Source - RNS
RNS Number : 4704T
BlackRock Group
12 October 2017
 

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:

BlackRock, Inc.

(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.

N/A

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

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

IP Group 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

11 October 2017

(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, Touchstone Innovations 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:

 

2p ordinary

 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

10,588,394

1.51%

0

0.00%

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

0

0.00%

188,400

0.02%

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

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

     TOTAL:

10,588,394

1.51%

188,400

0.02%

 

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





 

(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

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

118

GBP 1.2949

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

74

GBP 1.2969

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

123

GBP 1.2979

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

84

GBP 1.3069

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

56

GBP 1.3109

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

122

GBP 1.3119

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

123

GBP 1.3131

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

17

GBP 1.3150

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

217

GBP 1.3156

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

56

GBP 1.3180

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

42

GBP 1.3184

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

114

GBP 1.3189

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

84

GBP 1.3203

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

60

GBP 1.3216

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

42

GBP 1.3224

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

36

GBP 1.3224

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

1,264

GBP 1.3229

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

30

GBP 1.3236

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

107

GBP 1.3237

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

134

GBP 1.3239

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

44

GBP 1.3267

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

60

GBP 1.3273

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

36

GBP 1.3274

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

68

GBP 1.3279

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

53

GBP 1.3289

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

37

GBP 1.3299

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

12

GBP 1.3309

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

58

GBP 1.3329

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

42

GBP 1.3340

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

47

GBP 1.3341

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

44

GBP 1.3348

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

63

GBP 1.3349

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

1

GBP 1.3364

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

29

GBP 1.3365

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

37

GBP 1.3386

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

49

GBP 1.3388

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

28

GBP 1.3388

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

39

GBP 1.3390

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

18

GBP 1.3397

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

35

GBP 1.3398

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

42

GBP 1.3398

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

148

GBP 1.3399

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

47

GBP 1.3404

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

53

GBP 1.3409

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

49

GBP 1.3412

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

45

GBP 1.3437

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

57

GBP 1.3446

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

26

GBP 1.3483

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

21

GBP 1.3486

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

52

GBP 1.3514

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

79

GBP 1.3516

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

58

GBP 1.3542

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

29

GBP 1.3568

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

104

GBP 1.3576

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

52

GBP 1.3589

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

29

GBP 1.3590

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

126

GBP 1.3615

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

61

GBP 1.3642

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

9

GBP 1.3689

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

204

GBP 1.3707

2p ordinary

CFD

Increasing short

851

GBP 1.3869

 

(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)

2p ordinary

Transfer In of Shares

8,457


2p ordinary

Transfer In of Shares

9,427


2p ordinary

Transfer Out of Shares

8,457


2p ordinary

Transfer Out of Shares

9,427


 

 

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"

 

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"

 

None.

 

(c)        Attachments

 

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

No

 

Date of disclosure:

12 October 2017

Contact name:

Andrew Manchester

Telephone number:

+44 20 7743 3650

 

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.

 

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.


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