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:             01/02/2013
(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       4,421,452  1.82             
controlled:
(2) Derivatives (other than options):                                
(3) Options and agreements to                                        
purchase/sell:
TOTAL:                                     4,421,452  1.82             

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         Sale           6,801                 4.5000
Ordinary Shares         Sale           2,263                 4.5010
Ordinary Shares         Sale           5,156                 4.5020
Ordinary Shares         Sale           2,243                 4.5030
Ordinary Shares         Sale           1,417                 4.5035
Ordinary Shares         Sale           1,636                 4.5040
Ordinary Shares         Sale           767                   4.5045
Ordinary Shares         Sale           3,592                 4.5050
Ordinary Shares         Sale           1,035                 4.5060
Ordinary Shares         Sale           3,523                 4.5070
Ordinary Shares         Sale           2,142                 4.5080
Ordinary Shares         Sale           39                    4.5085
Ordinary Shares         Sale           785                   4.5090
Ordinary Shares         Sale           1,485                 4.5100
Ordinary Shares         Sale           440                   4.5120
Ordinary Shares         Sale           1,216                 4.5130
Ordinary Shares         Sale           310                   4.5140
Ordinary Shares         Sale           1,560                 4.5170
Ordinary Shares         Sale           1,823                 4.5180
Ordinary Shares         Sale           2,091                 4.5190
Ordinary Shares         Sale           420                   4.5200
Ordinary Shares         Sale           685                   4.5210
Ordinary Shares         Sale           354                   4.5220
Ordinary Shares         Sale           400                   4.5230
Ordinary Shares         Sale           310                   4.5240
Ordinary Shares         Sale           1,235                 4.5250
Ordinary Shares         Sale           940                   4.5260
Ordinary Shares         Sale           260                   4.5270
Ordinary Shares         Sale           390                   4.5280
Ordinary Shares         Sale           587                   4.5290
Ordinary Shares         Sale           430                   4.5300
Ordinary Shares         Sale           310                   4.5310
Ordinary Shares         Sale           203                   4.5320
Ordinary Shares         Sale           380                   4.5340
Ordinary Shares         Sale           440                   4.5350
Ordinary Shares         Sale           478                   4.5360
Ordinary Shares         Sale           330                   4.5410
Ordinary Shares         Sale           255                   4.5420
Ordinary Shares         Sale           290                   4.5430
Ordinary Shares         Sale           2,255                 4.5440
Ordinary Shares         Sale           1,488                 4.5450
Ordinary Shares         Sale           2,362                 4.5460
Ordinary Shares         Sale           8,441                 4.5470
Ordinary Shares         Sale           19,227                4.5480
Ordinary Shares         Sale           5,872                 4.5490
Ordinary Shares         Sale           366                   4.5495
Ordinary Shares         Sale           23,783                4.5500
Ordinary Shares         Sale           269                   4.5510

(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

                     Product
Class of relevant   description         Number of          Exercise price
security                                  securities          per 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:  04/02/2013
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.
 
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