Form 8.3 - Lavendon Group 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:     MELQART ASSET MANAGEMENT (UK) LTD
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a): N/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: Lavendon Group PLC  
Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree        
(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: Friday, November 25, 2016    
For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? NO
If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A” If YES, specify which:  
 
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:
               
Interests Short positions
       
        Number % Number %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:      
(2) Cash-settled derivatives: 2,013,926 1.18%
               
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:      
TOTAL: 2,013,926 1.18%
               
 
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 Nature of dealing Number of reference securities Price per unit
    e.g. CFD e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position
Ordinary shares CFD Open Long 2,013,926 205.953
               
 
(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 Expiry date Option money paid/ received per unit
          e.g. American, European etc.
               
 
(ii) Exercise
           
Class of relevant security Product description Exercising/ exercised against Number of securities Exercise price per unit
  e.g. call option      
 
           
 
(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)
           
Class of relevant security Nature of dealing Details Price per unit (if applicable)
  e.g. subscription, conversion    
 
           
 
 
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:     Monday, November 28, 2016      
Contact name:     J. S. Platts      
Telephone number:     020 3826 4490    
 
Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.
 
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: Melqart Asset Mgmt
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 566612
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20161128T152417+0000

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