Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management LLP: module 8.3

Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management LLP: module 8.3

FORM 8.3

DISCLOSURE POSITION OF OPENING TO THE PUBLIC / COMMERCIAL DISCLOSURE BY

A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

Article 8.3 of the Acquisition Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Identity of the person whose positions / transactions are subject to disclosure:

Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management LLP

Boussard & Gavaudan Gestion SAS

acting on behalf of various funds

(b) Data controller or data controller of disclosed interests and short positions, if different from 1 (a):

The nomination of nominee or vehicle company is insufficient

(c) Name of the bidder / offeror in relation to whose relevant titles this form refers:

Use a separate form for each bidder / bidder

Norton Life Lock Inc.

(d) If an exempt fund manager is linked to a bidder / offerer, declare this and specify the identity of the bidder / offerer:

(e) Date of position held / negotiation undertaken:

August 4, 2022

(f) Has the author of the disclosure previously disclosed, or is he disclosing today, under the Code in connection with any other part of this offer?

Yes / Avast plc

2. POSITIONS OF THE COMMUNICATION MANAGER

(a) Interest and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or recipient to whom the disclosure relates following the trade (if any)

Relevant security class:

0.01 USD common

ISIN: US6687711084

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and / or controlled:

371.327

0.06%

(2) CFDs on derivatives (other than options):

35,920

0.00%

(3) Options and purchase / sale contracts:

TOTAL:

407.247

0.06%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed. Details of any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to buy or sell relevant securities, must be provided in a supplementary Form 8 (Open Positions).

Relevant security class:

2,000% Senior Unsecured Convertible Notes August 2022

ID: US668771AB40

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and / or controlled:

0

0.00%

(2) CFDs on derivatives (other than options):

0

0.00%

(3) Options and purchase / sale contracts:

TOTAL:

0

0.00%

(b) Rights to subscribe to new securities (including directors and other executive options)

Relevant security class in relation to which the subscription right exists:

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

If there are positions or rights to be subscribed to be disclosed in more than one relevant class of the offeror or recipient securities referred to in 1 (c), copy Table 2 (a) or (b) (as applicable) for each additional safety class.

3. NEGOTIATIONS (IF ANY) OF THE PERSON MAKING THE INFORMATION

(a) Purchases and sales

Relevant safety class

Purchase / sale

Number of titles

Price per unit USD

0.01 USD common

Buy

7,550

26.50

0.01 USD common

Buy

12.975

26.59

0.01 USD common

Buy

4,274

26.58

(b) Derivative transactions (other than options)

Relevant safety class

Product description

for example CFDs

Nature of the deal

ex. open / close a long / short position, increase / decrease a long / short position

Number of reference securities

Price per unit

U.S. dollar

0.01 USD common

CFD

Decrease a short position

1,980

26.52

0.01 USD common

CFD

Decrease a short position

422

26.58

0.01 USD common

CFD

Decrease a short position

302

26.56

(c) Options transactions on existing securities

(I) Write, sell, buy or vary

Relevant safety class

Product description eg call option

Write, buy, sell, vary, etc.

Number of securities to which the option refers

Strike price per unit

Guy

e.g. American, European etc.

Expiration date

Money paid / received per unit option

(ii) Exercise

Relevant safety class

Product description

eg call option

Number of titles

Strike price per unit

(d) Other transactions (including the subscription of new securities)

Relevant safety class

Nature of the deal

ex. subscription, conversion

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts must be indicated.

If there has been trading in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or recipient referred to in point 1 (c), copy Table 3 (a), (b), (c) or (d) (depending on the of the cases) for each additional class of relevant securities dealt with.

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnity and other negotiation arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option agreement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities that may be an incentive to trade or refrain from dealing entered into by the person making the disclosure and any part of the offer or any person act in concert with a part of the offer:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, indicate “none”

Nobody

(b) Agreements, agreements or arrangements relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreements, arrangements or arrangements, formal or informal, between the person making the disclosure and any other person relating to:

(i) the voting rights of all relevant securities under any option; or

(ii) voting rights or future acquisition or sale of any relevant security referenced in any derivative:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, indicate “none”

Nobody

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplementary Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

NO

Disclosure date:

05th August 2022

Contact Name:

Deborah Winner

Telephone number:

+44 203 751 54 12

Notices to the public pursuant to Article 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be sent by email to the Acquisition Operations Committee at the address [email protected]. The Market Supervisory Unit of the Panel is available for consultation in relation to the disclosure obligations on the operations of the Code on +44 (0) 20 7638 0129.

The Code is available on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

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