Man Group PLC : Form 8.3 - [GVC Holdings plc]

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: Man Group Plc
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
                                                                    
N/A
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:
                                                                    
GVC Holdings plc
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree: N/A
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:
                                                                    
22nd March 2018
(f)  In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?
    
YES / NO / N/A
If YES, specify which:
Ladbrokes Coral Group plc

2.         POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(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:

 
Euro 0.01 ordinary
 

 
Interests Short positions
Number % Number %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 82,886

 
0.0273 0 0
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 
5,579,357

 
1.8380

 
2,151,791

 
  0.7088
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0 0 0
 

     Total Fina Elf :
5,662,243

 
1.8653 2,151,791

 
  0.7088

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 security Purchase/sale

 
Number of securities Price per unit

(b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security Product description
e.g. CFD
Nature of dealing
e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position
Number of reference securities Price per unit
(GBP)
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        16,008 9.5012
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        18,086 9.4825
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        14,473 9.4700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        33,075 9.4481
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position          2,847 9.5015
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          2,758 9.4516
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        75,359 9.5100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          3,798 9.4700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          8,679 9.4481
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          4,746 9.4825
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          2,963 9.3829
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          3,077 9.4714
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          3,048 9.4600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        20,943 9.4491
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Closing a long position             757 9.4604
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Opening a short position          4,123 9.5085
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          3,407 9.5327
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          4,908 9.5577
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          2,926 9.5437
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          1,682 9.5483
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          4,957 9.4555
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          5,480 9.5011
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Closing a long position        50,000 9.4974
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        12,189 9.5015
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        11,860 9.4516
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       324,226 9.5100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        16,339 9.4700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        37,336 9.4481
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        20,414 9.4825
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        12,751 9.3829
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        13,240 9.4714
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        13,115 9.4600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        90,085 9.4491
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Closing a long position          3,258 9.4604
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Opening a short position        17,736 9.5085
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        14,658 9.5327
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        21,110 9.5577
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        12,583 9.5437
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          7,232 9.5483
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        21,321 9.4555
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        23,565 9.5011
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        13,899 9.5015
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        13,463 9.4516
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       367,966 9.5100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        18,543 9.4700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        42,367 9.4481
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        23,166 9.4825
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        14,486 9.3829
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        15,041 9.4714
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        14,900 9.4600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       102,340 9.4491
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Closing a long position          3,702 9.4604
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Opening a short position        20,155 9.5085
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        16,655 9.5327
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        23,988 9.5577
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        14,298 9.5437
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          8,217 9.5483
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        24,226 9.4555
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        26,776 9.5011
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position          2,080 9.5015
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          2,019 9.4516
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        55,191 9.5100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          3,474 9.4825
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          6,352 9.4481
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          2,779 9.4700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          2,168 9.3829
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          2,251 9.4714
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          2,230 9.4600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        15,319 9.4491
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Closing a long position             554 9.4604
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Opening a short position          3,016 9.5085
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          2,492 9.5327
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          3,590 9.5577
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          2,140 9.5437
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          1,230 9.5483
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          3,626 9.4555
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          4,009 9.5011
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             459 9.5015
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position             736 9.4516
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        20,151 9.5100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          1,021 9.4700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          2,333 9.4481
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          1,276 9.4825
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position             789 9.3829
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position             819 9.4714
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position             811 9.4600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          5,575 9.4491
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Closing a long position             203 9.4604
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Opening a short position          1,096 9.5085
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position             905 9.5327
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          1,305 9.5577
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position             777 9.5437
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position             447 9.5483
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          1,317 9.4555
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          1,457 9.5011
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        11,937 9.5015
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          5,727 9.4516
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       157,107 9.5100
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        18,390 9.4481
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        10,056 9.4825
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          8,047 9.4700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          6,080 9.3829
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          6,313 9.4714
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position          6,254 9.4600
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        42,954 9.4491
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Closing a long position          1,561 9.4604
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Opening a short position          8,484 9.5085
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          7,011 9.5327
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        10,099 9.5577
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          6,020 9.5437
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position          3,460 9.5483
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        10,199 9.4555
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a short position        11,274 9.5011
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position          1,248 9.5015

(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? YES/NO


Date of disclosure: 23rd March 2018
Contact name: Matthew Irwin

 
Telephone number: 02071447255

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  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.