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 04 May 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

 

 

 

 

1,693,489

1.31%

165,883

0.13%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

 

 

 

 

72,359

0.06%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Options and agreements to

 

 

 

 

purchase/sell:

6,100

0.00%

6,100

0.00%

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

 

 

 

 

1,771,948

1.37%

171,983

0.13%

 

 

 

 

(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

261.6200 USD

Purchase

3

262.8700 USD

Purchase

5

262.8750 USD

Purchase

6

262.3750 USD

Purchase

11

262.6972 USD

Purchase

13

262.5684 USD

Purchase

19

262.6334 USD

Purchase

35

262.4231 USD

Purchase

37

262.3089 USD

Purchase

68

262.0100 USD

Purchase

89

262.5397 USD

Purchase

154

261.9174 USD

Purchase

168

262.4309 USD

Purchase

396

262.0774 USD

Purchase

399

262.3891 USD

Purchase

403

262.4128 USD

Purchase

467

262.5353 USD

Purchase

512

262.2181 USD

Purchase

591

262.1929 USD

Purchase

1,628

262.2570 USD

Purchase

3,000

262.1650 USD

Purchase

3,206

262.1479 USD

Purchase

3,282

262.7790 USD

Purchase

3,355

262.7800 USD

Purchase

6,677

262.7520 USD

Purchase

8,244

262.0176 USD

Purchase

12,167

262.4181 USD

Sale

1

259.6100 USD

Sale

1

262.9200 USD

Sale

1

262.2900 USD

Sale

2

261.6200 USD

Sale

3

262.1100 USD

Sale

5

262.9300 USD

Sale

5

262.1000 USD

Sale

13

262.5684 USD

Sale

50

262.0300 USD

Sale

68

262.0100 USD

Sale

86

263.0900 USD

Sale

190

262.5036 USD

Sale

200

262.6750 USD

Sale

300

262.2600 USD

Sale

300

261.9533 USD

Sale

409

262.4102 USD

Sale

593

262.1874 USD

Sale

626

262.2230 USD

Sale

700

262.2408 USD

Sale

750

262.1300 USD

Sale

800

262.3239 USD

Sale

1,053

261.9958 USD

Sale

1,168

262.1756 USD

Sale

1,273

262.6338 USD

Sale

1,500

262.0850 USD

Sale

2,422

261.9846 USD

Sale

4,000

262.2039 USD

Sale

6,357

262.0512 USD

Sale

9,909

262.4794 USD

Sale

12,456

262.7800 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name Nature of transaction Number of relevant securities Price per
unit

SWAP

Long

71,000

262.7800 USD

(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: 5 May 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

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: 736747
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210505T112104+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC