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: 05 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: 2,423,841 0.80% 1,781,217 0.59%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,317,866 0.43% 1,309,125 0.43%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 3,741,707 1.23% 3,090,342 1.02%

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 104 8.9846 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 105 8.9780 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 354 8.9600 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 824 9.0045 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 919 8.9784 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,369 8.9630 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,418 8.9934 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,957 8.9634 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,148 8.9961 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,175 8.9956 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,262 8.9984 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,794 8.9968 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 4,387 8.9865 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 4,521 9.0352 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 4,553 9.0065 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 5,472 9.0480 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 18,598 9.0174 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 24,969 8.9821 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 59,605 8.9805 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1 8.9500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 165 9.0500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 293 9.0279 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 547 9.0386 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 551 9.0350 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 641 9.0538 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 828 9.0000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 916 9.0403 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,125 8.9890 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,400 9.0323 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,704 9.0294 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 4,995 9.0465 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 18,673 9.0076 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 44,906 9.0050 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 45,247 9.0042 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 133 9.0146 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 293 9.0279 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 433 8.9949 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 641 9.0538 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 1,365 9.0383 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 3,088 8.9593 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 3,400 9.0322 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 3,559 8.9806 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 5,148 9.0042 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 36,178 9.0077 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 44,906 9.0050 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 105 8.9780 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 200 9.0101 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 354 8.9600 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 894 9.0239 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 07/02/2019 Short 919 8.9783 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 1,281 9.0324 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 1,369 8.9630 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 1,418 8.9933 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 2,609 9.0077 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 07/02/2019 Short 2,957 8.9634 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 3,175 8.9957 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 3,240 9.0363 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 6,777 8.9804 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 12,093 8.9507 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 24,969 8.9821 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 47,926 8.9902 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: 6 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: 640765
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180206T125617+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC