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Monday 15 July, 2019

Aston Martin Lagonda

Form 8 (OPD) Aston Martin Lagonda Global Hldgs Plc

RNS Number : 5198F
Aston Martin Lagonda Global Hld PLC
15 July 2019
 

FORM 8 (OPD)

 

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER

Rules 8.1 and 8.2 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Full name of discloser:

Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings 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.

N/A

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings Plc - OFFEREE

(d) Is the discloser the offeror or the offeree?

OFFEREE

(e) Date position held:

     The latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

12 July 2019

(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 PARTY TO THE OFFER 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

 

Class of relevant security:

 


 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

NIL


NIL


(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

NIL


NIL


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

NIL


NIL


 

     TOTAL:

NIL


NIL


 

 

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).

 

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

 

(b)        Rights to subscribe for new securities

 

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:

N/A

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

N/A

 

 

3.         POSITIONS OF PERSONS ACTING IN CONCERT WITH THE PARTY TO THE OFFER MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

 

Details of any interests, short positions and rights to subscribe (including directors' and other employee options) of any person acting in concert with the party to the offer making the disclosure:

 

Interests of Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings Plc's directors (including their close relatives and related trusts) in its shares

 

Director

Ordinary Shares

% of issued share capital (excluding treasury shares)

Penny Hughes

6,000

< 0.01%

Dr Andy Palmer

1,410,763

0.62%

Mark Wilson

199,999

0.09%

Richard Solomons

526

< 0.01%

Najeeb Al Humaidhi

26,315

0.01%

Amr Ali Abdallah AbouelSeoud

26,315

0.01%

Saoud Al Humaidhi

-

0

Lord Matthew Carrington

-

0

Mahmoud Samy Mohamed Aly El Sayed

26,315

0.01%

Peter Espenhahn

526

< 0.01%

Dante Razzano

26,315

0.01%

Peter Rogers

-

0

Imelda Walsh

526

< 0.01%

Tensie Whelan

-

0

 

Directors' short positions and rights to subscribe (including options)

 

N/A

 

Interests held by other persons deemed to be acting in concert with Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings Plc

 

Name

Number of ordinary shares

Percentage of existing issued share capital

Estera Trust, as the EBT

2,800,697

1.23%

 

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).

 

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

 

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 party to the offer making the disclosure or any person acting in concert with it:

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 party to the offer making the disclosure, or any person acting in concert with it, 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

 

Are any Supplemental Forms attached?

 

Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)

NO

Supplemental Form 8 (SBL)

NO

 

 

Date of disclosure:

15 July 2019

Contacts:

Catherine Sukmonowski

Company Secretary

+44 (0)7876 089 876

 

Charlotte Cowley

Director of Investor Relations

+44 (0)7771 976764

 

Kevin Watters, Grace Barney

Press Office

+44 (0)1926 692 019

 

Teneo (Public relations advisor)

Tim Burt, Doug Campbell, Haya Herbert-Burns

+44 (0)20 7420 3189

 

 

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.

 


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