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Regulatory News

Form 8.3 -DARKTRACE PLC

RNS Number : 3702V
Barclays PLC
05 July 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:

04 Jul 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:

 

 

24,460,525

3.49%

211,642

0.03%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

 

 

 

 

and/or controlled:

 

 

46,160

0.01%

24,363,611

3.48%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

 

 

 

 

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

 

 

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

 

 

24,506,685

3.50%

24,575,253

3.51%

(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

179,522

5.8082  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

108,319

5.7960  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

60,000

5.8029  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

56,000

5.8166  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

52,033

5.8007  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

24,444

5.8140  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

21,347

5.8156  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

9,911

5.7957  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

4,737

5.8061  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,975

5.8049  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,696

5.8123  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,377

5.8046  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

2,988

5.8213  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

2,229

5.8051  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

1,707

5.8186  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

1,696

5.8100  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

1,265

5.8060  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

940

5.8000  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

751

5.7940  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

574

5.8120  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

540

5.7920  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

330

5.8020  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

145,599

5.7966  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

78,260

5.7975  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

7,216

5.8048  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

3,332

5.8296  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

2,543

5.8084  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

2,159

5.8010  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

2,144

5.8000  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,870

5.8175  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,829

5.7979  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,696

5.8100  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,399

5.8112  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

953

5.8040  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

948

5.8050  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

751

5.7940  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

638

5.8101  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

574

5.8120  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

499

5.8090  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

486

5.8160  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

477

5.7970  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

330

5.8020  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

299

5.8009  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

233

5.8113  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

200

5.7999  GBP

1p ordinary

CFD

Decreasing Short

3,128

5.8044  GBP

1p ordinary

CFD

Increasing Short

4,449

5.8143  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

68

5.7979  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

2,365

5.8441  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

803

5.7960  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

25,713

5.7961  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

1,870

5.8175  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

3,332

5.8296  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

22,502

5.7960  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

18,000

5.8029  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

2,699

5.8038  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

1,265

5.8060  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

47,872

5.8082  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

24,000

5.8140  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

21,347

5.8156  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

1,707

5.8186  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

2,543

5.8084  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

4,737

5.8061  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

241

5.8151  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

1,829

5.7979  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

82,986

5.7990  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

17,271

5.7960  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

42,000

5.8029  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

7,737

5.8036  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

131,650

5.8082  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

3,696

5.8123  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

56,000

5.8166  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:

05 Jul 2024

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number:

020 3134 7213

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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