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Regulatory News

Form 8.3 - DARKTRACE PLC

RNS Number : 7320V
Barclays PLC
09 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:

08 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:

 

 

24,929,360

3.56%

210,380

0.03%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

 

 

 

 

and/or controlled:

 

 

43,807

0.01%

24,807,102

3.54%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

 

 

 

 

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

 

 

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

 

 

24,973,167

3.57%

25,017,482

3.57%

(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

176,451

5.8620  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

110,752

5.8163  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

60,000

5.8120  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

54,860

5.8525  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

36,548

5.8184  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

21,457

5.8204  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

16,630

5.8150  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

14,199

5.8238  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

6,179

5.8597  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

4,475

5.8167  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,986

5.8287  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,628

5.8225  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,441

5.8195  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,388

5.8160  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,170

5.8293  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,097

5.8156  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,096

5.8128  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,052

5.8180  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

3,036

5.8027  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

1,551

5.8185  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

1,384

5.8310  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

1,221

5.8260  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

1,144

5.8175  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

666

5.7949  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

628

5.8300  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

612

5.8280  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

577

5.8220  GBP

1p ordinary

Purchase

479

5.8330  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

160,568

5.8584  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

55,029

5.8160  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

49,971

5.8640  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

46,340

5.8445  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

40,079

5.8558  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

13,743

5.8624  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

11,568

5.8169  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

7,193

5.8162  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

7,046

5.8168  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

6,440

5.8175  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

5,755

5.8186  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

4,993

5.8233  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

4,526

5.8165  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

3,309

5.8265  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

3,052

5.8180  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

1,650

5.8171  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

770

5.8120  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

760

5.8596  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

577

5.8220  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

475

5.8000  GBP

1p ordinary

Sale

170

5.8057  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

300

5.8060  GBP

1p ordinary

CFD

Decreasing Short

4,799

5.8472  GBP

1p ordinary

CFD

Decreasing Short

33,129

5.8634  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Long

2,353

5.8448  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Opening Short

441

5.8239  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

1,821

5.8624  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

67

5.8339  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

1,440

5.8260  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

82

5.7600  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

170

5.8057  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

5,755

5.8186  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

297

5.7600  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

666

5.7949  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

18,810

5.8116  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

36,548

5.8184  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

3,035

5.8185  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

3,441

5.8195  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

2,059

5.8640  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

3,309

5.8265  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

14,199

5.8238  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

275

5.8215  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Decreasing Short

18,649

5.8640  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

44,226

5.8115  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

5,989

5.8179  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

21,457

5.8204  GBP

1p ordinary

SWAP

Increasing Short

8,816

5.8640  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:

09 Jul 2024

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number:

020 3134 7213

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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