Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 0276O
Barclays PLC
28 September 2023
 

FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY ("RI") STATUS

(OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1.

KEY INFORMATION

(a)

Name of exempt principal trader:


BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD

(b)

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose


ALFA FINANCIAL SOFTWARE HOLDINGS PLC


relevant securities this form relates:


(c)

Name of the party to the offer with which exempt

Alfa Financial Software Holdings plc


principal trader is connected



(d)

Date position held/dealing undertaken:


27 Sep 2023

(e)

In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal

NO




trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?



2.

POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(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:

0.1p ordinary


Interests

Short Positions


Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned






and/or controlled:



1,245,456

0.42%

95,166

0.03%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:






and/or controlled:



98,537

0.03%

1,224,778

0.41%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)






and agreements to purchase/sell:



0

0.00%

0

0.00%










TOTAL:



1,343,993

0.46%

1,319,944

0.45%

(b)

Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors and other executive



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 EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a)

Purchases and sales






Class of relevant

Purchase/sale

Total number of

Highest price per unit

Lowest price per unit

security


securities

paid/received

paid/received

0.1p ordinary

Sale

84,226

1.9100  GBP

1.8002  GBP

0.1p ordinary

Purchase

267,934

1.9150  GBP

1.7000  GBP









(b)

Cash-settled derivative transactions


Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per

relevant

description


reference

unit

security



securities


0.1p ordinary

SWAP

Opening Short

531

1.9150  GBP

0.1p ordinary

SWAP

Opening Short

616

1.9125  GBP

0.1p ordinary

SWAP

Opening Short

2,566

1.9000  GBP

0.1p ordinary

SWAP

Opening Short

4,705

1.9132  GBP

0.1p ordinary

SWAP

Opening Short

75,000

1.9013  GBP

0.1p ordinary

SWAP

Opening Short

100,000

1.9111  GBP









(c)

Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)


(i)

Writing, selling, purchasing or varying


Class

Product

Writing,

Number

Exercise

Type

Expiry

Option

of

description

purchasing,

of

price


date

money

relevant


selling,

securities

per unit



paid/

security


varying etc

to which




received




option




per unit




relates





















(ii)

Exercising







Class of relevant

Product description

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of

Exercise price per

security



securities

unit














(d)

Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)


Class of relevant

Nature of Dealings

Details

Price per unit (if

security



applicable)





4.

OTHER INFORMATION

(a)

Indemnity and other dealings 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:




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 of future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which



any derivative is referenced:







NONE

(c)

Attachments







Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

NO

Date of disclosure:

28 Sep 2023

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number:

020 3134 7213

























 

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