Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Biffa Plc LSE:BIFF London Ordinary Share GB00BD8DR117 ORD GBP0.01
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  0.00 0.0% 410.00 409.80 410.00 0.00 00:00:00
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
General Industrials 1,443.2 -28.6 -5.8 - 1,254

Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. : Form 8.3 - Biffa Plc - Ordinary Shares

25/11/2022 11:28am

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)


FORM 8.3



Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

   1.        KEY INFORMATION 
    (a) Full name of discloser:                                         Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. ("Dimensional"), in 
                                                                         its capacity as investment manager and on behalf its 
                                                                         affiliates who are also investment managers. Dimensional 
                                                                         and its affiliates expressly disclaim beneficial ownership 
                                                                         of the shares described in this form 8.3 
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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. 
     For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries 
     must be named. 
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    (c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant           Biffa plc 
     securities this form relates:                                       (GB00BD8DR117) 
     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:                          24 November 2022 
     For an opening position disclosure, state the latest 
     practicable date prior to the disclosure 
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    (f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the                N/A 
     discloser making disclosures in respect of any other                If YES, specify which: 
     party to the offer? 
     If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state 
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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.

   (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:                                    1p Ordinary Shares 
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                                                             Interests       positions 
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                                                           Number      %    Number   % 
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    (1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:     5,304,822*  1.73% 
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    (2) Cash-settled derivatives: 
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    (3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) 
     and agreements to purchase/sell: 
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         TOTAL:                                           5,304,822  1.73% 
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*Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. and / or its affiliates do not control voting discretion for 75,625 shares.

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative 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 subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other employee options) 
Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription 
 right exists: 
Details, including nature of the rights concerned 
 and relevant percentages: 

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      Purchase/sale    Number of securities    Price per unit 
-------------------    -------------    --------------------    -------------- 
Ordinary shares        Sale                           39,212      GBP 4.074693 
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   (b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions 
Class of    Product description                           Nature of dealing                            Number of     Price 
relevant          e.g. CFD          e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing    reference      per 
security                                                 a long/short position                         securities    unit 
--------    -------------------    ----------------------------------------------------------------    ----------    ----- 
   (c)        Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options) 
   (i)        Writing, selling, purchasing or varying 
Class of      Product       Writing,      Number of      Exercise                 Type                 Expiry     Option 
relevant    description    purchasing,    securities     price per     e.g. American, European etc.     date      money 
security     e.g. call      selling,       to which        unit                                                   paid/ 
              option         varying        option                                                               received 
                              etc.         relates                                                                 per 
--------    -----------    -----------    ----------    ----------    -----------------------------    ------    -------- 
   (ii)        Exercise 
 Class of     Product description    Exercising/     Number of      Exercise 
 relevant       e.g. call option      exercised     securities      price per 
 security                              against                        unit 
----------    -------------------    -----------    -----------    ----------- 
   (d)        Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) 
   Class of             Nature of dealing           Details    Price per unit 
   relevant        e.g. subscription, conversion                     (if 
   security                                                      applicable) 
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   (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: 
 Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should 
 not 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 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" 
   (c)        Attachments 
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?    NO 
Date of disclosure:    25 November 2022 
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Contact name:            Thomas Hone 
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Telephone number:         020 3033 3419 
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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 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 at


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