BARCLAYS PLC UK regulatory announcement: FORM 8.5 (EPT / NON-RI) – JOHN LAING GROUP PLC

LONDON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) –

FORM 8.5 (EPT / NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE / TRADING DISCLOSURE BY A

EXEMPTED MAIN TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNIZED INTERMEDIARY STATUS (“RI”) (OR WHEN IR STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Name of the main exempt merchant: BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
(b) Name of the offeror / recipient with whom JOHN LAING SA GROUP
securities concerned this form concerns:
(vs) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt JOHN LAING SA GROUP
main merchant is connected
(re) Date of the position held / of the transaction undertaken: July 07, 2021
(e) In addition to the company in 1 (b) above, is the principal exempt NO
merchant making disclosures with respect to any other party to the offer?

2. POSITIONS OF THE MAIN EXEMPT TRADER

If there are positions or rights to be subscribed to be disclosed in more than one category of relevant securities of the offeror or the offender named in point 1 (b), copy table 2 (a) or (b) (depending on the case) for each Security.

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or the offender to which the disclosure relates as a result of the transaction (if applicable)

Relevant safety class: 10p ordinary
Interests Short positions
Number (%) Number (%)

(1)

Relevant securities held
and / or controlled:

10 428 035

2.11%

155,586

0.03%

(2)

Derivatives settled in cash:

53,613

0.01%

6,060,062

1.23%

(3)

Equity-settled derivatives (including options)
and purchase / sale agreements:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

TOTAL:

10 481 648

2.12%

6 215 648

1.26%

All interest and short positions must be disclosed.

Details of all open derivative positions settled in equities (including traded options), or agreements to buy or sell relevant securities, should be provided on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b) Subscription rights for new securities (including options for directors and other employees)

Class of securities concerned in relation to which there is a subscription right:

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

3. OPERATIONS (IF APPLICABLE) BY THE EXEMPTED MAIN OPERATOR

When there have been transactions on more than one category of relevant securities of the offeror or offender named in point 1 (b), copy table 3 (a), (b), (c) or (d ) (as the case may be) for each class of securities concerned processed.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts must be indicated.

(a) Purchases and sales

Relevant class Buy Sell Total number of Highest price per unit Lowest price per unit
security securities paid / received paid / received

10p ordinary

Buy

351,182

3.9965 EUR

3,992 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

67,460

3.9960 GBP

3.9922 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

A kind of

Product

Nature of the transaction

Number of

Price per

relevant

the description

reference

unit

security

securities

10p ordinary

TO EXCHANGE

Long

3,620

3.9940 EUR

10p ordinary

TO EXCHANGE

Long

7 334

3.9954 EUR

10p ordinary

TO EXCHANGE

Long

14 560

3.9920 GBP

10p ordinary

TO EXCHANGE

Long

30,753

3.9937 GBP

10p ordinary

TO EXCHANGE

Short

18,774

3.9971 GBP

10p ordinary

TO EXCHANGE

Short

28,771

3.9954 EUR

10p ordinary

TO EXCHANGE

Short

86,251

3.9940 EUR

10p ordinary

TO EXCHANGE

Short

200,000

3.9934 EUR

(c) Equity-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i) Write, sell, buy or modify

Relevant safety class

Product Description for example purchase option

Write, buy, sell, vary, etc.

Number of securities to which the option relates

Unit exercise price

Type

for example American, European, etc.

Expiration date

Option money paid / received per unit

(ii) Exercise

Relevant safety class

Product Description

for example purchase option

Exercise / exercised against

Number of titles

Unit exercise price

(d) Other operations (including the subscription of new securities)

Relevant safety class

Nature of the transaction

e.g. subscription, conversion

Details

Unit price (if applicable)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnification and other trade agreements

Details of any indemnity or option agreement, or any arrangement or arrangement, formal or informal, relating to the relevant securities which may be an inducement to trade or refrain from trading 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, indicate “none”

Nothing

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

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the exempt primary dealer making the disclosure and any other person relating to:

(i) the voting rights of any relevant security under an option; or

(ii) voting rights or the future acquisition or disposal of any relevant security to which a derivative is referenced:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, indicate “none”

Nothing

(c) Attachments

Is an additional form 8 (open positions) attached?

NO

Disclosure Date:

Jul 8, 2021

Contact Name:

Regulatory operations of large farms

Phone number:

020 3134 7213

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 regarding 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.

Category code: OEM

Sequence number: 740944

Reception time (offset from UTC): 20210708T110400 + 0100


Source link

Comments are closed.