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08 December 2017

Man Group PLC : Form 8.3 - [GVC Holdings plc]

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: Man Group Plc
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
N/A
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:
GVC Holdings plc
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree: N/A
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:
07th December 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?
YES / NO / N/A
If YES, specify which:
Ladbrokes Coral Group plc

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(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: Euro 0.01 ordinary


Interests Short positions
Number % Number %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 591,619 0.1949 0 0
(2) Cash-settled derivatives: 5,196,298 1.7118 1,086,439 0.3579
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0 0 0
TOTAL: 5,787,917 1.9067 1,086,439 0.3579

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
(GBP)
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 84,607 9.64050
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 57,351 9.54500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 54,011 9.64050
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 43,214 9.54500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 34,483 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 34,201 9.54500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 20,354 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 17,526 9.57700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 16,426 9.54500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 13,259 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 10,099 9.57700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 9,659 9.64050
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 6,626 9.59870
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 6,501 9.64050
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 6,457 9.57230
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 6,393 9.64050
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 6,169 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 4,871 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 4,547 9.66820
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 4,475 9.82910
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 4,166 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 3,133 9.57700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 2,633 9.57700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 2,600 9.64050
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 2,108 9.57700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 2,065 9.57700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 1,990 9.78590
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 1,734 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 1,189 9.90240
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 840 9.57700
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a long position 73 9.59920
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 23 9.52000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 55 9.52000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 65 9.52000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 82 9.52000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a short position 111 9.65190
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 126 9.56930
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 172 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 272 9.52000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 291 9.50500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 295 9.56930
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a short position 300 9.65710
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 302 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 349 9.56930
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 378 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 393 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 438 9.56930
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 445 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a short position 460 9.65710
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 461 9.52000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 465 9.56220
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 484 9.51990
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 517 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 523 9.65130
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 560 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 662 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 694 9.50500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 780 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a short position 808 9.66640
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 820 9.50500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a short position 854 9.66640
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 863 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 905 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a short position 940 9.65710
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 968 9.54910
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 981 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,018 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,027 9.50500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,088 9.56220
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a short position 1,140 9.65710
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,154 9.51990
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,180 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,210 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,224 9.65130
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,266 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,279 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,284 9.56220
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,365 9.51990
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,429 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,441 9.56930
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,445 9.65130
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,612 9.56220
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,709 9.51990
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,734 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,793 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,813 9.65130
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 1,857 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 2,095 9.60260
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 2,119 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 2,217 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 2,307 9.54910
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 2,452 9.56930
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 2,501 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 2,730 9.54910
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 2,764 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 2,892 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 3,138 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 3,139 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 3,250 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 3,262 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 3,388 9.50500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 3,418 9.54910
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 4,094 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 4,166 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 4,240 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 4,871 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 4,904 9.60260
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 5,301 9.56220
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 5,491 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 5,634 9.51990
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 5,748 9.50500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 5,788 9.60260
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 5,897 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 5,964 9.65130
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 6,169 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a short position 6,682 9.66640
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a short position 7,154 9.66640
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 7,162 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 7,262 9.60260
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 9,014 9.56220
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 9,556 9.51990
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 10,029 9.24730
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 10,140 9.65130
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 10,322 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 11,268 9.54910
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a short position 13,007 9.66640
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 13,259 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 13,463 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Reducing a short position 15,185 9.66640
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 16,426 9.54500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 17,553 9.24080
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 19,113 9.54910
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 20,354 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 22,894 9.18280
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 23,865 9.60260
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 34,201 9.54500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 34,483 9.10000
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 40,585 9.60260
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 43,214 9.54500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 51,920 9.54500
Euro 0.01 ordinary CFD Increasing a long position 57,351 9.54500

(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"
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? YES/NO

Date of disclosure: 08th December 2017
Contact name: Matthew Irwin
Telephone number: 02071447255

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. 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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