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Thursday 30 March, 2017

Panmure Gord &Co plc

Form 8 (OPD) - Panmure Gordon & Co. plc

RNS Number : 0418B
Panmure Gordon & Co. plc
30 March 2017
 

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:

Panmure Gordon & Co. 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

Panmure Gordon & Co. plc

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

OFFEREE

(e) Date position held:

     The latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

29 March 2017

(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 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

0

Nil

0

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

Nil

 

0

Nil

0

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

Nil

0

Nil

0

 

     TOTAL:

Nil

0

Nil

0

 

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:

None

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

None

 

 

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:

 

3 (a) Interests of directors of Panmure Gordon & Co. plc in Panmure Gordon & Co. plc's ordinary shares of 4 pence each

 

Name

No. of Ordinary Shares

Percentage of Issued Share Capital*

Patric Johnson

7,700

0.050%

Lesley Watkins

13,000

0.084%

 

3 (b) Interests in Panmure Gordon & Co. plc's ordinary shares of 4 pence each held by directors pursuant to Panmure Gordon & Co. plc's share plans and incentive schemes

 

Performance share plan

 

Name

No. of Ordinary Shares awarded

Date of grant

Vesting date

Exercise price per share

Patric Johnson

310,910

24 March 2016

50% to vest on 24 March 2018  with the remaining vesting on 24 March 2019

Nil

Patric Johnson

53,137*

24 March 2015

24 March 2017

Nil

Patric Johnson

6,097**

26 March 2014

31 March 2017

Nil

 

* In accordance with the co-operation agreement dated 17 March 2017 between Ellsworthy Limited and Panmure Gordon & Co plc ("Panmure Gordon") the remuneration committee of Panmure Gordon is considering converting awards outstanding in respect of 53,137 Panmure Gordon Shares to nil cost options which will fully vest on the Scheme Sanction Date, as defined in the Rule 2.7 announcement dated 17 March 2017.

 

** In accordance with the co-operation agreement dated 17 March 2017 between Ellsworthy Limited and Panmure Gordon the remuneration committee of Panmure Gordon is considering extending the exercise date of options outstanding in respect of 6,097 Panmure Gordon Shares to a date being no later than the Effective Date, as defined in the Rule 2.7 announcement dated 17 March 2017.

 

 

 

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:

 30 March 2017

Contact name:

Ann Whitfield

Telephone number:

+44 (0)20 7886 2500

 

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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