PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE / DEALING WITH 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 the Discloser:||Jupiter Fund Management Plc|
|(b) Owner or controller of disclosed interests and short positions, if different from 1 (a):
Naming nominees or car companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee (s), settlor, and beneficiaries must be named.
|(c) Name of the goal judge with regard to whose relevant effects this form relates:
Use a separate form for each bidder / goal judge
|GoCo Group PLC|
|(d) If an exempt fund manager is associated with a bidder / target company, please disclose and specify the identity of the bidder / bidder:|
|(e) Date of trading:
For an open position, please state the most recent practical date prior to the announcement
|30th November 2020|
|(f) Other than the company in 1 (c) above, does the disclosing information about any other party to the offer?
If it is a cash offer or a possible cash offer, please state ‘N / A’
|Yes – Future Plc|
2. VIEWS OF THE PERSON THAT MAKED THE DISCLOSURE
If there are positions or rights to tender for disclosure in more than one category of relevant securities of the bidder or goal judge named in 1 (c), copy Table 2 (a) or (b) (as the case may be) for each additional category of relevant safety.
(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the bidder or target judge to which the disclosure relates post-trade (if applicable)
|Class of relevant security:
|(1) Relevant securities owned and / or controlled:||10,545,115||2.50|
|(2) Cash settled derivatives:
|(3) Equity-settled derivatives (including options) and purchase / sale agreements:|
All holdings and all short positions must be disclosed.
Details of open equity-settled derivative positions (including options traded), or agreements to buy or sell relevant securities, must be provided on Supplementary Form 8 (open positions).
(b) Rights to subscribe to new securities (including options for directors and other employees)
|Category of relevant securities for which subscription rights exist:||No|
|Details, including the nature of the rights involved and relevant percentages:||No|
3. AGREEMENTS (IF APPLICABLE) BY THE PERSON THAT DISCLOSED
If transactions have taken place in more than one category of relevant securities of the bidder or goal judge mentioned in 1 (c), you should submit Table 3 (a), (b), (c) or (d) (as the case may be) copy for each additional class of relevant security covered.
The currency of all prizes and other amounts of money must be stated.
(a) Purchases and Sales
|Class of relevant security||Purchase sale
|Number of securities||Price per piece|
(b) Cash-settled derivatives transactions
|Class of relevant security||Product description
|Nature of the trade
eg opening / closing a long / short position, increasing / decreasing a long / short position
|Number of reference securities||Price per piece|
(c) Equity-settled derivatives transactions (including options)
(i) Write, sell, buy or vary
|Class of relevant security||Product description eg call option||Write, buy, sell, vary etc.||Number of securities to which option relates||Exercise price per unit||Type
e.g. American, European etc.
|Expiration date||Option money paid / received per unit|
|Class of relevant security||Product description
eg call option
|Practice / practice against||Number of securities||Exercise price per unit|
(d) Other transactions (including subscription to new securities)
|Class of relevant security||Nature of the trade
eg subscription, conversion
|Details||Price per piece (if applicable)|
4. OTHER INFORMATION
(a) Indemnity and Other Trading Arrangements
|Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or agreement or understanding, formal or informal, in respect of relevant securities that may be an inducement to deal or not, entered into by the person making the disclosure and a party to the offering or a person acting in consultation with a party to the offer:
Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent may not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, please indicate “none”
(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings regarding options or derivatives
|Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the person making the disclosure and another person regarding:
(i) the voting rights of all relevant securities under each option; or
(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities referred to by a derivative:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, please indicate “none”
|Is an additional form 8 (open positions) attached?||NO|
|Date of publication:||1st December 2020|
|Contact name:||David Warman|
|Phone number:||0203817 1392|
Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.
The panel’s Market Surveillance Unit can be consulted regarding the code’s disclosure requirements at +44 (0) 20 7638 0129.
The code can be viewed on the panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.