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:   Glenview Capital Management, LLC
(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.

  N/A
(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:    
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

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

  31 May 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:   5p ordinary

 

  Interests   Short positions
    Number   %   Number   %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:   14,885,697   1.62        
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:                
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                

TOTAL:

  14,885,697   1.62        

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
ADR   Sale   200   US $163.00
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.01
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.03
ADR   Sale   700   US $163.05
ADR   Sale   1200   US $163.06
ADR   Sale   500   US $163.09
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.10
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.12
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.13
ADR   Sale   34600   US $163.14
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.15
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.18
ADR   Sale   1261   US $163.21
ADR   Sale   450   US $163.22
ADR   Sale   150   US $163.23
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.24
ADR   Sale   400   US $163.25
ADR   Sale   300   US $163.26
ADR   Sale   200   US $163.28
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.30
ADR   Sale   600   US $163.33
ADR   Sale   800   US $163.34
ADR   Sale   200   US $163.35
ADR   Sale   1400   US $163.36
ADR   Sale   3800   US $163.37
ADR   Sale   1400   US $163.38
ADR   Sale   1734   US $163.39
ADR   Sale   400   US $163.40
ADR   Sale   610   US $163.41
ADR   Sale   101034   US $163.43
ADR   Sale   200   US $163.44
ADR   Sale   1000   US $163.45
ADR   Sale   620   US $163.46
ADR   Sale   200   US $163.47
ADR   Sale   500   US $163.48
ADR   Sale   600   US $163.49
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.51
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.52
ADR   Sale   200   US $163.53
ADR   Sale   1000   US $163.54
ADR   Sale   2500   US $163.55
ADR   Sale   900   US $163.56
ADR   Sale   500   US $163.57
ADR   Sale   700   US $163.58
ADR   Sale   616   US $163.59
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.60
ADR   Sale   1100   US $163.61
ADR   Sale   400   US $163.62
ADR   Sale   400   US $163.63
ADR   Sale   4197   US $163.64
ADR   Sale   3900   US $163.65
ADR   Sale   1900   US $163.66
ADR   Sale   2600   US $163.67
ADR   Sale   600   US $163.68
ADR   Sale   700   US $163.69
ADR   Sale   1900   US $163.70
ADR   Sale   1000   US $163.71
ADR   Sale   1400   US $163.72
ADR   Sale   4600   US $163.73
ADR   Sale   300   US $163.74
ADR   Sale   3000   US $163.75
ADR   Sale   2400   US $163.76
ADR   Sale   1500   US $163.77
ADR   Sale   2300   US $163.78
ADR   Sale   2300   US $163.79
ADR   Sale   500   US $163.80
ADR   Sale   800   US $163.81
ADR   Sale   3600   US $163.82
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.83
ADR   Sale   3000   US $163.84
ADR   Sale   700   US $163.85
ADR   Sale   500   US $163.86
ADR   Sale   400   US $163.87
ADR   Sale   600   US $163.88
ADR   Sale   1200   US $163.89
ADR   Sale   300   US $163.90
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.91
ADR   Sale   300   US $163.93
ADR   Sale   2900   US $163.94
ADR   Sale   900   US $163.95
ADR   Sale   700   US $163.96
ADR   Sale   400   US $163.97
ADR   Sale   100   US $163.98
ADR   Sale   900   US $163.99
ADR   Sale   6800   US $164.00
ADR   Sale   2466   US $164.01
ADR   Sale   4361   US $164.02
ADR   Sale   5400   US $164.03
ADR   Sale   2100   US $164.04
ADR   Sale   2900   US $164.05
ADR   Sale   800   US $164.06
ADR   Sale   200   US $164.07
ADR   Sale   1926   US $164.08
ADR   Sale   300   US $164.09
ADR   Sale   800   US $164.10
ADR   Sale   3500   US $164.11
ADR   Sale   2199   US $164.12
ADR   Sale   2200   US $164.13
ADR   Sale   6100   US $164.14
ADR   Sale   600   US $164.15
ADR   Sale   1809   US $164.16
ADR   Sale   2500   US $164.17
ADR   Sale   1100   US $164.18
ADR   Sale   800   US $164.19
ADR   Sale   700   US $164.20
ADR   Sale   1600   US $164.21
ADR   Sale   1000   US $164.22
ADR   Sale   1349   US $164.23
ADR   Sale   21890   US $164.24
ADR   Sale   2562   US $164.25
ADR   Sale   300   US $164.26
ADR   Sale   1301   US $164.27
ADR   Sale   1200   US $164.28
ADR   Sale   1100   US $164.29
ADR   Sale   899   US $164.30
ADR   Sale   2495   US $164.31
ADR   Sale   1810   US $164.32
ADR   Sale   1405   US $164.33
ADR   Sale   1100   US $164.34
ADR   Sale   388   US $164.35
ADR   Sale   400   US $164.36
ADR   Sale   900   US $164.37
ADR   Sale   200   US $164.38
ADR   Sale   100   US $164.39
ADR   Sale   700   US $164.40
ADR   Sale   1000   US $164.41
ADR   Sale   100   US $164.42
ADR   Sale   900   US $164.44
ADR   Sale   200   US $164.45
ADR   Sale   200   US $164.46
ADR   Sale   100   US $164.47
ADR   Sale   400   US $164.48
ADR   Sale   300   US $164.49
ADR   Sale   2200   US $164.50
ADR   Sale   2600   US $164.51
ADR   Sale   921   US $164.52
ADR   Sale   1000   US $164.53
ADR   Sale   800   US $164.54
ADR   Sale   200   US $164.55
ADR   Sale   200   US $164.56
ADR   Sale   300   US $164.57
ADR   Sale   700   US $164.58
ADR   Sale   1800   US $164.59
ADR   Sale   2500   US $164.60
ADR   Sale   1000   US $164.61
ADR   Sale   700   US $164.62
ADR   Sale   700   US $164.63
ADR   Sale   200   US $164.64
ADR   Sale   1300   US $164.65
ADR   Sale   700   US $164.66
ADR   Sale   3400   US $164.67
ADR   Sale   2400   US $164.68
ADR   Sale   1100   US $164.69
ADR   Sale   800   US $164.70
ADR   Sale   600   US $164.71
ADR   Sale   1618   US $164.72
ADR   Sale   105   US $164.73
ADR   Sale   700   US $164.74
ADR   Sale   700   US $164.75
ADR   Sale   100   US $164.77
ADR   Sale   100   US $164.78
ADR   Sale   300   US $164.82
ADR   Sale   200   US $164.83
ADR   Sale   200   US $164.86
ADR   Sale   200   US $164.90
ADR   Sale   100   US $164.93
ADR   Sale   100   US $164.94
ADR   Sale   300   US $165.00
ADR   Sale   500   US $165.01
ADR   Sale   100   US $165.04
ADR   Sale   100   US $165.17
ADR   Sale   100   US $165.22

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. CFD

  Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

  Number of reference securities   Price per unit

(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:   1 June 2018
Contact name:   Jonathan Danziger
Telephone number*:   212-323-6567

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.

*If the discloser is a natural person, a telephone number does not need to be included, provided contact information has been provided to the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Short Name: Glenview Capital
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 648568
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180531T222353+0100

Contacts

Glenview Capital Management, LLC

Contacts

Glenview Capital Management, LLC