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

  June 26, 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:   4,779,798   .52%        
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:   5,153,870   .56%        
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                

TOTAL:

  9,933,668   1.09%        

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 (GBP)
     
Class of relevant security   Purchase/sale   Number of securities   Price per unit (USD)
     
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   161.91
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   161.39
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   161.75
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   161.81
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   162.27
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   162.11
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   162.21

(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   16   40.34
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   52   40.35
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   236   40.59
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   217   40.49
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   233   40.58
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   10   40.56
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   1   40.42
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   78   40.22
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   50   40.17
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   37   40.21
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   33   40.23
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   9   40.25
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   31   40.24
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   6   40.26
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   17   40.28
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   38   40.41
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   15   40.37
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   10   40.35
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   10   40.38
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   36   40.42
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   12   40.36
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   12   40.33
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   8   40.34
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   24   40.33
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   26   40.31
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   49   40.31
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   10   40.35
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   65   40.34
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   8   40.33
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   21   40.32
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   2   40.32
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   19   40.26
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   37   40.19
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   2   40.28
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   4   40.26
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   11   40.24
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   22   40.26
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   21   40.32
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   12   40.34
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   22   40.37
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   13   40.40
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   25   40.44
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   5   40.44
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   23   40.45
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   28   40.47
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   33   40.46
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   30   40.44
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   29   40.42
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   45   40.46
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   39   40.42
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   28   40.35
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   13   40.51
Ordinary Shares   TRS   Increasing a long position   37   40.58

(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:   June 27, 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: 650340
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180626T233032+0100

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.