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Form 8.3 - DARKTRACE PLC

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--  

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:

Qube Research & Technologies Limited

(b)Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

 

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

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

DARKTRACE PLC

(d)If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:

 

(e)Date position held/dealing undertaken:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

21-06-2024

(f)In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

N/A

 

2.POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

(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:

 

1p ordinary

 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1)Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

0

0

0

0

(2)Cash-settled derivatives:

 

14,171,322

2.02

0

0

(3)Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0

0

0

 

TOTAL:

14,171,322

2.02

0

0

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:

0

Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:

0

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 (GBp)

(b)Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit (GBp)

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

12

588.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

100

588.80

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

154

588.00

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

231

580.50

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

285

581.50

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

326

579.90

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

367

583.40

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

431

582.60

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

481

578.09

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

508

579.40

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

530

580.19

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

537

579.29

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

560

578.90

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

565

578.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

679

579.80

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

682

578.69

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

703

578.49

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

738

582.19

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

793

579.59

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

832

582.09

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

876

587.40

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

908

578.79

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1034

587.80

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1060

582.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1139

579.69

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1146

580.39

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1153

579.09

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1182

580.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1196

587.00

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1381

580.49

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1406

586.80

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1490

580.30

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1593

581.70

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1682

579.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1871

583.00

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1885

580.70

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1957

579.60

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

1982

578.00

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2063

579.79

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2068

587.60

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2130

580.69

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2354

582.80

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

2497

581.39

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

3030

583.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

3128

581.19

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

3248

581.30

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

3263

580.00

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

3312

581.79

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

3373

580.90

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

3861

582.00

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

4301

580.59

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

4798

579.89

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

4933

580.09

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

4959

581.69

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

4970

581.10

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

6061

580.29

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

6812

579.49

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

7801

580.79

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

7877

581.99

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

9662

581.89

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

10108

581.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

11924

581.00

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

12238

580.40

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

12847

581.80

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

13161

581.49

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

13162

581.60

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

15901

581.29

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

17825

581.40

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

18249

582.29

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

18458

581.09

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

27829

580.60

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

30124

580.80

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

52874

580.89

1p ordinary

Equity swap

increasing a long position

7779948

577.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

17

578.60

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

74

581.60

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

266

582.60

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

300

582.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

367

583.40

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

580

582.00

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

603

579.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

1129

580.60

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

1528

580.40

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

1963

581.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

2734

579.60

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

2787

580.80

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

2850

580.20

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

4147

581.80

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

5428

581.40

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

9941

581.00

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

20194

580.00

1p ordinary

Equity swap

decreasing a long position

337365

577.20

(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 (GBp)

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

0

0

0

0

 

0

(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)

0

 

0

0

0

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?

NO

Date of disclosure:

24-06-2024

Contact name:

Stuart Brown

Telephone number:

00442070722969

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 disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129. The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Qube Research & Technologies LTD

Source: Qube Research & Technologies LTD