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FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

   1.        KEY INFORMATION 
 
(a) Name of exempt principal trader:                       Investec Bank plc 
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(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant 
 securities this form relates:                              AssetCo plc 
 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree 
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(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt       Investec is Broker and Financial advisor to Premier 
 principal trader is connected:                             Miton Group plc 
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(d) Date dealing undertaken: 
                                                            4th January 2022 
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(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the       Premier Miton Group plc 
 exempt principal trader making disclosures in respect      River & Mercantile Group plc 
 of any other party to this offer? 
 If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state 
 "N/A" 
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   2.        DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER 

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(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     Purchases/ sales   Total number   Highest price  Lowest price 
   relevant                       of securities     per unit       per unit 
   security                                       paid/received  paid/received 
--------------  ----------------  --------------  -------------  ------------- 
 
   Ordinary         Purchases         16,382           1550           1550 
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   Ordinary           Sales           16,382           1550           1550 
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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     e.g. American, European etc.   date    money 
security   e.g. call    selling,     to which     per                                             paid/ 
            option       varying      option      unit                                           received 
                          etc.       relates                                                       per 
                                                                                                   unit 
--------  -----------  -----------  ----------  --------  -----------------------------  ------  -------- 
 
 
   (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 relevant         Nature of dealing         Details   Price per unit 
     security        e.g. subscription, conversion            (if applicable) 
------------------  ------------------------------  -------  ----------------- 
 
 
   3.        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 
 exempt principal trader 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" 
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   (b)        Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives 
 
Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, 
 formal or informal, between the exempt principal trader 
 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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Date of disclosure:   5th January 2022 
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Contact name:            Gary Darch 
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Telephone number:     +44 207 678 4549 
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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 dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at https://www.globenewswire.com/Tracker?data=5SK0qGfkDw4gFNO0u0sjAAFTd9n94WTpW2IVyfyozTkQOc1LVAjVVQ4JJx47ZFAOH19W9QCB3F2QOEz-53LGO05Pt5BPJqC7GZ0tVSXluik5qqzh7RNJlHab3WacWrnd www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

 
 

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