PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY
A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE
Rule 8.Three of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)
1. KEY INFORMATION
|(a) Full title of discloser:||OCTOPUS INVESTMENTS LTD|
|(b) Proprietor or controller of pursuits and brief positions disclosed, if completely different from 1(a):
The naming of nominee or car corporations is inadequate. For a belief, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries have to be named.
|(c) Title of offeror/offeree in relation to whose related securities this way relates:
Use a separate type for every offeror/offeree
|Subsequent Fifteen Communications Group plc|
|(d) If an exempt fund supervisor linked with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identification of offeror/offeree:|
|(e) Date place held/dealing undertaken:
For a gap place disclosure, state the most recent practicable date previous to the disclosure
|(f) Along with the corporate in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of every other social gathering to the provide?
If it’s a money provide or potential money provide, state “N/A”
2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE
If there are positions or rights to subscribe to reveal in multiple class of related securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy desk 2(a) or (b) (as applicable) for every extra class of related safety.
(a) Pursuits and brief positions within the related securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)
|Class of related safety:||Odd 2.5p|
|(1) Related securities owned and/or managed:||
|(2) Money-settled derivatives:|
|(3) Inventory-settled derivatives (together with choices) and agreements to buy/promote:|
All pursuits and all brief positions ought to be disclosed.
Particulars of any open stock-settled by-product positions (together with traded choices), or agreements to buy or promote related securities, ought to be given on a Supplemental Type 8 (Open Positions).
(b) Rights to subscribe for brand spanking new securities (together with administrators’ and different worker choices)
|Class of related safety in relation to which subscription proper exists:|
|Particulars, together with nature of the rights involved and related percentages:|
3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE
The place there have been dealings in multiple class of related securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy desk 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as applicable) for every extra class of related safety dealt in.
The forex of all costs and different financial quantities ought to be said.
(a) Purchases and gross sales
|Class of related safety||Buy/sale||Variety of securities||Value per unit|
(b) Money-settled by-product transactions
|Class of related safety||Product description
|Nature of dealing
e.g. opening/closing a protracted/brief place, rising/decreasing a protracted/brief place
|Variety of reference securities||Value per unit|
(c) Inventory-settled by-product transactions (together with choices)
(i) Writing, promoting, buying or various
|Class of related safety||Product description e.g. name choice||Writing, buying, promoting, various and many others.||Variety of securities to which choice relates||Train value per unit||Kind
e.g. American, European and many others.
|Expiry date||Possibility cash paid/ acquired per unit|
|Class of related safety||Product description
e.g. name choice
|Exercising/ exercised in opposition to||Variety of securities||Train value per unit|
(d) Different dealings (together with subscribing for brand spanking new securities)
|Class of related safety||Nature of dealing
e.g. subscription, conversion
|Particulars||Value per unit (if relevant)|
4. OTHER INFORMATION
(a) Indemnity and different dealing preparations
|Particulars of any indemnity or choice association, or any settlement or understanding, formal or casual, regarding related securities which can be an inducement to deal or chorus from dealing entered into by the particular person making the disclosure and any social gathering to the provide or any particular person performing in live performance with a celebration to the provide:
Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent shouldn’t be included. If there aren’t any such agreements, preparations or understandings, state “none”
(b) Agreements, preparations or understandings regarding choices or derivatives
|Particulars of any settlement, association or understanding, formal or casual, between the particular person making the disclosure and every other particular person regarding:
(i) the voting rights of any related securities below any choice; or
(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any related securities to which any by-product is referenced:
If there aren’t any such agreements, preparations or understandings, state “none”
|Is a Supplemental Type 8 (Open Positions) hooked up?||NO|
|Date of disclosure:||02/09/2022|
|Contact title:||Ben Tyson|
|Phone quantity:||020 3142 4081|
Public disclosures below Rule Eight of the Code have to be made to a Regulatory Info Service.
The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is obtainable for session in relation to the Code’s disclosure necessities on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.
The Code will be considered on the Panel’s web site at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.