Form 8.3 – AXA INVESTMENT MANAGERS: GB Group plc

FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/TREATMENT DISCLOSURE BY
A PERSON WITH AN INTEREST IN THE RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE
Rule 8.3 of the Relationship Code (“Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Full name of scourer: AXA Investment Managers SA
(b) The owner or controller of the interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
Tnaming nominees or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.
(c) The name of the offeror/offerer in respect of whose respective securities this form related to:
Use a separate form for each provider/bidder
GB Group plc
(d) If an exempt fund manager is affiliated with a provider/offerer, state this and specify the identity of provider/provider:
(e) Date of position held/deal:
To detect the opening position, COUNTRY latest applicable date prior to disclosure
12 September 2022
(p) Other than the company in 1(c) aboveis the discoverer making discoveries in relation to any others party to the offer?
If it is one cash tender or possible cash offerdeclare “N/A
N/A

2. POSITIONS OF PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclosure in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or of the offeror referred to in 1(c), copy table 2 (a) or (b) (according case) for each additional class of affiliation. safety.

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant sectionthe knowledge of the provider or the offeree to which the provision of information after the agreement is related (if any)

Relevant security class: 2.5 per usual
interests Short positions
Number % Number %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 11,406,407 4.52%
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
(3) Equity-settled derivatives (including options) and purchase/sale agreements:

TOTAL:
AXA Investment Managers has no discretion with respect to voting decisions in respect of the 3,915,437 shares that are included in this total.

11,406,407 4.52%

Everything interests and everything short positions should be disclosed.

Details of each open redeemed shares derivatives the positions (including traded options)or agreements for the purchase or sale of relevant securities, must be provided in a supplementary form 8 (Open Positions).

(b) Rights to Subscribe for new securities (including principals and others employee options)

Corresponding security class in relation to which the right of agreement exists:
The detailsincluding the nature of the rights in question and the respective percentages:

3. deal (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

Where there have been transactions in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or of the offeror referred to in 1(c), copy Table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as the case may be) for each addition the corresponding security class handled.

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

(a) Purchases and sales

Corresponding security class Buying/selling Number of securities Price per unit
2.5 per usual SALE 45,000 £6.29
2.5 per usual SALE 60,000 £6.29

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Corresponding security class Product description
e.g CFD
The nature of dealing
e.g opening/closure a tall/short positionincreasing/decreasing or tall/short position
the number of reference securities Price per unit

(c) Equity-settled derivative transactions (including odrops)

(i) Write, sell, buy or change

Corresponding security class Product description e.g. call option writing, purchase, sale, different etc. The number isthe securities to which the option relates exercising PRICE per unit Business
eg American, European, etc.
Expiration date Option money with pay/ taken per unit

(ii) militarye

Corresponding security class Product description
e.g call option
It is exercised/ exercised against Number of securities Exercise price per unit

(d) Other relationships (incl subscribing to new securities)

Corresponding security class The nature of dealing
e.g subscription, conversion
The details Unit Price (if applicable)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnification and other settlement agreements

Dthe details of any indemnity or option deal, or any agreement or understandingformal or informal, in relation to the relevant securities, which may be an inducement to take or refrain from entering into transactions by the person making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in cooperation with a party to the offer:
Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent must not to be included. whether there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandingsstate”any
no

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

Dthe details of any agreement, arrangement or understandingformal or informal, between the person making the discovery and any other person in connection with:
(i) voting rights for each relevant security under each option; or
(ii) voting rights or the future purchase or sale of any relevant securities to which any derivative belongs is referred to:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandingsstate”any
no

(c) Annexes

Is one Supplementary form 8 (Open positions) attached? No.
Date of discovery: 13 September 2022
Contact name: Mireille HINDU
Phone number*: +33 1 44 45 97 45

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to the Regulatory Information Servicee.

The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

*If the declarant is natural person, a telephone number need not be included, provided that contact information has been provided to the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit.

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

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