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: 12 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: 2,582,933 0.85% 1,647,406 0.54%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,255,621 0.41% 1,618,866 0.53%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 3,838,554 1.26% 3,266,272 1.08%

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 74 8.8050 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 350 8.8250 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 441 8.8333 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 443 8.8366 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 799 8.9039 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 962 8.9141 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,334 8.8026 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,687 8.8237 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 4,026 8.9109 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 9,855 8.8096 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 31,446 8.8100 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 38,984 8.8225 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 39,164 8.8139 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 39,929 8.8209 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 7 8.8917 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 15 8.8851 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 100 8.8854 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 350 8.8250 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 389 8.8889 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 547 8.8900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 633 8.8290 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,341 8.8234 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,044 8.9345 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,367 8.8859 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,401 8.8110 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,976 8.8161 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 4,500 8.9109 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 21,029 8.8100 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 27,811 8.8180 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 72,958 8.8729 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 64 8.8200 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 189 8.8116 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 200 8.8424 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 633 8.8290 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 1,400 8.8091 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 2,044 8.9345 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 3,401 8.8111 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 4,440 8.8768 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 16,824 8.8054 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 19,097 8.9070 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 37,652 8.8840 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 2,109 8.8178 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 4,718 8.8655 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 9,283 8.8465 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 26,759 8.8107 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 30,329 8.8100 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 39,164 8.8139 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: 13 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: 641130
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180213T112754+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC