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Man Group PLC : Form 8.3 -

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: Man Group Plc
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
                                                                    
N/A
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:
                                                                    
ZPG plc
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree: N/A
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:
                                                                    
11th May 2018
(f)  In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?
    
YES / NO / N/A
If YES, specify which:

 

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:

 
0.1p ordinary
 

 
Interests Short positions
Number % Number %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 0 0 0 0
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 
4,559,600

 
1.0400 11,600

 
0.0026
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0 0 0
 

     TOTAL:
4,559,600

 
1.0400 11,600

 
0.0026

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 Positions).

(b)        Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors` and other employee 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 PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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 security Purchase/sale

 
Number of securities Price per unit

(b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security Product description
e.g. CFD
Nature of dealing
e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position
Number of reference securities Price per unit
(GBP)
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       26,591 4.8500
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position           696 4.8801
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        7,007 4.8600
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       62,750 4.8818
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       10,845 4.8680
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     171,328 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     221,703 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     189,518 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     146,454 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     307,895 4.8620
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     130,178 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     168,457 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        8,348 4.8640
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       38,997 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       26,115 4.8980
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       52,228 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position     108,547 4.8818
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        9,222 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        7,462 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       87,847 4.8818
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       21,147 4.8980
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       31,578 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       42,295 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        6,756 4.8640
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     249,145 4.8620
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     136,313 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     105,340 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     118,508 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     153,355 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     138,635 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     179,398 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       24,587 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       19,000 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       28,763 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       22,227 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       21,856 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       16,889 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       39,944 4.8620
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        1,082 4.8640
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       14,085 4.8818
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        6,782 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        3,390 4.8980
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        5,062 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        1,196 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       54,952 4.8620
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       23,235 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       30,067 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        1,489 4.8640
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       30,578 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       39,569 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       33,824 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       26,138 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        1,645 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       19,376 4.8818
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        9,328 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        6,963 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        4,663 4.8980
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position     547,960 4.8818
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position     196,592 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position     131,649 4.8980
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position     263,293 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       46,554 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     125,576 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       97,042 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       82,954 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     107,346 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     174,396 4.8620
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       95,417 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       73,736 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        4,728 4.8640
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        3,727 4.8640
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position     137,495 4.8620
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       75,230 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       58,135 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       84,632 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       99,006 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       76,509 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       65,401 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       17,571 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       11,766 4.8980
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       23,534 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       47,788 4.8818
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        4,059 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        1,895 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        1,270 4.8980
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        2,540 4.8970
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position           441 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        5,194 4.8818
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position           405 4.8640
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position           949 4.8600
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position             94 4.8801
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        1,414 4.8640
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        8,506 4.8818
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        3,604 4.8500
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        1,470 4.8680
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       10,782 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        8,331 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        9,216 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        7,122 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       32,122 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       24,823 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       37,578 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       29,039 4.8790
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        8,194 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position        6,332 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       14,973 4.8620
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       28,555 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       22,066 4.8800
0.1p ordinary CFD Opening a long position       52,187 4.8620
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        2,800 4.8898
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position     400,675 4.8818
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position        4,452 4.8801
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       44,751 4.8600
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position     169,805 4.8500
0.1p ordinary CFD Reducing a long position       69,255 4.8680

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

(i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security Product description e.g. call option Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc. Number of securities to which option relates Exercise price per unit Type
e.g. American, European etc.
Expiry date Option money paid/ received per unit
               

(ii)        Exercise

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

 

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

Class of relevant security Nature of dealing
e.g. subscription, conversion
Details Price per unit (if applicable)
       

4.         OTHER INFORMATION

(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"
 

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"
 

None

 

(c)        Attachments

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


Date of disclosure:
14th May 2018
Contact name:
Matthew Irwin

 
Telephone number:
02071447255

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  The Panel`s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code`s disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel`s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.



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The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Man Group PLC via GlobeNewswire

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