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Man Group PLC : Form 8.3 - [GVC Holdings plc

FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY
A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE
Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1.         KEY INFORMATION

(a) Full name of discloser: Man Group Plc
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
                                                                    
N/A
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:
                                                                    
GVC Holdings plc
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree: N/A
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:
                                                                    
12th February 2018
(f)  In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?
    
YES / NO / N/A
If YES, specify which:
Ladbrokes Coral Group plc

2.         POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a)        Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:

 
Euro 0.01 ordinary
 

 
Interests Short positions
Number % Number %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 1,249,590

 
0.4116

 
0 0
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 
7,611,503

 
2.5074

 
1,190,430

 
0.3922
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0 0 0
 

     TOTAL:
8,861,093

 
2.9190 1,190,430

 
0.3922

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b)        Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:  
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:  

3.         DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

(a)        Purchases and sales

Class of relevant security Purchase/sale

 
Number of securities Price per unit

(b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security Product description
e.g. CFD
Nature of dealing
e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position
Number of reference securities Price per unit
(GBP)
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position           493 8.8224
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             46 8.8230
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       11,991 8.8224
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position             36 8.8071
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position             23 8.8071
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position           692 8.8071
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position           615 8.8071
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position             23 8.8250
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position           494 8.8224
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position           237 8.8071
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position             53 8.8071
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position             96 8.8224
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        1,453 8.8818
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        3,743 8.8176
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,250 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,985 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,671 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        3,969 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             60 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           423 8.9319
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        4,361 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           234 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       13,429 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       21,118 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        3,896 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        8,141 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        5,093 8.8895
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           822 8.9514
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        6,513 8.9625
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,574 8.9126
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       31,346 8.8121
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       22,207 8.8191
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        9,578 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             61 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        4,240 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           307 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       17,601 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       27,677 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,486 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,358 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,986 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        4,715 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        3,936 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       28,110 8.8191
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       35,116 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,890 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,998 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,524 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        5,994 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        4,987 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       12,134 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             78 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        5,372 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           390 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       22,331 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        6,371 8.8895
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,033 8.9514
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        8,179 8.9625
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        3,232 8.9126
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       39,363 8.8121
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        4,965 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       10,371 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             79 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           539 8.9319
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        5,557 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           300 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       17,096 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       26,882 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,590 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,522 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,123 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        5,044 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           813 8.8895
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           131 8.9514
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,042 8.9625
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           412 8.9126
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        5,019 8.8121
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,157 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        3,394 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           201 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           320 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           269 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           640 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           624 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,305 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position               9 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             67 8.9319
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           699 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             37 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        4,446 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           239 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           380 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           320 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           761 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        3,591 8.8191
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           629 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,531 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position               9 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           678 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             49 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,827 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,182 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        4,560 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             33 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           236 8.9319
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,443 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           133 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        7,668 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       12,057 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           749 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,190 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,001 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,380 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        3,248 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        5,109 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           303 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           481 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           405 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           962 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           940 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,965 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             14 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           102 8.9319
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,053 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             56 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,229 8.8895
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           198 8.9514
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,574 8.9625
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           622 8.9126
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        7,580 8.8121
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           946 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,303 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             14 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,019 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             74 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        4,250 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        6,686 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           360 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           572 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           481 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,144 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        5,385 8.8191
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,054 8.8895
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           330 8.9514
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,619 8.9625
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,035 8.9126
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       12,610 8.8121
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,786 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        3,731 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             27 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           193 8.9319
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,999 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           105 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        6,096 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        9,589 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           551 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           876 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           737 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,752 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           877 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,085 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,957 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           138 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        7,975 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       12,544 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           657 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,042 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       21,087 8.8258
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,816 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        4,421 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             27 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           281 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,479 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             79 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           126 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           106 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           253 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           587 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position               4 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             30 8.9319
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           315 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             16 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           939 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,903 8.9650
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             94 8.8400
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           150 8.8075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           126 8.8297
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           301 8.8100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           285 8.9040
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           694 8.9075
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position               4 8.9350
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           307 8.9375
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             21 8.9593
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        1,209 8.9600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        1,493 8.8191
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           362 8.8895
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             57 8.9514
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           452 8.9625
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position           178 8.9126
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        2,178 8.8121
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        4,154 8.8191
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position       12,500 8.8265

(c)        Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security Product description e.g. call option Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc. Number of securities to which option relates Exercise price per unit Type
e.g. American, European etc.
Expiry date Option money paid/ received per unit
               

(ii)        Exercise

Class of relevant security Product description
e.g. call option
Exercising/ exercised against Number of securities Exercise price per unit
         

 

(d)        Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security Nature of dealing
e.g. subscription, conversion
Details Price per unit (if applicable)
       

4.         OTHER INFORMATION

(a)        Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the person making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:
Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included.  If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"
 

None

 

(b)        Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the person making the disclosure and any other person relating to:
(i)  the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or
(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"
 

None

 

(c)        Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached? YES/NO

Date of disclosure:
13th February 2018
Contact name:
Matthew Irwin

 
Telephone number:
02071447255

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code's disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

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