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 (Note 1)

Barclays PLC.

Company dealt in

WILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC

Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

ORD

Date of dealing

13 JULY 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

1,414,594

1.10%

446,322

0.35%

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

383,000

0.30%

383,659

0.30%

 

(3)

Options and agreements to
purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

(4)

TOTAL:

1,797,594

1.40%

829,981

0.64%

 

(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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3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit
Purchase

2

204.5800 USD
Purchase

5

201.7500 USD
Purchase

15

201.4783 USD
Purchase

20

201.4475 USD
Purchase

37

202.8100 USD
Purchase

70

202.4542 USD
Purchase

100

202.7500 USD
Purchase

134

203.8100 USD
Purchase

320

203.0913 USD
Purchase

347

202.1280 USD
Purchase

410

202.3743 USD
Purchase

500

203.0620 USD
Purchase

760

203.0946 USD
Purchase

770

203.4660 USD
Purchase

853

202.6985 USD
Purchase

962

202.3535 USD
Purchase

1,200

203.7808 USD
Purchase

1,200

203.7809 USD
Purchase

2,003

203.0606 USD
Purchase

2,592

201.4700 USD
Purchase

3,413

203.1758 USD
Purchase

4,558

203.2099 USD
Purchase

5,010

202.9384 USD
Purchase

10,868

202.6088 USD
Sale

1

201.4600 USD
Sale

7

202.5900 USD
Sale

19

201.5505 USD
Sale

22

204.0200 USD
Sale

100

203.3100 USD
Sale

100

203.9000 USD
Sale

100

203.7550 USD
Sale

100

203.5600 USD
Sale

100

203.5550 USD
Sale

100

202.7300 USD
Sale

112

203.7200 USD
Sale

160

203.9025 USD
Sale

181

201.6031 USD
Sale

300

203.7950 USD
Sale

384

203.6671 USD
Sale

578

203.7874 USD
Sale

642

203.3397 USD
Sale

642

203.1645 USD
Sale

749

201.9632 USD
Sale

1,200

203.7808 USD
Sale

2,095

201.4700 USD
Sale

2,771

203.1379 USD
Sale

5,494

202.1979 USD
Sale

6,904

203.0036 USD
Sale

12,515

203.0623 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name Nature of transaction Number of relevant securities Price per
unit
SWAP Long

1

160,088,020.0000 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 attached? (Note 9) NO

Date of disclosure

14 JULY 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 (Note 10)

 

 

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 703949
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20200714T113319+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC