BVIC: Deccan Value Investors L.P.: Form 8.3 - Britvic plc

  BVIC: Deccan Value Investors L.P.: Form 8.3 - Britvic plc

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

                                                                      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 positions/dealings    Deccan Value Investors
are being disclosed:                                    L.P.
(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
relevant securities this form relates:                 Britvic plc

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:             02/01/2013
(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are
they today disclosing, under the Code in respect of    No
any other party to this offer?

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:               20p ordinary shares
                                         Interests         Short positions
                                          Number     %     Number      %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or      4,535,120  1.87             
controlled:
(2) Derivatives (other than options):                               
(3) Options and agreements to                                       
purchase/sell:
TOTAL:                                    4,535,120  1.87             

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      Purchase/sale  Number of securities  Price per unit
security
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       262                   4.1000
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       4,314                 4.1060
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       264                   4.1090
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       487                   4.1100
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,674                 4.1105
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       5,463                 4.1130
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       74                    4.1200
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       979                   4.1210
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,592                 4.1220
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       4,015                 4.1225
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       2,099                 4.1230
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       920                   4.1235
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,458                 4.1240
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       521                   4.1245
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       13,015                4.1250
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       2,720                 4.1260
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       847                   4.1270
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       255                   4.1275
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       270                   4.1280
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,601                 4.1290
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       299                   4.1295
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       3,130                 4.1300
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       12,038                4.1303
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       2,473                 4.1310
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,942                 4.1320
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,375                 4.1330
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       680                   4.1340
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       3,033                 4.1342
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       19,839                4.1350
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       3,180                 4.1360
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       764                   4.1370
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       14,969                4.1373
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       6,249                 4.1380
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       645                   4.1390
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       670                   4.1400
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       750                   4.1410
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       3,631                 4.1420
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       760                   4.1430
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,125                 4.1440
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       262                   4.1445
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       6,352                 4.1450
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,040                 4.1460
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       5,447                 4.1470
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       4,254                 4.1480
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       810                   4.1490
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       2,939                 4.1500
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       450                   4.1510
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       510                   4.1520
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       270                   4.1530
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       280                   4.1540
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       430                   4.1560
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       851                   4.1570
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       250                   4.1580
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       260                   4.1600
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,563                 4.1610
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       310                   4.1620
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       525                   4.1630
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       460                   4.1640
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       5,941                 4.1650
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       126                   4.1660
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       4,184                 4.1670
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       750                   4.1680
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       305                   4.1690
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       400                   4.1700
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,828                 4.1710
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       7,223                 4.1727
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       230                   4.1740
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       280                   4.1810
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       274                   4.1850
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       265                   4.1870
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       252                   4.1880
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       553                   4.1890
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       610                   4.1900
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       775                   4.1930
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       280                   4.1940
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       400                   4.1950
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       2,063                 4.1960
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,129                 4.1970
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       400                   4.1980
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       381                   4.2000
Ordinary Shares        Purchase       1,006                 4.2020

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

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

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

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

                    Nature of dealing
Class of relevant                      Details  Price per unit (if
security            e.g. subscription,             applicable)
                    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”
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:  03/01/2013
Contact name:        John Malik, Chief Operating Officer
Telephone number:    +1 (203) 983-7203

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.

Contact:

Deccan Value Investors L.P.