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Wednesday 06 November, 2019

Carpetright PLC

Form 8 (OPD) offeree

RNS Number : 4610S
Carpetright PLC
06 November 2019
 

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:

CARPETRIGHT 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

CARPETRIGHT PLC

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

OFFEREE

(e) Date position held:

     The latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

5 NOVEMBER 2019

(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"

N/A

 

 

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:

N/A

 

-

N/A

 

-

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

N/A

 

-

N/A

 


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

N/A

 

-

N/A

 

-

 

     TOTAL:

N/A

 

-

N/A

 

-

 

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:

N/A

 

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

N/A

 

 

 

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:

 

(a)        Ordinary Shares of 1p each held by directors of Carpetright plc

 

Director

Carpetight Ordinary Shares

Wilf Walsh

734,428

David Clifford

21,296

 

(b)        Carpetright plc options granted to directors of Carpetright plc

 

 

Director

Date Granted

Balance at 5 November 2019

Proportion of Ordinary Shares exercisable

Date from which exercisable

Expiry Date

Wilf Walsh

July 2017

364,285

364,285

July 2020

July 2030

Wilf Walsh

February 2019

112,500

112,500

April 2022

October 2022

Wilf Walsh

September 2019

894,604

447,302

September 2022

September 2032

223,651

September 2023

September 2033

223,651

September 2024

September 2034

Jeremy Simpson

September 2019

454,773

227,387

September 2022

September 2032

113,693

September 2023

September 2033

113,693

September 2024

September 2034

 

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:

6 November 2019

Contact name:

Jeremy Sampson, Company Secretary

Telephone number:

01708 802000

 

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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