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 identify of discloser:||OCTOPUS INVESTMENTS LTD|
|(b) Proprietor or controller of pursuits and quick positions disclosed, if completely different from 1(a):
The naming of nominee or car corporations is inadequate. For a belief, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries should be named.
|(c) Identify of offeror/offeree in relation to whose related securities this type relates:
Use a separate kind for every offeror/offeree
|Subsequent Fifteen Communications Group plc|
|(d) If an exempt fund supervisor linked with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify id of offeror/offeree:|
|(e) Date place held/dealing undertaken:
For a gap place disclosure, state the most recent practicable date previous to the disclosure
|(f) Along with the corporate in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of another get together to the supply?
If it’s a money supply or potential money supply, state “N/A”
2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE
If there are positions or rights to subscribe to reveal in a couple of class of related securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy desk 2(a) or (b) (as applicable) for every further class of related safety.
(a) Pursuits and quick positions within the related securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)
|Class of related safety:||Peculiar 2.5p|
|(1) Related securities owned and/or managed:||
|(2) Money-settled derivatives:|
|(3) Inventory-settled derivatives (together with choices) and agreements to buy/promote:|
All pursuits and all quick positions must be disclosed.
Particulars of any open stock-settled spinoff positions (together with traded choices), or agreements to buy or promote related securities, must be given on a Supplemental Kind 8 (Open Positions).
(b) Rights to subscribe for brand new securities (together with administrators’ and different worker choices)
|Class of related safety in relation to which subscription proper exists:|
|Particulars, together with nature of the rights involved and related percentages:|
3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE
The place there have been dealings in a couple of class of related securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy desk 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as applicable) for every further class of related safety dealt in.
The forex of all costs and different financial quantities must be said.
(a) Purchases and gross sales
|Class of related safety||Buy/sale||Variety of securities||Worth per unit|
(b) Money-settled spinoff transactions
|Class of related safety||Product description
|Nature of dealing
e.g. opening/closing a protracted/quick place, growing/lowering a protracted/quick place
|Variety of reference securities||Worth per unit|
(c) Inventory-settled spinoff transactions (together with choices)
(i) Writing, promoting, buying or various
|Class of related safety||Product description e.g. name choice||Writing, buying, promoting, various and many others.||Variety of securities to which choice relates||Train value per unit||Kind
e.g. American, European and many others.
|Expiry date||Choice cash paid/ obtained per unit|
|Class of related safety||Product description
e.g. name choice
|Exercising/ exercised towards||Variety of securities||Train value per unit|
(d) Different dealings (together with subscribing for brand new securities)
|Class of related safety||Nature of dealing
e.g. subscription, conversion
|Particulars||Worth per unit (if relevant)|
4. OTHER INFORMATION
(a) Indemnity and different dealing preparations
|Particulars of any indemnity or choice association, or any settlement or understanding, formal or casual, regarding related securities which can be an inducement to deal or chorus from dealing entered into by the individual making the disclosure and any get together to the supply or any individual performing in live performance with a celebration to the supply:
Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent shouldn’t be included. If there aren’t any such agreements, preparations or understandings, state “none”
(b) Agreements, preparations or understandings regarding choices or derivatives
|Particulars of any settlement, association or understanding, formal or casual, between the individual making the disclosure and another individual regarding:
(i) the voting rights of any related securities underneath any choice; or
(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any related securities to which any spinoff is referenced:
If there aren’t any such agreements, preparations or understandings, state “none”
|Is a Supplemental Kind 8 (Open Positions) connected?||NO|
|Date of disclosure:||15/08/2022|
|Contact identify:||Ben Tyson|
|Phone quantity:||020 3142 4081|
Public disclosures underneath Rule 8 of the Code should be made to a Regulatory Data Service.
The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is obtainable for session in relation to the Code’s disclosure necessities on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.
The Code may be considered on the Panel’s web site at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.