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: 16 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: 3,672,106 1.21% 1,738,735 0.57%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,399,849 0.46% 2,663,292 0.88%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 5,071,955 1.67% 4,402,027 1.45%

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 312 9.0405 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 329 9.0444 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 333 9.0845 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 347 9.0850 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 916 9.0495 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,435 9.0381 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,570 9.0752 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,532 9.0319 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,625 9.0744 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 7,404 9.0362 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 18,979 9.0402 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 20,793 9.0813 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 35,610 9.0441 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 50,000 9.0129 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 52,170 9.0557 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 54,951 9.0477 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 79,570 9.0649 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 129,701 9.0645 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 279,749 9.0558 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 11 9.0745 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 15 9.0644 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 78 9.0450 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 347 9.0850 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 357 9.0403 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 558 9.0557 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 614 9.0476 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,738 9.0464 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,161 9.0540 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,185 9.0302 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,288 9.0904 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,718 9.0795 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 4,064 9.0605 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 62,289 9.0821 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 131,061 9.0900 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 11 9.0754 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 139 9.0771 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 400 9.0474 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 614 9.0476 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 2,103 9.0977 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 2,379 9.0506 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 3,723 9.0365 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 4,064 9.0605 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 19,682 9.0892 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 40,304 9.0776 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 131,061 9.0900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 1,169 9.0459 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 1,452 9.0798 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 1,970 9.0475 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 10,590 9.0363 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 11,148 9.0374 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 18,816 9.0371 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 20,793 9.0813 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 37,548 9.0502 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 37,931 9.0590 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 45,222 9.0992 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 45,761 9.0465 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 50,000 9.0129 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 52,981 9.0478 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 79,570 9.0649 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 93,898 9.0463 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 171,660 9.0580 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: 19 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: 641633
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180219T120643+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC