25 April 2016
Smurfit Kappa Group plc announces the approval by the UK Listing Authority (“UKLA”) of the transfer of the listing category of its ordinary shares (“Ordinary Shares”) from the standard listing segment to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the UKLA, in accordance with Listing Rule 5.4A of the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority (the "UK Transfer").
SKG also announces the approval by the Irish Stock Exchange (“ISE”) of the transfer of the listing category of its Ordinary Shares from the primary listing segment to the secondary listing segment of the Official List of the ISE, in accordance with ISE Listing Rule 11.4 (the "Irish Transfer"). The Group expects to remain a constituent of the MSCI Euro indices, the EuroStoxx indices and the ISEQ indices, among others.
Both the UK Transfer and the Irish Transfer became effective at 8.00 a.m. today, 25 April, 2016.