Disclosure Forms

Opening Position Disclosures and Dealing Disclosures should be disclosed via a Regulatory Information Service. A copy must also be sent to the Takeover Panel in electronic form.

Market Surveillance Unit

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7638 0129
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7236 7013
E-mail: monitoring@disclosure.org.uk

The e-mail address listed above is to be used solely for transmitting disclosure forms to the Market Surveillance Unit of the Panel. Enquiries or questions about the Code should continue to be addressed by telephone or fax.

The Panel Executive is inviting comments on its proposal to update the Disclosure Forms. More information.

Forms:

Form Description Rule(s)
Form 8 (OPD) Public Opening Position Disclosure by a party to an offer Rules 8.1 and 8.2
Form 8 (DD) Public Dealing Disclosure by a party to an offer or person acting in concert (including dealings for the account of discretionary investment clients) Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4
Form 8.3 Public Opening Position Disclosure/Dealing Disclosure by a person with an interest in relevant securities representing 1% or more Rule 8.3
Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) Public Opening Position Disclosure/Dealing Disclosure by an exempt principal trader without recognised intermediary (“RI”) status (or where RI status is not applicable) Rules 8.5(a), (b) and (c)(i)
Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) Public Dealing Disclosure by an exempt principal trader with recognised intermediary status dealing in a client-serving capacity Rule 8.5(c)(ii)
Form 8.6 Private Dealing Disclosure by an exempt fund manager with no interests in securities representing 1% or more in any party Rule 8.6
Form 8.7 Private disclosure of dealings for the account of non-discretionary investment clients by a party to an offer or person acting in concert Rule 8.7
Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) Details of open option and derivative positions, agreements to purchase or sell etc. Note 5(i) on Rule 8
Supplemental Form 8 (SBL) Details of securities borrowing and lending and financial collateral arrangements by offerors, offeree companies and persons acting in concert Note 5(l) on Rule 8
 

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Disclosure Table

Details of offeree companies and offerors currently in an offer period. Positions and dealings in relevant securities must be disclosed under Rule 8 of the Code.

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The Takeover Code

The Takeover Code is designed to ensure that shareholders are treated fairly, are not denied an opportunity to decide on the merits of a takeover and are afforded equivalent treatment by an offeror. It provides an orderly framework within which takeovers are conducted.
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Statements by the Panel

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Where to find statements and disclosures notified to a Regulatory Information Service in relation to takeovers regulated by the Takeover Panel.

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