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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. KEYINFORMATION
Name of person dealing (Note 1) Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. ("Dimensional"), in its capacity as investment manager and on behalf its affiliates who are also investment managers. Dimensional and its affiliates expressly disclaim beneficial ownership of the shares described in this form 8.3
Company dealt in Smurfit Kappa Group plc
Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2) €0.001 ordinary shares
Dateofdealing 5 April 2018
  1. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS
     
  2. Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)
  LongShort
  Number   (%)Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities 3,027,954*       1.28%  
(2)Derivatives(otherthanoptions)    
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell    
Total 3,027,954       1.28%  

   *NB there were net transfers in of 100 shares.

  1. Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)
Class of relevant security:LongShort
  Number   (%)Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities    
 

(2)Derivatives(otherthanoptions)
   
 

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell
   
Total    

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  1. DEALINGS (Note 4)
     
  2. Purchases and sales
 

Purchase/sale
 

Number of relevant securities
 

Price per unit (Note 5)
Purchase 80 34.9600
  1. Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)
Product name,

e.g.CFD
Nature of transaction

(Note 6)
Number of relevant securities

(Note 7)
Price per unit

(Note 5)
       
  1. Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities
  1. Writing, selling, purchasing or varying
Product name,
e.g.calloption
Writing,selling, purchasing, varying etc.Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 7) Exercise priceType,e.g. American, European etc.Expiry dateOption money paid/received per unit (Note 5)
             
  1. Exercising
Product name,

e.g.calloption
Number of securitiesExercise price per unit (Note 5)
     
  1. Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)
Natureoftransaction

(Note 8)
DetailsPriceperunit

(if applicable) (Note 5)
     

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2.       OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Fulldetailsofanyagreement,arrangementorunderstandingbetweenthepersondisclosing andanyotherpersonrelatingtothevotingrightsofanyrelevantsecuritiesunderanyoption referredtoonthisformorrelatingtothevotingrightsorfutureacquisitionordisposalofanyrelevantsecuritiestowhichanyderivativereferredtoonthisformisreferenced.Ifnone,this shouldbestated.

Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9)                                            NO

Date of disclosure 6 April 2018
Contactname Joann Kong
Telephonenumber +44 20 3033 4876
Ifa connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected N/A
Ifa connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10) N/A



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