Form 8.3 - King Digital Entertainment plc

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FORM 8.3

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

1. KEY INFORMATION

Name of person dealing (Note 1)   Pine River Capital Management L.P.
Company dealt in King Digital Entertainment plc
Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2) US$0.00008 ordinary shares
Date of dealing November 20, 2015

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)

    Long   Short
  Number       (%) Number       (%)
(1) Relevant securities 4,500,000 1.43%  
(2) Derivatives (other than options)    
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell   1,300,000 0.41%
Total 4,500,000 1.43%  

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:   Long   Short
  Number       (%) Number       (%)
(1) Relevant securities    

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

   

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

   
Total    

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1. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale

 

Number of relevant securities

 

Price per unit (Note 5)

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product name,

e.g. CFD

  Nature of transaction

(Note 6)

  Number of relevant securities

(Note 7)

  Price per unit

(Note 5)

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product name,

e.g. call option

  Writing, selling, purchasing, varying etc.   Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 7)   Exercise price   Type, e.g. American, European etc.   Expiry date   Option money paid/received per unit (Note 5)
Put option Expiring 33,400 15 USD American 11/20/2015 0.00 USD

(ii) Exercising

Product name,

e.g. call option

  Number of securities   Exercise price per unit (Note 5)

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)

Nature of transaction

(Note 8)

  Details   Price per unit

(if applicable) (Note 5)

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2. OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated.

Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) YES

Date of disclosure   November 23, 2015
Contact name Liz Luebesmier
Telephone number 612 629-2430
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected  
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)  

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SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.1 AND RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

DETAILS OF OPEN POSITIONS

(This form should be attached to Form 8.1(a) & (b)(i), Form 8.1(b)(ii) or Form 8.3, as appropriate)

OPEN POSITIONS (Note 1)

Product name,

e.g. call option

  Written, or purchased   Number of relevant securities to which the option or derivative relates   Exercise price (Note 2)   Type, e.g. American, European etc.   Expiry date
Call option Written 1,300,000 18.00 USD American February 19, 2016

Notes

1. Where there are open option positions or open derivative positions (except for CFDs), full details should be given. Full details of any existing agreements to purchase or to sell must also be given on this form.

2. For all prices and other monetary amounts, the currency must be stated.

For full details of disclosure requirements, see Rule 8 of the Rules. If in doubt, consult the Panel.

Short Name: Pine River Capital Management L.P.
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 496757
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151123T135642+0000

Contacts

Pine River Capital Management L.P.

Contacts

Pine River Capital Management L.P.