Form 8.3 - Willis Towers Watson plc

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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 (Note 1) Barclays PLC.
  Company dealt in WILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC
  Class of relevant security to which the  ORD
  dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)
  Date of dealing 14 May 2020

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security: ORD    
 

Long

Short

 

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities

 

 

 

 

 

815,510

0.63%

509,043

0.40%

   

 

 

 

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

 

 

 

 

 

642,000

0.50%

368,818

0.29%

   

 

 

 

 

(3)

Options and agreements to

 

 

 

 

purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

 

 

 

 

 

1,457,510

1.13%

877,861

0.68%

 

 

 

 

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:

Long

Short

 

Number

 

(%)

Number

 

(%)

(1) Relevant securities

 

 

 

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

 

 

 

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

 

 

Total

 

 

 

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1. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit

Purchase

2

195.5650   USD

Purchase

79

199.3722   USD

Purchase

92

198.4600   USD

Purchase

100

195.3900   USD

Purchase

100

198.1100   USD

Purchase

100

198.9800   USD

Purchase

135

195.8300   USD

Purchase

181

198.8393   USD

Purchase

785

201.6278   USD

Purchase

787

197.9219   USD

Purchase

941

200.1759   USD

Purchase

1,040

201.0570   USD

Purchase

1,272

201.1833   USD

Purchase

1,400

200.2049   USD

Purchase

4,434

200.5222   USD

Purchase

4,511

196.6924   USD

Purchase

6,409

198.9013   USD

Purchase

10,000

199.1979   USD

Purchase

10,357

197.9530   USD

Purchase

24,707

201.6600   USD

Purchase

33,447

199.6415   USD

Purchase

146,918

201.5374   USD

Sale

2

201.4000   USD

Sale

4

201.7275   USD

Sale

6

200.1316   USD

Sale

6

201.2100   USD

Sale

6

200.9800   USD

Sale

8

200.9912   USD

Sale

8

194.9800   USD

Sale

10

200.7240   USD

Sale

13

201.4853   USD

Sale

14

201.4992   USD

Sale

14

201.4071   USD

Sale

79

199.3722   USD

Sale

100

193.7800   USD

Sale

100

195.3300   USD

Sale

100

200.2400   USD

Sale

100

201.8600   USD

Sale

100

201.8700   USD

Sale

100

201.8900   USD

Sale

100

201.9550   USD

Sale

101

198.9107   USD

Sale

135

195.8300   USD

Sale

192

198.1008   USD

Sale

212

198.8000   USD

Sale

245

196.9830   USD

Sale

292

196.3293   USD

Sale

296

201.2987   USD

Sale

300

197.7433   USD

Sale

387

197.9433   USD

Sale

400

198.1500   USD

Sale

429

197.6962   USD

Sale

475

199.9810   USD

Sale

493

199.7941   USD

Sale

785

201.6278   USD

Sale

800

199.8650   USD

Sale

1,010

200.4044   USD

Sale

1,127

197.9444   USD

Sale

1,305

201.6503   USD

Sale

1,332

200.2309   USD

Sale

1,711

195.0994   USD

Sale

1,835

196.9041   USD

Sale

2,957

196.7698   USD

Sale

3,900

198.8451   USD

Sale

6,100

199.4234   USD

Sale

7,342

196.6439   USD

Sale

15,112

198.9903   USD

Sale

24,561

201.6600   USD

Sale

28,833

200.4652   USD

Sale

144,309

201.5868   USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name

Nature of transaction

Number of relevant securities

Price per

 

 

 

unit

SWAP

Short

470

197.6401   USD

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product name,

e.g. call option

Writing, selling, purchasing, varying etc.

Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 7)

Exercise price

Type, e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

Option money paid/received per unit (Note 5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(ii) Exercising

Product name,

e.g. call option

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit (Note 5)

 

 

 

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)

Nature of transaction

(Note 8)

Details

Price per unit

(if applicable) (Note 5)

 

 

 

 

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2. 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 (Open Positions) attached? NO
Date of disclosure:

15 May 2020

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number:

020 3134 7213

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

 

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 699826
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20200515T105232+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC