Form 8.3 - GAMESYS GROUP PLC

LONDON--()-- 

FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY

A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Full name of discloser:

Barclays PLC.

   
(b) Owner or controller of interest and short

 

  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

GAMESYS GROUP PLC

  relevant securities this form relates:
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an

 

  offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of
  offeror/offeree:
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

20 April 2021

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making 

NO

  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

 

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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(c), 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: 10p ordinary    
  Interests Short Positions
 

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned

 

 

 

 

and/or controlled:

1,266,081

1.16%

40,769

0.04%

 

 

 

 

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

 

 

 

 

28,488

0.03%

1,124,273

1.03%

 

 

 

 

 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options) 

 

 

 

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

1,294,569

1.18%

1,165,042

1.06%

 

 

 

 

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 PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), 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

Number of

Price per unit

security

 

securities

 

10p ordinary

Purchase

35

19.2100   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

155

19.2400   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

443

19.2200   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

475

19.2357   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,346

19.2636   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,480

19.2900   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,817

19.2190   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,098

19.2347   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,118

19.3112   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,892

19.3293   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

4,029

19.2274   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

9,245

19.2009   GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

13,386

19.2832   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

79

19.3400   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

105

19.2100   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

241

19.3410   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

855

19.2965   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,000

19.3200   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,087

19.2804   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,109

19.2200   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,280

19.3500   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,687

19.2941   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,330

19.1991   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,471

19.2377   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

5,703

19.2320   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

9,245

19.2009   GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

11,806

19.2705   GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per

relevant

description

 

reference

unit

security

 

 

securities

 

10p ordinary

  CFD  

Long

397

19.2144   GBP

10p ordinary

  CFD  

Long

608

19.1974   GBP

10p ordinary

  SWAP  

Long

3,330

19.1991   GBP

10p ordinary

  SWAP  

Long

9,148

19.2140   GBP

10p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

400

19.2505   GBP

10p ordinary

  CFD  

Short

1,906

19.2926   GBP

10p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

2,118

19.3112   GBP

10p ordinary

  CFD  

Short

3,603

19.2215   GBP

10p ordinary

  SWAP  

Short

3,709

19.2475   GBP

(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 person 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 person 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:

21 Apr 2021

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.

*If the discloser is a natural person, a telephone number does not need to be included, provided contact information has been provided to the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 735662
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210421T121908+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC