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

  March 10, 2016
(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:   1,396,100   0.55%        
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:                
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                
TOTAL:   1,396,100   0.55%        
Class of relevant security:   USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary

 

  Interests   Short positions
  Number   %   Number   %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:   8,869,028   1.53%        
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:                
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                
TOTAL:   8,869,028   1.53%        
       

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   Sale   3,370   35.36
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   8,647   35.32
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   5,400   35.34
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   265   35.325
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   2,353   35.35
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   600   35.25
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   700   35.03
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   800   35.04
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   811   35.05
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   1,000   35.06
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   828   35.07
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   100   35.02
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   803   35.01
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   500   35
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   4,731   34.98
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   1,142   34.97
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   200   35.21
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   10   35.22
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   6,000   35.2
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   4,900   35.18
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   6,200   35.16
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   454   35.15
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   400   35.14
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   200   35.13
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   1,800   34.9
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   1,000   34.93
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   2,400   34.92
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   200   34.88
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   100   34.875
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   200   34.87
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   100   34.86
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   100   34.85
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   4,600   35.69
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   4,600   35.61
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   4,300   35.75
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   3,700   35.63
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   500   35.6
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   5,100   35.71
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   4,700   35.73
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   3,500   35.67
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   9,500   35.28
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   102   35.27
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   5,434   35.26
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   800   35.11
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   300   35.09
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   890   35.08
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   600   35.1
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   29,006   35.31
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   5,100   35.3
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   200   35.24
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   300   35.955
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   194   35.96
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   7,900   35.65
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   4,100   34.94
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   4,560   34.96
USD 0.01 Class A Ordinary   Sale   277   34.95

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant security   Purchase/sale   Number of securities   Price per unit
     
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   200   35.36
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,000   35.32
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   35.34
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   35.37
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   35.35
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   35.25
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   300   34.7
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,200   34.75
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,900   34.74
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,600   34.73
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   800   34.72
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,000   34.71
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.745
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   200   35.03
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   35.04
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   35.05
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   300   35.06
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   200   35.065
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   600   35.02
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,100   35.01
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   3,100   35
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   500   34.99
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   900   34.98
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   3,100   35.21
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,200   35.215
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,800   35.22
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   5,700   35.2
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   45,400   35.18
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   900   35.205
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   320   35.16
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   400   35.14
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   500   35.13
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,908   34.44
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,098   34.42
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   4,100   34.38
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,450   34.23
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   29,378   34.2
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   522   34.21
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.22
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   4,700   34.26
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   855   34.285
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   5,392   34.28
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   5,100   34.3
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   4,457   34.31
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   5,666   34.29
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   56,125   34.25
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.24
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.185
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.255
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,100   34.27
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,400   34.265
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   200   34.275
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   4,034   34.295
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,400   34.305
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   200   34.315
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   800   34.325
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   300   34.335
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   3,286   34.35
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   3,900   34.33
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,800   34.34
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   3,689   34.36
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   3,629   34.37
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   200   34.355
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,800   34.32
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   4,500   34.4
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   603   34.39
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,303   34.41
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   900   34.405
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   400   34.415
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   3,900   34.43
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,300   34.45
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   800   34.46
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,608   34.47
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.385
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,300   34.5
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,100   34.51
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.755
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   200   34.76
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   200   34.77
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   12,000   34.9
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   800   34.905
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   200   34.925
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   900   34.93
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   4,981   34.92
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,100   34.915
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   3,240   34.91
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,200   34.89
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,858   34.88
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   521   34.885
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.875
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   700   34.87
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.865
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.86
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   800   34.85
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   200   34.78
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,800   34.55
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   9,056   34.82
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.67
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   900   34.66
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,100   34.57
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,542   34.54
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,700   34.53
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,600   34.52
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,200   34.48
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   35.38
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   300   35.39
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,400   35.33
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   300   35.28
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,084   35.27
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   700   35.265
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   500   35.26
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   579   35.255
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,600   35.23
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   600   35.245
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   400   35.235
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   400   35.12
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,900   35.115
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,400   35.11
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,200   35.1
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   280   35.125
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   800   35.29
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,200   35.31
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,598   35.3
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   800   35.24
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   500   35.225
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   600   34.94
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   400   34.96
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   10,700   34.95
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   300   35.2675
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   35.2225
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,683   35.251864
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   400   34.935
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   2,100   34.84
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   300   34.83
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   200   34.81
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   300   34.8
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,000   34.895
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.665
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   500   34.68
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,700   34.6
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,200   34.49
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   727   34.56
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   1,100   34.58
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   500   34.59
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.2925
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   150   34.235
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   100   34.19
USD 0.01 Class C Ordinary   Sale   400   34.215

(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:   March 11, 2016
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: 514954
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160310T224648+0000

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.