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QUILTER PLC - Form 8.3 Announcement

Release Date: 03/04/2024 16:00
Code(s): QLT     PDF:  
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Form 8.3 Announcement

(Incorporated under the Companies Act 1985 with
registered number 06404270 and re-registered as a public
limited company under the Companies Act 2006)
Quilter plc (the "Company")
                                                                                 FORM 8.3

                      Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")


 (a) Full name of discloser:                                  Quilter PLC (and subsidiaries)

 (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             DS Smith PLC
     relevant securities this form relates:
     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
 (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:                   02/04/2024
     For an opening position disclosure, state the latest
     practicable date prior to the disclosure
 (f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the         Yes – Mondi PLC
     discloser making disclosures in respect of any
     other party to the offer?
     If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state


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:                                  10p ordinary

                                                  Interests                Short positions

                                              Number             %          Number             %
 (1) Relevant securities owned               25,665,381         1.86
     and/or controlled:
 (2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 (3) Stock-settled derivatives
     (including options) and
     agreements to purchase/sell:
     TOTAL:                                 25,665,381        1.86

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

(b)        Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other employee

 Class of relevant security in relation to
 which subscription right exists:
 Details, including nature of the rights
 concerned and relevant percentages:


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       Purchase/sale             Number of              Price per unit
         security                                      securities
       10p ordinary            Purchase                   600                    3.98608
       10p ordinary            Purchase                   635                    3.96008
       10p ordinary            Purchase                  2,300                   3.96008
       10p ordinary            Purchase                  2,227                   3.94976
       10p ordinary            Purchase                  1,647                   3.93488
       10p ordinary              Sale                    2,000                   3.96688
       10p ordinary              Sale                    3,000                   3.95802
       10p ordinary              Sale                    2,500                    3.9642
       10p ordinary              Sale                    1,383                    3.9442
       10p ordinary              Sale                     333                      3.966
       10p ordinary              Sale                    1,000                  3.968025
       10p ordinary              Sale                    1,025                   3.98688
       10p ordinary              Sale                    1,230                    3.9745
       10p ordinary              Sale                     285                     3.9782
       10p ordinary              Sale                     444                    3.98488
       10p ordinary              Sale                     635                    3.96002
       10p ordinary              Sale                     775                     3.9601
       10p ordinary              Sale                     287                     3.9622
       10p ordinary              Sale                     600                    3.98488
       10p ordinary              Sale                    2,300                  3.958246
       10p ordinary              Sale                    5,000                  3.962277
       10p ordinary              Sale                     278                      3.966
       10p ordinary              Sale                     855                       3.975
       10p ordinary              Sale                     890                     3.98488
       10p ordinary              Sale                     160                    3.952125
       10p ordinary              Sale                     472                      3.9642
       10p ordinary              Sale                     650                      3.9641
       10p ordinary              Sale                     650                      3.9641
       10p ordinary              Sale                     394                    3.954151
       10p ordinary              Sale                      90                       3.962
       10p ordinary              Sale                    2,227                    3.94819
       10p ordinary              Sale                     200                       3.962
       10p ordinary              Sale                     625                       3.966
       10p ordinary              Sale                     300                     3.96056
       10p ordinary              Sale                    2,500                    3.95404
       10p ordinary              Sale                     340                    3.958499
       10p ordinary              Sale                     300                     3.96004

(b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions

       Class of        Product              Nature of dealing         Number of        Price per
       relevant       description         e.g. opening/closing a      reference           unit
       security        e.g. CFD             long/short position,      securities
                                          increasing/reducing a
                                             long/short position

(c)        Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i)        Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

  Class        Product       Writing,        Number      Exercis       Type        Expir   Option
    of        descriptio    purchasin            of      e price        e.g.         y     money
 relevan      n e.g. call   g, selling,      securitie   per unit     America      date     paid/
     t          option       varying            s to                     n,                receive
 securit                       etc.            which                  Europea               d per
    y                                         option                   n etc.                unit

(ii)       Exercise

       Class of           Product            Exercising/           Number of        Exercise price
       relevant         description           exercised            securities          per unit
       security        e.g. call option        against

(d)         Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

      Class of relevant      Nature of dealing                 Details      Price per unit (if
          security           e.g. subscription,                                applicable)
        10p ordinary            Transfer in                         450


(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"


(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"


(c)         Attachments

 Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?                                NO

 0B   Date of disclosure:                             03/04/2024

 1B   Contact name:                                   Henry Nevin

 2B   Telephone number:                               +44 (0)207 150 4209

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.

*If the discloser is a natural person, a telephone number does not need to be included, provided
contact information has been provided to the Panel's Market Surveillance Unit.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at

03rd April 2024

J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited

Date: 03-04-2024 04:00:00
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