Source - BUS

Holding(s) in Company

Smurfit Kappa Group PLC

Standard Form TR-1

Standard form for notification of major holdings

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the Central Bank of Ireland)i
 
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

[X] An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

[ ] An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments

[ ] An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

[ ] Other (please specify)iii:

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv :
Name:

Schroders plc

  City and country of registered office (if applicable):

London, United Kingdom

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v:
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

08.09.2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

09.09.2016

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

Below 5%

8. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:
    % of voting rights attached to shares (total of 9.A) % of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 9.B.1 + 9.B.2)
  Total of both in % (9.A + 9.B)   Total number of voting rights of issuervii
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached 4.975%   4.975% 236,336,204
Position of previous notification (if applicable) 5.037%   5.037%  

9. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii:

A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix   % of voting rights

Direct

 

Indirect

Direct

 

Indirect

IE00B1RR8406   10,058,203   4.256%
         
         
SUBTOTAL A   10,058,203   4.256%
 
B 1: Financial Instruments according to Regulation 17(1)(a) of the Regulations
Type of financial instrument   Expiration
datex
  Exercise/
Conversion Periodxi
Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted.   % of voting rights
         
         
         
SUBTOTAL B.1    
 
B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Regulation 17(1)(b) of the Regulations
Type of financial instrument Expiration
datex
Exercise/
Conversion Period xi
  Physical or cash settlementxii   Number of voting rights % of voting rights
CFD N/A N/A Cash 1,700,000 0.719%
           
           
SUBTOTAL B.2 1,700,000 0.719%

10. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please tick the applicable box):

 

[ ] Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer.xiii

 

[x] Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entityxiv:

 

Namexv   % of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold   % of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold   Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold
Schroders plc      
Schroder Administration Limited      
Schroder Wealth Holdings Limited      
Schroder & Co. Limited      
       
Schroders plc      
Schroder Administration Limited      
Schroder Investment Management Limited 3.828%   4.547%
Schroder Investment Management North America Limited      
       
Schroders plc      
Schroder Administration Limited      
Schroder International Holdings Limited      
Schroder Holdings (Bermuda) Limited      
Schroder International Holdings (Bermuda) Limited      
Schroder Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited      
       
Schroders plc      
Schroder Administration Limited      
Schroder International Holdings Limited      
Schroder US Holdings Inc.      
Schroder Investment Management North America Inc.      
       
Schroders plc      
Schroder Administration Limited      
Schroder Financial Services Limited      
Schroder Unit Trusts Limited      
       
Schroders plc      
Schroder Administration Limited      
Schroder Investment Management Limited      
Schroders Korea Limited      
       
Schroders plc      
Schroder Administration Limited      
Schroder Investment Management Limited      
Schroder International Holdings Limited      
Schroder International Finance B.V.      
Schroder Investment Management (Japan) Limited      
       
Schroders plc      
Schroder Administration Limited      
Schroder International Holdings Limited      
Schroder International Finance B.V.      
Schroder Investment Management (Luxembourg) S.A.      
 
11. In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold [% and number] voting rights as of [date]
 
12. Additional informationxvi:

Done at 31 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7QA on 9th September 2016.