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 dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

ORD

Date of dealing

12 March 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

1,808,712

1.40%

181,790

0.14%

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

103,127

0.08%

7,066

0.01%

 

(3)

Options and agreements to
purchase/sell:

6,100

0.00%

6,100

0.00%

 
TOTAL:

1,917,939

1.49%

194,956

0.15%

 

(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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3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale Number of relevant securities Price per unit
Purchase

1

223.1800 USD
Purchase

1

223.1200 USD
Purchase

2

222.6400 USD
Purchase

7

222.8800 USD
Purchase

27

222.8383 USD
Purchase

46

223.3600 USD
Purchase

74

222.7447 USD
Purchase

100

222.4300 USD
Purchase

107

222.0900 USD
Purchase

119

222.4391 USD
Purchase

123

222.2813 USD
Purchase

124

222.5993 USD
Purchase

160

222.5205 USD
Purchase

196

222.6369 USD
Purchase

200

222.7500 USD
Purchase

212

222.5900 USD
Purchase

253

222.7973 USD
Purchase

259

222.2709 USD
Purchase

300

222.4166 USD
Purchase

392

222.6063 USD
Purchase

1,100

222.7615 USD
Purchase

1,411

222.9362 USD
Purchase

2,609

222.7936 USD
Purchase

4,056

222.7624 USD
Purchase

20,870

222.6615 USD
Purchase

24,809

222.7600 USD
Sale

1

222.9700 USD
Sale

1

222.8500 USD
Sale

1

222.6200 USD
Sale

7

222.8907 USD
Sale

9

222.9056 USD
Sale

200

222.7500 USD
Sale

200

222.9050 USD
Sale

200

223.3600 USD
Sale

202

222.3655 USD
Sale

400

222.7218 USD
Sale

490

222.5724 USD
Sale

700

222.7842 USD
Sale

3,373

222.7818 USD
Sale

3,861

222.7601 USD
Sale

5,902

222.7526 USD
Sale

8,056

222.7600 USD
Sale

13,555

222.7620 USD
Sale

21,096

222.6501 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 attached? (Note 9) YES

Date of disclosure

15 March 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 (Note 10)

 

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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
Put Options Purchased

-100

220.0000

American Jul 16, 2021
Call Options Purchased

100

240.0000

American Jul 16, 2021
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: 732735
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210315T125155+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC