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: 14 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: 2,805,102 0.92% 1,642,684 0.54%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,265,133 0.42% 1,857,976 0.61%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 4,070,235 1.34% 3,500,660 1.15%

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 1 8.8900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 17 8.8950 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 20 8.9005 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 100 8.8800 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 260 8.8850 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 328 8.7950 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 343 8.9000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 354 8.8485 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 487 8.9375 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 655 8.8045 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 686 8.8975 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 700 8.9107 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 957 8.8971 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,386 8.8978 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,957 8.9056 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,071 8.8620 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 4,959 8.9113 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 11,200 8.8806 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 31,912 8.9012 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 33,145 8.9500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 34,317 8.8701 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 42,727 8.8867 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 44,723 8.9444 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 53,334 8.9172 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1 8.8900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 153 8.9443 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 167 8.9285 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 177 8.8298 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 200 8.9150 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 313 8.8950 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 320 8.9300 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 339 8.8976 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 434 8.8350 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 487 8.9375 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 598 8.8602 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 655 8.8049 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 708 8.8889 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 724 8.8606 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 846 8.8700 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,478 8.8673 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,081 8.8921 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,938 8.8794 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,895 8.8669 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 4,159 8.8969 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 4,624 8.9066 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 4,799 8.9504 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 5,119 8.8412 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 7,410 8.8753 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 10,442 8.8844 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 12,578 8.9500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 41,847 8.9214 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 77,539 8.8829 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 153 8.9443 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 167 8.9285 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 409 8.8911 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 578 8.8550 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 598 8.8602 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 3,408 8.8856 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 3,895 8.8669 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 10,442 8.8844 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 16/08/2019 Long 10,500 8.8829 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 11,973 8.8645 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 27,760 8.9492 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 16/02/2019 Short 20 8.9005 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 300 8.9509 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 700 8.9106 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 732 8.8831 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 16/02/2019 Short 1,386 8.8978 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 1,724 8.9412 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 2,957 8.9056 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 9,979 8.9079 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 11,200 8.8806 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 12,413 8.9297 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 12,722 8.8641 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 40,023 8.9500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 44,723 8.9444 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: 15 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: 641401
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180215T114303+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC