FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - G4S PLC

LONDON--()-- 

FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Name of exempt principal trader:

BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD

(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

G4S PLC

relevant securities this form relates:
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt

Fleming Capital Securities, Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Garda World Security Corporation)

principal trader is connected
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

24 November 2020

(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal

NO

trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

 

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security: 25p ordinary
Interests Short Positions
Number (%) Number (%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled:

27,295,073

1.76%

5,066,952

0.33%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

 

 

 

3,494,226

0.23%

25,988,147

1.67%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

 

 

 

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

30,789,299

1.98%

31,055,099

2.00%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors’ and other employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:

 

Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:

 

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant

Purchase/sale

Total number of

Highest price per unit

Lowest price per unit

security

 

securities

paid/received

paid/received

25p ordinary

Purchase

174,799

19.0188 DKK

19.0088 DKK

25p ordinary

Purchase

220,950

2.2795 GBP

2.2709 GBP

25p ordinary

Sale

10,471

19.0005 DKK

19.0005 DKK

25p ordinary

Sale

576,254

2.2795 GBP

2.27 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per

relevant

description

 

reference

unit

security

 

 

securities

 

25p ordinary

SWAP

Long

1

2.2700 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Long

17

2.2705 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Long

130

2.2717 GBP

25p ordinary

CFD

Long

550

18.9984 DKK

25p ordinary

CFD

Long

1,468

19.0188 DKK

25p ordinary

CFD

Long

1,812

19.1032 DKK

25p ordinary

CFD

Long

3,636

2.2769 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Long

3,880

2.2797 GBP

25p ordinary

CFD

Long

10,368

2.2788 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Long

24,318

2.2727 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Long

54,472

2.2750 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Long

68,922

2.2737 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Long

69,284

2.2745 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Long

161,175

2.2751 GBP

25p ordinary

CFD

Long

167,215

2.2730 GBP

25p ordinary

CFD

Short

264

2.2692 GBP

25p ordinary

CFD

Short

657

18.9567 DKK

25p ordinary

SWAP

Short

1,747

2.2751 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Short

7,011

2.2714 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Short

7,885

2.2723 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Short

19,614

2.2767 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Short

21,311

2.2790 GBP

25p ordinary

CFD

Short

33,912

2.2756 GBP

25p ordinary

SWAP

Short

83,119

2.2728 GBP

25p ordinary

CFD

Short

167,501

19.0093 DKK

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security

Product description e.g. call option

Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.

Number of securities to which option relates

Exercise price per unit

Type

e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

Option money paid/ received per unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(ii) Exercise

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security

Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)

 

 

 

 

 

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

 

None

 

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any other person relating to:

(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or

(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

 

None

 

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

NO

Date of disclosure:

25 Nov 2020

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number:

020 3134 7213

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.

The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Category Code: FEO
Sequence Number: 722154
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20201125T102022+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC