DNCA FINANCE UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.3 – INMARSAT PLC

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

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:   DNCA FINANCE acting on behalf of its subsidiary DNCA FINANCE
LUXEMBOURG (100% held)
(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 relevant
securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

INMARSAT 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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest
practicable date prior to the disclosure

April 12th 2019
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser
making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

N/A

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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:   INMARSAT PLC CONVERTIBLES BONDS (ISIN XS1486508887)

 

Interests   Short positions
  Number   % Number   %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: Nominal 10 400 000 USD (47 securities 1.44    
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:        
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements
to purchase/sell:
       

TOTAL:

Nominal 10 400 000 USD (47 securities) 1.44    

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

(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:   INMARSAT PLC Ordinary shares (ISIN GB00B09LSH68)

 

Interests   Short positions
  Number   % Number   %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 427 483 shares 0.09    
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:        
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements
to purchase/sell:
       

TOTAL:

427 483 shares 0.09    

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
INMARSAT PLC CONVERTIBLES BONDS (ISIN XS1486508887) Sale 1 000 000 USD (5 securities) 149.700 USD

(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

(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?  

NO

Date of disclosure:   April 15th, 2019
Contact name: Clément RAOULT (Deputy Head of Legal)
Telephone number: +33 01 83 97 55 50

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 www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Contacts

DNCA FINANCE