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Wednesday 28 March, 2018

UBS AG (EPT)

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)- GVC Holdings PLC

RNS Number : 2288J
UBS AG (EPT)
28 March 2018
 

FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)

 

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the Code)

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Name of exempt principal trader:

UBS Investment Bank, London

(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

GVC Holdings plc

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected:

Ladbrokes Coral Group plc     

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

27 March 2018

(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to this offer?

     If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A"

YES

 Ladbrokes Coral Group plc

 

2.         DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

 

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(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

Purchases/ sales

 

Total number of securities

Highest price per unit paid/received

Lowest price per unit paid/received

Euro 0.01 ordinary

Buy

 

479113

9.299262 GBP

9.15000        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

Sell

 

978795

9.34250       GBP

9.19000        GBP

 

(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

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Long

3019

9.317413        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Long

4381

9.313544        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Long

300

9.265        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Long

2642

9.306911        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Long

200000

9.335107        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Long

14804

9.314403        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Long

200000

9.270728        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Long

7603

9.19264        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Long

16096

9.255        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Short

3100

9.279822        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Short

16

9.257        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Short

35000

9.327769        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Short

6637

9.217709        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Short

952

9.252122        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Short

2903

13.13223178        USD

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Short

7020

9.216952        GBP

Euro 0.01 ordinary

CFD

 

Short

2000

9.2345        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









 

(ii)        Exercise

 

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit





 

 

 

(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)


 

 



 

 

3.         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 exempt principal trader 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 "

 

None

 

 

(b)        Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

 

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the exempt principal trader 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"

 

None

 

 

Date of disclosure:

28 March 2018

Contact name:

Wendy Dent

Telephone number:

+44 (0)207 568 1245

 

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 dealing 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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