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

November 11, 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: 11,420,500 7.79%    
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:        
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:        


11,420,500 7.79%    

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 300 29.1000 USD
Common Purchase 100 29.1100 USD
Common Purchase 400 29.0800 USD
Common Purchase 100 29.1200 USD
Common Purchase 600 29.0900 USD
Common Purchase 300 29.0700 USD
Common Purchase 100 29.0400 USD
Common Purchase 530 29.0300 USD
Common Purchase 400 29.0000 USD
Common Purchase 200 29.0200 USD
Common Purchase 500 29.0100 USD
Common Purchase 100 29.0500 USD
Common Purchase 1,168 28.7400 USD
Common Purchase 600 28.7500 USD
Common Purchase 500 28.7000 USD
Common Purchase 200 28.7100 USD
Common Purchase 600 28.6900 USD
Common Purchase 420 28.6600 USD
Common Purchase 1,200 28.6400 USD
Common Purchase 700 28.6500 USD
Common Purchase 600 28.6100 USD
Common Purchase 300 28.6200 USD
Common Purchase 100 28.5700 USD
Common Purchase 400 28.6000 USD
Common Purchase 400 28.6700 USD
Common Purchase 301 28.7300 USD
Common Purchase 3,040 28.8000 USD
Common Purchase 900 28.7800 USD
Common Purchase 800 28.7700 USD
Common Purchase 1,620 28.8200 USD
Common Purchase 3,200 28.8100 USD
Common Purchase 1,600 28.8300 USD
Common Purchase 1,500 28.8400 USD
Common Purchase 2,300 28.8500 USD
Common Purchase 2,300 28.7900 USD
Common Purchase 510 28.7600 USD
Common Purchase 100 28.5900 USD
Common Purchase 200 28.5800 USD
Common Purchase 510 28.6300 USD
Common Purchase 200 28.7200 USD
Common Purchase 300 28.6800 USD
Common Purchase 2,147 28.8600 USD
Common Purchase 1,400 28.8700 USD
Common Purchase 1,400 28.9000 USD
Common Purchase 100 28.9200 USD
Common Purchase 1,300 28.9100 USD
Common Purchase 500 28.8900 USD
Common Purchase 700 28.8800 USD
Common Purchase 100 28.9300 USD
Common Purchase 300 28.9800 USD
Common Purchase 900 28.9900 USD
Common Purchase 387 28.9700 USD
Common Purchase 400 28.9500 USD
Common Purchase 510 28.9400 USD
Common Purchase 700 28.9600 USD
Common Purchase 200 29.0600 USD
Common Purchase 100 28.8050 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:   November 12, 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: 494847
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151112T144547+0000


Maverick Capital, Ltd.


Maverick Capital, Ltd.