Form 8.3 - GVC HOLDINGS 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:   Barclays PLC.
     
(b) Owner or controller of interest and short
  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):  
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose GVC HOLDINGS PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(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: 25 January 2018
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making YES:
disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? LADBROKES CORAL GROUP PLC

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:   Euro 0.01 ordinary
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 1,988,710 0.65% 1,759,650 0.58%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,131,572 0.37% 774,340 0.25%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 3,120,282 1.03% 2,533,990 0.83%

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   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 80 9.5000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 158 9.4700 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 376 9.4674 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 458 9.4250 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 642 9.4900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 723 9.4861 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,009 9.4595 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,041 9.4207 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,269 9.4631 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,703 9.4400 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,961 9.4561 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 6,476 9.4744 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 8,857 9.4496 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 10,450 9.4800 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 23,981 9.4414 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 29,839 9.4742 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 44,737 9.4783 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 62,844 9.4527 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 13 9.4707 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 63 9.4709 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 76 9.4700 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 393 9.3950 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 632 9.4550 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 641 9.4779 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,009 9.4595 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,315 9.4696 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,387 9.4573 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,696 9.3993 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,793 9.4540 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,925 9.4633 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,105 9.4175 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,620 9.4560 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 4,110 9.4619 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 4,112 9.4800 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 14,668 9.4748 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 17,415 9.4664 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 65,490 9.4582 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 410 9.4541 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 614 9.3831 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 647 9.4650 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 1,696 9.3993 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 2,595 9.4626 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 4,295 9.4651 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 10,099 9.4673 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 14,054 9.4788 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 22,603 9.4792 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 38,458 9.4444 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 100 9.4601 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 332 9.4561 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 936 9.4650 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 943 9.4165 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 1,041 9.4207 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 4,320 9.4293 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 5,151 9.4624 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 10,450 9.4800 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 10,547 9.4632 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 13,102 9.4236 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 15,476 9.4343 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 29,839 9.4742 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 42,040 9.4625 GBP

(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: 26 Jan 2018
Contact name: Femi Badmos
Telephone number: 020 3555 1125

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: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 640233
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180126T132118+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC