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: 26 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: 2,100,057 0.69% 1,925,436 0.63%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,299,193 0.43% 847,388 0.28%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 3,399,250 1.12% 2,772,824 0.91%

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 272 9.2438 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 300 9.0950 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 319 9.1888 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 875 9.0900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 938 9.1822 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,060 9.2416 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,457 9.0725 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,667 9.2036 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,032 9.2150 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,070 9.0720 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,485 9.1212 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,576 9.2018 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 5,461 9.2000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 6,831 9.2320 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 7,625 9.1327 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 10,647 9.1999 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 11,382 9.2302 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 12,815 9.2017 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 16,797 9.0733 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 35,297 9.2145 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 40,860 9.2075 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 66,004 9.2045 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 69,423 9.1694 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 80,131 9.0763 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 84,067 9.1890 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 368 9.2000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 405 9.0702 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 614 9.0566 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 661 9.2245 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 756 9.2060 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 970 9.2246 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,070 9.2258 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,083 9.1652 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,153 9.1422 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,361 9.2408 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,797 9.0607 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,576 9.2022 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,998 9.1820 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,895 9.1935 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 5,785 9.2230 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 14,811 9.1913 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 18,036 9.2111 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 27,317 9.1753 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 60,915 9.1953 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 102,038 9.1906 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 132,331 9.1780 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 134,858 9.2150 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 SWAP Long 100 9.0899 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 193 9.1291 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 614 9.0566 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 817 9.2241 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 5,785 9.2230 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 9,972 9.2572 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 16,231 9.2060 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 16,231 9.2060 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 18,657 9.2068 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 36,980 9.1648 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 38,941 9.1837 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 45,215 9.1385 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 132,826 9.2150 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 272 9.2438 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 777 9.2435 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 1,237 9.2008 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 2,724 9.0964 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 6,052 9.2906 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 30/01/2019 Short 6,831 9.2320 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 7,381 9.0947 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 10,000 9.0507 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 11,088 9.2134 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 14,624 9.1493 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 16,797 9.0733 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 30/01/2019 Short 21,479 9.2298 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 32,365 9.2122 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 38,923 9.0689 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 41,208 9.0833 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: 29 Jan 2018
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 0635

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: 640294
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180129T115541+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC