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 04 December 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

 

 

 

 

3,046,199

2.36%

689,679

0.54%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

 

 

 

 

365,554

0.28%

739,005

0.57%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Options and agreements to

 

 

 

 

purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

(4)

TOTAL:

 

 

 

 

3,411,753

2.65%

1,428,684

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

 

 

 

Ap20

1. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit
Purchase

2

213.8675 USD
Purchase

2

214.4250 USD
Purchase

4

213.8350 USD
Purchase

5

213.5000 USD
Purchase

7

213.8164 USD
Purchase

8

213.7325 USD
Purchase

8

213.8550 USD
Purchase

10

213.5605 USD
Purchase

10

213.5300 USD
Purchase

10

213.8725 USD
Purchase

12

212.7600 USD
Purchase

13

213.7669 USD
Purchase

16

213.3250 USD
Purchase

23

213.7695 USD
Purchase

35

213.9998 USD
Purchase

60

213.5650 USD
Purchase

81

214.9900 USD
Purchase

100

214.9300 USD
Purchase

100

215.2000 USD
Purchase

120

214.9800 USD
Purchase

127

213.8333 USD
Purchase

132

215.0633 USD
Purchase

140

215.0014 USD
Purchase

307

213.7090 USD
Purchase

400

215.2212 USD
Purchase

402

215.1631 USD
Purchase

907

214.1368 USD
Purchase

2,756

214.1286 USD
Purchase

2,862

214.7631 USD
Purchase

2,946

214.3183 USD
Purchase

3,819

214.1273 USD
Purchase

6,167

213.9558 USD
Purchase

11,036

214.2561 USD
Purchase

11,081

214.4900 USD
Purchase

80,920

214.4895 USD
Purchase

82,929

214.4719 USD
Sale

1

213.1600 USD
Sale

1

213.7900 USD
Sale

1

215.4025 USD
Sale

2

214.9100 USD
Sale

2

213.4900 USD
Sale

2

213.9550 USD
Sale

3

213.9300 USD
Sale

4

214.1300 USD
Sale

4

214.4750 USD
Sale

4

213.8912 USD
Sale

4

214.2300 USD
Sale

5

214.3060 USD
Sale

6

214.3233 USD
Sale

7

213.5842 USD
Sale

8

214.0206 USD
Sale

10

213.5300 USD
Sale

11

213.7645 USD
Sale

14

214.1485 USD
Sale

16

213.3250 USD
Sale

35

214.1902 USD
Sale

60

213.5650 USD
Sale

100

214.4400 USD
Sale

100

213.9400 USD
Sale

109

213.7600 USD
Sale

121

214.0013 USD
Sale

200

213.6700 USD
Sale

254

213.8333 USD
Sale

283

214.4661 USD
Sale

289

214.4799 USD
Sale

706

213.9897 USD
Sale

840

214.4774 USD
Sale

1,551

214.4151 USD
Sale

1,815

213.8676 USD
Sale

2,150

214.3133 USD
Sale

3,212

214.0158 USD
Sale

4,337

214.8834 USD
Sale

6,368

213.9778 USD
Sale

14,266

214.2240 USD
Sale

169,585

214.4900 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

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

Long

121,000

214.4900 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)

 

 

 

 

Ap21

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: 7 Dec 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: 723983
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20201207T105232+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC