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Friday, 4 August 2017

Form 8 (DD) - Novae Group plc

     

Published: 16:54 CEST 04-08-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Novae Group plc / : NVA /ISIN: GB00B40SF849

Form 8 (DD) - Novae Group plc

FORM 8 (DD)

 

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER OR PERSON ACTING IN CONCERT (INCLUDING DEALINGS FOR THE ACCOUNT OF DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT CLIENTS)

Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Full name of discloser:

Matthew Fosh

(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.

N/A

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Novae Group plc

(d) Status of person making the disclosure:

     e.g. offeror, offeree, person acting in concert with the offeror/offeree (specify name of offeror/offeree)

Person acting in concert with the offeree (Novae Group plc)

(e) Date dealing undertaken:

03 August 2017

(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"

YES / NO / N/A

If YES, specify which:

 

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

 

Class of relevant security:

 

 

 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%A

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

969,035

1.504

Nil

Nil

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

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

Nil

Nil

Nil

Nil

 

     TOTAL:

969,035

1.504

Nil

Nil

 

A. Percentage calculations are based on Novae Group plc's total number of ordinary shares in issue being    64,425,640.

 

  1. Interests held as options under Novae Group plc share plans following the dealing:

 

Class of Relevant Security:

Ordinary Shares
(under option)

Share Plan

Vesting Date

Exercise Price (per share)

Ordinary Shares (under option)

24,588

Deferred Bonus Plan

15/03/2018[A]

Nil

Ordinary Shares (under option)

24,588

Deferred Bonus Plan

15/03/2019[A]

Nil

Ordinary Shares (under option)

30,128

Annual Deferred Bonus Award

09/04/2018[A]

Nil

Ordinary Shares (under option)

105,219

2007 Long Term Incentive Plan

09/04/2018[B]

Nil

Ordinary Shares (under option)

99,087

2007 Long Term Incentive Plan

15/03/2019[B]

Nil

Ordinary Shares (under option)

144,636

2017 Long Term Incentive Plan

15/03/2022[B]

 

Nil

 

[A] The vesting of the award is conditional on continued employment and subject to other rules of the plan.

[B]The vesting of the award is subject to continued employment and performance conditions.

 

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).

 

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

 

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

 

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:

N/A

Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:

N/A

 


3.         DEALINGS 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

 

(i)         Party to an offer or person acting in concert (except for a principal trader in the same group as a connected adviser)

 

Class of relevant security

Purchase/sale

 

Number of securities

Price per unit

Ordinary shares

Purchase (under the Share Incentive Plan)

 

21

£7.025

 

(ii)        Principal trader where the sole reason for the connection is that the principal trader is in the same group as a connected adviser

 

Class of relevant security

Purchases/ sales

 

Total number of securities

Highest price per unit paid/received

Lowest price per unit paid/received

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(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)

Ordinary Shares

Shares allotted under the Share Plan

Allotment of 42 matching ordinary shares  under the Share Incentive Plan

£7.025

 

 

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 party to the offer or person acting in concert making the disclosure and any other person:

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 party to the offer or person acting in concert 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

 

Are any Supplemental Forms attached?

 

Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)

YES/NO

Supplemental Form 8 (SBL)

YES/NO

 

 

Date of disclosure:

04 August 2017

Contact name:

Alexandra Moon

Telephone number:

+44 (0) 20 7050 9000

 

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 dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

 

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





This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions (One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY 10006. Tel: +1 212 401 8700. www.nasdaqomx.com) on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients. Source: Novae Group plc, 71, Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4HH, UK
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