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Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Groupe FNAC

Form 8 (OPD) Groupe Fnac S. A.

RNS Number : 2559C
Groupe FNAC
14 October 2015
 



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:

Groupe Fnac 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

Groupe Fnac S. A.

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

OFFEROR

(e) Date position held:

     The latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

13 October 2015

(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:

 

Shares of €1.00 each

 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

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

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

 

     TOTAL:

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

 

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:

Nil

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

Nil

 

 

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) Shares in Groupe Fnac S. A. held by its associated companies

Name

Number of shares

Percentage holding

Artémis Group

6,451,845

38.66%


b) Beneficial holdings of directors of Groupe Fnac S. A.

Name

Position

Number of shares

Percentage holding

Alexandre Bompard

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer

364 shares

 

0.0218%

Patricia Barbizet

 

Director and Vice Chairman

1,130 shares

 

0.00677%

Stéphane Boujnah

 

Independent Director

300 shares

 

0.001798%

Carole Ferrand

 

Director

250 shares

 

0.001498%

Antoine Gosset-Grainville

 

Independent Director

250 shares

0.001498%

Alban Gréget

 

Director

250 shares

 

0.001498%

Nonce Paolini

 

Independent Director

250 shares

 

0.001498%

Arthur Sadoun

 

Independent Director

250 shares

 

0.001498%

Brigitte Taittinger-Jouyet

 

Independent Director

250 shares

 

0.001498%

Jacques Veyrat

 

Independent Director

250 shares

 

0.001498%


c) Options and awards held by employees of Groupe Fnac S. A. over its shares

None.


d) Options and awards held by directors of Groupe Fnac S. A. over its shares

None.


e) Shares in Groupe Fnac S. A. held by its defined benefit pension schemes

None.

 


f) Shares in Groupe Fnac S. A. held by its connected advisors

None.

 

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:

14 October 2015

Contact name:

Florian Ingen-Housz

Telephone number:

+33 (0)1 55 21 57 93

 

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at [email protected].  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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