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

  July 16, 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:   4,745,168   .52%        
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:   5,153,870   .56%        
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                

TOTAL:

  9,899,038   1.08%        

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   100   172.18
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   172.08
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.53
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.34
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.36
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.35
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   300   172.42
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   125   172.76
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.75
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   172.25
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.21
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.19
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.28
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.17
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.13
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.07
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.30
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   300   172.24
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   400   172.26
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   172.41
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   172.43
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.32
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   172.39
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.40
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   300   172.44
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.38
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   300   172.28
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.33
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   172.37
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   172.66
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.73
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.79
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   75   172.74
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.70
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.68
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   100   172.64
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   200   172.22
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)   Purchase   62   172.20
Class of relevant security   Purchase/sale   Number of securities   Price per unit (GBP)
     
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,539   43.29
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   814   43.20
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,106   43.27
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,277   43.28
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   251   43.38
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   923   43.37
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   285   43.19
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   568   43.17
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,309   43.22
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,151   43.18
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   2,189   43.26
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,072   43.29
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   266   43.16
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,839   43.19
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   134   43.46
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   561   43.50
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   285   43.49
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   305   43.48
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   267   43.60
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   152   43.63
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   274   43.68
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   86   43.64
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   271   43.64
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   284   43.61
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   556   43.59
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   167   43.58
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   258   43.55
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   249   43.58
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   883   43.58
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   24   43.58
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   833   43.57
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   821   43.57
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   142   43.57
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   75   43.56
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   915   43.59
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   40   43.57
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   280   43.52
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   260   43.51
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   257   43.47
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   259   43.44
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,208   43.38
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   679   43.36
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   544   43.35
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   122   43.35
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   275   43.36
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   63   43.38
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   281   43.39
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   271   43.39
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   174   43.33
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   395   43.34
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   114   43.35
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   111   43.34
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   923   43.32
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,237   43.33
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,050   43.32
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,185   43.31
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   937   43.30
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   2,199   43.30
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   113   43.29
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   174   43.26
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,098   43.28
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   111   43.29
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   15,918   43.28
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   3,375   43.27
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,115   43.23
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   803   43.21
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,452   43.25
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   154   43.25
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   2,402   43.25
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   185   43.22
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   854   43.22
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,319   43.24
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,072   43.20
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   852   43.18
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   172   43.19
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   210   43.16
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   140   43.16
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   17   43.16
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   171   43.42
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   352   43.19
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   285   43.14
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   179   43.15
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,360   43.21
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   223   43.20
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   1,341   43.26
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   268   43.28
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   105   43.23
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   65   43.25
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   69   43.28
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   120   43.28
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   356   43.29
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   345   43.32
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   125   43.27
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   84   43.28
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   64   43.27
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   361   43.31
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   780   43.34
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   175   43.33
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   533   43.32
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   173   43.32
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   915   43.34
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   253   43.24
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   349   43.24
Ordinary Shares   Purchase   58   43.24

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security

 

Product Description

 

Purchase/sale

 

Number of reference securities

 

Price per unit (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:     July 17, 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: 651572
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180716T223419+0100

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.

Contacts

Maverick Capital, Ltd.