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The Baupost Group LLC - Form 8.3 - Willis Towers Watson plc

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Form 8.3 - Willis Towers Watson plc

BOSTON, Feb. 1, 2021 --

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FORM 8.3

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

1. KEY INFORMATION

Name of person dealing (Note 1)

The Baupost Group, L.L.C.

Company dealt in

Willis Towers Watson plc

Class of relevant security to which the
dealings being disclosed relate
(Note 2)

Ordinary Shares: IE00BDB6Q211

Date of dealing

28/01/21

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)

Long

Short

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1) Relevant securities

1,492,795 1.16%

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

N/A

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

N/A

Total

1,492,795 1.16%

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:

Long

Short

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1) Relevant securities

N/A

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

N/A

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

N/A

Total

N/A

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1. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit (Note 5)

Purchase

46,954

USD 206.30

Purchase

9,600

USD 207.50

Purchase

98,400

USD 207.50

Purchase

20,000

USD 207.45

Purchase

300

USD 206.98

Purchase

2,600

USD 207.32

Purchase

29,400

USD 207.31

Purchase

15,541

USD 207.03

Purchase

20,000

USD 207.94

Purchase

12,500

USD 207.78

Purchase

1,200

USD 207.43

Purchase

20,248

USD 207.79

Purchase

300

USD 208.13

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product name,
e.g. CFD

Nature of transaction
(Note 6)

Number of relevant securities
(Note 7)

Price per unit
(Note 5)

N/A

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product name,
e.g. call option

Writing, selling,
purchasing,
varying etc.

Number of securities
to which the option
relates
(Note 7)

Exercise
price

Type, e.g.
American,
European etc.

Expiry
date

Option money
paid/received
per unit
(Note 5)

N/A

(ii) Exercising

Product name,
e.g. call option

Number of securities

Exercise price per
unit
(Note 5)

N/A

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)

Nature of transaction
(Note 8)

Details

Price per unit
(if applicable) (Note 5)

N/A

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2. OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing
and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option
referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any
relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this
should be stated.


NONE

Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) NO

Date of disclosure

29/01/21

Contact name

Jack Cohen

Telephone number

00(1) 617-210-8300

If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror
with which connected

N/A

If a connected EFM, state nature of
connection
(Note 10)

N/A

Contact: gbrown@Baupost.com