Form 8.3 - Liberty Global Plc

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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:   Maverick Capital, Ltd. acting as fund manager for various funds holding the interests that are subject to this notice.
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

   
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

  Liberty Global 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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

  November 18, 2015
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

  NO

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

(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:   USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary

 

  Interests   Short positions
  Number   %   Number   %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:   1,401,800   0.55%        
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:                
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                
TOTAL:   1,401,800   0.55%        
Class of relevant security:   USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary

 

  Interests   Short positions
  Number   %   Number   %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:   11,407,906   1.92%        
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:                
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                
TOTAL:   11,407,906   1.92%        

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
     
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   150,300   42.3600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   449   42.3500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   2,400   42.3400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,000   42.3200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,040   42.3300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   600   42.3250 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   400   42.3000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   60   42.2900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   200   42.3150 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   551   42.3100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,000   42.3350 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   400   42.3800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   600   42.3850 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   300   42.3650 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   100   42.3700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   200   42.3900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   200   42.4000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   800   42.4400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   600   42.4700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   2,900   42.4800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   3,602   42.4900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   4,992   42.5000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   800   42.4550 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,100   42.4650 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   300   42.4600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   100   42.4750 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   200   42.4300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   300   42.4500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   2,364   42.5400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,759   42.5300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   700   42.5200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   501   42.5100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   200   42.4975 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   14,947   42.5500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   119   42.5800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   400   42.5900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,550   42.6000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,566   42.5081 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   400   42.5600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   400   42.6400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   14,950   42.6500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   300   42.6600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,700   42.6700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,789   42.7000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   411   42.6900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   700   42.6800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,300   42.7100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   100   42.7200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   900   42.7300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,200   42.7400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   300   42.7500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   70,950   42.8500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   150,000   43.1100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   253,491   43.1500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   15,109   43.1450 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   1,000   43.1400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Purchase   400   43.1475 USD

(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
                 

(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?   NO
Date of disclosure:   November 19, 2015
Contact name:   Ginessa A. Avila
Telephone number:   1-214-880-4043

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.

Short Name: Maverick Capital
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 496086
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151118T222646+0000

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.