Form 8.3 - Willis Towers Watson plc

LONDON--()-- 

FORM 8.3

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

1.

KEY INFORMATION

 

Name of person dealing

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

Company dealt in

WILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC

Class of relevant security to which the

dealings being disclosed relate

Common Stock (IE00BDB6Q211)

Date of dealing

08 April 2020

 

2.

INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

 

(a)

Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security

dealt in

 

 

Long

Short

 

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities

854,918 shares

0.66 %

 

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

 

 

 

 

(3)

Options and agreements to purchase/sell:

 

 

 

 

 

Total

854,918 shares

0.66 %

 

 

 

(b)

Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the

class dealt in

 

 

Class of relevant security:

Long

Short

 

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities

 

 

 

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

 

 

 

 

(3)

Options and agreements to purchase/sell:

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

3.

DEALINGS

 

 

 

(a)

Purchases and sales

 

 

 

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit

 

Purchase

10,200 shares

178.8350 USD

 

Purchase

9,800 shares

181.8987 USD

 

 

 

(b)

Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

 

 

 

Product name

e.g. CFD

Nature of transaction

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(c)

Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

 

(i)

Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

 

Product name e.g. call option

Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.

Number of securities to which the option relates

Exercise price

Type, e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

Option money paid/ received per unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(ii)

Exercising

 

 

 

Product name

e.g. call option

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(d)

Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

 

 

 

Nature of transaction

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

OTHER INFORMATION

 

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

 

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated.

None

 

Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached?

NO

 

Date of disclosure

09 April 2020

Contact name

Robert R. Flaherty

Telephone number

617-954-5814

If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected

 

If a connected EFM, state nature of connection

 

 

 

 

Short Name: Massachusetts Financial
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 696799
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20200409T143541+0100

Contacts

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

Contacts

Massachusetts Financial Services Company