Pioneer Global Asset Management S.p.A.,
LSE : TTM

July 18, 2016 06:13 ET

Form 8.3 - RPC Group Plc

                                                                                                         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


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(a) Identity of the person whose positions/dealings are being         Unicredit SpA                 
    disclosed:                                                                                          
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(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, 
    if different from 1(a):                                                                                
    The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient                                     
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(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities  RPC Group Plc                 
    this form relates:                                                                                  
    Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree                                                   
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(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, 
    state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:                                                       
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(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:                            July 15th 2016 (Initial       
                                                                      disclosure)                   
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(f)  Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are they today        Yes                           
     disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to 
     this offer?                                                                                              
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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)


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Class of relevant security:                                                                         
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                                                   Interests                       Short positions  
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                                        Number                     %              Number       %    
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  (1) Relevant securities            3,207,828.00                1,019                              
      owned and/or controlled:                             (based on the NSI                        
                                                          published on the UK                       
                                                        Takeover Panel website)                     
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  (2) Derivatives (other than                                                                       
      options):                                                                                           
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  (3) Options and agreements                                                                        
      to purchase/sell:                                                                                   
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                                     3,207,828.00                1,019                              
      TOTAL:                                                                                       
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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)


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Class of relevant security in relation to which                                                     
subscription right exists:                                                                          
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Details, including nature of the rights concerned                                                   
and relevant percentages:                                                                           
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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


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    Class of relevant          Purchase/sale         Number of securities        Price per unit     
         security                                                                                   
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(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)


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 Class of relevant      Product           Nature of dealing          Number of      Price per unit  
     security         description      e.g. opening/closing a        reference                      
                       e.g. CFD         long/short position,        securities                      
                                        increasing/reducing a                                       
                                         long/short position                                        
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(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying


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  Class of     Product     Writing,    Number of    Exercise       Type     Expiry date Option money
  relevant   description purchasing, securities to  price per      e.g.                    paid/    
  security    e.g. call    selling,   which option    unit      American,               received per
               option    varying etc.   relates               European etc.                 unit    
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(ii) Exercising


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    Class of relevant       Product description      Number of securities   Exercise price per unit 
         security             e.g. call option                                                      
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(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)


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    Class of relevant        Nature of dealing             Details             Price per unit (if   
         security            e.g. subscription,                                   applicable)       
                                 conversion                                                         
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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


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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"                                                                      
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None                                                                        
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(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives


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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"                       
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None                                                                                                
                                                                                                    
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(c) Attachments


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Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?                                    NO           
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Date of disclosure:                               18th  July 2016                                   
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Contact name:                                     NICOLA DISTASO, PIONEER GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT   
                                                  SPA                                               
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Telephone number:                                 +39 (0)2 76223145                                 
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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.

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