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 16 November 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

 

 

 

 

3,005,997

2.33%

689,340

0.53%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

 

 

 

 

598,484

0.46%

739,005

0.57%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Options and agreements to

 

 

 

 

purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

(4)

TOTAL:

 

 

 

 

3,604,481

2.80%

1,428,345

1.11%

 

 

 

 

(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

1

210.3600 USD
Purchase

1

209.3700 USD
Purchase

2

210.1900 USD
Purchase

2

210.1350 USD
Purchase

2

210.1000 USD
Purchase

3

210.4700 USD
Purchase

4

210.4337 USD
Purchase

5

209.9100 USD
Purchase

9

209.9400 USD
Purchase

11

210.2281 USD
Purchase

32

209.9260 USD
Purchase

39

210.1335 USD
Purchase

53

210.0825 USD
Purchase

62

208.2500 USD
Purchase

94

209.7097 USD
Purchase

100

209.3900 USD
Purchase

100

209.6900 USD
Purchase

100

209.9700 USD
Purchase

101

210.4095 USD
Purchase

193

210.2701 USD
Purchase

350

208.7285 USD
Purchase

604

209.9828 USD
Purchase

607

210.2854 USD
Purchase

757

209.8862 USD
Purchase

775

209.0528 USD
Purchase

1,452

209.7598 USD
Purchase

1,708

210.6100 USD
Purchase

1,786

209.4869 USD
Purchase

1,982

209.3523 USD
Purchase

2,400

209.9834 USD
Purchase

3,030

209.8516 USD
Purchase

5,232

209.6888 USD
Purchase

5,563

209.6906 USD
Purchase

5,565

210.5570 USD
Purchase

6,396

210.1530 USD
Purchase

8,763

209.2856 USD
Purchase

9,215

210.0770 USD
Purchase

10,600

209.8119 USD
Purchase

10,734

209.7355 USD
Purchase

12,725

210.5834 USD
Purchase

14,664

210.1088 USD
Purchase

22,028

210.4426 USD
Purchase

98,483

210.0488 USD
Purchase

124,880

210.6067 USD
Sale

1

210.3800 USD
Sale

1

210.7400 USD
Sale

1

210.2900 USD
Sale

4

209.7000 USD
Sale

9

209.7305 USD
Sale

11

209.4886 USD
Sale

18

209.7172 USD
Sale

29

209.8453 USD
Sale

32

209.4465 USD
Sale

37

209.6452 USD
Sale

38

209.8792 USD
Sale

39

210.1335 USD
Sale

39

209.5093 USD
Sale

40

209.6550 USD
Sale

44

209.5631 USD
Sale

44

209.9069 USD
Sale

51

209.8044 USD
Sale

100

210.0213 USD
Sale

153

209.0550 USD
Sale

300

209.7716 USD
Sale

531

210.5874 USD
Sale

1,195

210.6100 USD
Sale

1,600

209.5112 USD
Sale

3,162

210.5824 USD
Sale

3,555

209.9612 USD
Sale

4,882

209.7553 USD
Sale

5,718

209.9219 USD
Sale

6,644

210.0030 USD
Sale

10,631

209.8547 USD
Sale

12,300

210.6048 USD
Sale

12,817

210.5923 USD
Sale

21,585

210.2099 USD
Sale

22,153

210.4425 USD
Sale

28,105

210.0436 USD
Sale

43,917

209.6354 USD
Sale

47,017

209.9475 USD
Sale

124,497

210.6095 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name Nature of transaction Number of relevant securities Price per

 

 

unit

SWAP

Long

1

348,946,720.0000 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 (Open Positions) attached? NO
Date of disclosure:

17 Nov 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: 720978
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20201117T101540+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC