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: 23 March 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?

YES:

 

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: 1,951,546 0.64% 8,947,028 2.95%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
7,380,494 2.43% 81,097 0.03%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 9,332,040 3.07% 9,028,125 2.97%

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 320 9.2975 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 453 9.4075 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 622 9.3525 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 744 9.3175 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 780 9.3875 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 824 9.4000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 837 9.3625 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 900 9.3620 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 961 9.4250 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 990 9.4025 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,120 9.3819 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,257 9.3375 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,317 9.3825 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,717 9.3945 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,755 9.3475 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,890 9.3225 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,006 9.3900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,423 9.3075 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,469 9.3675 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 2,648 9.3775 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,018 9.3725 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,416 9.3950 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 4,834 9.3575 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 10,780 9.3925 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 12,675 9.3151 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 18,293 9.3975 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 27,328 9.2895 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 75,507 9.2748 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 85,159 9.3808 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 103,036 9.3665 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 537,036 9.3833 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 724,285 9.3724 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 1,504,353 9.2900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 3,299,090 9.3356 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Purchase 4,978,374 9.2893 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 320 9.2975 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 346 9.3943 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 453 9.4075 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 508 9.3256 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 622 9.3525 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 744 9.3175 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 780 9.3875 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 824 9.4000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 837 9.3625 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 961 9.4250 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 990 9.4025 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,257 9.3375 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,317 9.3825 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,429 9.3848 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,472 9.5432 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,627 9.3852 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,708 9.3950 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,717 9.3945 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,755 9.3475 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,890 9.3225 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,006 9.3900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,423 9.3075 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,469 9.3675 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,648 9.3775 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,018 9.3725 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 4,672 9.3706 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 4,834 9.3575 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 10,780 9.3925 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 13,032 9.3790 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 14,483 9.3798 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 16,777 9.3761 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 18,293 9.3975 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 20,042 9.4185 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 22,375 9.4046 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 50,000 9.2890 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 54,720 9.3724 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 61,123 9.3387 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 80,000 9.3767 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 111,822 9.4016 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 372,563 9.3521 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 400,000 9.3941 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 813,754 9.3720 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,044,422 9.3701 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,355,138 9.2900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,566,465 9.2893 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 1,797,959 9.3065 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 2,698,426 9.2870 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 3,978,319 9.3300 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary Sale 4,944,943 9.2938 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 346 9.3943 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 508 9.3256 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 1,472 9.5432 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 2,109 9.2895 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 3,141 9.3995 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 4,071 9.3963 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 4,780 9.4049 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 4,864 9.3909 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 6,112 9.3813 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 6,327 9.4643 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 8,371 9.3786 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 9,287 9.3834 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 9,947 9.4260 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 16,777 9.3760 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 16,942 9.3755 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 18,927 9.3803 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 30,000 9.3723 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 50,000 9.2890 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 63,497 9.3671 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 72,718 9.3714 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 80,000 9.3767 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 111,822 9.4016 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 268,843 9.2904 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 400,000 9.2899 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 439,580 9.2892 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 528,799 9.2910 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 571,890 9.2900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 1,071,744 9.2993 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 1,095,195 9.2964 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Long 1,120,355 9.3646 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Long 2,144,986 9.2893 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 559 9.3754 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 900 9.3620 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 27/03/2019 Short 1,120 9.3819 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 2,432 9.3207 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Expires 27/03/2019 Short 3,598 9.3724 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary SWAP Short 9,204 9.2900 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 10,243 9.3151 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 13,524 9.2935 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 23,173 9.2989 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Short 38,810 9.2539 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: 26 Mar 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: 643836
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180326T134102+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC