Form 8.3 - Shire PLC

LONDON--()--

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

    May 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:     4,731,988   .52%          
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:     4,810,100   .53%          
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                    

TOTAL:

    9,542,088   1.04%          

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)   Purchase   300   156.49  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   304   156.41  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   70   156.39  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.56  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.63  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   156.61  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.60  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   500   156.57  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.62  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   800   156.60  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   156.54  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.28  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   300   156.53  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   300   156.59  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   4,100   156.46  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   400   155.56  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.43  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   800   156.00  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   155.72  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   4,029   155.59  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   17,500   155.61  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   155.55  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   400   155.60  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.12  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.27  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.40  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.31  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   156.11  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   300   156.65  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.53  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   139   156.40  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.47  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.55  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.52  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.68  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   26   156.81  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   300   156.72  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   26,200   155.65  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   10,000   155.78  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   10,000   155.83  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   155.58  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   5,987   155.54  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   155.54  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   2,100   155.47  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   9,000   155.62  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   155.48  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   943   155.53  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   155.50  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   400   155.57  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   5,482   156.06  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   16,300   156.33  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   192   156.42  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   1,660   156.50  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   1,600   156.44  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.52  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   156.73  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   156.72  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   300   156.86  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.85  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.73  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   83   156.66  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   156.74  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   156.65  
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   156.48  

(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")   Increasing a long position   136   38.34  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   157   38.38  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   4,484   38.30  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   2,460   38.29  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   2,099   38.28  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   283   38.27  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   578   38.25  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   1,452   38.21  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   242   38.18  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   468   38.23  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   1,106   38.22  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   1,057   38.22  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   1,462   38.20  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   1,404   38.20  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   2,793   38.19  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   881   38.19  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   1,064   38.16  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   31,647   38.17  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   300   38.15  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   1,265   38.37  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   460   38.35  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   109,241   38.43  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   454   38.36  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   896   38.31  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   406   38.16  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   5,105   38.17  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   915   38.19  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   56,968   38.17  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   3,284   38.15  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   1,933   38.17  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   3,144   38.19  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   242   38.18  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   310   38.20  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   3,485   38.31  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   4,750   38.30  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   508   38.32  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   2,676   38.29  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   1,182   38.28  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   19   38.34  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   2,195   38.35  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   221   38.37  
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   220   38.39  

(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:       May 4, 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: 646576
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180503T235622+0100

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.