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RNS Number : 3091I
Smurfit Kappa Group PLC
31 March 2020
 

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities and Persons Closely Associated with them

 

 [This form is required for disclosure of transactions under Article 19 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (Market Abuse Regulation)]

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Tony Smurfit

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Group Chief Executive Officer

 

b)

Initial Notification Amendment

Initial Notification 

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

 

b)

LEI

635400CPLP8H5ITDVT56

 

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type  of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary Shares of €0.001 each

 

 

IE00B1RR8406

b)

Nature of the transaction 

1.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Deferred Bonus Plan

 

2.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Performance Share Plan

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

1.  €33.91 (see (g))

17,460

2.  Nil (see (g))

93,719

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

27 March 2020

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Dublin, Ireland

 

g)

Additional Information

1.  Average price of shares acquired by the Trustee

 

2.  We note the recent downward trend in our share price which we believe to be as a result of the Coronavirus impact on global stock markets and not as a result of factors specific to the Smurfit Kappa Group, and as such we have continued to grant awards in line with our normal policy. The Remuneration Committee retains discretion under the Group's Performance Share Plan and the shareholder approved remuneration policy to override formulaic out‐turns at the end of the performance period to ensure that they are appropriate and reflective of overall performance and that there are not windfall gains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities and Persons Closely Associated with them

 

 [This form is required for disclosure of transactions under Article 19 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (Market Abuse Regulation)]

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Ken Bowles

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Group Chief Financial Officer

 

b)

Initial Notification Amendment

Initial Notification 

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

 

b)

LEI

635400CPLP8H5ITDVT56

 

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type  of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary Shares of €0.001 each

 

 

IE00B1RR8406

b)

Nature of the transaction 

3.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Deferred Bonus Plan

 

4.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Performance Share Plan

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

3.  €33.91 (see (g))

9,798

4.  Nil (see (g))

43,547

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

27 March 2020

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Dublin, Ireland

 

g)

Additional Information

1.  Average price of shares acquired by the Trustee

 

2.  We note the recent downward trend in our share price which we believe to be as a result of the Coronavirus impact on global stock markets and not as a result of factors specific to the Smurfit Kappa Group, and as such we have continued to grant awards in line with our normal policy. The Remuneration Committee retains discretion under the Group's Performance Share Plan and the shareholder approved remuneration policy to override formulaic out‐turns at the end of the performance period to ensure that they are appropriate and reflective of overall performance and that there are not windfall gains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities and Persons Closely Associated with them

 

 [This form is required for disclosure of transactions under Article 19 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (Market Abuse Regulation)]

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Michael O'Riordan

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Group Company Secretary

 

b)

Initial Notification Amendment

Initial Notification 

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

 

b)

LEI

635400CPLP8H5ITDVT56

 

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type  of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary Shares of €0.001 each

 

 

IE00B1RR8406

b)

Nature of the transaction 

5.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Deferred Bonus Plan

 

6.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Performance Share Plan

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

5.  €33.91 (see (g))

4,976

6.  Nil (see (g))

24,116

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

27 March 2020

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Dublin, Ireland

 

g)

Additional Information

1.  Average price of shares acquired by the Trustee

 

2.  We note the recent downward trend in our share price which we believe to be as a result of the Coronavirus impact on global stock markets and not as a result of factors specific to the Smurfit Kappa Group, and as such we have continued to grant awards in line with our normal policy. The Remuneration Committee retains discretion under the Group's Performance Share Plan and the shareholder approved remuneration policy to override formulaic out‐turns at the end of the performance period to ensure that they are appropriate and reflective of overall performance and that there are not windfall gains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities and Persons Closely Associated with them

 

 [This form is required for disclosure of transactions under Article 19 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (Market Abuse Regulation)]

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Paul Regan

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Group Treasurer

 

b)

Initial Notification Amendment

Initial Notification 

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

 

b)

LEI

635400CPLP8H5ITDVT56

 

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type  of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary Shares of €0.001 each

 

 

IE00B1RR8406

b)

Nature of the transaction 

7.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Deferred Bonus Plan

 

8.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Performance Share Plan

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

7.  €33.91 (see (g))

4,620

8.  Nil (see (g))

22,393

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

27 March 2020

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Dublin, Ireland

 

g)

Additional Information

1.  Average price of shares acquired by the Trustee

 

2.  We note the recent downward trend in our share price which we believe to be as a result of the Coronavirus impact on global stock markets and not as a result of factors specific to the Smurfit Kappa Group, and as such we have continued to grant awards in line with our normal policy. The Remuneration Committee retains discretion under the Group's Performance Share Plan and the shareholder approved remuneration policy to override formulaic out‐turns at the end of the performance period to ensure that they are appropriate and reflective of overall performance and that there are not windfall gains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities and Persons Closely Associated with them

 

 [This form is required for disclosure of transactions under Article 19 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (Market Abuse Regulation)]

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Saverio Mayer

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer Europe

 

b)

Initial Notification Amendment

Initial Notification 

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

 

b)

LEI

635400CPLP8H5ITDVT56

 

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type  of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary Shares of €0.001 each

 

 

IE00B1RR8406

b)

Nature of the transaction 

9.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Deferred Bonus Plan

 

10.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Performance Share Plan

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

9.  €33.91 (see (g))

6,945

10.  Nil (see (g))

41,462

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

27 March 2020

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Dublin, Ireland

 

g)

Additional Information

1.  Average price of shares acquired by the Trustee

 

2.  We note the recent downward trend in our share price which we believe to be as a result of the Coronavirus impact on global stock markets and not as a result of factors specific to the Smurfit Kappa Group, and as such we have continued to grant awards in line with our normal policy. The Remuneration Committee retains discretion under the Group's Performance Share Plan and the shareholder approved remuneration policy to override formulaic out‐turns at the end of the performance period to ensure that they are appropriate and reflective of overall performance and that there are not windfall gains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities and Persons Closely Associated with them

 

 [This form is required for disclosure of transactions under Article 19 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (Market Abuse Regulation)]

 

1

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

 

a)

Name

Juan Guillermo Castaneda

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

Position/status

Chief Executive Officer The Americas

 

b)

Initial Notification Amendment

Initial Notification 

3

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

a)

Name

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

 

b)

LEI

635400CPLP8H5ITDVT56

 

4

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument, type  of instrument

 

Identification code

 

Ordinary Shares of €0.001 each

 

 

IE00B1RR8406

b)

Nature of the transaction 

11.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Deferred Bonus Plan

 

12.  Grant of Conditional Award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2018 Performance Share Plan

 

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

11.  €33.91 (see (g))

5,245

12.  Nil (see (g))

31,294

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

N/A

e)

Date of the transaction

27 March 2020

 

f)

Place of the transaction

Dublin, Ireland

 

g)

Additional Information

1.  Average price of shares acquired by the Trustee

 

2.  We note the recent downward trend in our share price which we believe to be as a result of the Coronavirus impact on global stock markets and not as a result of factors specific to the Smurfit Kappa Group, and as such we have continued to grant awards in line with our normal policy. The Remuneration Committee retains discretion under the Group's Performance Share Plan and the shareholder approved remuneration policy to override formulaic out‐turns at the end of the performance period to ensure that they are appropriate and reflective of overall performance and that there are not windfall gains.

 

 


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