CORRECTION TO 2 (a) (1)
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) Full name ofdiscloser:||Rathbones Group Plc|
|(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):|
The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.
|(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securitiesthis form relates:|
Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
|National Express Group Plc|
|(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specifyidentity ofofferor/offeree:|
|(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:|
For an opening position disclosure,statethe latest practicable date prior to the disclosure
|(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the disclosermaking disclosures in respect of anyother party to the offer?|
If it is acashoffer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”
2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE
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.
(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:|
|(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:||15,156,240||2.4680%|
|(2) Cash-settled derivatives:|
|(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)and agreements to purchase/sell:|
All interests andallshort positions should be disclosed.
Details of any openstock-settledderivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).
(b) Rights to subscribefor new securities (including directors’ and otheremployee options)
|Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:|
|Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:|
3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE
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.
The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.
(a) Purchases and sales
|Class of relevant security||Purchase/sale||Number of securities||Price per unit|
|5p Ordinary Shares||Purchase||3,500||264p|
|5p Ordinary Shares||Sale||3,500||264p|
|5p Ordinary Shares||Purchase||4,100||264p|
(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions
|Class of relevant security||Product description|
e.g. opening/closing along/short position, increasing/reducing along/short position
|Number ofreferencesecurities||Price per unit|
(c) Stock-settled derivativetransactions(including options)
(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying
|Class of relevant security||Product descriptione.g. call option||Writing,purchasing, selling,varying etc.||Number of securities to which option relates||Exercise priceper unit||Type|
e.g. American, European etc.
|Expiry date||Option money paid/ received per unit|
|Class of relevant security||Product description|
e.g. call option
|Exercising/ exercised against||Number of securities||Exercise price per unit|
(d) Other dealings (includingsubscribing fornew securities)
|Class of relevant security||Nature ofdealing|
e.g. subscription, conversion
|Details||Price per unit (if applicable)|
4. OTHER INFORMATION
(a) Indemnity and other dealing arrangements
|Details of anyindemnity or optionarrangement, orany agreement orunderstanding, 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:|
Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent shouldnot be included.If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”
(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives
|Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the personmaking 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 derivativeis referenced:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”
|Is aSupplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?||No|
|Date of disclosure:||06/01/2022|
|Contact name:||Angela Hepburn-Compliance Department|
|Telephone number:||0151 236 6666|
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 in relation to the Code’s disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.
The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website atwww.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.
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