Regulatory announcement from Melqart Asset Management UK: Form 8.3 – SPIRE HEALTHCARE GROUP PLC


FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE / TRANSACTION DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON HAVING INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the OPA Code (the “Code”)

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KEY INFORMATION (a) Full name of discloser: MELQART ASSET MANAGEMENT (UK) LTD (b) Owner or controller of the disclosed interests and short positions, if different from 1 (a):

N / A

The designation of nominees or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee (s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named. (c) Name of the offeror / officer in relation to the titles concerned by this form: Spire Healthcare Group plc Use a separate form for each offeror / beneficiary (d) If an exempt fund manager is related to an offeror / offeror, indicate this and specify the identity of the offeror / offeror:

N / A

(e) Date of position held / transaction undertaken: June 16, 2021 For an open position disclosure, indicate the last practicable date before the disclosure (f) In addition to the company mentioned in 1 (c) above, does the discloser make any disclosures with respect to any other party to the offer? NO If it is a cash offer or a possible cash offer, indicate “N / A” If YES, specify which one:

2

POSITIONS OF THE DISCLOSING PERSON 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) Interests and short positions on the relevant securities of the offeror or the offender to which the disclosure relates as a result of the transaction (if applicable) Relevant safety class: 1p ordinary Interests Short positions Number % Number % (1) Relevant securities held and / or controlled: (2) Derivatives settled in cash:

10,193,100

2.54%

(3) Derivatives settled in shares (including options) and buy / sell agreements: TOTAL:

10,193,100

2.54%

All interest and short positions must be disclosed. Details of all open settled derivative positions in equities (including traded options) or relevant securities buy or sell agreements should be provided on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions). (b) Subscription rights for new securities (including options for directors and other employees) Class of securities concerned in relation to which there is a subscription right: Details, including the nature of the rights concerned and the relevant percentages:

3

TRANSACTIONS (IF APPLICABLE) BY THE DISCLOSING PERSON When there have been transactions on more than one category of relevant securities of the offeror or the 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 Unit price (GBp) (b) Cash-settled derivative transactions Relevant safety class Product Description Nature of the transaction Number of benchmark titles Unit price (GBp) eg CFD For example, open / close a long / short position, increase / decrease a long / short position

1p ordinary

CFD

reduce a long position

1,450,000

249.45

(vs) Equity-settled derivative transactions (including options) (I) Writing, selling, buying or modifying Relevant safety class Product description, e.g. purchase option Write, buy, sell, vary, etc. Number of securities to which the option relates Unit exercise price Type Expiration date Option money paid / received per unit for example American, European, etc. (ii) Exercise Relevant safety class Product Description Exercise / exercised against Number of titles Unit exercise price for example purchase option (re) Other operations (including subscription of new securities) Relevant safety class Nature of the transaction Details Unit price (if applicable) e.g. subscription, conversion

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OTHER INFORMATION (a) Compensation and other trade agreements Details of any indemnity or option agreement, or any agreement or arrangement, formal or informal, relating to the 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 not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, indicate “none” Nothing (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 regarding: (i) the voting rights of any relevant security under an option; or (ii) voting rights or the future acquisition or disposal of any relevant security to which a derivative is referenced: If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, indicate “none” Nothing (vs) Attachments Is an additional form 8 (open positions) attached? NO Disclosure Date: June 17, 2021 Contact Name: Deepak verma Phone number: +44 (0) 20 3826 4494 Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a regulatory information service. 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 Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

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