Form 8.3 - Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group 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:       Massachusetts Financial Services Company
(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

      JARDINE LLOYD THOMPSON GROUP 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

      09 January 2019
(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:     Common Stock (GB0005203376)
    Interests     Short Positions
      Number     %     Number     %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:     11,515,819*     5.26 %            
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:                        
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                        
  Total     11,515,819*     5.26 %            
*Massachusetts Financial Services Company does not have discretion regarding voting decisions in respect of 765,437 shares that are included in the total above
 
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
Common Stock (GB0005203376)     Purchase     2,158     18.9802 GBP
 
 
(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     10 January 2019
Contact name     Robert R. Flaherty
Telephone number     617-954-5814

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: Massachusetts Financial
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 662286
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20190110T113952+0000

Contacts

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

Contacts

Massachusetts Financial Services Company