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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - WILLIAM HILL PLC

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--  LONDON

FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

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(b), 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)

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)

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), 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

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

(ii) Exercise

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

(c) Attachments

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

BARCLAYS PLC

Source: BARCLAYS PLC

(a)Name of exempt principal trader:

BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD

(b)Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

WILLIAM HILL PLC

relevant securities this form relates:
(c)Name of the party to the offer with which exempt

WILLIAM HILL PLC

principal trader is connected
(d)Date position held/dealing undertaken:

28 September 2020

(e)In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal

YES:

trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

 

WILLIAM HILL PLC

Class of relevant security:10p ordinary
InterestsShort Positions
Number(%)Number(%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled:

11,307,287

1.08%

3,882,436

0.37%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

 

 

 

3,699,153

0.35%

11,101,646

1.06%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

 

 

 

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

15,006,440

1.43%

14,984,082

1.43%

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

 

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

 

Class of relevant

Purchase/sale

Total number of

Highest price per unit

Lowest price per unit

security

 

securities

paid/received

paid/received

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,995

2.7610 GBP

2.761 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,399,164

2.7766 GBP

2.7277 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,741,257

2.7880 GBP

2.7201 GBP

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per

relevant

description

 

reference

unit

security

 

 

securities

 

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

62

2.7202 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

348

2.7266 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

464

2.7351 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

599

2.7366 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

850

2.7575 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

1,902

2.7645 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

2,732

2.7298 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

6,842

2.7554 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

7,262

2.7510 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

7,267

2.7538 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

8,976

2.7622 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

9,626

2.7638 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

16,658

2.7545 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

17,490

2.7270 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

30,460

2.7274 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

33,732

2.7590 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

36,957

2.7587 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

47,547

2.7595 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

50,000

2.7913 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

57,172

2.7590 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

151,291

2.7563 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

220,251

2.7596 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

3,000

2.7670 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

3,254

2.7735 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

7,262

2.7510 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

16,658

2.7545 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

17,490

2.7270 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

32,454

2.7589 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

33,711

2.7489 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

38,547

2.7741 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

41,734

2.7585 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

42,193

2.7590 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

47,034

2.7656 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

78,894

2.7789 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

85,000

2.7478 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

97,257

2.7590 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

146,107

2.7505 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

177,912

2.7746 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

190,190

2.7603 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

203,915

2.7507 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

527,676

2.7571 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

639,169

2.7516 GBP

Class of relevant security

Product descriptione.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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class of relevant security

Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)

 

 

 

 

 

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 exempt principal trader 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

 

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the exempt principal trader 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

 

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

NO

Date of disclosure:

29 Sep 2020

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number:

020 3134 7213

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Market: LSE
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