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Societe Generale SA (IRSH)

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Friday 20 May, 2022

Societe Generale SA

Form 8.3 - Playtech plc

RNS Number : 2909M
Societe Generale SA
20 May 2022
 

    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

Playtech 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

19/05/2022

(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 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:

3,090,221

1.01

8,883

0.00

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

0

0.00

387,089

0.13

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

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

  TOTAL:

3,090,221

1.01

395,972

0.13

 

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

528

5.04

Ordinary

Purchase

446

5.04

Ordinary

Purchase

710

5.015

Ordinary

Purchase

362

4.996

Ordinary

Purchase

435

5

Ordinary

Purchase

1,075

5.055

Ordinary

Purchase

989

5.05

Ordinary

Purchase

512

5

Ordinary

Purchase

976

5.05

Ordinary

Purchase

10

5.09

Ordinary

Purchase

150

5.09

Ordinary

Purchase

639

5.09

Ordinary

Purchase

845

5.055

Ordinary

Purchase

439

4.996

Ordinary

Purchase

952

5.055

Ordinary

Purchase

580

5.065

Ordinary

Purchase

248

5.055

Ordinary

Purchase

405

4.996

Ordinary

Purchase

581

5.05

Ordinary

Purchase

770

5.055

Ordinary

Purchase

581

5.045

Ordinary

Purchase

238

5.035

Ordinary

Purchase

187

5.06

Ordinary

Purchase

150

5.06

Ordinary

Purchase

150

5.06

Ordinary

Purchase

150

5.09

Ordinary

Purchase

27

5.015

Ordinary

Purchase

504

5.045

Ordinary

Purchase

107

5.025

Ordinary

Purchase

107

4.992

Ordinary

Purchase

174

5.035

Ordinary

Purchase

150

5.025

Ordinary

Purchase

43

5.025

Ordinary

Purchase

57

5.025

Ordinary

Purchase

150

5.025

Ordinary

Purchase

393

5.025

Ordinary

Sale

731

4.98

Ordinary

Sale

266

5.05

Ordinary

Sale

14

4.992

Ordinary

Sale

2,444

5.05

Ordinary

Sale

409

5.05

Ordinary

Sale

738

4.98

Ordinary

Sale

363

5.075

Ordinary

Sale

452

5.07

Ordinary

Sale

490

5.095

Ordinary

Sale

237

5.095

Ordinary

Sale

161

5.025

Ordinary

Sale

857

5.025

Ordinary

Sale

779

5.085

Ordinary

Sale

769

5.08

Ordinary

Sale

289

4.986

Ordinary

Sale

44

4.982

Ordinary

Sale

485

4.982

Ordinary

Sale

577

4.978

Ordinary

Sale

192

4.978

Ordinary

Sale

249

4.978

Ordinary

Sale

240

4.986

Ordinary

Sale

29

5.01

Ordinary

Sale

400

5.01

Ordinary

Sale

374

5.01

Ordinary

Sale

588

5.08

Ordinary

Sale

99

5.01

Ordinary

Sale

589

5.085

Ordinary

Sale

589

5.09

Ordinary

Sale

4

5.095

Ordinary

Sale

300

5.095

Ordinary

Sale

132

5.095

Ordinary

Sale

150

5.095

Ordinary

Sale

726

5.07

Ordinary

Sale

56

5.07

Ordinary

Sale

213

5.055

Ordinary

Sale

13

5.055

Ordinary

Sale

239

5.055

Ordinary

Sale

120

5.055

Ordinary

Sale

506

5.05

Ordinary

Sale

1,083

5.05

Ordinary

Sale

219

5.075

Ordinary

Sale

166

4.98

Ordinary

Sale

575

4.98

Ordinary

Sale

580

5.015


Total Purchases

14,820



Total Sales

18,536


 

(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






 

(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:

20/05/2022

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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