.8421 GBP
Purchase 4,572 29.1986 GBP
Purchase 5,168 32.8350 EUR
Purchase 5,347 32.8945 EUR
Purchase 7,657 33.5000 EUR
Purchase 10,000 29.8006 GBP
Purchase 10,609 33.0101 EUR
Purchase 12,493 32.6593 EUR
Purchase 21,283 29.1488 GBP
Purchase 21,812 32.8996 EUR
Purchase 25,000 28.7087 GBP
Purchase 33,029 33.3031 EUR
Purchase 34,571 28.6825 GBP
Purchase 45,784 32.7230 EUR
Purchase 47,440 32.8210 EUR
Purchase 49,664 32.6448 EUR
Purchase 68,843 28.6098 GBP
Purchase 72,646 32.8245 EUR
Purchase 100,000 33.0898 EUR
Purchase 319,968 28.5955 GBP
Sale 21 33.0600 EUR
Sale 35 27.1000 GBP
Sale 73 32.7500 EUR
Sale 141 28.9005 GBP
Sale 160 28.7471 GBP
Sale 171 28.7458 GBP
Sale 300 28.8000 GBP
Sale 390 29.0394 GBP
Sale 485 32.7120 EUR
Sale 560 32.8800 EUR
Sale 608 32.8474 EUR
Sale 640 29.3986 GBP
Sale 657 29.1751 GBP
Sale 710 28.8950 GBP
Sale 785 28.6987 GBP
Sale 806 32.7567 EUR
Sale 892 32.7200 EUR
Sale 900 29.0033 GBP
Sale 975 29.7778 GBP
Sale 1,168 28.8525 GBP
Sale 1,170 32.6700 EUR
Sale 1,263 32.7100 EUR
Sale 1,497 28.6950 GBP
Sale 1,528 32.9325 EUR
Sale 1,856 32.7400 EUR
Sale 2,370 32.7300 EUR
Sale 2,872 29.4656 GBP
Sale 3,522 32.6746 EUR
Sale 3,917 28.6389 GBP
Sale 4,519 32.8978 EUR
Sale 5,023 32.8802 EUR
Sale 5,077 29.0929 GBP
Sale 5,170 32.8485 EUR
Sale 5,624 32.8847 EUR
Sale 7,500 33.5000 EUR
Sale 10,000 32.7243 EUR
Sale 10,182 32.5896 EUR
Sale 10,341 29.2000 GBP
Sale 10,349 33.0258 EUR
Sale 12,598 28.9170 GBP
Sale 16,137 29.0600 GBP
Sale 16,676 28.7993 GBP
Sale 18,647 28.7209 GBP
Sale 21,774 28.4340 GBP
Sale 25,000 29.7814 GBP
Sale 27,839 28.9230 GBP
Sale 31,620 28.7355 GBP
Sale 32,028 32.6690 EUR
Sale 40,876 28.7087 GBP
Sale 44,689 28.6645 GBP
Sale 119,632 32.8015 EUR
Sale 193,494 32.9472 EUR
Sale 227,611 28.8084 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 160 28.7471 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 657 29.1751 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 975 29.7778 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 1,700 33.0090 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 2,400 28.7374 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 3,522 32.6746 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,000 32.9942 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,000 32.7207 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,077 29.0929 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 5,624 32.8849 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 9,831 29.2000 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 10,349 33.0258 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 12,598 28.9170 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 19,000 2,877.0000 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 21,774 28.4340 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 25,000 29.7814 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 27,839 28.9230 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 44,689 28.6645 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 54,104 29.1976 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 56,570 32.8782 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 65,611 28.8932 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 65,851 33.2375 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 106,115 28.5191 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 150,000 28.6800 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Long 240,321 32.7458 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 156 28.7588 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 253 33.6550 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 766 27.2440 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 833 32.9016 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,138 28.7375 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,384 28.7560 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,763 28.8001 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 1,978 29.1276 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 2,300 29.0952 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 3,815 28.6430 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 4,178 28.8421 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 5,889 32.6009 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,000 32.9869 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,006 28.7784 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 6,480 33.1407 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 10,000 32.9755 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 12,725 32.8464 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 18,826 32.7906 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 19,000 3,276.3922 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 21,283 29.1488 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 33,029 33.3031 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 59,504 28.6669 GBP
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 72,646 32.8246 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 84,075 33.0898 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 105,103 32.6424 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 150,000 32.6614 EUR
€0.001 ordinary shares Short 242,500 28.5806 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: 6 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: 648873
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180606T145114+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC