Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 0679W
JPMorgan Securities Plc
11 July 2024
 

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:

J.P. Morgan Securities Plc

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

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Britvic plc

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

Corporate Broker to Britvic Plc

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

10 July 2024

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

20p ordinary

Purchase

 

Sale

1,215,205

 

1,343,402

12.6650 GBP

 

12.6600 GBP

12.5700 GBP

 

12.5700 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

20p ordinary

Equity Swap

Decrease Short

 

 

 

 

 

Increase Short

 

 

Opening a Long Position

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening a Short Position

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

73,911

1,600

3,260

1,972

49,282

 

4,492

270

 

4,511

17,600

100

2,052

377

275

361

311

717

 

50

151

206

3,463

4,619

2,095

3,133

1,844

10,250

275

218

12.5690 GBP

12.5923 GBP

12.6043 GBP

12.6291 GBP

12.6318 GBP

 

12.5717 GBP

12.5930 GBP

 

12.5694 GBP

12.5700 GBP

12.6264 GBP

12.6294 GBP

12.6396 GBP

12.6399 GBP

12.6423 GBP

12.6441 GBP

12.6580 GBP

 

12.5904 GBP

12.6054 GBP

12.6137 GBP

12.6174 GBP

12.6206 GBP

12.6211 GBP

12.6214 GBP

12.6215 GBP

12.6242 GBP

12.6379 GBP

12.6451 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:

11 July 2024

Contact name:

Natasha Mondon

Telephone number:

01202 325175

 

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 dealing 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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