Form 8.3 - PLAYTECH PLC

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LONDON, January 24, 2022--(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:

Barclays PLC.

(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

PLAYTECH PLC

(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:

(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

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

21 January 2022

(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"

NO

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:

Ordinary NPV

Interests

Short Positions

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned

and/or controlled:

8,430,013

2.75%

3,980,205

1.30%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

3,814,459

1.25%

5,081,967

1.66%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

(4)

TOTAL:

12,244,472

4.00%

9,062,172

2.96%

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

Purchase/sale

Number of

Price per unit

security

securities

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

23

5.7925 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

380

5.6850 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

380

5.7500 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

1,015

6.0333 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

1,090

5.9025 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

2,181

5.6497 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

2,378

5.8400 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

2,572

5.7273 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

2,574

5.7790 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

2,927

5.7914 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

3,416

6.3500 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

3,757

5.7494 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

3,907

5.6862 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

4,189

5.9685 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

4,502

6.0562 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

4,556

5.9071 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

5,000

6.3000 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

5,380

6.3246 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

6,691

5.8007 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

9,479

6.0454 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

9,771

5.7825 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

11,349

5.7455 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

15,036

5.7950 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

16,013

5.8892 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Purchase

152,981

5.9554 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

9

5.7800 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

23

5.7925 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

292

5.7900 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

317

5.7775 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

358

6.1600 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

398

6.0859 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

436

6.2250 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

583

5.7850 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

744

5.7076 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

760

6.2400 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

867

5.9271 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

990

6.0793 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

1,020

6.0705 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

1,027

6.1750 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

1,044

6.1829 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

1,090

5.9025 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

1,705

6.2500 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

2,130

5.7952 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

2,950

6.1134 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

3,040

6.2262 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

3,140

6.0605 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

3,200

5.8600 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

5,444

6.1805 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

6,640

6.1844 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

6,709

5.6276 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

7,234

5.8175 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

7,667

6.2256 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

8,000

5.8125 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

9,383

5.9966 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

9,911

6.1516 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

10,072

6.2333 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

10,633

5.9944 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

13,000

5.6789 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

13,999

5.7356 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

19,000

5.8123 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

20,597

6.3027 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

26,159

6.2274 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

27,703

5.9590 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

31,084

5.8792 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

148,198

5.8190 GBP

Ordinary NPV

Sale

244,225

5.9308 GBP

(b)

Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per

relevant

description

reference

unit

security

securities

Ordinary NPV

CFD

Long

69

5.9294 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Long

2,622

5.8750 GBP

Ordinary NPV

CFD

Long

5,000

5.7763 GBP

Ordinary NPV

CFD

Long

10,000

6.1699 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Long

24,116

5.8325 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Long

33,488

5.9644 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Long

36,545

6.1053 GBP

Ordinary NPV

CFD

Long

53,713

5.6042 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Long

55,465

5.8659 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Long

112,214

6.0492 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Short

180

5.7950 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Short

641

5.9187 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Short

821

5.9251 GBP

Ordinary NPV

CFD

Short

2,565

5.7954 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Short

17,061

6.1175 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Short

19,531

5.9853 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Short

26,480

5.9665 GBP

Ordinary NPV

SWAP

Short

104,002

5.9054 GBP

(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:

24 January 2022

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number*:

020 3134 7213

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.

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