Form 8.3 - SIGNATURE AVIATION 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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

 

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

SIGNATURE AVIATION PLC

(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

23 April 2021

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

NO

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: 37p ordinary
Interests Short Positions
Number (%) Number (%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled:

32,387,411

3.90%

11,435,477

1.38%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

 

 

 

11,497,445

1.39%

31,030,938

3.74%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

 

 

 

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

(4)

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

43,884,856

5.29%

42,466,415

5.12%

 

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
37p ordinary Purchase

9

4.0330 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

129

4.0334 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

188

4.0359 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

358

4.0280 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

430

4.0381 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

475

4.0350 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

503

4.0376 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

1,169

4.0345 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

1,750

4.0375 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

2,132

4.0351 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

2,835

4.0226 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

8,457

4.0340 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

14,000

4.0380 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

18,595

4.0371 GBP
37p ordinary Purchase

48,361

4.0342 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

9

4.0330 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

188

4.0359 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

235

4.0389 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

705

4.0400 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

774

4.0230 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

979

4.0361 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

1,096

4.0289 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

1,156

4.0399 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

2,835

4.0226 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

3,535

4.0285 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

4,563

4.0380 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

8,322

4.0366 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

8,357

4.0342 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

8,540

4.0375 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

8,832

4.0390 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

13,733

4.0279 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

17,614

4.0308 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

38,638

4.0355 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

250,000

4.0370 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

262,505

4.0350 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

287,000

4.0270 GBP
37p ordinary Sale

305,301

4.0340 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description reference unit
security securities
37p ordinary CFD Long

69

4.0340 GBP
37p ordinary SWAP Long

360

4.0290 GBP
37p ordinary SWAP Long

2,704

4.0287 GBP
37p ordinary CFD Long

2,817

4.0285 GBP
37p ordinary SWAP Long

4,865

4.0283 GBP
37p ordinary CFD Long

26,006

4.0290 GBP
37p ordinary CFD Short

100

4.0340 GBP
37p ordinary CFD Short

129

4.0334 GBP
37p ordinary SWAP Short

673

4.0337 GBP
37p ordinary SWAP Short

14,827

4.0340 GBP
37p ordinary SWAP Short

36,592

4.0345 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:

26 April 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: 736066
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210426T112851+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC