FIL Limited Form 8.3 - [Britvic PLC]

  FIL Limited - Form 8.3 - [Britvic PLC]

RNS Number : 1374R
FIL Limited
14 November 2012




                                                                      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) Identity of the person whose                    FMR LLC and/or one or
positions/dealings are being disclosed              more  of  its  direct   or 
                                                    indirect subsidiaries

                                                               And

                                                    FIL Limited and/or one or
                                                    more  of  its  direct  and 
                                                    indirect subsidiaries
(b) Owner  or controller  of interests  and  short 
positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

 The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is
insufficient
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to  whose        Britvic Plc
relevant securities this form relates:

 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
        (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        13-November-12
        (f) Has the discloser previously          YES
        disclosed, or are they today disclosing,
        under the Code in respect of any other      If YES, specify which:
        party to this offer?
                                                    A.G Barr PLC



2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE



(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 Shares


                                                 Interests     Short positions
                                                Number    (%)   Number    (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or        20,814,676 8.58%
controlled:
2) Derivatives (other than options):
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell
TOTAL                                         20,814,676 8.58%





All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.



Details of any open derivative or option positions, 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 executive options)



Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:
        Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant
        percentages:



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.



3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE



(a) Purchases and sales



Class of relevant security Purchase/sale Number of securities  Price per unit

                                 
Ordinary shares            Sale                        50,000 3.665 GBP/ Share



(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)



Class of   Product          Nature of dealing e.g.         Number of   Price
relevant description     opening/closing a long/short      reference  per unit
security               position, increasing/reducing a    securities
          e.g. CFD           long/short position
         

         



(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities



(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying



Class of   Product    Writing,   Number of  Exercise   Type    Expiry  Option
relevant description purchasing, securities  price              date   money
security  e.g. call   selling,    to which  per unit   e.g.            paid/
           option      varying     option            American,        received
                        etc.      relates            European         per unit
                                                       etc.



(ii) Exercising



 Class of relevant  Product description      Number of      Exercise price per
     security                               securities             unit
                     e.g. call option
                                                            

                                                            



(d) Other dealings (including new securities)



 Class of relevant       Nature of dealing     Details   Price per unit (if
      security                                               applicable)
                        e.g. subscription,
                            conversion
                     

                     



The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.



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.



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:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "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"








(c) Attachments



Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached? No





        Date of disclosure 14-November-12
        Contact name       Shelley Muller
        Telephone number    01737 837092



Public disclosures under  Rule 8  of the  Code must  be made  to a  Regulatory 
Information Service  and  must  also  be emailed  to  the  Takeover  Panel  at 
monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  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.





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