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RNS Number : 9416Z

Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd

20 December 2017

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:                        Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited 
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 (b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant   Paysafe Group Plc 
 securities this form relates: 
 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree 
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 (c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt        A consortium of funds managed by Blackstone and CVC 
 principal trader is connected:                              Capital Partners 
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 (d) Date dealing undertaken:                                19-December-2017 
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 (e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the        N/A 
 exempt principal trader making disclosures 
 in respect 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)(i)     Purchases and sales 
 
   Class of relevant      Purchases/ sales       Total number of       Highest price per unit   Lowest price per unit 
        security                                   securities              paid/received            paid/received 
-----------------------  -----------------  ------------------------  -----------------------  ----------------------- 
 Ordinary                 Purchases                 4,870,589               5.900 (GBP)              5.890 (GBP) 
-----------------------  -----------------  ------------------------  -----------------------  ----------------------- 
 Ordinary                 Sales                     4,647,511               5.900 (GBP)              5.890 (GBP) 
-----------------------  -----------------  ------------------------  -----------------------  ----------------------- 
 
   (a)(ii)    Purchases and sales 
 
   Class of relevant      Purchases/ sales       Total number of       Highest price per unit   Lowest price per unit 
        security                                   securities              paid/received            paid/received 
-----------------------  -----------------  ------------------------  -----------------------  ----------------------- 
 
 
 
   (b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions 
 
   Class of relevant      Product description      Nature of dealing       Number of reference    Price per unit (GBp) 
        security                e.g. CFD         e.g. opening/closing a        securities 
                                                  long/short position, 
                                                 increasing/reducing a 
                                                  long/short position 
-----------------------  ---------------------  -----------------------  ----------------------  --------------------- 
 Ordinary                 Swap                    Increasing a short                      13901                 589.00 
-----------------------  ---------------------  -----------------------  ----------------------  --------------------- 
 Ordinary                 Swap                    Increasing a short                     150000                 589.06 
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 Ordinary                 Swap                    Reducing a short                        28528                 589.15 
-----------------------  ---------------------  -----------------------  ----------------------  --------------------- 
 Ordinary                 Swap                    Reducing a short                         2946                 589.43 
-----------------------  ---------------------  -----------------------  ----------------------  --------------------- 
 Ordinary                 Swap                    Reducing a short                         7911                 590.00 
-----------------------  ---------------------  -----------------------  ----------------------  --------------------- 
 
    (i)        Writing, selling, purchasing or varying 
 
   Class of       Product        Writing,      Number of       Exercise          Type       Expiry date   Option money 
   relevant     description    purchasing,     securities      price per         e.g.                        paid/ 
   security      e.g. call       selling,       to which         unit         American,                   received per 
                   option      varying etc.      option                        European                       unit 
                                                relates                          etc. 
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   (ii)        Exercise 
 
   Class of relevant      Product description   Exercising/ exercised    Number of securities     Exercise price per 
        security            e.g. call option           against                                           unit 
-----------------------  --------------------  -----------------------  ---------------------  ----------------------- 
 
 
   (d)        Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) 
 
 Class of relevant security         Nature of dealing          Details   Price per unit (if applicable) 
                               e.g. subscription, conversion 
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   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:    20-December-2017 
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 Contact name:          Anthony Allen / Paul MacDonald 
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 Telephone number:      0207 888 5416 / 8548 
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Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. 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 www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

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