Investments

Form 8.3 – Octopus Investments

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 title of discloser: OCTOPUS INVESTMENTS LTD
(b) Proprietor or controller of pursuits and quick positions disclosed, if totally different from 1(a):
     The naming of nominee or automobile firms is inadequate.  For a belief, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries have to be named.
 
(c) Identify of offeror/offeree in relation to whose related securities this kind relates:
     Use a separate type for every offeror/offeree
RWS Holdings plc
(d) If an exempt fund supervisor related with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify id of offeror/offeree:  
(e) Date place held/dealing undertaken:
     For a gap place disclosure, state the newest practicable date previous to the disclosure
15/10/2020
(f)  Along with the corporate in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of some other get together to the supply?
     If it’s a money supply or doable money supply, state “N/A”
N/A

2.         POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to reveal in a couple of class of related securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy desk 2(a) or (b) (as acceptable) for every extra class of related safety.

(a)        Pursuits and quick positions within the related securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of related safety:

 

Peculiar 1p
 

 

Pursuits Quick positions
  Quantity % Quantity %
(1) Related securities owned and/or managed:      
    
          
13,767,324
 

 

 

5.00

   
(2) Money-settled derivatives:

 

       
(3) Inventory-settled derivatives (together with choices) and agreements to buy/promote:        
 

     TOTAL:

13,767,324 5.00    

All pursuits and all quick positions must be disclosed.

Particulars of any open stock-settled spinoff positions (together with traded choices), or agreements to buy or promote related securities, must be given on a Supplemental Kind 8 (Open Positions).

(b)        Rights to subscribe for brand new securities (together with administrators’ and different worker choices)

Class of related safety in relation to which subscription proper exists:  
Particulars, together with nature of the rights involved and related percentages:  

3.         DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

The place there have been dealings in a couple of class of related securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy desk 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as acceptable) for every extra class of related safety dealt in.

The foreign money of all costs and different financial quantities must be said.

(a)        Purchases and gross sales

Class of related safety Buy/sale

 

Variety of securities Value per unit
Peculiar 1p Sale 1,600 £6.10 GBP

(b)        Money-settled spinoff transactions

Class of related safety Product description
e.g. CFD
Nature of dealing
e.g. opening/closing a protracted/quick place, growing/lowering a protracted/quick place
Variety of reference securities Value per unit
   

 

     

(c)        Inventory-settled spinoff transactions (together with choices)

(i)         Writing, promoting, buying or various

Class of related safety Product description e.g. name possibility Writing, buying, promoting, various and so forth. Variety of securities to which possibility relates Train value per unit Sort
e.g. American, European and so forth.
Expiry date Possibility cash paid/ acquired per unit
               

(ii)        Train

Class of related safety Product description
e.g. name possibility
Exercising/ exercised in opposition to Variety of securities Train value per unit
         

 

(d)        Different dealings (together with subscribing for brand new securities)

Class of related safety Nature of dealing
e.g. subscription, conversion
Particulars Value per unit (if relevant)
   

 

   

4.         OTHER INFORMATION

(a)        Indemnity and different dealing preparations

Particulars of any indemnity or possibility association, or any settlement or understanding, formal or casual, referring to related securities which can be an inducement to deal or chorus from dealing entered into by the individual making the disclosure and any get together to the supply or any individual performing in live performance with a celebration to the supply:
Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent shouldn’t be included.  If there aren’t any such agreements, preparations or understandings, state “none”
 

None

 

 

(b)        Agreements, preparations or understandings referring to choices or derivatives

Particulars of any settlement, association or understanding, formal or casual, between the individual making the disclosure and some other individual referring to:
(i)  the voting rights of any related securities beneath any possibility; or
(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any related securities to which any spinoff is referenced:
If there aren’t any such agreements, preparations or understandings, state “none”
 

None

 

 

(c)        Attachments

Is a Supplemental Kind 8 (Open Positions) connected? NO
Date of disclosure: 16/10/2020
Contact title: Ben Tyson
Phone quantity: 020 3142 4726

Public disclosures beneath Rule 8 of the Code have to be made to a Regulatory Info Service.

The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is accessible for session in relation to the Code’s disclosure necessities on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code could be considered on the Panel’s web site at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

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