Form 8.3 - WILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC

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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

17 February 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

 

 

 

 

2,066,182

1.60%

490,088

0.38%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

 

 

 

 

183,127

0.14%

278,405

0.22%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Options and agreements to

 

 

 

 

purchase/sell:

6,000

0.00%

6,000

0.00%

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

 

 

 

 

2,255,309

1.75%

774,493

0.60%

 

 

 

 

(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

2

228.6750 USD

Purchase

4

228.1200 USD

Purchase

7

227.9900 USD

Purchase

11

229.8800 USD

Purchase

34

227.9792 USD

Purchase

100

229.3000 USD

Purchase

100

227.6400 USD

Purchase

258

229.4802 USD

Purchase

403

228.6482 USD

Purchase

895

229.1759 USD

Purchase

3,274

228.2158 USD

Purchase

4,249

228.3696 USD

Purchase

12,993

229.8900 USD

Purchase

13,883

229.2683 USD

Purchase

40,306

228.4178 USD

Sale

2

228.6750 USD

Sale

4

227.8700 USD

Sale

11

229.8800 USD

Sale

12

228.0445 USD

Sale

47

228.5163 USD

Sale

63

230.1500 USD

Sale

108

229.2125 USD

Sale

140

229.1321 USD

Sale

173

228.2961 USD

Sale

188

228.2177 USD

Sale

200

228.3850 USD

Sale

224

229.5724 USD

Sale

380

228.4984 USD

Sale

540

228.6555 USD

Sale

625

228.5794 USD

Sale

749

228.6303 USD

Sale

760

228.0326 USD

Sale

791

229.5260 USD

Sale

895

229.1759 USD

Sale

1,060

228.5012 USD

Sale

1,122

228.1154 USD

Sale

1,345

228.3168 USD

Sale

1,367

228.5530 USD

Sale

1,433

228.3502 USD

Sale

1,500

229.8681 USD

Sale

1,883

228.4494 USD

Sale

2,171

229.8838 USD

Sale

3,673

228.2181 USD

Sale

3,885

228.2728 USD

Sale

4,076

228.3728 USD

Sale

5,322

229.8900 USD

Sale

5,519

229.8859 USD

Sale

7,942

228.2058 USD

Sale

9,393

229.3495 USD

Sale

18,916

228.5392 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:

18 Feb 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

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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: 730344
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210218T122110+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC