HARRIS ASSOCIATES LP: Form 8.3 - Britvic Plc

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/  Harris Associates L.P.            
dealings are being disclosed:                                              
                                                                          
(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   BRITVIC                           


    whose 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:   30 January 2013                   
                                                                          
(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed,  NO                                


    or are they today disclosing, under the                                   
    Code in respect of 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:    Common Stock (GB00B0N8QD54)                     


                                                                              
                                       Interests            Short Positions   
                                                                              
                                    Number          %       Number        %   


                                                                          
(1) Relevant securities owned  5,629,979 shares   2.32 %                       
and/or controlled:                                                         
                                                                          
(2) Derivatives (other than                                                    
options):                                                                  
                                                                          
(3) Options and agreements to                                                  


    purchase/sell:                                                            
                                                                              
    Total                      5,629,979 shares   2.32 %                      


                                                                          
(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:                                                          
3.    DEALINGS                                                                   


    
                                                                                



(a)   Purchases and sales                                                        


    
                                                                                
    


Class of relevant        Purchase/sale        Number of        Price per 
unit    


        security                                  securities                    
    
                                                                                



Common Stock              Sale                77 shares          7.1097 GBP      

(GB00B0N8QD54)                                                                   


    
                                                                                



Common Stock              Sale                4,700 shares       7.0051 GBP      

(GB00B0N8QD54)                                                                   


    
                                                                                



Common Stock              Sale                534,323 shares     7.0050 GBP      

(GB00B0N8QD54)                                                                   


    
                                                                                



(b)   Derivatives transactions (other than options)                              


    
                                                                                



Class of relevant      Product         Nature of dealing    Number of   Price 
per    


    security       description e.g.  e.g. opening/closing   reference      unit 
    
                         CFD             a long/short      securities           
    
                                     position, increasing/                      
    
                                     reducing a 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 e.g. Expiry  Option  

 relevant  description purchasing, securities price    American, date    money 
paid/
 security   e.g. call  selling,    to which   per unit European          
received    
         option    varying     option              etc.              per 
unit    


                       etc.        relates                                      
    
                                                                                



(ii)  Exercising                                                                 


    
                                                                                



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


    
                                                                                



(d)   Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)                  


    
                                                                                



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


    
                          conversion                                            
    
                                                                                
    

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 attached?          NO                                 
                                                                          
Date of disclosure                          31 January 2013                    
                                                                          
Contact name                                Sarah E. Grimm                     
                                                                          
Telephone number                            312-621-0628                       
                                                                           
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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