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: 13 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: 2,706,274 0.89% 1,627,463 0.54%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,253,519 0.41% 1,777,366 0.59%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 3,959,793 1.30% 3,404,829 1.12%

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 9 8.7700 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 9 8.7655 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 203 8.8393 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 420 8.7678 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 466 8.7650 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 535 8.7251 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 623 8.7769 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,082 8.8392 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,753 8.7520 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,002 8.7577 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,132 8.7506 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,196 8.7615 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 4,081 8.7536 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 33,437 8.7446 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 36,086 8.7450 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 38,923 8.7527 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 39,785 8.7612 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 42,683 8.7667 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 45 8.7614 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 166 8.7350 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 243 8.7850 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 259 8.7611 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 329 8.7508 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 610 8.7567 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 668 8.7474 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 822 8.7513 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,119 8.7450 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,199 8.7741 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,370 8.8341 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,655 8.7583 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,988 8.7768 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 5,224 8.7409 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 6,963 8.7827 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 38,481 8.7476 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 610 8.7567 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 668 8.7474 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 1,271 8.7612 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 2,639 8.7681 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 4,511 8.7937 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 15/02/2019 Short 9 8.7644 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 17 8.8400 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 53 8.7786 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 71 8.7802 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 100 8.7459 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 305 8.7803 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 323 8.7481 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 421 8.8020 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 535 8.7250 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 15/02/2019 Short 715 8.7677 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 2,132 8.7506 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 5,000 8.7736 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 5,056 8.7562 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 6,629 8.7628 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 15,044 8.7630 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 19,097 8.7688 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 36,086 8.7450 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 38,923 8.7527 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 39,785 8.7612 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: 14 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: 641328
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180214T120533+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC