Disclosure Table

THE TAKEOVER PANEL – DISCLOSURE TABLE
20 September 2018
The following are today’s changes to the Disclosure Table:
ADDITIONS
None
DELETIONS
None
AMENDMENTS
OFFEREE: Shire plc
Offer period commenced: 10:23 28-Mar-2018
5p ordinary ISIN: JE00B2QKY057 NSI: 914,652,670
ADR ISIN: US82481R1068
OFFEROR: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Offeror identified: 10:23 28-Mar-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Ordinary ISIN: JP3463000004 NSI: 784,273,242
ADS ISIN: US8740602052
DISCLOSURE TABLE
OFFEREE: Abzena plc
Offer period commenced: 07:16 16-Aug-2018
0.2p ordinary ISIN: GB00BN65QN46 NSI: 214,220,399
OFFEROR: Astro Bidco Limited (a company wholly-owned by WCAS XII-Astro, L.P.)
Offeror identified: 07:16 16-Aug-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: Action Hotels plc
Offer period commenced: 07:01 29-Jun-2018
10p ordinary ISIN: JE00BFZD1492 NSI: 147,637,195
OFFEROR: Action Real Estate Co KSCC (a subsidiary of Action Group Holdings Co KSCC)
Offeror identified: 07:01 29-Jun-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: Artilium plc
Offer period commenced: 07:00 07-Jun-2018
5p ordinary ISIN: GB00B1L7NQ30 NSI: 355,154,922
OFFEROR: Pareteum Corporation
Offeror identified: 07:00 07-Jun-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
USD 0.00001 common ISIN: US69946T2078 NSI: 60,655,317
OFFEREE: Ascent Resources plc
Offer period commenced: 07:00 17-Apr-2018
0.2p ordinary ISIN: GB00BZ16J374 NSI: 2,268,810,686
OFFEROR: No named offeror
OFFEREE: Cambian Group plc
Offer period commenced: 07:00 10-Jul-2018
1p ordinary ISIN: GB00BKXNB024 NSI: 184,198,746
OFFEROR: CareTech Holdings plc
Offeror identified: 07:00 10-Jul-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
0.5p ordinary ISIN: GB00B0KWHQ09 NSI: 75,691,423
OFFEREE: esure Group plc
Offer period commenced: 11:01 13-Aug-2018
1/12p ordinary ISIN: GB00B8KJH563 NSI: 419,093,837
OFFEROR: Blue (BC) Bidco Limited (a wholly-owned subsidiary of funds advised by Bain Capital Private Equity, LP and its affiliates)
Offeror identified: 11:01 13-Aug-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: Harvey Nash Group plc
Offer period commenced: 07:00 07-Aug-2018
5p ordinary ISIN: GB0006573546 NSI: 73,450,393
OFFEROR: The Power of Talent Ltd (a newly incorporated entity indirectly owned and controlled by investment funds controlled and managed by DBAY Advisors Limited)
Offeror identified: 07:00 07-Aug-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc
Offer period commenced: 07:30 18-Sep-2018
5p ordinary ISIN: GB0005203376 NSI: 219,037,876
OFFEROR: MMC Treasury Holdings (UK) Limited (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.)
Offeror identified: 07:30 18-Sep-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: John Laing Infrastructure Fund Limited
Offer period commenced: 08:05 16-Jul-2018
0.01p ordinary ISIN: GG00B4ZWPH08 NSI: 991,057,224
OFFEROR: Jura Acquisition Limited (a newly formed company owned by a consortium jointly-led by funds managed by Dalmore Capital Limited and funds managed by Equitix Investment Management Limited)
Offeror identified: 08:05 16-Jul-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: Lonmin plc
Offer period commenced: 07:00 14-Dec-2017
USD 0.0001 ordinary ISIN: GB00BYSRJ698 NSI: 282,784,288
ADR ISIN: US54336Q3020
OFFEROR: Sibanye Gold Limited (trading as Sibanye-Stillwater)
Offeror identified: 07:00 14-Dec-2017
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Ordinary NPV ISIN: ZAE000173951 NSI: 2,265,879,337
ADR ISIN: US8257242060
Convertible Bond 2023 ISIN: XS1689727920 USD: 450,000,000
OFFEREE: NEX Group plc
Offer period commenced: 17:37 15-Mar-2018
17.5p ordinary ISIN: GB00BZ02MH16 NSI: 379,735,432
ADR ISIN: US65342A2069
OFFEROR: CME Group Inc.
Offeror identified: 17:37 15-Mar-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
USD 0.01 Class A common ISIN: US12572Q1058 NSI: 340,494,836
OFFEREE: Phaunos Timber Fund Limited
Offer period commenced: 07:00 05-Jun-2018
Ordinary NPV ISIN: GG00BFX4LT97 NSI: 498,360,117
OFFEROR: Mahogany Bidco Limited (a company ultimately controlled by Stafford Capital Partners Limited)
Offeror identified: 07:00 05-Jun-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEROR: CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc.
Offeror identified: 07:01 06-Sep-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: 17:00 22-Sep-2018
USD 0.01 common stock ISIN: US14912Y2028 NSI: 49,116,093
OFFEREE: Produce Investments plc
Offer period commenced: 07:10 11-Sep-2018
1p ordinary ISIN: GB00B3ZGBY47 NSI: 27,433,350
OFFEROR: April 1983 Bidco Limited, a Jersey company ultimately owned and controlled by funds managed by Promethean Investments LLP
Offeror identified: 07:10 11-Sep-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: Rangers International Football Club plc (See Note 9 below)
Offer period commenced: 11:39 13-Mar-2017
1p ordinary ISIN: GB00B90T9Z75 NSI: 81,478,201
OFFEROR: Laird Investments (Proprietary) Limited
Offeror identified: 11:39 13-Mar-2017
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: Realm Therapeutics plc
Offer period commenced: 07:00 17-Sep-2018
10p ordinary ISIN: GB00B3XBCR18 NSI: 116,561,917
OFFEROR: No named offeror
OFFEREE: RPC Group plc
Offer period commenced: 07:00 10-Sep-2018
5p ordinary ISIN: GB0007197378 NSI: 406,292,658
OFFEROR: Apollo Global Management
Offeror identified: 07:00 10-Sep-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: 17:00 08-Oct-2018
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEROR: Bain Capital
Offeror identified: 07:00 10-Sep-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: 17:00 08-Oct-2018
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: Shire plc
Offer period commenced: 10:23 28-Mar-2018
5p ordinary ISIN: JE00B2QKY057 NSI: 914,652,670
ADR ISIN: US82481R1068
OFFEROR: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Offeror identified: 10:23 28-Mar-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Ordinary ISIN: JP3463000004 NSI: 784,273,242
ADS ISIN: US8740602052
OFFEREE: Sinclair Pharma plc
Offer period commenced: 13:32 05-Jul-2018
1p ordinary ISIN: GB0033856740 NSI: 503,768,952
OFFEROR: Huadong Medicine Aesthetics Investment (Hong Kong) Limited (a newly incorporated company indirectly wholly-owned by Huadong Medicine Co., Ltd.)
Offeror identified: 13:32 05-Jul-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: Sky plc
Offer period commenced: 15:57 09-Dec-2016
50p ordinary ISIN: GB0001411924 NSI: 1,719,617,230
ADR ISIN: US83084V1061
OFFEROR: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc
Offeror identified: 15:57 09-Dec-2016
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEROR: Comcast Corporation
Offeror identified: 07:00 27-Feb-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: Vernalis plc
Offer period commenced: 07:00 15-Mar-2018
1p ordinary ISIN: GB00B3Y5L754 NSI: 526,986,000
ADR ISIN: US92431M2061
OFFEROR: Ligand Holdings UK Ltd. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated)
Offeror identified: 13:00 09-Aug-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required
OFFEREE: Virgin Money Holdings (UK) plc
Offer period commenced: 21:20 07-May-2018
0.01p ordinary ISIN: GB00BQ8P0644 NSI: 446,067,336
OFFEROR: CYBG plc
Offeror identified: 21:20 07-May-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
10p ordinary ISIN: GB00BD6GN030 NSI: 886,051,176
CDI ISIN: AU000000CYB7
Notes:
1. Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) sets out the circumstances in which Dealing Disclosures and/or Opening Position Disclosures are required to be made by the parties to an offer, persons acting in concert with them, persons with an interest in relevant securities of 1% or more and exempt principal traders (“EPTs”) connected with the parties to an offer.
2. Where an offeror is marked “Disclosure of dealings and positions in this offeror is not required”, dealings and positions in relevant securities of that offeror are not required to be disclosed under Rule 8. This is either because it has been announced that the offer or possible offer is, or is likely to be, solely in cash or because disclosure is not required for some other reason.
3. Dealings and positions required to be disclosed under Rule 8 of the Code include dealings and positions in derivatives referenced to, and options in respect of, relevant securities of an offeree company and, where appropriate, an offeror (see Note 2 above).
4. The information set out in the Disclosure Table relating to the relevant securities in issue of an offeree company or of an offeror (and any amendments thereto) has been extracted from the relevant announcement made by such company under Rule 2.9 of the Code. Similarly, details of any deadline set under Rule 2.6 by which a potential offeror must announce either a firm intention to make a bid or that it does not intend to make an offer (or, in the case of Rule 2.6(a), by which the Panel must consent to an extension of the deadline) has been extracted from the relevant announcement made by the offeree company.
5. Additions and deletions of offeree companies and offerors are reflected in the Disclosure Table throughout the day, following the relevant announcement. Other amendments may also be made throughout the day. In any event, details of the classes of relevant securities issued by an offeree or offeror company, the number of such securities in issue (“NSI”) and the International Securities Identification Number (“ISIN”) of such securities announced under Rule 2.9 of the Code before 5.00 pm each day will be included in the final version of the Disclosure Table by 5.30 pm that day. The final version of the Disclosure Table issued each day will be marked “Final” and persons required to make Dealing Disclosures and Opening Position Disclosures are advised to use that final version. Any changes to a potential offeror’s Rule 2.6 deadline will also be reflected in the “Final” version of the Disclosure Table, although any such changes will not be shown in the “Amendments” section at the top of the Disclosure Table.
6. Dealing Disclosures by the parties to an offer, persons acting in concert with them and connected EPTs must be made by no later than 12 noon on the business day (as defined in the Code) following the date of the relevant dealing and Dealing Disclosures by persons with an interest in relevant securities of 1% or more must be made by 3.30 pm on the business day following the date of the relevant dealing.
7. Opening Position Disclosures by the parties to an offer and by connected EPTs must be made by no later than 12 noon on the 10th business day after the commencement of the offer period or the announcement that first identifies an offeror (as the case may be). Where required, Opening Position Disclosures by persons with interests in relevant securities of 1% or more must be made by no later than 3.30 pm on the 10th business day after the commencement of the offer period or the announcement that first identifies an offeror (as the case may be). Details of the time and date at which an offer period commenced and at which an offeror was first identified are set out in the Disclosure Table. In order to calculate the deadline for Opening Position Disclosures, it is therefore necessary to count forward 10 business days from the relevant date.
8. Opening Position Disclosures and Dealing Disclosures required under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service (“RIS”).
9. This Note is applicable if it says “See Note 9 below” by the name of the company in the Disclosure Table above. The Executive has granted the company a dispensation from the requirements under the Code that announcements must be published via a RIS. The company is instead required to publish all announcements on its website. The Executive has also granted a dispensation from Note 3 on Rule 8 of the Code that disclosures made under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a RIS. Therefore, Opening Position Disclosures and Dealing Disclosures required under Rule 8 of the Code may be made to the company at the address stated in the announcement that commenced the offer period.
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