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 ORD
dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)
Date of dealing 22 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

2,893,020

2.25%

464,657

0.36%

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

362,656

0.28%

713,524

0.55%

 

(3)

Options and agreements to
purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 
TOTAL:

3,255,676

2.53%

1,178,181

0.91%

 

(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

 

 

 

1. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale Number of relevant securities Price per unit

Purchase

60

209.8500 USD

Purchase

100

209.9200 USD

Purchase

100

209.7000 USD

Purchase

168

208.7214 USD

Purchase

200

209.8600 USD

Purchase

200

209.8125 USD

Purchase

200

209.7625 USD

Purchase

247

209.7024 USD

Purchase

300

209.6800 USD

Purchase

300

209.2900 USD

Purchase

300

209.7366 USD

Purchase

315

209.7655 USD

Purchase

325

209.6184 USD

Purchase

408

209.8877 USD

Purchase

409

209.7254 USD

Purchase

485

209.8421 USD

Purchase

510

209.4768 USD

Purchase

518

209.5761 USD

Purchase

598

209.5600 USD

Purchase

599

209.2073 USD

Purchase

700

209.5963 USD

Purchase

720

209.9223 USD

Purchase

784

209.7449 USD

Purchase

1,034

209.9129 USD

Purchase

1,040

209.8934 USD

Purchase

1,092

209.3773 USD

Purchase

1,200

209.5712 USD

Purchase

1,203

209.3257 USD

Purchase

1,225

209.2581 USD

Purchase

1,341

209.8102 USD

Purchase

1,398

209.6751 USD

Purchase

2,394

209.6846 USD

Purchase

3,467

209.5395 USD

Purchase

3,563

209.5991 USD

Purchase

3,657

209.1258 USD

Purchase

3,988

209.5106 USD

Purchase

5,117

209.4429 USD

Purchase

5,298

208.8330 USD

Purchase

5,971

209.5291 USD

Purchase

6,393

209.7189 USD

Purchase

6,560

209.7001 USD

Purchase

8,807

209.5112 USD

Purchase

9,494

209.3652 USD

Purchase

20,260

209.3572 USD

Purchase

31,226

209.3959 USD

Purchase

64,888

209.7825 USD

Sale

8

209.6331 USD

Sale

34

209.2100 USD

Sale

60

208.3050 USD

Sale

68

208.6500 USD

Sale

70

209.2242 USD

Sale

96

210.0000 USD

Sale

97

209.7600 USD

Sale

100

209.7500 USD

Sale

100

207.8600 USD

Sale

100

208.7100 USD

Sale

185

209.9563 USD

Sale

200

209.7525 USD

Sale

228

208.5764 USD

Sale

236

208.3994 USD

Sale

277

209.6856 USD

Sale

300

209.7716 USD

Sale

304

209.6578 USD

Sale

337

208.1508 USD

Sale

400

209.4100 USD

Sale

506

209.7582 USD

Sale

522

208.0275 USD

Sale

589

209.5600 USD

Sale

698

209.6304 USD

Sale

752

209.5964 USD

Sale

832

209.6695 USD

Sale

2,969

209.9099 USD

Sale

4,154

209.3513 USD

Sale

4,390

209.7791 USD

Sale

5,117

209.4429 USD

Sale

5,774

209.3754 USD

Sale

8,429

209.5258 USD

Sale

9,389

209.6742 USD

Sale

10,150

209.5467 USD

Sale

10,698

209.9107 USD

Sale

10,725

209.6679 USD

Sale

16,661

209.6481 USD

Sale

32,444

209.7825 USD

Sale

69,156

209.3761 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

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

SWAP

Short

63,614

209.3901 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)

 

 

 

 

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:

23 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: 717941
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20201023T103014+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC