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Societe Generale SA (IRSH)

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Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Societe Generale SA

Form 8.3 - Playtech plc

RNS Number : 9658L
Societe Generale SA
18 May 2022
 

    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:

Société Générale S.A.

(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

17/05/2022

(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

 

 

Interests

Short positions

 

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

3,090,501

1.01

7,783

0.00

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

0

0.00

387,089

0.13

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

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

  TOTAL:

3,090,501

1.01

394,872

0.13

 

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 GBP

Ordinary

Purchase

9,853

5.31

Ordinary

Purchase

2,716

5.31

Ordinary

Purchase

182

5.31

Ordinary

Purchase

47

5.31

Ordinary

Purchase

557

5.31

Ordinary

Purchase

47

5.28

Ordinary

Purchase

175

5.28

Ordinary

Purchase

337

5.28

Ordinary

Purchase

495

5.26

Ordinary

Purchase

606

5.17

Ordinary

Purchase

816

5.17

Ordinary

Purchase

1,093

5.27

Ordinary

Purchase

175

5.2

Ordinary

Purchase

549

5.165

Ordinary

Purchase

175

5.295

Ordinary

Purchase

175

5.295

Ordinary

Purchase

175

5.295

Ordinary

Purchase

243

5.295

Ordinary

Purchase

139

5.29

Ordinary

Purchase

350

5.29

Ordinary

Purchase

161

5.29

Ordinary

Purchase

128

5.285

Ordinary

Purchase

45

5.295

Ordinary

Purchase

71

5.29

Ordinary

Purchase

175

5.29

Ordinary

Purchase

175

5.295

Ordinary

Purchase

45

5.295

Ordinary

Purchase

128

5.29

Ordinary

Purchase

59

5.285

Ordinary

Purchase

1,204

5.3

Ordinary

Purchase

700

5.29

Ordinary

Purchase

350

5.29

Ordinary

Purchase

931

5.28

Ordinary

Purchase

268

5.165

Ordinary

Purchase

161

5.275

Ordinary

Purchase

151

5.275

Ordinary

Purchase

175

5.275

Ordinary

Purchase

175

5.275

Ordinary

Purchase

140

5.275

Ordinary

Purchase

176

5.17

Ordinary

Purchase

350

5.2

Ordinary

Purchase

146

5.28

Ordinary

Purchase

17,930

5.243397

Ordinary

Sale

188

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

363

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

221

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

78

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

168

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

376

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

95

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

1,020

5.29

Ordinary

Sale

243

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

9

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

359

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

350

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

415

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

534

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

302

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

984

5.31

Ordinary

Sale

108

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

782

5.31

Ordinary

Sale

328

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

35

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

1,616

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

241

5.235

Ordinary

Sale

525

5.235

Ordinary

Sale

20

5.235

Ordinary

Sale

756

5.295

Ordinary

Sale

756

5.29

Ordinary

Sale

909

5.31

Ordinary

Sale

49

5.31

Ordinary

Sale

170

5.295

Ordinary

Sale

572

5.295

Ordinary

Sale

808

5.285

Ordinary

Sale

653

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

175

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

175

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

210

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

80

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

75

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

155

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

176

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

354

5.275

Ordinary

Sale

100

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

420

5.305

Ordinary

Sale

143

5.305


Total Purchases

42,749



Total Sales

16,096


 

(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

Ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

  17,930

5.2434

 

(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

GBP









 

(ii)  Exercise

 

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit GBP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(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) GBP

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"

 

 

 

(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"

 

 

 

(c)  Attachments

 

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

NO

 

 

Date of disclosure:

18/05/2022

Contact name:

Paul Jenkins

Telephone number*:

+44 20 7676 6969

 

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 .

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