Form 8.3 - Shire 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:   Maverick Capital, Ltd. acting as fund manager for various funds holding the interests that are subject to this notice.
(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

  Shire PLC
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:   N/A
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

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

  April 3, 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”

  NO

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:   Ordinary shares: JE00B2QKY057

 

  Interests   Short positions
    Number   %   Number   %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:   5,359,333   .59%        
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:   8,023,375   .88%        
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                

TOTAL:

  13,382,708   1.47%        

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 security   Purchase/sale  

Number of
securities

  Price per unit (USD)
     
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Sale   100   149.22
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Sale   300   149.65
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Sale   100   149.72
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Sale   100   149.76
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Sale   400   149.79
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Sale   100   149.85
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Sale   100   149.66
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Sale   100   149.69
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Sale   100   149.87
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Sale   400   149.14
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Sale   100   149.01

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant
security

 

Product
Description

  Purchase/sale  

Number of
reference
securities

 

Price per unit
(GBP)

       
                 
Ordinary Shares   Total Return Swap ("TRS")   Reducing a long position   596   35.60
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,714   35.45
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   96   35.44
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   348   35.45
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   646   35.43
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   563   35.40
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,067   35.36
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   731   35.32
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   809   35.36
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   789   35.34
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,854   35.33
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   3,499   35.37
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   340   35.39
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   267   35.41
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   769   35.44
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,906   35.46
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,059   35.47
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   659   35.48
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   804   35.50
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   773   35.49
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   861   35.49
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   641   35.42
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,284   35.35
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   207   35.63
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   293   35.58
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   166   35.57
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   255   35.59
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   206   35.59
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   802   35.58
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   3,398   35.56
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   985   35.53
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   17,476   35.55
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   10,484   35.56
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,411   35.54
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   900   35.51
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   522   35.52
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   210   35.67
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   211   35.68
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   205   35.62
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   768   35.57
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   747   35.55
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   727   35.52
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,316   35.38
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   855   35.39
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   333   35.48
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   2,576   35.46
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   482   35.33
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   474   35.31
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   3,169   35.30
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,987   35.32
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   820   35.31
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   797   35.32
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   188   35.40
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   938   35.41
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   430   35.45
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   275   35.50
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   155   35.48
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,854   35.51
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   913   35.54
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,580   35.53
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   197   35.62
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   348   35.61
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   11   35.60
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,299   35.56
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   417   35.35
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   679   35.51
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   205   35.46
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   208   35.30
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   185   35.34
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   159   35.31
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   2,093   35.37
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   677   35.47
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   453   35.42
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,523   35.43
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   5   35.44
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   420   35.39
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   428   35.37
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   586   35.38
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   2,148   35.34
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   10   35.31
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   60   35.52
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   416   35.66
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   98   35.74
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   205   35.69
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   93   35.40
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   1,933   35.55
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   26   35.47
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   622   35.56
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Reducing a long position   199   35.57

(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:   April 04, 2018
Contact name:   Jessica Opland
Telephone number:   1-214-880-4057

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: Maverick Capital
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 644267
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180403T231122+0100

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.