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Societe Generale SA (IRSH)

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Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Societe Generale SA

Form 8.3 - Avast plc

RNS Number : 8914L
Societe Generale SA
15 September 2021
 

   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

Avast 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

14/09/2021

(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"

YES: NortonLifeLock Inc.

 

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:

16,450,106

1.59

2,411

0.00

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

0

0.00

2,039,255

0.20

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

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

  TOTAL:

16,450,106

1.59

2,041,666

0.20

 

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

2,036

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

2,036

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

2,036

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

2,036

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

1,324

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

2,036

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

2,036

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

1,018

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

1,479

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

2,219

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

1,232

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

2,918

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

39,518

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

13,083

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

3,433

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

2

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

444

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

33

5.822

Ordinary

Purchase

1,902

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

559

5.83

Ordinary

Purchase

349

5.822

Ordinary

Purchase

13

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

409

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

1,150

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

260

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

229

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

50

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

340

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

344

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

520

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

500

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

542

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

14

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

460

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

143

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

685

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

982

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

1,795

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

344

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

887

5.842

Ordinary

Purchase

504

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

1,393

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

259

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

1,900

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,017

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

294

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

1,605

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

4

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

627

5.842

Ordinary

Purchase

400

5.842

Ordinary

Purchase

761

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

544

5.816

Ordinary

Purchase

1,896

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

1,896

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

1,900

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

652

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

711

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

551

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

1,904

5.82

Ordinary

Purchase

187

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

733

5.83

Ordinary

Purchase

771

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

373

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

355

5.842

Ordinary

Purchase

1,793

5.842

Ordinary

Purchase

366

5.844

Ordinary

Purchase

1,894

5.846

Ordinary

Purchase

792

5.822

Ordinary

Purchase

1,200

5.816

Ordinary

Purchase

804

5.816

Ordinary

Purchase

844

5.83

Ordinary

Purchase

1,665

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

233

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

1,903

5.822

Ordinary

Purchase

1,807

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,725

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,680

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

336

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,799

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

176

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,652

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

248

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

1,901

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

1

5.83

Ordinary

Purchase

1,903

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

1,900

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

1,901

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

1,900

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

129

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

1,903

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

1,903

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

818

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

1,388

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

397

5.822

Ordinary

Purchase

1,505

5.822

Ordinary

Purchase

1,128

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

18

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

400

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

672

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

743

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

1,045

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,179

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

3

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,576

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

223

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

102

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

1,904

5.82

Ordinary

Purchase

420

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

454

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

99

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

212

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

276

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

3

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

1,342

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

1,490

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

355

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

400

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

1,899

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

696

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

1,379

5.84

Ordinary

Purchase

3,259

5.83

Ordinary

Purchase

741

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

1,903

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,111

5.822

Ordinary

Purchase

1,901

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

1,514

5.82

Ordinary

Purchase

1,139

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,904

5.822

Ordinary

Purchase

352

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

90

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

1,457

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

1,898

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

125

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

2,243

5.842

Ordinary

Purchase

1,189

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

345

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

84

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

1,900

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

1,901

5.83

Ordinary

Purchase

743

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,902

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

515

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

400

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

727

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

1,005

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,902

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

659

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

844

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

273

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

390

5.82

Ordinary

Purchase

1,715

5.83

Ordinary

Purchase

184

5.83

Ordinary

Purchase

798

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

1,899

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

1,402

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

1,043

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

299

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,603

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

146

5.832

Ordinary

Purchase

1,879

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

466

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

1,111

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

480

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

445

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

484

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

3

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

2

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

461

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

543

5.842

Ordinary

Purchase

537

5.842

Ordinary

Purchase

470

5.842

Ordinary

Purchase

928

5.834

Ordinary

Purchase

30

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

345

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

403

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

446

5.848

Ordinary

Purchase

487

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

432

5.826

Ordinary

Purchase

1,031

5.838

Ordinary

Purchase

443

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

578

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

265

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

4

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

166

5.836

Ordinary

Purchase

146

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

359

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

217

5.824

Ordinary

Purchase

1,067

5.828

Ordinary

Purchase

467

5.83

Ordinary

Purchase

110,971

5.832471

Ordinary

Purchase

10,420

5.832471

Ordinary

Purchase

3,416

5.839126

Ordinary

Purchase

36,382

5.839126

Ordinary

Sale

2,966

5.82

Ordinary

Sale

1,024

5.832

Ordinary

Sale

1,500

5.82

Ordinary

Sale

561

5.82

Ordinary

Sale

1,490

5.834

Ordinary

Sale

1,966

5.834

Ordinary

Sale

56

5.834

Ordinary

Sale

439

5.832

Ordinary

Sale

443

5.832

Ordinary

Sale

478

5.83

 

Total Purchases

388,506

 

 

Total Sales

10,923

 

 

 

(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

110,971

5.832471

Ordinary

CFD

 Increasing a short position

10,420

5.832471

Ordinary

CFD

 Increasing a short position

3,416

5.839126

Ordinary

CFD

 Increasing a short position

36,382

5.839126

 

(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:

15/09/2021

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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