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 20 October 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

 

 

 

 

2,775,471

2.15%

465,268

0.36%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

 

 

 

 

362,656

0.28%

604,016

0.47%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Options and agreements to

 

 

 

 

purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

(4)

TOTAL:

 

 

 

 

3,138,127

2.44%

1,069,284

0.83%

 

(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

63

212.5314 USD
Purchase

78

213.5900 USD
Purchase

100

210.7614 USD
Purchase

100

211.3930 USD
Purchase

117

214.1111 USD
Purchase

144

210.7448 USD
Purchase

230

213.4793 USD
Purchase

298

210.4268 USD
Purchase

334

212.8140 USD
Purchase

336

211.8150 USD
Purchase

340

211.1809 USD
Purchase

350

211.0971 USD
Purchase

350

211.1100 USD
Purchase

596

211.3139 USD
Purchase

600

210.6516 USD
Purchase

605

211.3577 USD
Purchase

625

212.1641 USD
Purchase

722

210.2649 USD
Purchase

906

209.4000 USD
Purchase

1,137

211.6206 USD
Purchase

1,160

213.2753 USD
Purchase

1,393

211.5122 USD
Purchase

1,494

212.1973 USD
Purchase

1,592

211.3430 USD
Purchase

2,189

211.7623 USD
Purchase

2,312

210.5244 USD
Purchase

2,376

211.6738 USD
Purchase

2,451

212.3297 USD
Purchase

3,225

211.4443 USD
Purchase

3,324

211.8801 USD
Purchase

4,784

212.2103 USD
Purchase

4,816

211.2711 USD
Purchase

4,849

211.1971 USD
Purchase

7,757

211.2575 USD
Purchase

9,511

211.6301 USD
Purchase

13,904

211.4948 USD
Purchase

18,054

211.3265 USD
Purchase

25,242

210.3220 USD
Purchase

65,169

209.8445 USD
Purchase

65,169

209.8444 USD
Sale

9

209.6455 USD
Sale

11

212.7836 USD
Sale

12

209.8391 USD
Sale

62

214.8500 USD
Sale

92

211.5839 USD
Sale

100

210.5800 USD
Sale

118

209.6026 USD
Sale

120

211.0262 USD
Sale

134

210.4829 USD
Sale

197

209.2737 USD
Sale

207

210.4480 USD
Sale

239

210.4785 USD
Sale

254

210.3742 USD
Sale

255

210.0140 USD
Sale

264

211.4406 USD
Sale

300

209.3833 USD
Sale

300

209.8240 USD
Sale

316

210.3612 USD
Sale

334

212.8140 USD
Sale

444

214.8300 USD
Sale

620

210.1885 USD
Sale

848

209.4879 USD
Sale

906

209.4000 USD
Sale

967

209.5582 USD
Sale

1,031

209.4817 USD
Sale

1,192

209.8730 USD
Sale

1,299

209.6605 USD
Sale

1,300

209.4100 USD
Sale

2,122

209.4096 USD
Sale

2,500

211.2863 USD
Sale

3,546

211.7906 USD
Sale

4,600

209.4767 USD
Sale

6,175

211.1624 USD
Sale

7,454

210.3201 USD
Sale

7,505

210.1750 USD
Sale

8,113

210.2942 USD
Sale

11,002

212.1376 USD
Sale

11,860

211.5256 USD
Sale

12,860

209.6866 USD
Sale

18,111

209.5299 USD
Sale

23,012

210.5832 USD
Sale

52,842

211.4109 USD
Sale

65,169

209.8444 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

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

SWAP

Short

50,000

211.4791 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: 21 Oct 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

 

Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 718155
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20201021T123457+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC