Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. : Form 8.3


FORM 8.3

Rule 8.3 of the OPA Code (the “Code”)


(a) Full name of discloser: Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. (“Dimensional”), in its capacity as investment manager and on behalf of its affiliates which are also investment managers. Dimensional and its affiliates expressly disclaim beneficial ownership of the shares described in this form 8.3
(b) Owner or controller of the disclosed interests and short positions, if different from 1 (a):
TThe designation of the representative or the vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee (s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.
(vs) Name of the offeror / officer with respect to the titles concerned this form reports:
Use a separate form for each offeror / beneficiary
Equiniti Group plc
(re) If an exempt fund manager is related to an offeror / offeror, indicate this and specify identity of offering / offering:
(e) Date of the position held / of the transaction undertaken:
For an open position disclosure, State la latest practicable date before disclosure
July 1, 2021
(F) In addition to the company in 1 (c) above, does the discloser make any disclosures with respect to any other party to the offer?
If it is a cash to offer or cash offer possible, indicate “N/A
N / A

If YES, specify which one:


If there are positions or rights to subscribe to be disclosed in more than one category of relevant securities of the offeror or offender named in point 1 (c), copy table 2 (a) or (b) (depending on the case) for each additional category of relevant titles. Security.

(a) Interest and short positions in securities of the offeror or pollicity to which the disclosure relates as a result of the transaction (if only)

Relevant safety class: 0.1p Ordinary Shares
Interests Short positions
Number % Number %
(1) Relevant securities held and / or controlled: 8,753,788 * 2.38%
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
(3) Equity-settled derivatives (including options) and purchase / sale agreements:
TOTAL: 8 753 788 2.38%

* Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. asd / or its affiliates do not control the discretion to vote for 382,793 actions.

All interests and all short positions must be disclosed.

Details of any opening settled in actions derivative posts (including traded options), or the agreements to buy or sell the securities concerned, must be given on an additional form 8 (Open positions).

(b) Subscription rights for new titles (including directors and others employee option)

Relevant safety class for which there is a subscription right:
Details, including the nature of the rights concerned and the relevant percentages:


When there have been transactions on more than one category of relevant securities of the offeror or offender named in point 1 (c), copy table 3 (a), (b), (c) or (d ) (as the case may be) for each class of securities concerned processed.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts must be indicated.

(a) Purchases and sales

Relevant safety class Buy Sell Number of titles Price per unit
Ordinary actions Sale 10,039 1.7939 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Relevant safety class Product Description
for example CFD
Nature of transaction
for example opening/ close a long/short position, increasing / decreasing a long/short position
Number of reference securities Price per unit

(vs) Equity-settled derivative transactions (including ooptions)

(I) Writing, selling, buying or modifying

Relevant safety class Product Description e.g. call option Writing, purchase, sale, variable etc. Number of ssecurities to which the option relates Exercise the price per unit Type
for example American, European, etc.
Expiration date Option money paid/ received per unit

(ii) Exercisee

Relevant safety class Product Description
for example call option
Exercise / exercised against Number of titles Unit exercise price

(re) Other transactions (including to subscribe to new titles)

Relevant safety class Nature of transaction
for example subscription, conversion
Details Unit price (if applicable)


(a) Compensation and other trade agreements

redetails of everything indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or comprehension, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to trade or refrain from trading 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:
Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should do not to be understood. Yes there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, State “nothing

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

redetails of any agreement, arrangement or arrangementformal or informal, between the person make the disclosure and any other person related to:
(I) the voting rights of all the securities concerned under any option; or
(ii) voting rights or the future acquisition or disposal of any relevant security to which any derivative is referenced:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, State “nothing

(vs) Attachments

Is a Supplementary form 8 (Open positions) attached? NO
Disclosure Date: July 2nd 2021
Contact Name: Thomas hone
Phone number: 020 3033 3419

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code should be made to a regulatory information service and should also be emailed to the Acquisitions Panel at [email protected]. The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation regarding the Code’s disclosure requirements on +44 (0) 20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Group’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.


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