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Friday 30 March, 2012

Smurfit Kappa GrpPLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 5295A
Smurfit Kappa Group PLC
30 March 2012
 



Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland's Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1

Name of the Issuer

 

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

2

Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities

 

Gary McGann

 

3

State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person

 

Relates to person named in 2

4

Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

 

Notification in respect of Mr McGann

5

Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them

 

Ordinary shares

6

Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder

 

N/A

7

State the nature of the transaction

 

Grants of conditional deferred share award and conditional matching share award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2011 Deferred Annual Bonus Plan (DABP) in respect of the three-year performance period ending 31 December 2014*. 

 

* The vesting of these awards is subject to the rules of the DABP.

 

8

Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired

 

No shares have been acquired by Mr McGann.

The conditional deferred share award is in respect of 82,468 shares in SKG.  Ownership of these shares will pass to Mr McGann, subject to the rules of the DABP, at the vesting date (February 2015).

The conditional matching share award is in respect of 82,468 shares in SKG.  Subject to the level of attainment of specified performance conditions, shares comprising a multiple from 0 up to 3 times thereof (a maximum of 247,404 shares) may vest in accordance with the terms of DABP.

 

9

Number of shares, derivatives  or other financial instruments linked to them  disposed of

 

N/A

10

Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction

 

The shares comprised in the conditional deferred have an average market price of €7.48572.

If issued, the shares comprised in the conditional matching award will be issued for nil consideration.

 

11

Date and place of transaction

 

30 March 2012; Dublin

12

Date issuer informed of transaction

 

30 March 2012

13

Any additional information

 

N/A

14

Name of contact and telephone number for queries

 

Michael O'Riordan

+353 (0)1 202 7000


 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris___________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

 



 

IMPORTANT NOTICE- The following information is required under the Irish Stock Exchange's (ISE) Listing Rule 6.10. An issuer is not required to submit the following information to the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank).

15

Description of class of share

 

 

Ordinary shares

16

Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

As no beneficial interest can be acquired by Mr McGann until the awards vest, his percentage holding in SKG has not changed.  The maximum number of shares which are the subject of the awards is equivalent to 0.14% of the issued share capital of SKG as at the date of this notification.

 

17

Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

 

18

Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

Mr McGann currently holds 325,792 shares in SKG (representing 0.14% of the issued share capital) and in addition he now has a conditional interest in up to 329,872 shares in SKG which are the subject of this notification.

 

 

In the case of a grant of options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:

19

Date of grant

 

N/A

20

Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

 

N/A

 

21

Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

N/A

 

22

Description of shares involved (class and number)

 

N/A

23

Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

 

N/A

 

24

Total number of shares over which options are held following notification

 

N/A

 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris______________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

I hereby acknowledge and confirm that I am aware that the information as has been provided by me in response to the questions at 15-24 above is  not information which has been required by or which I have been requested to provide to the Central Bank and is information which is relevant to the ISE's Listing Rule 6.10 only.


Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland's Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1

Name of the Issuer

 

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

2

Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities

 

Tony Smurfit

 

3

State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person

 

Relates to person named in 2

4

Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

 

Notification in respect of Mr Smurfit

5

Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them

 

Ordinary shares

6

Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder

 

N/A

7

State the nature of the transaction

 

Grants of conditional deferred share award and conditional matching share award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2011 Deferred Annual Bonus Plan (DABP) in respect of the three-year performance period ending 31 December 2014*. 

 

* The vesting of these awards is subject to the rules of the DABP.

 

8

Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired

 

No shares have been acquired by Mr Smurfit.

The conditional deferred share award is in respect of 57,068 shares in SKG.  Ownership of these shares will pass to Mr Smurfit, subject to the rules of the DABP, at the vesting date (February 2015).

The conditional matching share award is in respect of 57,068 shares in SKG.  Subject to the level of attainment of specified performance conditions, shares comprising a multiple from 0 up to 3 times thereof (a maximum of 171,204 shares) may vest in accordance with the terms of DABP.

 

9

Number of shares, derivatives  or other financial instruments linked to them  disposed of

 

N/A

10

Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction

 

The shares comprised in the conditional deferred have an average market price of €7.48572.

If issued, the shares comprised in the conditional matching award will be issued for nil consideration.

 

11

Date and place of transaction

 

30 March 2012; Dublin

12

Date issuer informed of transaction

 

30 March 2012

13

Any additional information

 

N/A

14

Name of contact and telephone number for queries

 

Michael O'Riordan

+353 (0)1 202 7000


 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris___________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

 



 

IMPORTANT NOTICE- The following information is required under the Irish Stock Exchange's (ISE) Listing Rule 6.10. An issuer is not required to submit the following information to the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank).

15

Description of class of share

 

 

Ordinary shares

16

Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

As no beneficial interest can be acquired by Mr Smurfit until the awards vest, his percentage holding in SKG has not changed.  The maximum number of shares which are the subject of the awards is equivalent to 0.10% of the issued share capital of SKG as at the date of this notification.

 

17

Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

 

18

Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

Mr Smurfit currently holds 894,179 shares in SKG (representing 0.38% of the issued share capital) and in addition he now has a conditional interest in up to 228,272 shares in SKG which are the subject of this notification.

 

 

In the case of a grant of options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:

19

Date of grant

 

N/A

20

Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

 

N/A

 

21

Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

N/A

 

22

Description of shares involved (class and number)

 

N/A

23

Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

 

N/A

 

24

Total number of shares over which options are held following notification

 

N/A

 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris______________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

I hereby acknowledge and confirm that I am aware that the information as has been provided by me in response to the questions at 15-24 above is  not information which has been required by or which I have been requested to provide to the Central Bank and is information which is relevant to the ISE's Listing Rule 6.10 only.


Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland's Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1

Name of the Issuer

 

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

2

Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities

 

Ian Curley

 

3

State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person

 

Relates to person named in 2

4

Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

 

Notification in respect of Mr Curley

5

Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them

 

Ordinary shares

6

Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder

 

N/A

7

State the nature of the transaction

 

Grants of conditional deferred share award and conditional matching share award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2011 Deferred Annual Bonus Plan (DABP) in respect of the three-year performance period ending 31 December 2014*. 

 

* The vesting of these awards is subject to the rules of the DABP.

 

8

Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired

 

No shares have been acquired by Mr Curley.

The conditional deferred share award is in respect of 48,764 shares in SKG.  Ownership of these shares will pass to Mr Curley, subject to the rules of the DABP, at the vesting date (February 2015).

The conditional matching share award is in respect of 48,764 shares in SKG.  Subject to the level of attainment of specified performance conditions, shares comprising a multiple from 0 up to 3 times thereof (a maximum of 146,292 shares) may vest in accordance with the terms of DABP.

 

9

Number of shares, derivatives  or other financial instruments linked to them  disposed of

 

N/A

10

Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction

 

The shares comprised in the conditional deferred have an average market price of €7.48572.

If issued, the shares comprised in the conditional matching award will be issued for nil consideration.

 

11

Date and place of transaction

 

30 March 2012; Dublin

12

Date issuer informed of transaction

 

30 March 2012

13

Any additional information

 

N/A

14

Name of contact and telephone number for queries

 

Michael O'Riordan

+353 (0)1 202 7000


 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris___________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

 



 

IMPORTANT NOTICE- The following information is required under the Irish Stock Exchange's (ISE) Listing Rule 6.10. An issuer is not required to submit the following information to the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank).

15

Description of class of share

 

 

Ordinary shares

16

Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

As no beneficial interest can be acquired by Mr Curley until the awards vest, his percentage holding in SKG has not changed.  The maximum number of shares which are the subject of the awards is equivalent to 0.08% of the issued share capital of SKG as at the date of this notification.

 

17

Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

 

18

Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

Mr Curley currently holds 193,767 shares in SKG (representing 0.08% of the issued share capital) and in addition he now has a conditional interest in up to 195,056 shares in SKG which are the subject of this notification.

 

 

In the case of a grant of options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:

19

Date of grant

 

N/A

20

Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

 

N/A

 

21

Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

N/A

 

22

Description of shares involved (class and number)

 

N/A

23

Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

 

N/A

 

24

Total number of shares over which options are held following notification

 

N/A

 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris______________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

I hereby acknowledge and confirm that I am aware that the information as has been provided by me in response to the questions at 15-24 above is  not information which has been required by or which I have been requested to provide to the Central Bank and is information which is relevant to the ISE's Listing Rule 6.10 only.


Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland's Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1

Name of the Issuer

 

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

2

Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities

 

German Esguerra

 

3

State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person

 

Relates to person named in 2

4

Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

 

Notification in respect of Mr Esguerra

5

Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them

 

Ordinary shares

6

Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder

 

N/A

7

State the nature of the transaction

 

Grants of conditional deferred share award and conditional matching share award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2011 Deferred Annual Bonus Plan (DABP) in respect of the three-year performance period ending 31 December 2014*. 

 

* The vesting of these awards is subject to the rules of the DABP.

 

8

Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired

 

No shares have been acquired by Mr Esguerra.

The conditional deferred share award is in respect of 19,362 shares in SKG.  Ownership of these shares will pass to Mr Esguerra, subject to the rules of the DABP, at the vesting date (February 2015).

The conditional matching share award is in respect of 19,362 shares in SKG.  Subject to the level of attainment of specified performance conditions, shares comprising a multiple from 0 up to 3 times thereof (a maximum of 58,086 shares) may vest in accordance with the terms of DABP.

 

9

Number of shares, derivatives  or other financial instruments linked to them  disposed of

 

N/A

10

Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction

 

The shares comprised in the conditional deferred have an average market price of €7.48572.

If issued, the shares comprised in the conditional matching award will be issued for nil consideration.

 

11

Date and place of transaction

 

30 March 2012; Dublin

12

Date issuer informed of transaction

 

30 March 2012

13

Any additional information

 

N/A

14

Name of contact and telephone number for queries

 

Michael O'Riordan

+353 (0)1 202 7000


 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris___________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

 



 

IMPORTANT NOTICE- The following information is required under the Irish Stock Exchange's (ISE) Listing Rule 6.10. An issuer is not required to submit the following information to the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank).

15

Description of class of share

 

 

Ordinary shares

16

Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

As no beneficial interest can be acquired by Mr Esguerra until the awards vest, his percentage holding in SKG has not changed.  The maximum number of shares which are the subject of the awards is equivalent to 0.03% of the issued share capital of SKG as at the date of this notification.

 

17

Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

 

18

Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

Mr Esguerra currently holds 27,061 shares in SKG (representing 0.01% of the issued share capital) and in addition he now has a conditional interest in up to 77,448 shares in SKG which are the subject of this notification.

 

 

In the case of a grant of options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:

19

Date of grant

 

N/A

20

Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

 

N/A

 

21

Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

N/A

 

22

Description of shares involved (class and number)

 

N/A

23

Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

 

N/A

 

24

Total number of shares over which options are held following notification

 

N/A

 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris______________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

I hereby acknowledge and confirm that I am aware that the information as has been provided by me in response to the questions at 15-24 above is  not information which has been required by or which I have been requested to provide to the Central Bank and is information which is relevant to the ISE's Listing Rule 6.10 only.


Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland's Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1

Name of the Issuer

 

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

2

Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities

 

Michael O'Riordan

 

3

State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person

 

Relates to person named in 2

4

Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

 

Notification in respect of Mr O'Riordan

5

Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them

 

Ordinary shares

6

Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder

 

N/A

7

State the nature of the transaction

 

Grants of conditional deferred share award and conditional matching share award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2011 Deferred Annual Bonus Plan (DABP) in respect of the three-year performance period ending 31 December 2014*. 

 

* The vesting of these awards is subject to the rules of the DABP.

 

8

Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired

 

No shares have been acquired by Mr O'Riordan.

The conditional deferred share award is in respect of 18,944 shares in SKG.  Ownership of these shares will pass to Mr O'Riordan, subject to the rules of the DABP, at the vesting date (February 2015).

The conditional matching share award is in respect of 18,944 shares in SKG.  Subject to the level of attainment of specified performance conditions, shares comprising a multiple from 0 up to 3 times thereof (a maximum of 56,832 shares) may vest in accordance with the terms of DABP.

 

9

Number of shares, derivatives  or other financial instruments linked to them  disposed of

 

N/A

10

Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction

 

The shares comprised in the conditional deferred have an average market price of €7.48572.

If issued, the shares comprised in the conditional matching award will be issued for nil consideration.

 

11

Date and place of transaction

 

30 March 2012; Dublin

12

Date issuer informed of transaction

 

30 March 2012

13

Any additional information

 

N/A

14

Name of contact and telephone number for queries

 

Michael O'Riordan

+353 (0)1 202 7000


 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris___________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

 



 

IMPORTANT NOTICE- The following information is required under the Irish Stock Exchange's (ISE) Listing Rule 6.10. An issuer is not required to submit the following information to the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank).

15

Description of class of share

 

 

Ordinary shares

16

Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

As no beneficial interest can be acquired by Mr O'Riordan until the awards vest, his percentage holding in SKG has not changed.  The maximum number of shares which are the subject of the awards is equivalent to 0.03% of the issued share capital of SKG as at the date of this notification.

 

17

Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

 

18

Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

Mr O'Riordan currently holds 47,152 shares in SKG (representing 0.02% of the issued share capital) and in addition he now has a conditional interest in up to 75,776 shares in SKG which are the subject of this notification.

 

 

In the case of a grant of options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:

19

Date of grant

 

N/A

20

Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

 

N/A

 

21

Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

N/A

 

22

Description of shares involved (class and number)

 

N/A

23

Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

 

N/A

 

24

Total number of shares over which options are held following notification

 

N/A

 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris______________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

I hereby acknowledge and confirm that I am aware that the information as has been provided by me in response to the questions at 15-24 above is  not information which has been required by or which I have been requested to provide to the Central Bank and is information which is relevant to the ISE's Listing Rule 6.10 only.


Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland's Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1

Name of the Issuer

 

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

2

Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities

 

Paul Regan

 

3

State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person

 

Relates to person named in 2

4

Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

 

Notification in respect of Mr Regan

5

Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them

 

Ordinary shares

6

Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder

 

N/A

7

State the nature of the transaction

 

Grants of conditional deferred share award and conditional matching share award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2011 Deferred Annual Bonus Plan (DABP) in respect of the three-year performance period ending 31 December 2014*. 

 

* The vesting of these awards is subject to the rules of the DABP.

 

8

Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired

 

No shares have been acquired by Mr Regan.

The conditional deferred share award is in respect of 17,211 shares in SKG.  Ownership of these shares will pass to Mr Regan, subject to the rules of the DABP, at the vesting date (February 2015).

The conditional matching share award is in respect of 17,211 shares in SKG.  Subject to the level of attainment of specified performance conditions, shares comprising a multiple from 0 up to 3 times thereof (a maximum of 51,633 shares) may vest in accordance with the terms of DABP.

 

9

Number of shares, derivatives  or other financial instruments linked to them  disposed of

 

N/A

10

Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction

 

The shares comprised in the conditional deferred have an average market price of €7.48572.

If issued, the shares comprised in the conditional matching award will be issued for nil consideration.

 

11

Date and place of transaction

 

30 March 2012; Dublin

12

Date issuer informed of transaction

 

30 March 2012

13

Any additional information

 

N/A

14

Name of contact and telephone number for queries

 

Michael O'Riordan

+353 (0)1 202 7000


 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris___________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

 



 

IMPORTANT NOTICE- The following information is required under the Irish Stock Exchange's (ISE) Listing Rule 6.10. An issuer is not required to submit the following information to the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank).

15

Description of class of share

 

 

Ordinary shares

16

Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

As no beneficial interest can be acquired by Mr Regan until the awards vest, his percentage holding in SKG has not changed.  The maximum number of shares which are the subject of the awards is equivalent to 0.03% of the issued share capital of SKG as at the date of this notification.

 

17

Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

 

18

Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

Mr Regan currently holds no shares in SKG and he now has a conditional interest in up to 68,844 shares in SKG which are the subject of this notification.

 

 

In the case of a grant of options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:

19

Date of grant

 

N/A

20

Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

 

N/A

 

21

Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

N/A

 

22

Description of shares involved (class and number)

 

N/A

23

Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

 

N/A

 

24

Total number of shares over which options are held following notification

 

N/A

 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris______________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

I hereby acknowledge and confirm that I am aware that the information as has been provided by me in response to the questions at 15-24 above is  not information which has been required by or which I have been requested to provide to the Central Bank and is information which is relevant to the ISE's Listing Rule 6.10 only.


Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland's Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1

Name of the Issuer

 

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

2

Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities

 

Roberto Villaquiran

 

3

State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person

 

Relates to person named in 2

4

Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

 

Notification in respect of Mr Villaquiran

5

Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them

 

Ordinary shares

6

Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder

 

N/A

7

State the nature of the transaction

 

Grants of conditional deferred share award and conditional matching share award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2011 Deferred Annual Bonus Plan (DABP) in respect of the three-year performance period ending 31 December 2014*. 

 

* The vesting of these awards is subject to the rules of the DABP.

 

8

Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired

 

No shares have been acquired by Mr Villaquiran.

The conditional deferred share award is in respect of 30,417 shares in SKG.  Ownership of these shares will pass to Mr Villaquiran, subject to the rules of the DABP, at the vesting date (February 2015).

The conditional matching share award is in respect of 30,417 shares in SKG.  Subject to the level of attainment of specified performance conditions, shares comprising a multiple from 0 up to 3 times thereof (a maximum of 91,251 shares) may vest in accordance with the terms of DABP.

 

9

Number of shares, derivatives  or other financial instruments linked to them  disposed of

 

N/A

10

Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction

 

The shares comprised in the conditional deferred have an average market price of €7.48572.

If issued, the shares comprised in the conditional matching award will be issued for nil consideration.

 

11

Date and place of transaction

 

30 March 2012; Dublin

12

Date issuer informed of transaction

 

30 March 2012

13

Any additional information

 

N/A

14

Name of contact and telephone number for queries

 

Michael O'Riordan

+353 (0)1 202 7000


 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris___________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

 



 

IMPORTANT NOTICE- The following information is required under the Irish Stock Exchange's (ISE) Listing Rule 6.10. An issuer is not required to submit the following information to the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank).

15

Description of class of share

 

 

Ordinary shares

16

Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

As no beneficial interest can be acquired by Mr Villaquiran until the awards vest, his percentage holding in SKG has not changed.  The maximum number of shares which are the subject of the awards is equivalent to 0.05% of the issued share capital of SKG as at the date of this notification.

 

17

Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

 

18

Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

Mr Villaquiran currently holds no shares in SKG and he now has a conditional interest in up to 121,668 shares in SKG which are the subject of this notification.

 

 

In the case of a grant of options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:

19

Date of grant

 

N/A

20

Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

 

N/A

 

21

Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

N/A

 

22

Description of shares involved (class and number)

 

N/A

23

Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

 

N/A

 

24

Total number of shares over which options are held following notification

 

N/A

 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris______________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

I hereby acknowledge and confirm that I am aware that the information as has been provided by me in response to the questions at 15-24 above is  not information which has been required by or which I have been requested to provide to the Central Bank and is information which is relevant to the ISE's Listing Rule 6.10 only.


Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland's Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1

Name of the Issuer

 

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

2

Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities

 

Alain Baudant

 

3

State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person

 

Relates to person named in 2

4

Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

 

Notification in respect of Mr Baudant

5

Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them

 

Ordinary shares

6

Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder

 

N/A

7

State the nature of the transaction

 

Grants of conditional deferred share award and conditional matching share award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2011 Deferred Annual Bonus Plan (DABP) in respect of the three-year performance period ending 31 December 2014*. 

 

* The vesting of these awards is subject to the rules of the DABP.

 

8

Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired

 

No shares have been acquired by Mr Baudant.

The conditional deferred share award is in respect of 23,210 shares in SKG.  Ownership of these shares will pass to Mr Baudant, subject to the rules of the DABP, at the vesting date (February 2015).

The conditional matching share award is in respect of 23,210 shares in SKG.  Subject to the level of attainment of specified performance conditions, shares comprising a multiple from 0 up to 3 times thereof (a maximum of 69,630 shares) may vest in accordance with the terms of DABP.

 

9

Number of shares, derivatives  or other financial instruments linked to them  disposed of

 

N/A

10

Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction

 

The shares comprised in the conditional deferred have an average market price of €7.48572.

If issued, the shares comprised in the conditional matching award will be issued for nil consideration.

 

11

Date and place of transaction

 

30 March 2012; Dublin

12

Date issuer informed of transaction

 

30 March 2012

13

Any additional information

 

N/A

14

Name of contact and telephone number for queries

 

Michael O'Riordan

+353 (0)1 202 7000


 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris___________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

 



 

IMPORTANT NOTICE- The following information is required under the Irish Stock Exchange's (ISE) Listing Rule 6.10. An issuer is not required to submit the following information to the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank).

15

Description of class of share

 

 

Ordinary shares

16

Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

As no beneficial interest can be acquired by Mr Baudant until the awards vest, his percentage holding in SKG has not changed.  The maximum number of shares which are the subject of the awards is equivalent to 0.04% of the issued share capital of SKG as at the date of this notification.

 

17

Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

 

18

Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

Mr Baudant currently holds 37,121 shares in SKG (representing 0.02% of the issued share capital) and in addition he now has a conditional interest in up to 92,840 shares in SKG which are the subject of this notification.

 

 

In the case of a grant of options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:

19

Date of grant

 

N/A

20

Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

 

N/A

 

21

Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

N/A

 

22

Description of shares involved (class and number)

 

N/A

23

Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

 

N/A

 

24

Total number of shares over which options are held following notification

 

N/A

 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris______________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

I hereby acknowledge and confirm that I am aware that the information as has been provided by me in response to the questions at 15-24 above is  not information which has been required by or which I have been requested to provide to the Central Bank and is information which is relevant to the ISE's Listing Rule 6.10 only.


Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland's Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1

Name of the Issuer

 

Smurfit Kappa Group plc

2

Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities

 

Edgar Londono

 

3

State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person

 

Relates to person named in 2

4

Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

 

Notification in respect of Mr Londono

5

Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them

 

Ordinary shares

6

Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder

 

N/A

7

State the nature of the transaction

 

Grants of conditional deferred share award and conditional matching share award under the Smurfit Kappa Group plc 2011 Deferred Annual Bonus Plan (DABP) in respect of the three-year performance period ending 31 December 2014*. 

 

* The vesting of these awards is subject to the rules of the DABP.

 

8

Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired

 

No shares have been acquired by Mr Londono.

The conditional deferred share award is in respect of 19,077 shares in SKG.  Ownership of these shares will pass to Mr Londono, subject to the rules of the DABP, at the vesting date (February 2015).

The conditional matching share award is in respect of 19,077 shares in SKG.  Subject to the level of attainment of specified performance conditions, shares comprising a multiple from 0 up to 3 times thereof (a maximum of 57,231 shares) may vest in accordance with the terms of DABP.

 

9

Number of shares, derivatives  or other financial instruments linked to them  disposed of

 

N/A

10

Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction

 

The shares comprised in the conditional deferred have an average market price of €7.48572.

If issued, the shares comprised in the conditional matching award will be issued for nil consideration.

 

11

Date and place of transaction

 

30 March 2012; Dublin

12

Date issuer informed of transaction

 

30 March 2012

13

Any additional information

 

N/A

14

Name of contact and telephone number for queries

 

Michael O'Riordan

+353 (0)1 202 7000


 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris___________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

 



 

IMPORTANT NOTICE- The following information is required under the Irish Stock Exchange's (ISE) Listing Rule 6.10. An issuer is not required to submit the following information to the Central Bank of Ireland (Central Bank).

15

Description of class of share

 

 

Ordinary shares

16

Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

As no beneficial interest can be acquired by Mr Londono until the awards vest, his percentage holding in SKG has not changed.  The maximum number of shares which are the subject of the awards is equivalent to 0.03% of the issued share capital of SKG as at the date of this notification.

 

17

Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)

 

N/A

 

 

18

Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

 

Mr Londono currently holds 8,296 shares in SKG (representing 0.004% of the issued share capital) and in addition he now has a conditional interest in up to 76,308 shares in SKG which are the subject of this notification.

 

 

In the case of a grant of options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:

19

Date of grant

 

N/A

20

Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

 

N/A

 

21

Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

 

N/A

 

22

Description of shares involved (class and number)

 

N/A

23

Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise

 

N/A

 

24

Total number of shares over which options are held following notification

 

N/A

 

Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification

 

Jim Fitzharris______________________________________________

 

Date of notification 30 March 2012_____________________________

I hereby acknowledge and confirm that I am aware that the information as has been provided by me in response to the questions at 15-24 above is  not information which has been required by or which I have been requested to provide to the Central Bank and is information which is relevant to the ISE's Listing Rule 6.10 only.


 


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