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:

10 May 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:

1,262,213

1.15%

34,033

0.03%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

 

 

 

22,884

0.02%

1,210,252

1.10%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

 

 

 

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

1,285,097

1.17%

1,244,285

1.14%

 

 

 

 

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

154

19.2200 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

479

19.3643 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,240

19.3445 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

8,232

19.2547 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

10,756

19.3100 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

23,012

19.2187 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

49,251

19.3123 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

154

19.2209 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

328

19.3148 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

333

19.3189 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

338

19.3507 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

848

19.3317 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,044

19.3365 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

5,910

19.2415 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

10,683

19.3146 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

16,719

19.3100 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

20,385

19.3129 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of

Product Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per

relevant

description

reference

unit

security

securities

10p ordinary

SWAP Long

1,228

19.2198 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP Long

1,427

19.3181 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD Long

2,000

19.3584 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP Long

4,682

19.2472 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP Short

2,240

19.3445 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD Short

2,428

19.3689 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD Short

6,283

19.2215 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:

11 May 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: 737062
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210511T110859+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC