Disclosure Table

THE TAKEOVER PANEL – DISCLOSURE TABLE
21 September 2018 – FINAL
The following are today’s changes to the Disclosure Table:
ADDITIONS
OFFEREE: Science Group plc
Offer period commenced: 07:01 21-Sep-2018
1p ordinaryISIN: GB00B39GTJ17NSI: 40,025,027
OFFEROR: No named offeror
DELETIONS
OFFEROR: CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. (potential offeror for Phaunos Timber Fund Limited)
Offeror identified: 07:01 06-Sep-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: 17:00 22-Sep-2018
USD 0.01 common stockISIN: US14912Y2028NSI: 49,116,093
AMENDMENTS
OFFEREE: NEX Group plc
Offer period commenced: 17:37 15-Mar-2018
17.5p ordinaryISIN: GB00BZ02MH16NSI: 379,735,432
ADRISIN: 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: US12572Q1058NSI: 340,833,617
OFFEREE: Shire plc
Offer period commenced: 10:23 28-Mar-2018
5p ordinaryISIN: JE00B2QKY057NSI: 914,675,521
ADRISIN: US82481R1068 
OFFEROR: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Offeror identified: 10:23 28-Mar-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
OrdinaryISIN: JP3463000004NSI: 784,273,242
ADSISIN: US8740602052 
OFFEREE: Virgin Money Holdings (UK) plc
Offer period commenced: 21:20 07-May-2018
0.01p ordinaryISIN: GB00BQ8P0644NSI: 446,067,336
OFFEROR: CYBG plc
Offeror identified: 21:20 07-May-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
10p ordinaryISIN: GB00BD6GN030NSI: 886,079,959
CDIISIN: AU000000CYB7 
DISCLOSURE TABLE
OFFEREE: Abzena plc
Offer period commenced: 07:16 16-Aug-2018
0.2p ordinaryISIN: GB00BN65QN46NSI: 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 ordinaryISIN: JE00BFZD1492NSI: 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 ordinaryISIN: GB00B1L7NQ30NSI: 355,154,922
OFFEROR: Pareteum Corporation
Offeror identified: 07:00 07-Jun-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
USD 0.00001 commonISIN: US69946T2078NSI: 60,655,317
OFFEREE: Ascent Resources plc
Offer period commenced: 07:00 17-Apr-2018
0.2p ordinaryISIN: GB00BZ16J374NSI: 2,268,810,686
OFFEROR: No named offeror
OFFEREE: Cambian Group plc
Offer period commenced: 07:00 10-Jul-2018
1p ordinaryISIN: GB00BKXNB024NSI: 184,198,746
OFFEROR: CareTech Holdings plc
Offeror identified: 07:00 10-Jul-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
0.5p ordinaryISIN: GB00B0KWHQ09NSI: 75,691,423
OFFEREE: esure Group plc
Offer period commenced: 11:01 13-Aug-2018
1/12p ordinary ISIN: GB00B8KJH563NSI: 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 ordinaryISIN: GB0006573546NSI: 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 ordinaryISIN: GB0005203376NSI: 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 ordinaryISIN: GG00B4ZWPH08NSI: 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 ordinaryISIN: GB00BYSRJ698NSI: 282,784,288
ADRISIN: US54336Q3020 
OFFEROR: Sibanye Gold Limited (trading as Sibanye-Stillwater)
Offeror identified: 07:00 14-Dec-2017
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
Ordinary NPVISIN: ZAE000173951NSI: 2,265,879,337
ADRISIN: US8257242060 
Convertible Bond 2023ISIN: XS1689727920USD: 450,000,000
OFFEREE: NEX Group plc
Offer period commenced: 17:37 15-Mar-2018
17.5p ordinaryISIN: GB00BZ02MH16NSI: 379,735,432
ADRISIN: 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: US12572Q1058NSI: 340,833,617
OFFEREE: Phaunos Timber Fund Limited
Offer period commenced: 07:00 05-Jun-2018
Ordinary NPVISIN: GG00BFX4LT97NSI: 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
OFFEREE: Produce Investments plc
Offer period commenced: 07:10 11-Sep-2018
1p ordinaryISIN: GB00B3ZGBY47NSI: 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 ordinaryISIN: GB00B90T9Z75NSI: 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 ordinaryISIN: GB00B3XBCR18NSI: 116,561,917
OFFEROR: No named offeror
OFFEREE: RPC Group plc
Offer period commenced: 07:00 10-Sep-2018
5p ordinaryISIN: GB0007197378NSI: 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: Science Group plc
Offer period commenced: 07:01 21-Sep-2018
1p ordinaryISIN: GB00B39GTJ17NSI: 40,025,027
OFFEROR: No named offeror
OFFEREE: Shire plc
Offer period commenced: 10:23 28-Mar-2018
5p ordinaryISIN: JE00B2QKY057NSI: 914,675,521
ADRISIN: US82481R1068 
OFFEROR: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Offeror identified: 10:23 28-Mar-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
OrdinaryISIN: JP3463000004NSI: 784,273,242
ADSISIN: US8740602052 
OFFEREE: Sinclair Pharma plc
Offer period commenced: 13:32 05-Jul-2018
1p ordinaryISIN: GB0033856740NSI: 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 ordinaryISIN: GB0001411924NSI: 1,719,617,230
ADRISIN: 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 ordinaryISIN: GB00B3Y5L754NSI: 526,986,000
ADRISIN: 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 ordinaryISIN: GB00BQ8P0644NSI: 446,067,336
OFFEROR: CYBG plc
Offeror identified: 21:20 07-May-2018
Rule 2.6 deadline: N/A
10p ordinaryISIN: GB00BD6GN030NSI: 886,079,959
CDIISIN: 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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