Sand Grove Capital Administration LLP UK Regulatory Announcement: Type 8.3 – STCK LN

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE) –

FORM 8.3

DISCLOSURE OF THE PUBLIC OPENING POSITION / DISCLOSURE OF TRADE OF

PERSON WITH INTEREST IN RELEVANT SECURITIES OF 1% OR MORE

Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. IMPORTANT INFORMATION

(a) Full name of the person required to disclose:

Sand Grove Capital Management LLP

(b) Owner or person responsible for the disclosed interests and short positions, if different from 1 (a):

The naming of nominees or vehicle companies is insufficient. In the case of a trust, the trustee (s), the settlor and the beneficiaries must be named.

Funds for which Sand Grove Capital Management LLP acts as the investment manager or discretionary sub-advisor

(c) Name of the offeror / offer recipient in relation to their relevant securities this form refers to:

Use a separate form for each provider / offer recipient

Stock Spirits Group plc

(d) If an exempt fund manager is linked to an offerer / offer recipient, please indicate this and provide the identity of the offeror / offer recipient:

(e) Date of position held / trade made:

For the disclosure of an opening position, please indicate the latest practicable date before the disclosure

September 01, 2021

(f) Does the Discloser provide information about other parties to the Offer in addition to the Company in 1 (c) above?

If it is a cash offer or a potential cash offer, indicate “N / A”.

N / A

2. POSITIONS OF THE DISCLOSURE PERSON

If there are positions or subscription rights to disclosure in more than one class of relevant securities of the provider or target recipient identified in 1 (c), copy Table 2 (a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional relevant class of collateral.

(a) Holdings and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or recipient to which the post-trade disclosure relates (if any)

Class of relevant security:

10p normal

Interests

Short positions

number

%

number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and / or controlled:

(2) Derivatives with cash settlement:

10,728,488

5.36%

(3) Securities derivatives (including options) and purchase / sale agreements:

TOTAL:

10,728,488

5.36%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open equity settled derivative positions (including traded options) or agreements to buy or sell relevant securities should be provided on Supplement Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b) Subscription rights for new securities (including options for directors and other employees)

Class of relevant securities for which subscription rights exist:

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

3. ACTION (IF NECESSARY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

If trades have taken place in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or recipient named in 1 (c), copy Table 3 (a), (b), (c) or (d) (if applicable) for each additional class of the relevant security traded.

The currency must be specified for all prizes and other amounts of money.

(a) Purchases and Sales

Class of the relevant security

Buy / sell

Number of securities

price per unit

(b) Derivatives transactions with cash settlement

Class of the relevant security

Product description

e.g. CFD

Way of acting

eg opening / closing of a long / short position, increase / decrease of a long / short position

Number of reference values

price per unit

10p normal

CFD

Increase a long position

385,000

391.00

(c) Securities settlement derivatives transactions (including options)

(i) Write, Sell, Buy, or Vary

Class of the relevant security

Product description eg call option

Write, buy, sell, vary etc.

Number of securities to which the option relates

Exercise price per share

Type

e.g. American, European etc.

Expiration date

Option money paid / received per unit

(ii) exercise

Class of the relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Exercise / exercise against

Number of securities

Exercise price per share

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

Class of the relevant security

Way of acting

z. B. Subscription, conversion

details

Price per unit (if applicable)

4. FURTHER INFORMATION

(a) Compensation and Other Trade Agreements

Details of any indemnity or option agreement, or any agreement or arrangement, formal or informal, in relation to any relevant securities that may constitute an incentive to trade or to refrain from doing business between the disclosing person and any party to the offer or any other person in common Trading 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, indicate “none”.

None

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

Details of any agreement, arrangement, or arrangement, formal or informal, between the person making the disclosure and another person relating to:

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

(ii) the voting rights or the future acquisition or disposal of relevant securities to which a derivative relates:

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

None

(c) Appendices

Has a supplementary form 8 (vacancies) been attached?

no

Disclosure date:

September 2, 2021

Contact name:

Pau Gimeno

Phone number:

+44 203 770 8623

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 on the disclosure requirements of the Code on +44 (0) 20 7638 0129.

* If the person required to disclose is a natural person, there is no need to provide a telephone number, provided that contact information has been provided to the market surveillance body of the panel.

The Code can be viewed on the panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Category code: RET

Sequence number: 744771

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