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Marshall Wace LLP
19 January 2018
 

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:

Marshall Wace LLP (on behalf of itself and its affiliates)

(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

Melrose Industries 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

18 Jan 2018

(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

If YES, specify which:

GKN 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 48/7p Shares

 

 

Interests

Short positions


Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:





(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

25,196,715

1.30%

12,791,433

0.66%

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





 

     TOTAL:

25,196,715

1.30%

12,791,433

0.66%

 

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

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Reducing a short position

893

GBP 2.341000

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Increasing a short position

893

GBP 2.341000

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Increasing a long position

451

GBP 2.338000

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Reducing a short position

3,263

GBP 2.338000

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Increasing a long position

273

GBP 2.341050

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Reducing a short position

1,957

GBP 2.341050

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Increasing a long position

2,361

GBP 2.341097

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Reducing a short position

17,250

GBP 2.341097

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Increasing a long position

10,959

GBP 2.342737

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Reducing a short position

81,752

GBP 2.342859

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Increasing a long position

1,806

GBP 2.339199

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Reducing a short position

14,796

GBP 2.339355

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Increasing a long position

7,093

GBP 2.341559

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Reducing a short position

54,378

GBP 2.341663

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Increasing a long position

264

GBP 2.341912

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Reducing a short position

2,050

GBP 2.342346

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Increasing a long position

870

GBP 2.340428

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Reducing a short position

6,632

GBP 2.340409

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Increasing a long position

37,888

GBP 2.348104

Ordinary Shares

CFD

Reducing a short position

323,107

GBP 2.348867

 

(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)


 

 



 

 

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:

19 Jan 2018

Contact name:

Matthew Rooney

Telephone number:

020 7316 2253

 

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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