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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

   
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

GVC HOLDINGS PLC

(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

 

15 FEB 2018

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

 

YES LADBROKES

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: 3,044,786 1.00% 1,640,243 0.54%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,271,610 0.42% 2,059,039 0.68%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 4,316,396 1.42% 3,699,282 1.22%

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 8.9425 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 155 8.9498 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 215 8.9350 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 272 8.9411 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 346 8.9475 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 346 8.9275 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 495 8.9300 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,923 8.9423 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,923 8.9620 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,469 8.9530 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 5,385 8.9480 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 7,205 8.9477 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 11,061 8.9400 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 15,206 8.9433 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 23,923 8.9324 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 24,516 8.9418 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 25,028 8.9050 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 36,447 8.9222 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 38,788 8.9285 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 41,280 8.9045 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 138,201 8.9338 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 104 8.9425 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 177 8.9250 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 187 8.9350 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 341 8.9383 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 346 8.9475 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 346 8.9275 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 487 8.9268 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 614 8.9443 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 673 8.9692 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 973 8.9500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,274 8.9382 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,496 8.9541 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,990 8.9146 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,644 8.9367 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 5,402 8.9243 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 11,414 8.9296 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 27,776 8.9050 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 48,062 8.9084 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 49,175 8.9357 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 200 8.9674 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 341 8.9383 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 473 8.9699 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 614 8.9443 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 2,370 8.9302 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 2,990 8.9146 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 7,115 8.9050 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 19/08/2019 Long 10,800 8.9316 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 11,414 8.9296 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 42,060 8.9409 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 1,020 8.9800 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 1,452 8.9442 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 1,923 8.9423 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 3,710 8.9050 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 4,775 8.9224 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 5,260 8.9479 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 11,061 8.9400 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 11,635 8.9468 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 11,724 8.9343 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 13,301 8.9440 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 18,316 8.9057 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 24,516 8.9418 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 38,788 8.9285 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 125,482 8.9347 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:  

16 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 and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. 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: 641555
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180216T122344+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC