Goldman Sachs & Co.

Form 38.5(b) - Willis Towers Watson plc

RNS Number : 0633Q
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
23 February 2021
 

 

FORM 38.5(b)

 

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

 

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5(b) OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

 

DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS, OR WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS BUT NOT DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY

 

1. KEY INFORMATION

 

Name of exempt principal trader

GOLDMAN SACHS & CO. LLC

Company dealt in

WILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC

Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note1)

USD 0.000304635 ordinary shares

Date of dealing

22 February 2021

 

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

 

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in  (Note 2)

 

 

Long

Short

 

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1) Relevant securities

1,542,294.542

(1.19)

204,449.542

(0.15)

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

44,557

(0.03)

1,267,128

(0.98)

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

0

(0.00)

0

(0.00)

Total

1,586,851.542

(1.23)

1,471,577.542

(1.14)

 

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in  (Note 2)

 

Class of relevant security:

Long

Short

 

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1) Relevant securities

 

 

 

 

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

 

 

 

 

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

3.  DEALINGS (Note 3)

(a) Purchases and sales

 

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit  (Note 4)

Purchase

10

224.8000 USD

Purchase

10

224.8000 USD

Purchase

4

224.8000 USD

Purchase

60

224.8000 USD

Purchase

2

224.9000 USD

Purchase

2

224.9000 USD

Purchase

790

224.9000 USD

Purchase

1,138

224.9000 USD

Purchase

38

224.9000 USD

Purchase

1,374

224.9000 USD

Purchase

284

224.9000 USD

Purchase

4

224.9000 USD

Sale

725

224.9000 USD

Sale

115

224.9000 USD

Sale

155

224.9000 USD

Sale

364

224.9000 USD

Sale

611

224.9000 USD

Sale

1,289

224.9000 USD

Sale

61

225.2600 USD

Sale

2

225.2600 USD

 

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

 

Product name, e.g. CFD

Nature of transaction  (Note 5)

Number of relevant securities  (Note 6)

Price per unit  (Note 4)

 

 

 

 

 

(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 4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(ii)  Exercising

 

Product name,e.g. call option

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit  (Note 4)

 

 

 

 

(d)  Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities)  (Note 3)

 

Nature of transaction  (Note 7)

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)  (Note 4)

 

 

 

 

4. 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 attached? (Note 9)  YES

 

Date of disclosure

23 February 2021

Contact name

Paul Grainger and Kashif Rafiq

Telephone number

+44(20) 7552 9835 / +44(20) 7051 0547

Name of offeree/offeror with which connected

WILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC

Nature of connection (Note 9)

Advisor to Offeree

 

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 38.5(b)

 

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

 

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5(b) OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

 

DETAILS OF OPEN POSITIONS

 

OPEN POSITIONS (Note 1)

 

Product name,e.g. call option

Written or purchased

Number of relevant securities to which the option or derivative relates

Exercise price (Note 2)

Type, e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

Swap

Sold

185

0.0000

N/A

23/09/2021

Swap

Sold

565

0.0000

N/A

31/03/2021

Swap

Sold

19,600

0.0000

N/A

31/01/2022

Swap

Sold

36,084

0.0000

N/A

14/04/2021

Swap

Sold

69,482

0.0000

N/A

14/04/2021

 

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 Rules 8 and 38.5 of the Rules. If in doubt, consult the Panel.

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