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Man Group PLC : Form 8.3 - [Melrose Industries plc]

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 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:
                                                                    
Melrose Industries 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:
                                                                    
13th February 2018
(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:
GKN 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:

 
48/7p ordinary
 

 
Interests Short positions
Number % Number %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 0 0 0 0
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 
28,898,230 1.4887 21,256,384 1.0950
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0 0 0
 

     TOTAL:
28,898,230 1.4887 21,256,384 1.0950

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)
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position        11,662 2.1140
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             601 2.1134
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position       283,530 2.1140
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position             811 2.1145
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position          1,249 2.1141
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position          2,093 2.1141
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position             518 2.1145
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position        14,790 2.1145
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position        13,788 2.1145
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position          7,195 2.1136
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position             307 2.1140
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position             142 2.1149
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position        11,680 2.1140
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position          2,657 2.1141
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position          5,041 2.1145
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position          1,199 2.1145
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position          2,088 2.1140
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position        54,997 2.1123
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position          1,054 2.1149
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position          7,589 2.1145
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position        48,004 2.1180
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position       414,426 2.1138
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position          1,700 2.1131
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position       139,818 2.1131
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position          1,247 2.1142
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        76,503 2.1141
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position       495,624 2.1138
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position        10,468 2.1131
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position       127,989 2.1142
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        41,478 2.1175
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        67,920 2.1175
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        76,785 2.1175
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        50,103 2.1142
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position        66,940 2.1138
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             287 2.1131
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             434 2.1131
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position       100,790 2.1138
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        19,671 2.1141
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        30,941 2.1175
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position        55,669 2.1125
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        18,972 2.1175
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        35,021 2.1175
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position       195,399 2.1138
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position          6,848 2.1119
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             533 2.1141
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position        34,866 2.1141
48/7p ordinary CFD Reducing a short position        26,821 2.1138
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position             123 2.1131
48/7p ordinary CFD Increasing a long position          1,107 2.1131

(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:
14th February 2018
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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