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                     Deccan Value Investors
positions/dealings 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:           06/02/2013
(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or
are they today disclosing, under the Code in         No
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:      20p ordinary shares
                                Interests               Short positions
                                 Number       %       Number     %
(1) Relevant securities owned    4,053,802    1.67              
and/or controlled:
(2) Derivatives (other than                                   
options):
(3) Options and agreements to                                 
purchase/sell:
TOTAL:                           4,053,802    1.67              

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      Price per
security                                           securities        unit
Ordinary Shares             Sale             1,378          4.5000
Ordinary Shares             Sale             659            4.5010
Ordinary Shares             Sale             708            4.5020

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

                                 Nature of dealing

               Product           e.g.
Class of       description       opening/closing a         Number of        Price
relevant                   long/short             reference     per
security       e.g. CFD          position,                 securities       unit
                                 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                                  Exercise
Class of relevant        description         Number of      price per
security                                           securities        unit
                            e.g. call option
                                                         

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

Class of        Nature of dealing
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:    07/02/2013
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.