Form 8.3 - Restaurant Group plc, The

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:

Qube Research & Technologies Limited

(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

Restaurant Group plc, The

(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

07/11/2023

(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”

N/A

 

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 Share

 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

0

0

0

0

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

7,844,261

1.02

0

0

(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0

0

0

 

TOTAL:

7,844,261

1.02

0

0

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:

0

Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:

0

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 security

Purchase/sale

 

Number of securities

Price per unit

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

39050

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

351

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

15912

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

11040

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

732

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

10340

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

12782

64.2

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

5299

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

377

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

10021

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

6126

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

14484

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2120

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

47

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

522

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

5976

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

6333

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

3784

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

27512

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

379

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1237

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

39004

64.5

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

3253

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2232

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

413

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2514

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

13006

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

7293

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

17779

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

4326

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

6587

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

18892

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

7999

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

272

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

4152

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

4789

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

4566

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

12429

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

9233

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

9781

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

460

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

175

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

7122

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

8238

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

8504

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2127

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

12894

64.2

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

33734

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

3933

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

4215

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

502

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2929

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

18614

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

5159

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

13690

64.2

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

88

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

5022

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2695

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

4647

64.3

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

8119

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

856

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

629

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2018

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

7442

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

8604

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

increasing a long position

13154

64.4

10p Ordinary Share

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

12394

64.3

(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

0

0

0

0

 

0

(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)

0

 

0

0

0

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:

08/11/2023

Contact name:

Stuart Brown

Telephone number:

00442070722969

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.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 1188622
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20231108T122334+0000

Contacts

Qube Research & Technologies LTD

Contacts

Qube Research & Technologies LTD