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 24 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

1,773,781

1.38%

189,696

0.15%

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

102,935

0.08%

7,066

0.01%

 

(3)

Options and agreements to
purchase/sell:

6,100

0.00%

6,100

0.00%

 
TOTAL:

1,882,816

1.46%

202,862

0.16%

 

(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

 

 

 

1. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit

Purchase

1

221.7300 USD

Purchase

1

224.7600 USD

Purchase

1

224.3900 USD

Purchase

1

222.8700 USD

Purchase

3

224.8633 USD

Purchase

3

224.0266 USD

Purchase

3

223.9033 USD

Purchase

8

223.5875 USD

Purchase

10

223.7750 USD

Purchase

16

224.0800 USD

Purchase

27

223.8185 USD

Purchase

31

224.4864 USD

Purchase

40

224.4500 USD

Purchase

69

224.3444 USD

Purchase

100

223.9650 USD

Purchase

100

224.3600 USD

Purchase

100

224.5400 USD

Purchase

111

222.6980 USD

Purchase

123

221.2600 USD

Purchase

178

224.4676 USD

Purchase

300

224.2200 USD

Purchase

300

224.0433 USD

Purchase

300

223.8333 USD

Purchase

304

224.5139 USD

Purchase

369

224.1201 USD

Purchase

400

224.4162 USD

Purchase

500

224.1530 USD

Purchase

500

224.2920 USD

Purchase

581

224.4791 USD

Purchase

634

223.5849 USD

Purchase

700

224.4071 USD

Purchase

793

223.6267 USD

Purchase

843

224.3821 USD

Purchase

885

224.4404 USD

Purchase

1,056

223.9028 USD

Purchase

1,100

223.7563 USD

Purchase

1,319

224.4242 USD

Purchase

2,576

223.7453 USD

Purchase

2,588

223.9115 USD

Purchase

3,300

224.3180 USD

Purchase

3,317

223.8477 USD

Purchase

4,107

224.3200 USD

Purchase

9,987

223.2240 USD

Purchase

13,463

224.0620 USD

Purchase

17,039

224.2606 USD

Purchase

27,889

223.7400 USD

Sale

30

223.5900 USD

Sale

31

224.4864 USD

Sale

37

222.6980 USD

Sale

37

222.8000 USD

Sale

100

224.3600 USD

Sale

123

221.2600 USD

Sale

187

224.3655 USD

Sale

200

223.0600 USD

Sale

300

223.3313 USD

Sale

300

223.2500 USD

Sale

300

222.7383 USD

Sale

300

221.7566 USD

Sale

300

223.1333 USD

Sale

300

224.3000 USD

Sale

300

223.6500 USD

Sale

400

224.3875 USD

Sale

400

223.4612 USD

Sale

500

224.3240 USD

Sale

619

224.4208 USD

Sale

737

224.3403 USD

Sale

1,100

224.0500 USD

Sale

1,136

223.4907 USD

Sale

1,163

223.7405 USD

Sale

1,258

223.1816 USD

Sale

1,295

224.2529 USD

Sale

1,500

224.2631 USD

Sale

1,652

224.1882 USD

Sale

2,100

224.3059 USD

Sale

2,546

223.7471 USD

Sale

2,767

222.8900 USD

Sale

4,107

224.3200 USD

Sale

5,000

224.2924 USD

Sale

5,057

224.0658 USD

Sale

7,605

223.3908 USD

Sale

8,856

224.3527 USD

Sale

10,374

223.7400 USD

Sale

11,620

223.9040 USD

Sale

20,185

224.0040 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)

 

 

 

 

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:

25 Mar 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

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: 733603
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210325T114850+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC