Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management LLP: Form 8.3

FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING OF POSITION/DISCLOSURE OF DEAL BY

PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

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

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Identity of the person whose positions/transactions are disclosed:

Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management LLP

Boussard & Gavaudan Gestion SAS

acting on behalf of various funds

(b) Owner or controller of units and disclosed short positions, if different from 1(a):

Naming nominee companies or vehicle companies is insufficient

(c) Name of the offeror/offeree to whose securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeree/offeeee

NortonLifeLock Inc.

(d) If an exempt fund manager contacts an offeror/recipient, state that and identify the offeror/recipient:

(e) Date position taken/transaction executed:

August 4, 2022

(f) Has the disclosing person previously disclosed or is currently disclosing under the Code with respect to another party to this offer?

Yes / Avast plc

2. DUTIES OF THE PERSON MAKING DISCLOSURE

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the post-deal disclosure applies (if any)

Corresponding security class:

0.01 USD total

ISIN: US6687711084

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant owned and/or controlled securities:

371,327

0.06%

(2) CFDs on derivatives (other than options):

35,920

0.00%

(3) Options and Purchase/Sell Agreements:

TOTAL:

407,247

0.06%

All interests and all short positions must be disclosed. Details of any open derivative or option positions or agreements to buy or sell the relevant securities must be given in supplementary form 8 (Open positions).

Corresponding security class:

2,000% Senior Unsecured Convertible Notes August 2022

ID: US668771AB40

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant owned and/or controlled securities:

0

0.00%

(2) CFDs on derivatives (other than options):

0

0.00%

(3) Options and Purchase/Sell Agreements:

TOTAL:

0

0.00%

(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including director and other executive options)

Class of relevant security in respect of which a subscription right exists:

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

If there are positions or subscription rights to disclosure in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree referred to in 1(c), copy Table 2(a) or (b) (as applicable) for each additional class of relevant security.

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY DISCLOSING PERSON

(a) Purchases and Sales

Corresponding security class

Purchase/Sell

Number of securities

Price per unit USD

0.01 USD total

Purchase

7,550

26.50 hours

0.01 USD total

Purchase

12,975

26.59

0.01 USD total

Purchase

4,274

26.58

(b) Derivative transactions (other than options)

Corresponding security class

Description of the product

e.g. CFDs

Nature of the transaction

eg open/close long/short position, increase/decrease long/short position

Number of reference securities

Price per piece

US dollar

0.01 USD total

CFDs

Reduce short position

1980

26.52

0.01 USD total

CFDs

Reduce short position

422

26.58

0.01 USD total

CFDs

Reduce short position

302

26.56

(c) Transactions in options with respect to existing securities

(i) Write, sell, buy or change

Corresponding security class

Description of the product for example a call option

Write, buy, sell, vary, etc.

Number of securities to which the option applies

Exercise price per unit

Type

for example, American, European, etc.

Expiry date

Cash paid/received per unit option

(ii) Exercise

Corresponding security class

Description of the product

for example a call option

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit

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

Corresponding security class

Nature of the transaction

eg subscription, conversion

Details

Unit Price (if applicable)

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

Where there have been transactions in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree referred to in 1(c), copy Table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as applicable) for each additional class of the relevant securities in which it deals.

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnification and Other Commercial Arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option agreement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to the relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the disclosing party and any party to the offer or any person acting jointly with a party to the offer:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or arrangements, indicate ‘none’

None

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

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the disclosing person and any other person relating to:

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

(ii) the voting rights or the future acquisition or disposition of any relevant securities to which any derivative relates;

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or arrangements, indicate ‘none’

None

(c) Attachments

Is supplementary form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

NO

Date of disclosure:

05th August 2022

Contact Name:

Deborah Winner

Phone number:

+44 203 751 54 12

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to the Regulatory Information Office and must also be emailed to the Underwriting Panel [email protected]. The Panel’s Market Monitoring Unit is available for advice on the requirements of the Transaction Disclosure Code 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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