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 24 June 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

 

 

 

 

1,837,165

1.42%

240,530

0.19%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

 

 

 

 

72,359

0.06%

202,408

0.16%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Options and agreements to

 

 

 

 

purchase/sell:

6,100

0.00%

6,100

0.00%

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

 

 

 

 

1,915,624

1.49%

449,038

0.35%

 

 

 

 

(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

5

232.9200 USD

Purchase

5

232.9000 USD

Purchase

7

232.9300 USD

Purchase

16

232.3500 USD

Purchase

23

232.1300 USD

Purchase

102

232.9994 USD

Purchase

130

232.1400 USD

Purchase

200

232.3075 USD

Purchase

500

232.3200 USD

Purchase

699

232.6570 USD

Purchase

856

232.5444 USD

Purchase

948

232.1454 USD

Purchase

965

232.2944 USD

Purchase

1,112

232.6205 USD

Purchase

1,500

232.2144 USD

Purchase

1,740

232.4180 USD

Purchase

1,760

232.7513 USD

Purchase

1,814

232.5765 USD

Purchase

1,920

232.2497 USD

Purchase

1,999

232.4168 USD

Purchase

2,000

232.7322 USD

Purchase

2,507

232.4430 USD

Purchase

3,301

232.5683 USD

Purchase

4,075

232.5484 USD

Purchase

5,248

232.4241 USD

Purchase

5,277

232.1820 USD

Purchase

5,960

232.4471 USD

Purchase

6,643

232.7864 USD

Purchase

6,933

232.3602 USD

Purchase

10,369

232.5277 USD

Purchase

17,788

232.3398 USD

Purchase

21,038

232.8036 USD

Purchase

36,675

232.4745 USD

Purchase

109,954

232.5500 USD

Sale

2

232.8100 USD

Sale

7

232.9300 USD

Sale

10

232.6615 USD

Sale

18

232.7211 USD

Sale

40

232.8400 USD

Sale

87

233.0262 USD

Sale

92

232.7500 USD

Sale

100

232.8500 USD

Sale

102

232.5898 USD

Sale

200

232.8200 USD

Sale

206

232.5368 USD

Sale

219

232.8355 USD

Sale

260

232.6546 USD

Sale

305

232.7510 USD

Sale

385

232.5009 USD

Sale

451

232.8855 USD

Sale

500

232.3200 USD

Sale

540

232.4170 USD

Sale

657

232.5776 USD

Sale

921

232.4943 USD

Sale

1,076

232.9034 USD

Sale

1,110

232.6803 USD

Sale

1,168

232.8933 USD

Sale

1,687

232.7446 USD

Sale

1,984

232.1683 USD

Sale

2,018

232.4028 USD

Sale

2,231

232.3166 USD

Sale

2,515

232.6563 USD

Sale

4,075

232.5484 USD

Sale

4,326

232.3613 USD

Sale

5,590

232.8399 USD

Sale

7,630

232.3962 USD

Sale

8,268

232.7762 USD

Sale

9,169

232.7889 USD

Sale

9,970

232.3030 USD

Sale

10,000

231.9430 USD

Sale

10,368

232.5277 USD

Sale

55,850

232.5298 USD

Sale

108,450

232.5500 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name

Nature of transaction

Number of relevant securities

Price per

 

 

unit

SWAP

Short

107,827

232.5500 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:

25 Jun 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: 740197
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210625T105957+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC