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 19 January 2021

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

 

 

 

 

2,519,247

1.95%

598,811

0.46%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

 

 

 

 

272,674

0.21%

445,393

0.35%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Options and agreements to

 

 

 

 

purchase/sell:

6,000

0.00%

6,000

0.00%

 

 

 

 

(4)

TOTAL:

 

 

 

 

2,797,921

2.17%

1,050,204

0.81%

 

(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

208.8300 USD
Purchase

2

207.3400 USD
Purchase

4

208.1200 USD
Purchase

100

206.5400 USD
Purchase

100

208.7400 USD
Purchase

100

208.6750 USD
Purchase

100

208.7000 USD
Purchase

200

206.4600 USD
Purchase

223

206.8836 USD
Purchase

300

208.4683 USD
Purchase

320

208.5287 USD
Purchase

628

207.4215 USD
Purchase

679

208.3338 USD
Purchase

725

208.0179 USD
Purchase

1,197

208.4993 USD
Purchase

1,300

208.6657 USD
Purchase

3,613

207.8927 USD
Purchase

9,020

208.1039 USD
Purchase

9,127

208.5000 USD
Purchase

9,522

207.5591 USD
Purchase

11,712

208.5382 USD
Purchase

64,431

208.1962 USD
Sale

1

208.8300 USD
Sale

35

207.1800 USD
Sale

55

207.1900 USD
Sale

61

208.2103 USD
Sale

69

208.7700 USD
Sale

88

208.9000 USD
Sale

93

208.4958 USD
Sale

95

208.3400 USD
Sale

100

207.4000 USD
Sale

100

208.4100 USD
Sale

100

208.4268 USD
Sale

100

208.7200 USD
Sale

100

208.8800 USD
Sale

115

208.7091 USD
Sale

144

207.6197 USD
Sale

184

207.7204 USD
Sale

200

208.4975 USD
Sale

211

208.1425 USD
Sale

216

207.5909 USD
Sale

232

207.9693 USD
Sale

247

207.4944 USD
Sale

253

207.1475 USD
Sale

255

208.5458 USD
Sale

264

207.8569 USD
Sale

284

208.4876 USD
Sale

288

207.9516 USD
Sale

457

207.7366 USD
Sale

497

208.5517 USD
Sale

1,070

208.8137 USD
Sale

1,072

208.4149 USD
Sale

1,125

208.1742 USD
Sale

1,877

208.2186 USD
Sale

2,002

208.4877 USD
Sale

2,019

207.9371 USD
Sale

2,601

207.9498 USD
Sale

2,984

208.3039 USD
Sale

3,322

207.6366 USD
Sale

3,683

207.7371 USD
Sale

3,798

208.0246 USD
Sale

4,651

207.9308 USD
Sale

4,814

208.2163 USD
Sale

7,161

208.0671 USD
Sale

7,445

208.0267 USD
Sale

7,775

208.3619 USD
Sale

8,712

208.5000 USD
Sale

9,718

208.5486 USD
Sale

9,991

208.3472 USD
Sale

10,090

208.5782 USD
Sale

10,573

207.4980 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product name,

e.g. CFD

Nature of transaction

(Note 6)

Number of relevant securities

(Note 7)

Price per unit

(Note 5)

 

 

 

 

(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? YES
Date of disclosure: 20 Jan 2021
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

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.1 AND RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

DETAILS OF OPEN POSITIONS

(This form should be attached to Form 8.1(a) & (b)(i), Form 8.1(b)(ii) or Form 8.3, as appropriate)

OPEN POSITIONS (Note 1)

Product name Written or Number of Exercise Type Expiry
purchased relevant securities price date
to which the option

 

or derivative

 

 

 

 

relates

 

 

 

Call Options

Purchased

6,000

220.0000

American

Jul 16, 2021

Put Options

Purchased

-6,000

200.0000

American

Jul 16, 2021

Notes

1. Where there are open option positions or open derivative positions (except for CFDs), full details should be given. Full details of any existing agreements to purchase or to sell must also be given on this form.

2. For all prices and other monetary amounts, the currency must be stated.

For full details of disclosure requirements, see Rule 8 of the Rules. If in doubt, consult the Panel.

Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 728065
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210120T130349+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC