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BARCLAYS PLC (PTEC)

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Tuesday 19 October, 2021

BARCLAYS PLC

Form 8.3 - PLAYTECH PLC

Form 8.3 - PLAYTECH PLC

BARCLAYS 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:

Barclays 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.

 

(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

18 October 2021

(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 NPV
Interests Short Positions
Number (%) Number (%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled:

8,856,413

2.89%

6,012,566

1.96%

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

511,165

0.17%

3,014,632

0.98%

 

(3)

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

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

(4)

TOTAL:

9,367,578

3.06%

9,027,198

2.95%

 

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 Purchase/sale Number of Price per unit
security securities
Ordinary NPV Purchase

103

6.6966 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

134

6.7775 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

403

6.7925 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

466

6.7300 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

848

6.7522 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

960

6.7736 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

1,065

6.7881 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

1,077

6.7250 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

1,111

6.7875 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

1,265

6.7400 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

1,319

6.7672 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

1,828

6.7880 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

2,257

6.6708 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

2,575

6.6600 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

2,668

6.7900 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

3,069

6.7916 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

3,440

6.7704 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

3,530

6.7618 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

7,271

6.7324 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

7,394

6.6673 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

7,807

6.7473 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

7,907

6.7936 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

9,879

6.6563 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

12,393

6.7882 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

16,611

6.7505 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

19,369

6.7546 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

20,000

6.7849 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

26,240

6.7776 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

27,800

6.7410 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

31,790

6.7492 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

43,183

6.7379 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

47,707

6.7401 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

48,178

6.7408 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

49,978

6.7700 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

50,000

6.7333 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

52,193

6.7850 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

55,094

6.6981 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

57,779

6.7394 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

58,348

6.6769 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

71,701

6.7161 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

100,000

6.7500 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

178,471

6.7860 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

494,355

6.7542 GBP
Ordinary NPV Purchase

750,373

6.7813 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

131

6.7594 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

543

6.7100 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

595

6.7804 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

747

6.7088 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

759

6.7271 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

800

6.7815 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

844

6.7375 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

895

6.7331 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

1,166

6.7808 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

1,397

6.7994 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

1,490

6.7161 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

1,938

6.8100 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

1,966

6.7550 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

1,969

6.7909 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

2,164

6.7240 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

2,375

6.7950 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

2,959

6.6808 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

3,356

6.6874 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

3,557

6.7875 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

3,647

6.7912 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

7,359

6.7853 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

7,518

6.7545 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

8,846

6.7876 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

8,973

6.7696 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

10,302

6.7904 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

10,583

6.7339 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

11,062

6.7718 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

11,184

6.7576 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

12,209

6.7173 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

13,504

6.7222 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

13,882

6.7850 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

15,039

6.7442 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

15,143

6.7203 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

15,429

6.7435 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

19,389

6.7625 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

19,514

6.7547 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

20,402

6.7137 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

26,882

6.7329 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

34,917

6.7631 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

38,410

6.7549 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

38,946

6.7935 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

48,227

6.7115 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

55,094

6.6600 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

66,963

6.7485 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

84,463

6.7466 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

90,142

6.7259 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

96,144

6.7586 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

100,000

6.7508 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

100,926

6.7916 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

155,011

6.7674 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

168,927

6.7363 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

204,735

6.7866 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

241,343

6.7379 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

304,445

6.7484 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

482,219

6.7597 GBP
Ordinary NPV Sale

786,000

6.7812 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description reference unit
security securities
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

131

6.7594 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

477

6.7849 GBP
Ordinary NPV CFD Long

747

6.7088 GBP
Ordinary NPV CFD Long

1,025

6.7639 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

1,397

6.7994 GBP
Ordinary NPV CFD Long

3,026

6.7039 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

8,683

6.7777 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

13,027

6.7199 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

14,597

6.7460 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

19,176

6.7647 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

24,012

6.7312 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

38,946

6.7935 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

45,104

6.7702 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

84,463

6.7466 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

96,144

6.7586 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

100,926

6.7916 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

111,436

6.7486 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

155,011

6.7674 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

168,927

6.7363 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Long

241,343

6.7379 GBP
Ordinary NPV CFD Long

482,219

6.7597 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

103

6.6967 GBP
Ordinary NPV CFD Short

727

6.7885 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

960

6.7736 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

3,069

6.7916 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

3,440

6.7704 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

7,807

6.7473 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

9,879

6.6550 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

29,542

6.7838 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

50,000

6.7333 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

52,193

6.7850 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

54,319

6.7229 GBP
Ordinary NPV SWAP Short

80,876

6.7832 GBP
Ordinary NPV CFD Short

249,250

6.7489 GBP

(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?

NO

Date of disclosure:

19 October 2021

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number*:

020 3134 7213

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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