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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 
 
                                                                                                 Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. 
                                                                                                  in its capacity as investment 
                                                                                                  advisor and on behalf its affiliates 
                                                                                                  who are also investment advisors 
                                                                                                  ("Dimensional"). Dimensional expressly 
                                                                                                  disclaims beneficial ownership 
                                                                                                  of the shares described in this 
(a)                Full name of discloser:                                                        form 8.3. 
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                   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), 
(b)                 settlor and beneficiaries must be named. 
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                   Name of offeror/offeree in relation to 
                    whose relevant securities this form relates: 
(c)                 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree                                 Lookers PLC 
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                   If an exempt fund manager connected with 
                    an offeror/offeree, state this and specify 
(d)                 identity of offeror/offeree: 
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                   Date position held/dealing undertaken: 
                    For an opening position disclosure, state 
                    the latest practicable date prior to the 
(e)                 disclosure                                                                   05 October 2023 
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                   In addition to the company in 1(c) above, 
                    is the discloser making disclosures in 
                    respect of any other party to the offer? 
                    If it is a cash offer or possible cash 
(f)                 offer, state "N/A"                                                           N/A 
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2.                   POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE 
 
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. 
                     Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror 
                      or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if 
(a)                   any) 
 
Class of relevant security:                                         Common Stock (GB00B17MMZ46) 
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                                                                                                Interests                                       Short Positions 
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                                                                                    Number                               %                      Number             % 
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                   Relevant securities owned 
(1)                 and/or controlled:                              11,387,327                                                  2.94 % 
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(2)                Cash-settled derivatives: 
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                   Stock-settled derivatives 
                   (including options) and agreements 
(3)                to purchase/sell: 
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                   Total                                            11,387,327 *                                                2.94 % 
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* Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and/or its affiliates do not have discretion 
 regarding voting decisions in respect of 59,199 shares that are included 
 in the total above. 
 
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). 
 
 
                     Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other 
(b)                   employee options) 
 
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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3.                   DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE 
 
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 security                           Purchase/sale                           Number of securities                      Price per unit 
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Common Stock (GB00B17MMZ46)                       Sale                                       80,107                                       1.2980 GBP 
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There was a Transfer In of 2,718 shares of Common Stock 
 
(b)                  Cash-settled derivative transactions 
 
                                                                                    Nature of dealing 
                                                                                   e.g. opening/closing 
                                                                                  a long/short position, 
   Class of relevant                  Product description                          increasing/reducing                Number of reference 
        security                            e.g. CFD                              a long/short position                    securities               Price per unit 
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(c)                  Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options) 
 
(i)                  Writing, selling, purchasing or varying 
 
                                                      Writing, 
                               Product               purchasing,            Number of                                   Type e.g. 
                             description              selling,            securities to           Exercise              American,                         Option money 
  Class of relevant           e.g. call                varying            which option            price per              European           Expiry        paid/ received 
       security                option                   etc.                 relates                unit                   etc.              date            per unit 
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(ii)                 Exercise 
 
    Class of relevant                   Product description                      Exercising/ exercised                                             Exercise price 
         security                         e.g. call option                              against                   Number of securities                per unit 
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(d)                  Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) 
 
                                                              Nature of dealing 
                                                              e.g. subscription,                                                                Price per unit (if 
           Class of relevant security                             conversion                                   Details                              applicable) 
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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: 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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None 
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                     Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or 
(b)                   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" 
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None 
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(c)                  Attachments 
 
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) 
 attached?                                                                                     NO 
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Date of disclosure                                                                             06 October 2023 
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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.

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 www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

 
 

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