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: 01 February 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: 2,372,073 0.78% 1,812,875 0.60%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,274,807 0.42% 1,193,471 0.39%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 3,646,880 1.20% 3,006,346 0.99%

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 68 9.2800 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 319 9.2445 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 482 9.2756 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 627 9.1966 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 813 9.2680 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 989 9.2716 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,067 9.2056 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,431 9.2498 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,335 9.2192 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,866 9.2546 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 5,113 9.2419 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 12,560 9.1934 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 13,747 9.1900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 29,839 9.1987 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 86,815 9.2251 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 192 9.1975 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 319 9.2450 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 336 9.1999 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 337 9.2000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 417 9.2224 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 529 9.2318 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 613 9.2673 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,832 9.2419 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,905 9.2076 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,309 9.2510 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,354 9.2231 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,587 9.2112 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,777 9.1928 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 5,900 9.1904 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 13,644 9.1900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 19,591 9.2276 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 192 9.2798 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 529 9.2318 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 613 9.2673 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 1,634 9.2409 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 2,732 9.2445 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 6,547 9.1980 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 13,644 9.1900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 19,591 9.2276 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 68 9.2800 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 100 9.2251 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 1,019 9.2302 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 05/02/2019 Short 1,067 9.2056 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 1,876 9.2123 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 3,866 9.2546 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 05/02/2019 Short 4,189 9.2264 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 4,433 9.2555 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 5,113 9.2419 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 12,699 9.2624 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 13,747 9.1900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 19,910 9.2476 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 29,839 9.1987 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 53,399 9.2083 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: 2 Feb 2018
Contact name: Elise Tang
Telephone number: 0207 1163 001

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: 640619
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180202T122527+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC