Form 8.3 - Platform Specialty Products Corporation


FORM 8.3



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


(a) Full name of discloser:   Millennium International Management LP
(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

  Platform Specialty Products Corporation
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:    
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

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

  17 September 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 YES, specify which:

Alent Plc


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:   4,251   0.002   1,006,315   0.477
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:                
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                


  4,251   0.002   1,006,315   0.477

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 (USD)
US72766Q1058   Purchase   2756   17.00
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1906   17.01
US72766Q1058   Purchase   3204   17.02
US72766Q1058   Purchase   644   17.03
US72766Q1058   Purchase   514   17.04
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1236   17.05
US72766Q1058   Purchase   6521   17.06
US72766Q1058   Purchase   3929   17.07
US72766Q1058   Purchase   4218   17.08
US72766Q1058   Purchase   2554   17.09
US72766Q1058   Purchase   7809   17.10
US72766Q1058   Purchase   3600   17.11
US72766Q1058   Purchase   3311   17.12
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1800   17.13
US72766Q1058   Purchase   2821   17.14
US72766Q1058   Purchase   2500   17.15
US72766Q1058   Purchase   500   17.16
US72766Q1058   Purchase   2100   17.17
US72766Q1058   Purchase   5400   17.18
US72766Q1058   Purchase   5469   17.19
US72766Q1058   Purchase   4000   17.20
US72766Q1058   Purchase   3725   17.21
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1092   17.22
US72766Q1058   Purchase   8402   17.23
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1958   17.24
US72766Q1058   Purchase   4200   17.25
US72766Q1058   Purchase   2000   17.26
US72766Q1058   Purchase   900   17.27
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1700   17.28
US72766Q1058   Purchase   2200   17.29
US72766Q1058   Purchase   3195   17.30
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1917   17.31
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1000   17.32
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1100   17.33
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1500   17.34
US72766Q1058   Purchase   100   17.35
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1000   17.36
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1344   17.37
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1756   17.38
US72766Q1058   Purchase   1400   17.39
US72766Q1058   Purchase   500   17.42
US72766Q1058   Sale   1700   16.99
US72766Q1058   Sale   12358   17.00
US72766Q1058   Sale   3926   17.01
US72766Q1058   Sale   2911   17.02
US72766Q1058   Sale   1200   17.03
US72766Q1058   Sale   2200   17.04
US72766Q1058   Sale   3838   17.05
US72766Q1058   Sale   3100   17.06
US72766Q1058   Sale   3300   17.07
US72766Q1058   Sale   2250   17.08
US72766Q1058   Sale   1356   17.09
US72766Q1058   Sale   9349   17.10
US72766Q1058   Sale   2400   17.11
US72766Q1058   Sale   1200   17.12
US72766Q1058   Sale   200   17.13
US72766Q1058   Sale   600   17.14
US72766Q1058   Sale   600   17.15
US72766Q1058   Sale   200   17.16
US72766Q1058   Sale   400   17.17
US72766Q1058   Sale   600   17.18
US72766Q1058   Sale   1100   17.19
US72766Q1058   Sale   1300   17.20
US72766Q1058   Sale   1900   17.21
US72766Q1058   Sale   1700   17.22
US72766Q1058   Sale   800   17.23
US72766Q1058   Sale   1100   17.24
US72766Q1058   Sale   600   17.25
US72766Q1058   Sale   400   17.26
US72766Q1058   Sale   200   17.27
US72766Q1058   Sale   300   17.28
US72766Q1058   Sale   500   17.29
US72766Q1058   Sale   300   17.30
US72766Q1058   Sale   400   17.32
US72766Q1058   Sale   100   17.33
US72766Q1058   Sale   300   17.34
US72766Q1058   Sale   200   17.36
US72766Q1058   Sale   100   17.37
US72766Q1058   Sale   100   17.39
US72766Q1058   Sale   100   17.40

(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:   18 September 2015
Contact name:   Milos Naumovic
Telephone number:   +44 203 650 8203

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

Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 485331
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150918T151800+0100


Millennium Partners, L.P.


Millennium Partners, L.P.