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: 16 December 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:

19,655,521

1.27%

4,273,778

0.28%

 

 

 

 

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

 

 

 

 

2,896,714

0.19%

17,996,628

1.16%

 

 

 

 

 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options) 

 

 

 

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

22,552,235

1.45%

22,270,406

1.44%

 

 

 

 

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

2,598,080

20.9809   DKK

20.9644   DKK

25p ordinary

Purchase

1,179,844

2.5516   GBP

2.538   GBP

25p ordinary

Sale

61,114

20.8500   DKK

20.85   DKK

25p ordinary

Sale

3,026,573

2.5517   GBP

2.538   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

42

20.9900   DKK

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Long

1,648

2.5453   GBP

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Long

3,622

20.9281   DKK

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Long

4,876

2.5403   GBP

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Long

28,952

2.5400   GBP

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Long

51,468

2.5391   GBP

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Long

52,185

2.5423   GBP

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Long

52,662

20.9981   DKK

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Long

400,000

20.9400   DKK

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Long

500,000

20.9850   DKK

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Long

2,234,994

2.5416   GBP

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Short

39

2.5428   GBP

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

266

20.8200   DKK

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Short

1,479

2.5388   GBP

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

7,356

2.5426   GBP

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

8,108

2.5469   GBP

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Short

9,010

20.9183   DKK

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

11,559

2.5420   GBP

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Short

12,654

2.5429   GBP

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Short

49,002

2.5468   GBP

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

96,501

20.9951   DKK

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

117,614

2.5418   GBP

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

148,621

2.5466   GBP

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

248,991

20.9958   DKK

25p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

347,270

2.5408   GBP

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Short

400,000

2.5447   GBP

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Short

500,000

2.5502   GBP

25p ordinary

  CFD  

Short

2,238,524

20.9377   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:

17 Dec 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: 724558
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20201217T105314+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC