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Societe Generale SA (IRSH)

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Tuesday 08 March, 2022

Societe Generale SA

Form 8.3 - Spectris plc

RNS Number : 0469E
Societe Generale SA
08 March 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

Spectris 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

07/03/2022

(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"

YES: Oxford Instruments plc

 

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:

1,918,621

1.73

5,378

0.00

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

297

0.00

0

0.00

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

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

  TOTAL:

1,918,918

1.73

5,378

0.00

 

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

172

25.53

Ordinary

Purchase

6

25.54

Ordinary

Purchase

75

23.72

Ordinary

Purchase

10

24.89

Ordinary

Purchase

70

24.78

Ordinary

Purchase

49

25.4

Ordinary

Purchase

28

24.89

Ordinary

Purchase

58

24.89

Ordinary

Purchase

75

24.89

Ordinary

Purchase

121

24.89

Ordinary

Purchase

58

24.89

Ordinary

Purchase

16

24.78

Ordinary

Purchase

27

24.88

Ordinary

Purchase

75

24.88

Ordinary

Purchase

161

25.27

Ordinary

Purchase

75

24.91

Ordinary

Purchase

25

24.91

Ordinary

Purchase

70

25.59

Ordinary

Purchase

181

25.6

Ordinary

Purchase

17

24.54

Ordinary

Purchase

184

24.54

Ordinary

Purchase

163

25.54

Ordinary

Purchase

187

25.47

Ordinary

Purchase

189

25.48

Ordinary

Purchase

75

24.68

Ordinary

Purchase

204

25.31

Ordinary

Purchase

15

24.68

Ordinary

Purchase

7

24.77

Ordinary

Purchase

50

24.77

Ordinary

Purchase

78

24.77

Ordinary

Purchase

114

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

114

25.36

Ordinary

Purchase

57

25.45

Ordinary

Purchase

34

25.45

Ordinary

Purchase

167

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

167

25.37

Ordinary

Purchase

12

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

17

25.43

Ordinary

Purchase

75

25.43

Ordinary

Purchase

209

24.8

Ordinary

Purchase

134

25.45

Ordinary

Purchase

202

24.5

Ordinary

Purchase

6

25.43

Ordinary

Purchase

120

25.43

Ordinary

Purchase

30

25.45

Ordinary

Purchase

75

24.49

Ordinary

Purchase

39

25.43

Ordinary

Purchase

70

25.41

Ordinary

Purchase

83

25.41

Ordinary

Purchase

36

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

36

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

162

25.39

Ordinary

Purchase

3

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

14

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

75

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

69

25.34

Ordinary

Purchase

49

25.33

Ordinary

Purchase

15

25.34

Ordinary

Purchase

107

25.27

Ordinary

Purchase

100

24.62

Ordinary

Purchase

162

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

84

25.37

Ordinary

Purchase

180

25.51

Ordinary

Purchase

6

24.49

Ordinary

Purchase

108

25.36

Ordinary

Purchase

73

25.44

Ordinary

Purchase

41

25.44

Ordinary

Purchase

108

25.41

Ordinary

Purchase

178

25.43

Ordinary

Purchase

4

25.43

Ordinary

Purchase

224

24.29

Ordinary

Purchase

35

23.73

Ordinary

Purchase

43

25.36

Ordinary

Purchase

65

25.36

Ordinary

Purchase

84

25.46

Ordinary

Purchase

20

25.17

Ordinary

Purchase

73

25.17

Ordinary

Purchase

7

24.29

Ordinary

Purchase

122

25.59

Ordinary

Purchase

114

25.42

Ordinary

Purchase

168

25.52

Ordinary

Purchase

175

25.53

Ordinary

Purchase

165

25.42

Ordinary

Purchase

164

25.43

Ordinary

Purchase

103

25.07

Ordinary

Purchase

164

25.37

Ordinary

Purchase

189

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

187

25.37

Ordinary

Purchase

113

25.37

Ordinary

Purchase

248

25.4

Ordinary

Purchase

148

25.3

Ordinary

Purchase

86

25.36

Ordinary

Purchase

53

24.66

Ordinary

Purchase

69

24.66

Ordinary

Purchase

10

24.66

Ordinary

Purchase

95

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

32

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

63

25.38

Ordinary

Purchase

149

25.3

Ordinary

Purchase

125

25.57

Ordinary

Purchase

6

24.31

Ordinary

Purchase

57

24.31

Ordinary

Purchase

10

24.43

Ordinary

Purchase

112

24.44

Ordinary

Purchase

87

25.52

Ordinary

Purchase

146

25.3

Ordinary

Purchase

96

24.68

Ordinary

Purchase

58

24.58

Ordinary

Purchase

34

24.58

Ordinary

Purchase

5

24.58

Ordinary

Purchase

39

24.31

Ordinary

Sale

108

25.5

Ordinary

Sale

116

25.61

Ordinary

Sale

99

25.5

Ordinary

Sale

109

25.34

Ordinary

Sale

108

25.41

Ordinary

Sale

107

25.36

Ordinary

Sale

34

25.47

Ordinary

Sale

74

25.47

Ordinary

Sale

13

25.47

Ordinary

Sale

110

25.45

Ordinary

Sale

97

25.47

Ordinary

Sale

109

25.43

Ordinary

Sale

108

25.44

Ordinary

Sale

110

25.49

Ordinary

Sale

2

25.53

Ordinary

Sale

107

25.64

Ordinary

Sale

111

25.52

Ordinary

Sale

64

25.54

Ordinary

Sale

46

25.54

Ordinary

Sale

16

25.66

Ordinary

Sale

70

25.66

Ordinary

Sale

16

25.66

Ordinary

Sale

14

25.66

Ordinary

Sale

75

25.72

Ordinary

Sale

110

25.6

Ordinary

Sale

110

25.5

Ordinary

Sale

164

25.3

Ordinary

Sale

110

25.54

Ordinary

Sale

110

25.56

Ordinary

Sale

177

25.65

Ordinary

Sale

123

25.53

Ordinary

Sale

110

25.54

Ordinary

Sale

110

25.46

Ordinary

Sale

98

25.45

Ordinary

Sale

98

25.49

Ordinary

Sale

80

25.49

Ordinary

Sale

14

25.49

Ordinary

Sale

79

25.51

Ordinary

Sale

113

25.51

Ordinary

Sale

5

25.51

Ordinary

Sale

30

25.51

Ordinary

Sale

57

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

784

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

554

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

695

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

107

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

360

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

62

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

12

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

323

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

984

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

1,104

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

974

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

511

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

5,263

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

40

25.57

Ordinary

Sale

56

24.56

Ordinary

Sale

2,839

25.491754


Total Purchases

9,799



Total Sales

18,189


 

(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

Ordinary

CFD

Opening a long position

297

25.49175414

Ordinary

CFD

Closing a short position

2,542

25.49175414

 

(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:

08/03/2022

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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