Form 8.3 - PLAYTECH 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

PLAYTECH 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

21 January 2022

(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: Ordinary NPV
Interests Short Positions
Number (%) Number (%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned

 

and/or controlled:

8,430,013

2.75%

3,980,205

1.30%

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

3,814,459

1.25%

5,081,967

1.66%

 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

(4)

TOTAL:

12,244,472

4.00%

9,062,172

2.96%

 

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
Ordinary NPV Purchase

23

5.7925 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

380

5.6850 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

380

5.7500 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

1,015

6.0333 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

1,090

5.9025 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

2,181

5.6497 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

2,378

5.8400 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

2,572

5.7273 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

2,574

5.7790 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

2,927

5.7914 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

3,416

6.3500 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

3,757

5.7494 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

3,907

5.6862 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

4,189

5.9685 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

4,502

6.0562 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

4,556

5.9071 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

5,000

6.3000 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

5,380

6.3246 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

6,691

5.8007 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

9,479

6.0454 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

9,771

5.7825 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

11,349

5.7455 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

15,036

5.7950 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

16,013

5.8892 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

152,981

5.9554 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

9

5.7800 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

23

5.7925 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

292

5.7900 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

317

5.7775 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

358

6.1600 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

398

6.0859 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

436

6.2250 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

583

5.7850 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

744

5.7076 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

760

6.2400 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

867

5.9271 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

990

6.0793 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

1,020

6.0705 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

1,027

6.1750 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

1,044

6.1829 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

1,090

5.9025 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

1,705

6.2500 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

2,130

5.7952 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

2,950

6.1134 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

3,040

6.2262 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

3,140

6.0605 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

3,200

5.8600 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

5,444

6.1805 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

6,640

6.1844 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

6,709

5.6276 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

7,234

5.8175 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

7,667

6.2256 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

8,000

5.8125 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

9,383

5.9966 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

9,911

6.1516 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

10,072

6.2333 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

10,633

5.9944 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

13,000

5.6789 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

13,999

5.7356 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

19,000

5.8123 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

20,597

6.3027 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

26,159

6.2274 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

27,703

5.9590 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

31,084

5.8792 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

148,198

5.8190 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

244,225

5.9308 GBP
 
(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions
Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per

relevant

description reference unit
security securities
Ordinary NPV CFD Long

69

5.9294 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

2,622

5.8750 GBP
Ordinary NPV CFD Long

5,000

5.7763 GBP
Ordinary NPV CFD Long

10,000

6.1699 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

24,116

5.8325 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

33,488

5.9644 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

36,545

6.1053 GBP
Ordinary NPV CFD Long

53,713

5.6042 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

55,465

5.8659 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

112,214

6.0492 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

180

5.7950 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

641

5.9187 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

821

5.9251 GBP
Ordinary NPV CFD Short

2,565

5.7954 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

17,061

6.1175 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

19,531

5.9853 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

26,480

5.9665 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

104,002

5.9054 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:

24 January 2022

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: 755613
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20220124T121549+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC