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Regulatory News

Form 8.3 - Darktrace plc

RNS Number : 1967U
Barclays PLC
27 June 2024
 

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:

 

Barclays PLC.

(b)

Owner or controller of interest and short

 

 

positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

(c)

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

DARKTRACE PLC

 

relevant securities this form relates:

(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:

26 Jun 2024

(f)

In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making

NO

 

 

 

disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

 

 

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:

1p ordinary

 

Interests

Short Positions

 

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned

 

 

 

 

 

and/or controlled:

 

 

22,711,259

3.24%

156,364

0.02%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

 

 

 

 

and/or controlled:

 

 

475,928

0.07%

22,550,930

3.22%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

 

 

 

 

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

 

 

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

 

 

23,187,187

3.31%

22,707,294

3.24%

(b)

Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors and other executive

 

 

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 EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a)

Purchases and sales

 

 

 

 

 

Class of relevant

Purchase/sale

Number of

Price per unit

security

 

securities

 

1p ordinary

Purchase

744,123

5.7801  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

385,350

5.7450  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

144,203

5.7791  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

98,636

5.7680  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

52,342

5.7800  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

45,593

5.7825  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

26,366

5.7767  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

23,829

5.7755  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

14,068

5.7790  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

7,108

5.7796  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

5,070

5.7792  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

4,916

5.7598  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

4,533

5.7867  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

4,307

5.7965  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,747

5.7729  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,575

5.7707  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,469

5.7775  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,347

5.7752  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,008

5.7770  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

2,496

5.7842  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

1,894

5.7720  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

1,558

5.7721  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

1,360

5.7827  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

824

5.7699  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

768

5.7940  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

477

5.7600  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

329

5.7781  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

280

5.7783  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

257

5.7840  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

211

5.7694  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

199

5.7620  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

104

5.7700  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

4

5.8020  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

142,194

5.7800  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

100,764

5.7680  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

96,602

5.7814  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

40,997

5.7750  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

36,159

5.7803  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

33,559

5.7704  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

29,862

5.7802  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

17,000

5.7875  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

11,399

5.7791  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

6,753

5.7834  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

5,448

5.7794  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

4,766

5.7900  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

2,581

5.7816  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

2,531

5.7700  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

2,062

5.7805  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,725

5.7894  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,479

5.7593  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,417

5.7720  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,302

5.7830  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,250

5.7838  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,150

5.7774  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,118

5.7843  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

837

5.7990  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

748

5.7730  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

733

5.7940  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

477

5.7600  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

463

5.7960  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

199

5.7620  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

195

5.7840  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

4

5.8020  GBP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(b)

Cash-settled derivative transactions

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per

relevant

description

 

reference

unit

security

 

 

securities

 

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

25

5.8500  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

100

5.7760  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

463

5.7960  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

748

5.7730  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

764

5.7680  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

837

5.7990  GBP

1p ordinary

CFD

Decreasing Short

8,849

5.7860  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

16,223

5.7800  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

33,559

5.7704  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

49,842

5.7816  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

50,000

5.7745  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

52,614

5.7812  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

764

5.7680  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

2,496

5.7842  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

2,551

5.7740  GBP

1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing Short

2,955

5.7781  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

3,008

5.7770  GBP

1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing Short

3,931

5.7723  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

7,108

5.7796  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

8,969

5.7943  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

14,068

5.7790  GBP

1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing Short

16,299

5.7805  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

24,699

5.7734  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

27,000

5.7815  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

31,575

5.7805  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

45,593

5.7825  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

56,985

5.7733  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

608,572

5.7800  GBP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(c)

Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

 

(i)

Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

 

Class

Product

Writing,

Number

Exercise

Type

Expiry

Option

of

description

purchasing,

of

price

 

date

money

relevant

 

selling,

securities

per unit

 

 

paid/

security

 

varying etc

to which

 

 

 

received

 

 

 

option

 

 

 

per unit

 

 

 

relates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(ii)

Exercising

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class of relevant

Product description

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of

Exercise price per

security

 

 

securities

unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(d)

Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

 

Class of relevant

Nature of Dealings

Details

Price per unit (if

security

 

 

applicable)

 

 

 

 

4.

OTHER INFORMATION

(a)

Indemnity and other dealings 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 exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any party

 

to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:

 

 

 

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 of future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which

 

 

any derivative is referenced:

 

 

 

 

 

 

NONE

(c)

Attachments

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

NO

Date of disclosure:

27 Jun 2024

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number:

020 3134 7213

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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