Form 8.3 - Arris Group Inc.


FORM 8.3



Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)


(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

Arris Group Inc.
(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

August 3, 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”



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: 3,062,118 2.10%    
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:        
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:        


3,062,118 2.10%    

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:  


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
Common Purchase 800 30.1100 USD
Common Purchase 1,113 30.1200 USD
Common Purchase 1,700 30.1300 USD
Common Purchase 5,900 30.1400 USD
Common Purchase 3,700 30.1500 USD
Common Purchase 228 30.1550 USD
Common Purchase 12,746 30.1600 USD
Common Purchase 3,033 30.1700 USD
Common Purchase 4,941 30.1800 USD
Common Purchase 7,577 30.1900 USD
Common Purchase 12,362 30.2000 USD
Common Purchase 15,100 30.2100 USD
Common Purchase 5,677 30.2150 USD
Common Purchase 7,315 30.2200 USD
Common Purchase 2,100 30.2250 USD
Common Purchase 11,831 30.2300 USD
Common Purchase 6,100 30.2350 USD
Common Purchase 12,361 30.2400 USD
Common Purchase 200 30.2425 USD
Common Purchase 40,119 30.2450 USD
Common Purchase 13,936 30.2500 USD
Common Purchase 2,426 30.2600 USD
Common Purchase 7,260 30.2650 USD
Common Purchase 8,500 30.2700 USD
Common Purchase 1,100 30.2750 USD
Common Purchase 400 30.2800 USD
Common Purchase 3,200 30.2850 USD
Common Purchase 7,450 30.2900 USD
Common Purchase 23,272 30.2950 USD
Common Purchase 40,812 30.3000 USD
Common Purchase 100 30.3050 USD
Common Purchase 12,336 30.3100 USD
Common Purchase 2,900 30.3150 USD
Common Purchase 5,617 30.3200 USD
Common Purchase 4,295 30.3300 USD
Common Purchase 8,265 30.3400 USD
Common Purchase 800 30.3450 USD
Common Purchase 195,328 30.3500 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)


(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”


(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”


(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure:   August 4, 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 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

Short Name: Maverick Capital
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 478019
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150804T145738+0100


Maverick Capital, Ltd.


Maverick Capital, Ltd.