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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 March 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: 82,886

 
0.0273 0 0
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 
8,147,210 2.6839 1,433,466 0.4722
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0 0 0
 

     TOTAL:
8,230,096

 
2.7112 1,433,466 0.4722

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 Increasing a short position 6,211 9.5934
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position 11,033 9.5934
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position 762 9.5946
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position 727 9.5946
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position 12,972 9.5934
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 10,236 9.5896
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position 5,375 9.5946
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 6,366 9.5762
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 1,455 9.6433
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 19,923 9.6321
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 18,344 9.5899
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 19,479 9.6475
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,494 9.5880
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 6,607 9.6786
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 20,838 9.5899
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 22,106 9.6475
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 7,497 9.6786
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,694 9.5880
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 22,558 9.6321
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 3,390 9.6321
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 3,140 9.5899
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 3,318 9.6475
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 255 9.5880
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,124 9.6786
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 4,267 9.5899
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,535 9.6786
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 348 9.5880
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 4,530 9.6475
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 4,627 9.6321
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position 136,848 9.6129
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 9,191 9.6321
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 24,546 9.5899
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 3,169 9.6786
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 717 9.5880
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 9,345 9.6475
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,107 9.5899
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,222 9.6475
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 94 9.5880
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 414 9.6786
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position 31,992 9.6129
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 1,200 9.6321
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 3,018 9.5899
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 1,280 9.5962
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 600 9.5962
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 330 9.5962
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 1,740 9.5962

(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 March 2018
Contact name:
James Carr

 
Telephone number:
02071447242

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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