Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 3576F
GoldmanSachs International
07 July 2023
 

 

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:

(GS) GOLDMAN SACHS INTERNATIONAL

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

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

ALFA FINANCIAL SOFTWARE HOLDINGS PLC

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

EQT

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

06 July 2023

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

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

N/A

 

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

0.1p ordinary

Purchases

34,682

1.9551 GBP

1.9350 GBP

0.1p ordinary

Sales

23,275

1.9500 GBP

1.9350 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

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

259

1.9352 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

756

1.9352 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

54

1.9352 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

1,464

1.9352 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

1,015

1.9352 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

538

1.9352 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

187

1.9352 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

914

1.9352 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

106

1.9409 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

285

1.9409 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

24

1.9409 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

554

1.9409 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

383

1.9409 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

203

1.9409 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

73

1.9409 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

345

1.9409 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

34

1.9452 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

90

1.9452 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

10

1.9452 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

173

1.9452 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

118

1.9452 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

63

1.9452 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

25

1.9452 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

108

1.9452 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Opening a short position

2,072

1.9498 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Opening a short position

928

1.9498 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

21

1.9501 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

71

1.9501 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

3

1.9501 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

138

1.9501 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

96

1.9501 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

51

1.9501 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

15

1.9501 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

85

1.9501 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

6

1.9551 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

21

1.9551 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

42

1.9551 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

32

1.9551 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

14

1.9551 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

4

1.9551 GBP

0.1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

27

1.9551 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:

07 July 2023

Contact name:

Papa Lette and Andrzej Szyszka

Telephone number:

+33(1) 4212 1459 / +48(22) 317 4817

 

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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