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Magnetar Capital Partners LP - Form 8.3: Eland Oil & Gas 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


(a) Identity of the person whose positions/dealings Magnetar Capital Partners LP
are being disclosed:

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short
positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):        N/A
The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is
insufficient

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose    Eland Oil & Gas plc
relevant securities this form relates:
Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an     N/A
offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of
offeror/offeree:

(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:          November 7, 2019

(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are  No
they today disclosing, under the Code in respect of
any other party to this offer?



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)


Class of relevant security:                            5p ordinary
                                                    ISIN: GB00B8HHWX64

                                                    Interests     Short
                                                                 positions

                                                  Number     %   Number %

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

(2) Derivatives (other than options):            2,984,216 1.38%

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:

                                                 2,984,216 1.38%
TOTAL:



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)


Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:

Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:



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


Class of relevant security Purchase/sale Number of securities Price per unit



 (b)       Derivatives transactions (other than options)


Class of relevant   Product    Nature of dealing  Number of  Price per unit
    security      description        e.g.         reference
                   e.g. CFD    opening/closing a  securities
                                  long/short
                                   position,
                              increasing/reducing
                                 a long/short
                                   position

 Ordinary shares     Swap      Increasing a long    1,824       165.0000
                                   position

 Ordinary shares     Swap      Increasing a long    28,283      164.7987
                                   position

 Ordinary shares     Swap      Increasing a long     414        165.0000
                                   position



(c)        Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying


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



(ii)        Exercising


Class of relevant Product description Number of securities Exercise price per
    security       e.g. call option                               unit



(d)        Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)


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



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


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”


None



(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 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”

None



(c)        Attachments


Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached? No



   


Date of disclosure: November 8, 2019

Contact name:       Julianna Ethell

Telephone number:   847-905-4688



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 .